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Willie Nelson’s Son Gives Us Another Stunning Cover Of His Dad’s Music & Fans Can’t Get Enough

Black and white image of Lukas Nelson, Willie Nelson's son, singing on stage while playing a guitar. His eyes are closed as he sings and plays the guitar.

Over the last 60 years, countless folks around the world have been changed by Willie Nelson’s music — his own son included. Like his dad, Lukas Nelson is passionate about creating and performing songs that are sure to leave a lasting impression. This can be seen in the 35-year-old’s band, Promise of the Real. Through the years, Lukas has developed his own unique sound. That said, this week’s events are reminding fans of just how much he can sound just like Willie, when needed.

That’s because Lukas, and their family band, stepped up to perform at the 2024 Outlaw Music Festival. Willie himself was meant to perform instead, but that changed last minute due to health issues. The 91 year old, who still regularly performs, is expected to make his own appearance soon. In the meantime, however, fans are very much enjoying Lukas’ renditions of some of his most beloved music!

In the video above, you can watch Lukas perform Always on My Mind. As many fans have taken note of in the comments, it really is amazing just how similar he sounds to his dad. At the same time, though, it’s also clear that he brings his own unique sound to it, too. All in all, you truly couldn’t ask for a better stand-in for Willie!

Fans Are Loving Lukas Nelson’s Dedication to His Dad Willie

“Warms my heart that he stepped up to the plate to stand in his dad’s place to show how much he appreciates his dad and his dad fans!” one fans writes in the comments, with another adding, “He knows how to hang on to a note like Willie but then he has a unique voice — just elated to see this. Get better Willie.”

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