Country music legend Willie Nelson has patented his image of long braids, a beard in the works, and his overall outlaw image and vibe. The singer has sported his signature look for years, making this resurfaced clip of a past performance hold an extra dose of shock value!
Performing on the Ernest Tubb TV Show, a very young and clean cut Nelson gave a heartbreaking performance to his 1963 release "Lonely Little Mansion". Attaining background vocals from a group of sisters just behind himself, the singer gave an incredibly compelling performance, forcing our hearts to ache at the devastating lyrics. He sang, "Furnished with everything but love/ I'm looking for someone to come live with me/ I've got a large picture window / And a yard filled with trees."
Viewers were not only stunned by Nelson's chilling vocals, but by his uncanny appearance that is essentially the polar opposite of the icon we praise today.
Check out the performance below!
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