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Blog | April 29, 2020

Happy Birthday, Willie!

by Matt Glidden

Today is Willie Nelson’s birthday! To celebrate Willie and all that he’s meant for family farmers and ranchers since co-founding Farm Aid 35 years ago, we put together this slideshow filled with memories both on-stage and off. You may recognize a few other familiar faces along the way…

And if hearing “Funny How Time Slips Away” makes you want to listen to more, that particular rendition is from Farm Aid 2013. Watch the rest on our YouTube channel!

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