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Willie Nelson: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Andrew Mueller, The Independent, 5 April 2005

AT THIS LATE stage, attending a Willie Nelson concert is more a gesture of pilgrimage than anything else. Nelson, now 71, with a ponytail that must have taken nearly that long to grow, has for some years – indeed, some decades – given the impression of a man who is continuing to do what he does for want of any better ideas.

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