Over the last couple of weeks, a number of musicians and entertainers have issued videos wishing Willie Nelson a happy 80th birthday, but only U2 went so far as to release a music video.
“Happy Birthday, Willie! 80 and still a pilgrim. All the best … Bono, The Edge, Adam & Larry,” the credits read.
The 4 minute 47 second black and white video for Slow Dancing features Willie on lead vocals, Bono on backing vocals and U2 the band. The video was directed by Lian Lunson, The song was released on Willie’s The Essential Willie Nelson album in 2003 but the video has not been seen until today.