Thursday, October 6

Man Plays Willie Nelson Song For His Mom That She Wrote

So this is what it looks and sounds like when you play your 92 year old mom Willie Nelson's cut of a song she wrote.
Posted by Buddy Cannon on Saturday, October 1, 2016

Well, this is just the cutest thing ever. Buddy Cannon is a music producer who's worked with the likes of Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, and Texas's favorite son, Willie Nelson. His relationship with the last one got him a very special moment for his mother.

You see, Cannon's mom, Lyndel Rhodes, is a big fan of music herself. And a few years ago, she showed her son some songs she had written. Cannon was particularly drawn to one, called "Little House on the Hill," and brought it to Willie's attention. The 83-year-old musician said he loved it and wanted to cut it – so they did.

And then, at the very little house on the hill the song is based on, Cannon played the song for his mother. The first time, she got very emotional, and understandably so. The second time, Cannon recorded it so the world could share in her joy. And it is a delight. Way to go, Buddy and Lyndel. And great singing as always, Willie.