Country singer Willie Nelson was born on April 29, 1933 in Abbott, Texas, but his birth was recorded on April 30. His parents were Myrle and Ira Nelson.
Willie Nelson has been in the music business since the late 1950s. He has recorded more than 60 studio albums, including "Phases and Stages," "Red Headed Stranger," "Without a Song and "City of New Orleans." His film credits include "The Electric Horseman" and "Honeysuckle Rose." Nelson co-organized Farm Aid, a financial relief program for family farms. He lives in Maui, Hawaii, as of 2015, but he continues to help his hometown of Abbot by financially supporting the local church and grocery store.