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May 6

Willie Nelson at Age 86 Releases New Song “Ride Me Back Home”

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The music legend, Willie Nelson, releases new music and an upcoming album. The song “Ride Me Back Home” will also be the name of the album that he will release on June 21 this year.

The song was penned by the singer and his fellow Texan and Music Row journeyman, Sonny Throckmorton.

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via Screen frame from Youtube

Willie Nelson To the Rescue

The album’s producer, Buddy Cannon, had this to say about the song:

“Sonny said he wrote that song because he was over there and saw Willie’s horses. I don’t even know if Willie knows that or not.”

Sonny lives next to Nelson’s studio, so he saw the horses that were rescued by the singer. He thought that it would be a good idea to write something about it.

Willie Nelson shared his thoughts about his love for horses:

“My horses are probably the luckiest horses in the world. They get hand-fed twice a day, and they were just ready to go to slaughter is probably the last thing they remembered, so they’re happy horses.”

And so, the song was born.

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Photo Credits: Willie Nelson/Official Facebook Home Page

About The Song and The Music Video

The song will be included in the upcoming album of the singer. The album Ride Me Back Home contains:

  1. Ride me Back Home
  2. Come On Time
  3. My Favorite Picture of You
  4. Seven Year Itch
  5. Immigrant Eyes
  6. Stay Away From Lonely Places
  7. Just The Way You Are
  8. One More Song To Write
  9. Nobody’s Listening
  10. It’s Hard To Be Humble (with Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson)
  11. Maybe I Should’ve Been Listening

The music video for the song “Ride Me Back Home” was recently uploaded on the singer’s official Youtube account. The video starts with Nelson riding a horse while his fellow artists play the instruments. The video gave that longing feeling of going back to the countryside and enjoying the wide open spaces. It showcased the traditional sound of country music that we rarely see from today’s music. It also shows how Willie Nelson really loves his horses.

Watch the full music video here:


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