THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
337-Willie Nelson-Funny How Time Slips Away.
1961-Has never charted in the UK.
Best Bit-At 2.22. …and the older you get the quicker it slips.
Willie Nelson’s early success came as a songwriter providing hits for Patsy Cline(Crazy) and Roy Orbison(Pretty Paper.) The original hit version of this song was by Country singer Billy Walker in 1961.
Nelson is regarded as a very influential figure in the development of Country Music,many of that genres artists cite him as an inspiration on today’s modern Country music in America.
Nelson thought that he was born on April 30,1933 but discovered late in life from an elderly relative that he was actually born just before midnight on the 29th and the doctor didn’t record his time of birth accurately.Now,Willie celebrates both days.
‘It’s been so long now but it seems now that it was only yesterday.’
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