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Elton John World News: Bernie Taupin wrote for Willie Nelson's new album

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Nelson duet with Womack on Mendocino County Line, written by Taupin and Matt Serletic, is the album's first single

Wednesday 16 January 2002 @ 14:08 - GMT

Country music legend Willie Nelson is on the road again with a US tour this week in support of his latest album, The Great Divide, which was released on January 15, 2002.

The CD features a collection of duets performed by the Red-Headed Stranger with a diverse range of recording stars, including Lee Ann Womack, Sheryl Crow, Kid Rock, Bonnie Raitt, Brian McNight and matchbox 20 lead singer Rob Thomas.

The album also draws on the songwriting skills of Thomas, producer Matt Serletic, Elton John lyricist Bernie Taupin and Nashville composer Mickey Newbury.