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PostSubject: Waylon Jennings   Sat Dec 26, 2009 2:13 am

Ok , Everyone knows im a big fan of Waylon and his kick ass music .. If you dont know here is your chance to hear the REAl outlaw music .. ENJOY !

Waylon Arnold Jennings (June 15, 1937 February 13, 2002) was an American country music singer and musician. A self-taught guitar player, he rose to prominence as a bass player for Buddy Holly following the break-up of The Crickets. He escaped death in the February 3, 1959 plane crash that took the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson when he gave up his seat to Richardson. By the 1970s, he had become associated with so-called "outlaws," an informal group of musicians who worked outside of the Nashville corporate scene. A series of duet albums with Willie Nelson in the late 1970s culminated in the 1978 crossover hit, "Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys". In 1979, he recorded the theme song for the hit television show The Dukes of Hazzard, and also served as the narrator ("The Balladeer") for all seven seasons of the show.

He continued to be active in the recording industry, forming the group The Highwaymen with Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson. Jennings released his last solo studio album in 1998. In 2001, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame

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PostSubject: Re: Waylon Jennings   Sat Dec 26, 2009 2:37 am

I LOVE outlaw country. Johnny Cash, Nelson and Jennings are kick ass. I can't stand most country, but those three are a huge exception.
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PostSubject: Re: Waylon Jennings   Sat Dec 26, 2009 2:56 am

PortraitOfSanity wrote:
I LOVE outlaw country. Johnny Cash, Nelson and Jennings are kick ass. I can't stand most country, but those three are a huge exception.
You speak the truth ! +
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