Waylon Jennings

Born 15 June 1937. Died 13 February 2002
Waylon Jennings
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1937-06-15
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Waylon Jennings

Waylon Jennings Biography (Wikipedia)

Waylon Arnold Jennings (pronounced; June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. Jennings began playing guitar at eight and began performing at 14 on KVOW radio. His first band was The Texas Longhorns. Jennings worked as a DJ on KVOW, KDAV, KYTI, and KLLL. In 1958, Buddy Holly arranged Jennings's first recording session, of "Jole Blon" and "When Sin Stops (Love Begins)". Holly hired him to play bass. In Clear Lake, Iowa, the story is told that Jennings gave up his seat on the ill-fated flight that crashed and killed Holly, J. P. Richardson, Ritchie Valens, and pilot Roger Peterson.

Jennings then worked as a DJ in Coolidge, Arizona, and Phoenix. He formed a rockabilly club band, The Waylors. He recorded for independent label Trend Records and A&M Records before succeeding with RCA Victor after achieving creative control.

During the 1970s, Jennings was instrumental in the inception of Outlaw country movement. He released critically acclaimed albums Lonesome, On'ry and Mean and Honky Tonk Heroes followed by hit albums Dreaming My Dreams as well as Are You Ready for the Country. In 1976, he released the album Wanted! The Outlaws with Willie Nelson, Tompall Glaser, and Jessi Colter, the first platinum country music album. That success was followed by Ol' Waylon and the hit song "Luckenbach, Texas". Jennings was featured in the 1978 album White Mansions performed by various artists documenting the lives of people in the Confederacy during the Civil War. The songs on the album were written by Paul Kennerley. By the early 1980s, Jennings was struggling with a cocaine addiction, which he quit in 1984. Later, he joined the country supergroup The Highwaymen with Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, and Johnny Cash, which released three albums between 1985 and 1995. During that period, Jennings released the successful album Will the Wolf Survive. He toured less after 1997 to spend more time with his family. Between 1999 and 2001...

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Lukenbach Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love)
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Lukenbach Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love)
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Are you Sure Hank Done It This Way?
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Are you Sure Hank Done It This Way?
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I'm A Ramblin' Man
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I'm A Ramblin' Man
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Theme from The Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys)
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Theme from The Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys)
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You Are My Sunshine
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You Are My Sunshine
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It's Not Supposed to Be This Wa Y
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It's Not Supposed to Be This Wa Y
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Mamas Dont Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys
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Mamas Dont Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys
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I've Always Been Crazy
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I've Always Been Crazy
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Luckenback Texas
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Luckenback Texas
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I Ain't Living Long Like This
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I Ain't Living Long Like This
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Belle of The Ball
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Belle of The Ball
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Ladies Love Outlaws
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Ladies Love Outlaws
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Drinking And Dreaming
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Drinking And Dreaming
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No Good For Me
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No Good For Me
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As The Billy World Turns
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As The Billy World Turns
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Old Tiger (The Song)
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Old Tiger (The Song)
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Come Back And See Me
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Come Back And See Me
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Teddy Bear Song
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Teddy Bear Song
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THE DUKES OF HAZZARD
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THE DUKES OF HAZZARD
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Theme From The Dukes Of Hazzard
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Theme From The Dukes Of Hazzard
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Sally Was A Good Old Girl
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Sally Was A Good Old Girl
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Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line
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Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line
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Good Ole Boys
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Good Ole Boys
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Deep In The West
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Deep In The West
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White Lightning
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White Lightning
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The Taker
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The Taker
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Let's Turn Back The Years
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Let's Turn Back The Years
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Nashville Rebel
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Nashville Rebel
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Good Hearted Woman
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Good Hearted Woman
Waylon Jennings
Suspicious Minds
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Suspicious Minds
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Bob Wills Is Still King
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Bob Wills Is Still King
Johnny Cash
One Too Many Mornings
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One Too Many Mornings
Neil Diamond
One Good Love
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One Good Love
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Lonesome On'ry And Mean
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Lonesome On'ry And Mean
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Stop The World
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Stop The World
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