Before Willie made it big as a singer, he was a pretty accomplished songwriter.
Not many people know this, but Nelson actually wrote Patsy Cline’s classic hit “Crazy”, which peaked at No. 2 in 1962.
Nelson originally wrote the song for Billy Walker, but turned it down because he thought it was a “girl’s song”. The song’s success helped launch Nelson’s career as a performer as well as a songwriter.
Listen to Nelson’s version below!