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SLR Loungefrom SLR Lounge

Capturing the Personality Behind the Portrait

Willie and Trigger...still a better love story than twilight

Willie Nelson - 1997 - Funny How Time Slips Away. The older I get the more true these words become. #Willie Nelson #Music

Esquirefrom Esquire

A Portrait of the American Man Now

Willie Nelson

Yep, Willie Nelson. Ever since I kissed him (on the lips!) in Las Vegas about ten years ago he's been one of my loves. :)

“One of the secrets to my sound is almost beyond explanation. My battered old Martin guitar, Trigger, has the greatest tone I’ve ever heard from a guitar — and I’ve played a lot of guitars." Willie Nelson

Ever wondered what Trigger looked like before Willie Nelson wore the hole in it? Even at this early stage in Trigger's young life you can see the beginning of the famous hole forming. Trigger is a Martin N-20 with a Baldwin pickup in it, which was added to the guitar when Willie got it from Shot Jackson in 1969. Being a classical guitar, it's mean't to be played with fingers & not a pick so there's no pick guard. Willie's non-stop playing with a pick has made life a bit difficult for…