NEW YORK–May 8, 2012– Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that its Willie’s Roadhouse channel will present the world premiere of Willie Nelson’s new album, Heroes, before the album is officially released.
Beginning Saturday May 12, Willie’s Roadhouse, channel 56, will play a different song from Heroes every hour with personal commentary by Willie Nelson. SiriusXM listeners will hear the album in its entirety before its release, Tuesday, May 15.
Additionally, Willie Nelson and his son and fellow musician Lukas Nelson will perform their cover of Pearl Jam’s “Just Breathe” live in the SiriusXM studio on Monday, May 14. During the in-studio special, hosted by SiriusXM host Dallas Wayne from 3:00-4:00 pm ET, Willie and sons Lukas and Micah will take calls from listeners and some of Willie’s friends who are featured on Heroes.
Willie Nelson’s Heroes will showcase new songs and deep country classics with guest artists including Merle Haggard, Snoop Dogg, Kris Kristofferson, Billy Joe Shaver, Sheryl Crow, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson.
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