Willie Nelson

Bear Family released the following session ino in a boxset and stated they were not certain who the musicians were on the June 14, 1962 session date. Junior’s very first session with Willie Nelson was this actual date and time below.
14 June 1962 [14:00-17:00] Bradley’s Studio, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], + unknown musicians)
UAST 11722 CRAZY LST 7239
UAST 11717 FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY LST 7239
UAST 11718 HELLO WALLS LST 7239
UAST 11721 WAKE ME WHEN IT’S OVER 55490/LST 7239

17 July 1962 [22:30-01:00] [02:00-03:30] Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass] + unknown musicians.)
UAST 14948A YOU WOULDN’T EVEN CROSS THE STREET unissued/CDP-8-28077-2 BCD-16664
LB-1746/UAST 14918A HOW LONG IS FOREVER 55638/CDP-8-28077-2 BCD-16664
LB-1549/UAST 11726 HALF A MAN 55532/LST 7308 CDP-8-28077-2 BCD-16664
LB-1662/UAST 14936A TAKE MY WORD unissued/CDP-8-28077-2 BCD-16664
LB-1550/UAST 14921 THE LAST LETTER 55532/LST 7308 CDP-8-28077-2 BCD-16664

8 June 1966 [18:00-21:30] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Jerry Reed [gt], Velma Smith [gt], Buddy Emmons [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Johnny Bush [drums], Hargus Robbins [piano], Wade Ray [fiddle] + strings + vocal chorus. Producer: Felton Jarvis)
TWA4-0978 A WONDERFUL YESTERDAY LSP 4057
TWA4-0979 THE PARTY’S OVER 47-9100/LSP 3858
TWA4-0980 ONE IN A ROW 47-8933 PB 11061/LSP 3748
TWA4-0981 MAKE WAY FOR A BETTER MAN 47-9100/LSP 3748

28 November 1966 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Jerry Reed [gt], Velma Smith [gt], Jimmy Day [steel], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], Johnny Bush [drums], Jerry Smith [piano]. Producer: Felton Jarvis)
TWA4-1520 HAVE I STAYED AWAY TOO LONG LSP 3748
TWA4-1521 SOME OTHER WORLD 47-9202/LSP 3748
TWA4-1522 IF IT’S WRONG TO LOVE YOU LSP 3748 BCD-15831
TWA4-1523 HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE LSP 3748
TWA4-1524 YOU MADE ME LIVE LOVE AND DIE LSP 3748
TWA4-1525 BORN TO LOSE LSP 3748

29 November 1966 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Jerry Reed [gt], Velma Smith [gt], Jimmy Day [steel], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], Johnny Bush [drums], Jerry Smith [piano]. Producer: Felton Jarvis)
TWA4-1526 WHAT NOW MY LOVE LSP 3748
TWA4-1527 LOVIN’ LIES LSP 3748
TWA4-1528 TEACH ME TO FORGET LSP 3748
TWA4-1529 TENDER YEARS unissued
TWA4-1530 A MANSION ON THE HILL LSP 3748
TWA4-1531 SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT unissued

13 June 1967 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Grady Martin [gt], Jerry Reed [gt], Jimmy Day [steel], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], Johnny Bush [drums], Jerry Smith [piano] + strings. Producer: Chet Atkins)
UWA4-2518 HOLD ME TIGHTER LSP 3858
UWA4-2519 I’LL STAY AROUND 47-9427/LSP 3858
UWA4-2520 A MOMENT ISN’T VERY LONG LSP 3858
UWA4-2521 THE GHOST LSP 3858
UWA4-2522 NO TOMORROW IN SIGHT LSP 3858

14 June 1967 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Grady Martin [gt], Jerry Reed [gt], Jimmy Day [steel], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], Johnny Bush [drums], Jerry Smith [piano] + strings. Producer: Chet Atkins)
UWA4-2523 THERE GOES A MAN LSP 3858
UWA4-2524 GO AWAY LSP 3858
UWA4-2525 ONCE ALONE LSP 3858
UWA4-2526 THE END OF UNDERSTANDING LSP 3858
UWA4-2527 TO MAKE A LONG STORY SHORT (SHE’S GONE) LSP 3850
UWA4-2528 SUFFER IN SILENCE LSP 3858

9 August 1967 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Grady Martin [gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Jimmy Day [steel], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums], Jerry Smith [piano], Ray Stevens [vibes]. Producer: Chet Atkins)
UWA4-2664 TRUTH NUMBER ONE 47-9903
UWA4-2665 WHEN I DON’T HAVE YOU unissued
UWA4-2666 SOMEDAY YOU’LL CALL MY NAME unissued
UWA4-2667 WILD MEMORIES unissued

10 August 1967 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Grady Martin [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Jimmy Day [steel], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Jerry Smith [piano], Ray Stevens [vibes]. Producer: Chet Atkins)
UWA4-2668 SAN ANTONIO 47-9324/LSP 3937
UWA4-2669 TEXAS IN MY SOUL LSP 3937
UWA4-2670/1 TRAVIS LETTER LSP 3937
UWA4-2670/2 REMEMBER THE ALAMO LSP 3937
UWA4-2671 BEAUTIFUL TEXAS LSP 3937
UWA4-2672 THERE’S A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING TEXAS LSP 3937

11 August 1967 [09:30-12:30] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Grady Martin [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Jimmy Day [steel], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums], Jerry Smith [piano], Ray Stevens [vibes]. Producer: Chet Atkins)
UWA4-2663 STREETS OF LAREDO LSP 3937
UWA4-2673 WHO PUT ALL MY EX’S IN TEXAS LSP 3937
UWA4-2674 DALLAS LSP 3937
UWA4-2675 THE HILL COUNTRY THEME LSP 3937
UWA4-2676 WALTZ ACROSS TEXAS LSP 3937

12 December 1967 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Grady Martin [gt], Chet Atkins [gt], Jimmy Day [steel], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass]. Producer: Chet Atkins)
UWA4-3078 DECEMBER DAY LSP 4057 [overdubbed by Danny Davis] PB-11893/AHL1-3549
UWA4-3079 PAGES LSP 4057
UWA4-3080 LITTLE THINGS 47-9427/LSP 4057 [overdubbed] AHL1-3243

27 March 1968 [14:00-17:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Grady Martin [gt], Chet Atkins [gt], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass]. Producer: Chet Atkins & Felton Jarvis)
WWA4-1982 GOOD TIMES 47-9536/LSP 4057
WWA4-1983 SHE’S STILL GONE 47-9605/LSP 4057
WWA4-1984 SWEET MEMORIES LSP 4057 [overdubbed] PB-11465/AHL1-3243

8 July 1968 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Chet Atkins [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], William Pursell [piano]. Producer: Chet Atkins & Felton Jarvis) [string overdubbed July 18)
WWA4-3208/WWA4-3284 JOHNNY ONE TIME 47-9605
WWA4-3209/WWA4-3287 JIMMY'S ROAD 74-0162
WWA4-3210/WWA4-3288 BRING ME SUNSHINE 47-9684/ACL1-0705

3 May 1971 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Pete Wade [gt], Chip Young [rh gt], David Zettner [gt], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], William Ackerman [drums], ? [fiddle]. Producer: Felton Jarvis)
AWA4-1445 WHERE’S THE SHOW/LET ME BE A MAN LSP 4568
AWA4-1446 IN GOD’S EYES LSP 4568
AWA4-1447 THESE ARE DIFFICULT TIMES/REMEMBER THE GOOD TIMES LSP-4568
AWA4-1448 YESTERDAY’S WINE 74-0542/LSP 4568 [overdubbed by Danny Davis] AHL1-3549

3 May 1971 [14:00-17:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (Pete Wade [gt], Chip Young [rh gt], David Zettner [gt], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], William Ackerman [drums], ? [fiddle]. Producer: Felton Jarvis)
AWA4-1449 SUMMER OF ROSES PB 10591/LSP 4568
AWA4-1450 DECEMBER DAY LSP 4568
AWA4-1451 WILL YOU REMEMBER? LSP 4653 [overdubbed] AHL1-3243

4 May 1971 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (David Kirby [gt], Pete Wade [gt], Chip Young [rh gt], David Zettner [gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Robert Thompson [banjo], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums], Hargus Robbins/Jerry Smith [piano], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Charlie McCoy [harmonica]. Producer: Felton Jarvis)
AWA4-1452 ME AND PAUL 74-0542/LSP 4568
AWA4-1453 WONDERFUL FUTURE LSP 4760 [overdubbed] AHL1-3243
AWA4-1454 IT’S NOT FOR ME TO UNDERSTAND LSP 4568
AWA4-1455 WAKE ME WHEN IT’S OVER LSP 4760 [overdubbed] AHL1-3243

4 May 1971 [14:00-17:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Willie Nelson (David Kirby [gt], Pete Wade [gt], Chip Young [rh gt], David Zettner [gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Robert Thompson [banjo], Roy M. “Junior” Huskey, Jr. [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums], Hargus Robbins/Jerry Smith [piano], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Charlie McCoy [harmonica]. Producer: Felton Jarvis)
AWA4-1456 GOIN’ HOME LSP 4568
AWA4-1457 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT LSP 4760
AWA4-1458 FAMILY BIBLE LSP 4568
AWA4-1459 RAINY DAY BLUES LSP 4653 [overdubbed by Danny Davis] AHL1-3549

Junior also did 2 demos sessions with Willie:
19 June 1962 [14:00-17:00] @ Bradley’s Studio
12 March 1964 [15:00-18:00] @ Foster Studio
Both for Pamper Music Co.
July 17. 1962 session must have really been 2 sessions. Workbooks show a 2am session after the initial one.