Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again” Joins Grammy Hall of Fame

Willie Nelson’s 1980 single, “On the Road Again,” is one of 30 songs joining the Grammy Hall of Fame. The announcement was made Tuesday (Dec. 7). Other selections include “Lovesick Blues” (1949) by Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys and “Steel Guitar Rag” (1936) by Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys featuring Leon McAuliffe. Honored recordings must be at least 25 years old and be recognized for their “lasting qualitative or historical significance,” according to press materials. Recordings are reviewed annually by a committee of recording industry professionals and final approval is made by the Recording Academy Trustees. The list now totals 881 recordings.