Willie Hugh Nelson was born in Abbott, Texas.
After graduating from high school, in 1950, Willie Nelson joined the
Air Force but was later discharged due to back problems. After his
return, he attended Baylor University for two years but dropped out
because he was succeeding in music. During this time, he worked
as a disc jockey at Texas radio stations while singing in Honky-tonks
And moved to Vancouver, Washington, where he worked at country
radio station KVAN and wrote "Family Bible" and recorded the song
"Lumberjack" in 1956.