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Review: Willie Nelson’s Understated Standards Set ‘My Way’

Review: Willie Nelson’s Understated Standards Set ‘My Way’

It’s fitting Nelson’s latest set is named for the Frank Sinatra/Sid Vicious signature, which arrives just as far-right internet trolls are wetting themselves over his support of progressive Democrat Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke (“I can’t believe Willie Nelson’s a communist man what a heartbreak” rues one thoughtful observer on the singer’s Facebook page). And it’s doubly fitting Nelson’s reading of the song, usually oversung by half – most forgivably by Sinatra, the subject of this American Songbook collection – is a model of restraint,

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