Willie Nelson is about to turn 89 years old — 89! — and this year he will celebrate his birthday by releasing a new album. The date is April 29, and the album is A Beautiful Time. Nelson wrote most of the album with Buddy Cannon, but there are also covers of Leonard Cohen’s “Tower Of Song” and the Beatles’ “With A Little Help From My Friends” and a few more tunes penned by others. For instance, opening track and lead single “I’ll Love You Till The Day I Die” is credited to Rodney Crowell and Chris Stapleton. Hear it below.

TRACKLIST:
01 “I’ll Love You Till The Day I Die” (Rodney Crowell & Chris Stapleton)
02 “My Heart Was A Dancer” (Willie Nelson & Buddy Cannon)
03 “Energy Follows Thought” (Willie Nelson & Buddy Cannon)
04 “Dreamin’ Again” (Jack Wesley Routh & Douglas Graham)
05 “I Don’t Go To Funerals” (Willie Nelson & Buddy Cannon)
06 “A Beautiful Time” (Shawn Camp)
07 “We’re Not Happy (Till You’re Not Happy)” (Shawn Camp & Charles R. Humphrey III)
08 “Dusty Bottles” (Jim “Moose” Brown, Scotty Emerick & Don Sampson)
09 “Me And My Partner” (Ken Lambert)
10 “Tower Of Song” (Leonard Cohen)
11 “Live Every Day” (Willie Nelson & Buddy Cannon)
12 “Don’t Touch Me There” (Willie Nelson & Buddy Cannon)
13 “With A Little Help From My Friends” (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
14 “Leave You With A Smile” (Buddy Cannon, Bobby Terry & Matt Rossi)

A Beautiful Time is out 4/29 on Sony Legacy.

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