Asleep at the Wheel Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Austin City Limits Special

Asleep at the Wheel Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Austin City Limits Special

BrooklynVegan premiered a sneak peek of Asleep at the Wheel's 50th anniversary retrospective on Austin City Limits, featuring a conversation between Asleep at the Wheel's founder and frontman Ray Benson, and Austin City Limits' Terry Lickona! "This was our introduction to the world," says Benson. Ray goes on to call ACL "the broadest collection of American music on film that exists," and he and Terry reminisce about Willie Nelson, legendary fiddle player Johnny Gimble and more. Watch the teaser below, and check out the full article on BrooklynVegan. Be sure to tune in on October 31st to Austin City Limits on PBS to catch "ACL Presents: 50 Years of Asleep at the Wheel"!

Check your local listings for when it will air in your town!