Red Headed Stranger

Willie NelsonMay 1, 1975
Classic Country℗ 1975 Sony Music Entertainment
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Red Headed Stranger is the eighteenth studio album by American outlaw country singer Willie Nelson and released in 1975. After the wide success of his recordings with Atlantic Records, coupled with the negotiating skills of his manager, Neil Reshen, Nelson signed a contract with Columbia Records, a label that gave him total creative control over his works. The concept for the album was inspired by the "Tale of the Red Headed Stranger", a song that Nelson used to play as a disc jockey on his program in Fort Worth, Texas. After signing with Columbia, he decided to record the song, and arranged the details during his return to Austin, Texas from a trip to Colorado. It was recorded at low cost at Autumn Sound Studios in Garland, Texas. The songs featured sparse arrangements, largely limited to Nelson's guitar, piano and drums. Nelson presented the finished material to Columbia executives, who were dubious about releasing an album that they at first thought was a demo. However, Nelson had creative control, so no further production was added.
A concept album, Red Headed Stranger is about a fugitive on the run from the law after killing his wife and her lover.

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Time of the Preacher2:25
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I Couldn't Believe It Was True1:32
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Time of the Preacher Theme1:13
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Medley: Blue Rock Montana / Red Headed Stranger1:34
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Blue Eyes Crying In the Rain2:18
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Red Headed Stranger3:59
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Time of the Preacher Theme0:26
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Just as I Am1:46
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Denver0:53
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O'er the Waves0:47
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Down Yonder1:53
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Can I Sleep in Your Arms5:20
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Remember Me (When the Candle Lights Are Gleaming)2:50
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Hands on the Wheel4:22
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Bandera2:16
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Additional Information

Total length
42:24
Tracks
15
Released
July 4, 2000
Label
℗ 1975 Sony Music Entertainment
File type
MP3
Access type
Streaming and by permanent download to your computer and/or device
Internet connection
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