Happy birthday to Austin music legend Willie Nelson

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FILE – In this Feb. 5, 2015 file photo, Willie Nelson performs at the 17th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Legacy Concert at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. Nelson announced Monday, April 20, 2015, he plans to roll out his own brand of marijuana called “Willie’s Reserve,’’ that will be grown and sold in Colorado […]

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin’s legendary country music pioneer is turning 83-years-old Friday.

Willie Nelson is known as a musician, singer, songwriter, author, activist, poet and actor. Nelson received the Gershwin Prize for his lifetime achievements in November, 2015.

On 4/20 last year, Nelson rolled out his own brand of marijuana, Willie’s Reserve. He is a long time supporter of marijuana legalization and advocate for the benefits of usage.

Which Willie song will you listen to today? Leave your answer in the comments below.

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