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Music – Willie Nelson & Asleep At The Wheel – Gimme A Little Darling & After You’ve Gone

DOG COMMENTARY:

Since sometime around the end of the 1960’s and the beginning of the 1970’s….a story called “The Austin Music Scene” began to take roots in Austin, TX….and has continued to boom to such popularity that in 2017….there are easily 500 live music venues in the Greater Austin community to choose from on any given night in the music capital of the South….having overtaken Memphis some years back….and New Orleans many years ago.

Back in the early 1970’s….two of the early “home boy music” figures who attached their talents to a city that just loves music….and of all kinds….for Willie Nelson along with the band Asleep at the Wheel were just beginning legendary Austin music careeers that have carried all the way to 2017….as both Austin icons are still performing and playing music….and that’s 47 years folks !!!

And Heaven forbid….these weren’t the only Austin music legends who were performing at venues like The Armadillo World Headquarters….Threadgills….The Rome Inn….Soap Creek Saloon….The Broken Spoke….The Vulcan Gas Company  et al….were all featuring the likes of Stevie Ray Vaughn….and brother Jimmie Ray Vaughn….Janis Joplin….Commander Cody…. Freddie King….Jerry Jeff Walker….Michael Martin Murphy….Joe King Carrasco….Joe Ely….Steve Goodman….David Allen Coe….Wayland Jennings and so many more….were playing on any given night of the week in venues all over Austin….and many times you could go hear them play for free.

The truth be told….no one has had a great impact on the Austin Music Scene / Sound that Willie Nelson….who remains today the most beloved Austin musician….and in this video herewith…..our viewers get to see Willie play with another Austin music legend in Asleep at the Wheel…..whom Bone Daddy went to see many times at Soap Creek Saloon….so, this is truly a part of Austin history.

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