Austin City Limits

Willie Nelson "Whiskey River" (Pilot Episode, 1974)

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 3m 35s

From the original pilot episode of Austin City Limits taped October 17, 1974, Willie Nelson kicks off the long-running and award-winning series with his classic "Whiskey River." Willie Nelson will be inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame on April 26, 2014.

Aired: 03/31/14

Rating: NR

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