Wille Nelson Statue Unveiled in Austin, Texas [VIDEO]
The statue honoring Willie Nelson was officially unveiled Friday in Austin, Texas. Some 2000 spectators watched as the statue–privately funded by a local arts group–showing Willie is a casual pose with his guitar by his side was unveiled. After the ceremony Willie serenaded the crowd with his newest song “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die”, a tune dedicated to one of his favorite “weeds”. Check out the unveiling ceremony.
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Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell accepted the statue for the city saying,
“He is the man who more than other made Austin the live music capital of the world,” Leffingwell said.