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Music – 1981 – Ray Benson + Willie Nelson – After You’ve Gone Away – Sung Live At Austin City Limits

In 1981, legendary musicians Willie Nelson and Johnny Gimble join Ray Benson and Asleep At The Wheel on Austin City Limits for a musical tribute to legendary jazz guitarist Django Reinhart….as they perform an all time favorite “After You’ve Gone Away”…..which is seen in this video herewith….for this video is truly a “rare jewel” in our ImaSportsphile treasure chest of vintage memories. 

The truth be known is that each person featured in this video are beloved musicians and legends in and around Austin, Texas…..as Willie Nelson is a “favorite son” in Austin and founder of the “outlaw country” music scene around A-Town…..while Johnny Gimble is by far the most beloved fiddler in the history of Texas swing music along with Bob Wills…..and Ray Benson + Asleep At The Wheel is a favorite country and swing music group who played at all the “ole favorite honky tonk and live music venues” like Soap Creek Saloon, Liberrty Lunch, The Armadillo World Headquarters, The Broken Spoke et al.

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