From the Editor, July 2020: “A Spong for You”

From the Editor, July 2020: “A Spong for You”

Willie Nelson and John SpongDuring a time of deep division, it’s reassuring to see that Texans of many stripes still share certain pleasures. One of those is Willie Nelson. Which is why we’re looking forward to publishing, in August, a special thirteenth issue of Texas Monthly devoted to the life and music of the red-headed stranger. It will feature reflections on Willie from musicians such as Robert Earl Keen and music journalists such as Holly George-Warren, Nate Chinen, and one of our senior editors, Paula Mejía. It will also include classic articles from our archives—Texas Monthly published its first issue just a year after Willie returned to Texas from Nashville, and we covered him from the start. We’ll be selling our Willie issue at H-E-B and Buc-ee’s and other…View Original Post

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