Willie Nelson and his sister, Bobbie Nelson have co-authored a book titled Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of the Family Band that will detail their unique relationship and musical bond, eight decades in the making. The memoir will be out on September 15th.
At 89, Bobbie is two years Willie’s senior and his only sibling. The pair were raised by their grandparents and found their shared love of music at a very young age. Whether she’s pounding the keys on “Whiskey River” or opening for her brother with exquisite ballads like “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain,” Bobbie has been a fixture at Willie shows the world over. She has also featured on a number of his albums, including The Troublemaker and Shotgun Willie.
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Theirs is a memoir of a shared life on and off the stage. A press release reveals, “In alternating chapters, this heartfelt dual memoir weaves together both their stories as they experienced them side by side and apart, with powerful, emotional never-before-told recollections from their personal lives and careers … through dizzying highs and traumatic lows.”
“Their story is an inspiring, lyrical statement of how family always finds the way.”
Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of the Family Band will debut on Sept 15 via publisher, Random House. It’s available to pre-order here.
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