Willie Nelson's Drummer, Paul English, Dies

Willie Nelson's longtime drummer has died. Paul English was 87. The Texas native has been playing with Willie since the '50s, but officially joined his band in 1966. English also served as inspiration for songs like "Me & Paul," off Willie's 1976 album "Wanted."

Photo: Paul English of Willie Nelson & Family performs during Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown Tour 2011 at The Woods in Fontanel on June 3, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Getty Images)

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