Willie Nelson – A Beautiful Time Radio Special

Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time ... the brand new radio special / podcast is coming soon to air or share an inside look at his new album, A Beautiful Time, set for release on April 29, 2022.

It's a great show to air that weekend, which is also Willie's birthday, or any time this spring / summer that works best for you. While this show is in production, preview music and other excerpts you will hear in the program.

Radio Special Details

  • Artist: Willie Nelson
  • Title: Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time Radio Special
  • Producer: Joyride Media
  • Host: Jessie Scott
  • Premiere Date: April 29, 2022 (Willie's 89th Birthday)
  • Broadcast Window: Spring/Summer 2022
  • Interviews: Willie Nelson's collaborators on the new album - producer Buddy Cannon, songwriter Rodney Crowell, band member Mickey Raphael, songwriter Jack Wesley, guitarist Bobby Terry
  • Music: Songs from Willie Nelson's album, Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time, released April 29, 2022
  • Media: One hour radio special and podcasts
  • Signup: Click "Airdates Submission Form" below to request this program for your station, including any specific or approximate airdates.
  • Distribution: Download links for PRX, Airplay Direct, Dropbox and other services will be posted by mid-April.
  • Broadcast Terms: Free program available to air as-is in any terrestrial or digital linear broadcast. No spots, no barter, no costs, no problem.
  • Podcast: Content will be edited as a four part podcast series on all podcast platforms, to share on any websites, blogs or social media. Music excerpts approved by the copyright holders will be included in place of the full album tracks heard in the radio special.
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    Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time

    Please refer to these sample cue sheets with average segment lengths while the show in production. Exact details will be updated here as they are confirmed.

    Two 1:00 music beds (**) are included for use as needed: as-is, live-read music beds, or to be replaced by your own pre-produced content.

    59:00 Version

    3 segments, 2 breaks, up to 3:00 of local spots, primarily for non-commercial radio broadcasts.

    1. Segment 1 (19:00)
      • In: interview excerpt
      • Out: “I’m Jessie Scott and you’re listening to Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time.”
      • Song:
    2. Break 1 (1:00) **
      • Song:
    3. Segment 2 (19:00)
      • In: “Welcome back to Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time, I’m Jessie Scott”
      • Out: “I’m Jessie Scott and you’re listening to Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time.”
      • Songs:
    4. Break 2 (1:00) **
      • Song:
    5. Segment 3 (19:00)
      • In: “Welcome back to Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time, I’m Jessie Scott.”
      • Out: “I’m Jessie Scott, and thanks for listening.”
      • Songs:

    54:00 / 52:00 Version

    4 segments, 3 breaks, up to 8:00 for local spots / promos / news. Top of the hour news can easily be inserted in the “news-hole” between the Billboard / Intro and Segment 1.

    1. Billboard / Intro (1:00)
      • In: interview excerpt
      • Out: “I’m Jessie Scott and you’re listening to Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time.”
      • Song:
    2. Segment 1 (17:00)
      • In: “Welcome back to Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time, I’m Jessie Scott”
      • Out: “I’m Jessie Scott and you’re listening to Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time.”
      • Song:
    3. Break 1 (1:00) **
      • Song:
    4. Segment 2 (17:00)
      • In: “Welcome back to Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time, I’m Jessie Scott”
      • Out: “I’m Jessie Scott and you’re listening to Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time.”
      • Songs:
    5. Break 2 (1:00) **
      • Song:
    6. Segment 3 (17:00)
      • In: “Welcome back to Willie Nelson - A Beautiful Time, I’m Jessie Scott.”
      • Out: “I’m Jessie Scott, and thanks for listening.”
      • Songs:

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