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Willie Nelson Releasing "Let's Face the Music and Dance" Two Weeks Before His 80th Birthday

Image courtesy of Shock Ink (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Shock Ink (via ABC News Radio)

Willie Nelson will celebrate his 80th birthday on April 30, and the Country Music Hall of Fame members is leading the celebration with a new album, Let's Face the Music and Dance , coming out April 15.  The new release is credited to Willie Nelson and Family and features his band of more than 40 years on all tracks.

Let's Face the Music and Dance features Willie's take on pop, rock, jazz and country classics from the '30s, '40s and '50s. In addition to chestnuts like 'Walking My Baby Back Home" and "You'll Never Know," the new project includes a new version of Willie's 1989 song "Is the Better Part Over" too.

Look for more new material and other archival releases from Willie this year in celebration of his 80th birthday.

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