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Gershwin Prize Winner Willie Nelson Returns the Favor with “Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin”

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By Music News Group

Legacy RecordingsIn November, the Library of Congress honored Willie Nelson with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Now, the Red-Headed Stranger is paying tribute to the iconic Gershwin brothers with Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin.

“To get a Gershwin award for anything is great but to get one for songwriting is especially great because Ira and George Gershwin were just fantastic writers,” the “Crazy” composer says. “They wrote some of the greatest songs ever. The Gershwin songs have been here for many many years. When I was just a small guy, I remember hearing all these great Gershwin …read more      

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