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All aboard the Willie Nelson tour bus

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Alan Braidwood Alan Braidwood | 09:28 UK time, Thursday, 10 June 2010

Another Country producer Richard Murdoch sent us an update about the next series.

Last night Ricky Ross and I were invited onto Willie Nelson's tour bus in Edinburgh to record an interview for Another Country. It was a real buzz to meet one of the greatest singer-songwriters of country music and hear him talk about some of the many songs he's written and recorded like Man With The Blues and Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain.

We were supposed to do the interview the previous night in Glasgow, but word from America didn't reach us in time. Confirmation finally came through at 4pm yesterday, so we chased the tour bus to Edinburgh and caught up with Willie before his show. He clearly loves playing in Scotland and enthused about the audiences as he sipped a mug of black coffee. He's a very kind and friendly man and gave us a warm welcome on board his tour bus. You'll hear the full interview when we return in August, but tune into BBC Radio Scotland this Friday night from 8pm for a sneak preview. When we also have a session and interview with another talented singer-songwriter, Gretchen Peters.

Ricky Ross beside Willie Nelson's tourbus. Edinburgh, June 2010
Ricky Ross beside Willie Nelson's tourbus. Edinburgh, June 2010

Richard Murdoch is the producer of Another Country with Ricky Ross, Fridays 2000-2200

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