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Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die : Musings from the Road - Willie Nelson

Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die

Musings from the Road

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Published: 4th December 2012
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In Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die, Willie Nelson muses about his greatest influences and the things that are most important to him, and celebrates the family, friends, and colleagues who have blessed his remarkable journey. Willie riffs on everything, from music to poker, Texas to Nashville, and more. He shares the outlaw wisdom he has acquired over the course of eight decades, along with favorite jokes and insights from family, bandmates, and close friends. Rare family pictures, beautiful artwork created by his son, Micah Nelson, and lyrics to classic songs punctuate these charming and poignant memories.

A road journal written in Willie Nelson's inimitable, homespun voice and a fitting tribute to America’s greatest traveling bard, Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die—introduced by another favorite son of Texas, Kinky Friedman—is a deeply personal look into the heart and soul of a unique man and one of the greatest artists of our time, a songwriter and performer whose legacy will endure for generations to come.

About the Author

Born in Abbott, Texas, on April 29, 1933, Willie Nelson is one of the most popular, prolific, and influential songwriters and singers in the history of American music. A Kennedy Center honoree in 1998, he has been inducted into a number of music halls of fame and received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. During the past six decades, he has recorded more than one hundred albums, appeared in several films, and written two New York Times bestsellers: Willie: An Autobiography and The Facts of Life and Other Dirty Jokes. He resides in Texas and Hawaii.

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Pros

  • Easy To Understand
  • Informative
  • Well Written

Cons

  • Not The Authors Best

Best Uses

  • Gift
  • Travel Reading

Comments about Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die:

Rather enjoyable, easy to read. Good insight
to Willie. No surprises there.

Comment on this review

"So many decades into his fabled life and career, Willie fans pretty much know what to expect from him. And he does not let his readers down with his "Musings From the Road." "--Country Music Television, Nashville Skyline blog

ISBN: 9780062193643
ISBN-10: 0062193643
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 4th December 2012
Dimensions (cm): 21.8 x 14.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.31