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Willie Nelson to receive fifth-degree black belt day before turning 81
New York Daily news ^ | April 27, 2014 | Zayda Rivera

Posted on 04/27/2014 11:12:38 AM PDT by 1rudeboy

Willie Nelson may be the ultimate hippie. But he's a love child with some kick.

The country star, who turns 81 on Tuesday, will receive the high honor in martial arts of a fifth-degree black belt, reports People.

Nelson will receive his recognition in a ceremony on Monday in Austin, Texas, for the modern Korean martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul.

The "Always on My Mind" singer reportedly began his practice decades ago when he first arrived in Nashville. Martial arts have since been a constant in his life.

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TOPICS: Hobbies; Music/Entertainment; Sports
KEYWORDS: blackbelt; gongkwonyusul; martialarts; willienelson
Despite his "eccentricities," this is one interesting dude.
1 posted on 04/27/2014 11:12:38 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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this is one interesting dude.

He is supporting Yankee Democrat Wendy Davis in Texas.

All the drugs and alcohol have rotted his brain.


2 posted on 04/27/2014 11:17:14 AM PDT by Uriíel-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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He’s one of the few entertainers, where I don’t care about his politics.


3 posted on 04/27/2014 11:18:48 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: 1rudeboy

His duo, “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I’m Gone”, with Snoop Dogg is one of my favorites.


4 posted on 04/27/2014 11:22:54 AM PDT by GotMojo
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He’s one of the few entertainers, where I don’t care about his politics.

yup....hate his politics....love most of his music.

5 posted on 04/27/2014 11:23:21 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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“He’s one of the few entertainers, where I don’t care about his politics.”

I don’t listen to musicians for their politics as I don’t listen to politicians (with the exception of Jimmy Davis, former governor of Louisiana) for their music.


6 posted on 04/27/2014 11:25:43 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: 1rudeboy

Skill in martial arts can be useful in buying a victim enough time to get to this firearms.


7 posted on 04/27/2014 11:38:43 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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Neat story...one of the neighborhood kids that my son played with when he was a toddler, went to Louisiana and had Jimmy Davis sing “You Are My Sunshine” to him....the kid was about 4-5, and Jimmy Davis was 97.


8 posted on 04/27/2014 11:40:47 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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That is neat. The guy was a good singer.


9 posted on 04/27/2014 11:43:03 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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He’s one of the few entertainers, where I don’t care about his politics.

Agreed. Years ago I saw an extended interview with him. Interesting Fellow that's for sure.

10 posted on 04/27/2014 12:27:25 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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Odd, usually the rope smokers don't exhibit enough initiative to accomplish anything.
11 posted on 04/27/2014 1:58:16 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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