A Willie Nice Christmas

Album: A Very Kacey Christmas (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • This Kacey Musgraves, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne penned song features Willie Nelson and his trusty guitar Trigger. "I was just driving around one day and thought, 'Have a Willie nice Christmas,' and it just sounded like something we could have fun with Willie on," Musgraves recalled to The Boot of the inspiration for this tune. "I mean, he's the best of the best; he's so humble and down to earth, and he's just a nice guy who exudes peace and happiness."
  • Trigger is a Martin Classical N-21 guitar, which Willie Nelson has played since 1969. He calls it Trigger after Roy Rogers' horse.
  • Other songs titled after the country great include:

    Toby Keith's "Weed With Willie"

    Willie Nelson's own "Shotgun Willie."

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