Willie Nelson is the real deal, a modern-day legend, living larger than life and louder than most people half his age. Ain't It Funny is a vastly entertaining treasury and a must-have for all fans of Willie Nelson.
Willie's soulful songs and distinctive voice have earned him millions of devoted fans. Ain't It Funny? A Tribute to Willie Nelson details his long, remarkable career through thirty years of feature articles from the pages of Texas Monthly. From his early triumphs and trials as a Nashville songwriter, through his reinvention in the early seventies as an architect of a new country music, and concluding with Willie’s thoughts on turning seventy and looking back over his colorful life, Ain't It Funny? tells his story with humor, candor, and above all, affection.
Award-winning and renowned journalists chronicle Willie Nelson's loves and losses, his battle with the IRS, and most of all, the evolution of his music. Bursting with more than one hundred photos and including a comprehensive discography, Ain't It Funny? is a vastly entertaining treasury and a must-have for all fans of Willie Nelson, the epitome of "redneck hip."