I saw Willie live and in color, Commerce, ETSU Gym, Circa 1976.
David Allen Coe opened the show… for three hours.
Willie was late.
Didn’t Matter None: I would have waited all night.
He opened (as always) with “Whiskey River”
The crowd went nuts and I spilled my Wild Turkey Ace-Oh-Ace…
Me an’ Paul
“Stuffed four half pints of mint vodka down my boots”
Recall that particular show well. Stuffed four half pints of mint vodka down my boots. So many empties in bleachers that it sounded like Christmas ornaments breaking as crowd shuffled out afterwards. Many years later got loaded w Coe at a bar in Corpus Christi TX