3 Eternal Willie Nelson Songs that Have Stood the Test of Time

Willie Nelson, a 91-year-old Abbott, Texas-born country songwriter and performer, is synonymous with good music. His timeless hits have delighted fans since the mid-1950s.

"On the Road Again": Written for the 1980 film Honeysuckle Rose, this Grammy-winning song captures the life of a touring musician. Its enduring lyrics celebrate the adventure of constant travel.

"Georgia on My Mind": Originally written in 1930, this classic was popularized by Ray Charles and later Willie Nelson in 1978. Nelson’s Grammy-winning version became a Billboard country chart-topper.

"Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow up to Be Cowboys":  Written by Ed and Patsy Bruce, this song was famously covered by Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings in 1978. Their Grammy-winning duet warns against the hardships of a cowboy's life.