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FILE - In this March 15, 2014 file photo, Willie Nelson performs at the iTunes Festival during the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas. University of Texas' Dolph Briscoe Center for American History on Thursday, May 8, 2014 announced that Nelson has donated many of his platinum records, manuscripts and creative documents to UT. The Willie Nelson Collection in Austin will be the focus of an upcoming exhibit. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)

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Willie Nelson, the country music icon who turns 81 this week, smiles as he receives his fifth-degree black belt in the martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul on Monday, April 28, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ralph Barrera)

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Willie Nelson, the country music icon who turns 81 this week, receives his fifth-degree black belt in the martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul on Monday, April 28, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ralph Barrera) AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUT

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Willie Nelson, the country music icon who turns 81 this week, poses with Reese Park, 5, one of the youngest pupils of Sam Um, as he receives his fifth-degree black belt in the martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul on Monday, April 28, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ralph Barrera) AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUT

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Willie Nelson, the country music icon who turns 81 this week, bows as he receives his fifth-degree black belt in the martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul on Monday, April 28, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ralph Barrera) AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUT

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Willie Nelson, the country music icon who turns 81 this week, smiles as he receives his fifth-degree black belt in the martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul on Monday, April 28, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ralph Barrera) AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUT

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Willie Nelson, the country music icon who turns 81 this week, bows as he receives his fifth-degree black belt in the martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul on Monday, April 28, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ralph Barrera) AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUT

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From left Doyle Bramhall II, Robert Randolph, Willie Nelson, Buddy Guy, Lukas Nelson perform during the finale of the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame on Saturday night April 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Courtesy of KLRU, Scott Newton)

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Emmylou Harris, left, performs with Willie Nelson during Austin City Limits Hall of Fame on Saturday night April 26, 2014. Nelson, who will celebrate his 81st birthday next week by receiving his fifth-degree black belt in martial arts, was the first Austin City Limits performer in 1974 on what is now the longest-running television music program in the U.S. (AP Photo/Courtesy of KLRU, Scott Newton)

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Willie Nelson performs during the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame show on Saturday night April 26, 2014. Nelson, who will celebrate his 81st birthday next week by receiving his fifth-degree black belt in martial arts, was the first Austin City Limits performer in 1974 on what is now the longest-running television music program in the U.S. (AP Photo/Courtesy of KLRU, Scott Newton)