Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Half A Man" by Willie Nelson

Song Of The Day - "Half A Man" by Willie Nelson

Right from the outset everything was in place...timbre of voice...unique phrasing...clever lyrics...it was all there back in 1965...everything perhaps, except his beard was fully formed. The arrangement was standard for Nashville at the time with heaping helpings of strings and anonymous female background vocals. It still works for me.

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