Wednesday Rewind

When pigs fly: Willie Nelson covers Coldplay

By Austin Powell, 4:28PM, Wed. Aug. 31, 2011

Willie Nelson doesn't typically directly donate to charity. Instead he often lends his time and talent to worthy causes. That's the kindest way of explaining why the Texas dignitary covered Coldplay's “The Scientist” for the animated short, Back to the Start, benefiting Chipotle Cultivate Foundation. At least it's better than Greendale.

Willie Nelson “The Scientist”

Lord Buffalo “Cold Bones into Pale Horse, Pale Rider” (medley)
Our A/V friends at Austin Music Weekly got the scoop on Lord Buffalo, an electric folk combo featuring members of Hot Pentacostals and Salesman, shown here at the Eastside record dive, Trailer Space.

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