Your Cart

Subtotal: $ 0.00 USD

Keep Shopping

Sorrowful Duet Between Willie Nelson And Late Son Breaks Hearts

Advertisement
Willie nelson Songs | Sorrowful Duet Between Willie Nelson And Late Son Breaks Hearts | Country Music Videos
Photo credit: willienelson.com (Left)/(Right) Folk Uke Official YouTube Account
Advertisement

Back in December of 1991, widely recognized country music legend Willie Nelson received gut wrenching news that would reside within any parents' worst nightmare. The country music success was informed that one of his three children from his first marriage, Willie "Billy" Hugh Jr., had passed away the previous day, on Christmas Eve

Nelson and Billie were in the process of compiling and releasing a gospel inspired album that contained multiple duets between the father and son. However, upon the sudden death of son Billie, Nelson found it difficult to focus on the individual completion of this album seeing that he had initially began collaboration with his son at his side.

Ultimately, in 1994, three years after Billie's tragic death, Nelson released the album, entitled Peace In The Valley, which contained the often reminisced duet between the two family members. With Billie singing lead, the song "My Body's Just A Suitcase For My Soul" broke the hearts of listeners upon the album's release, and it still continues to do so. The sentimental album was rereleased back in 2015. 

Although an immensely sad reminder of the devastating situation that Nelson and his family endured in regards to Billie's death, this symbolic tune ensures that Billie's spirit and soul will forever be carried on. 

Rest in peace, Billie. You are deeply missed. 

Advertisement
Country Rebel on Spotify

Now On Spotify!

Follow

If you enjoyed this video, get email updates (it's free)

Trending Artists

Premium Partners

Country Rebel partner Society of Rock
Country Rebel partner Speed Society
Country Rebel partner Country Music Nation
Country Rebel partner Legend Valley Festivals
Country Rebel partner Moonshine Flats San Diego
Country Rebel partner The Bluestone

Interested in becoming a partner?

Contact us for more info.