Waylon Arnold Jennings (June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was an American country music singer, songwriter, and musician.
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you better know who Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams Sr, Johnny Cash, George Jones, and David Allen Coe are.
Jason Aldean Gets Garth Brooks’ Attention 09/8/14, 4:45 pm EDT So many artists on country radio today were clearly influenced by Garth Brooks. He was their Haggard, their Jones, their Waylon Jennings. If they were listening to country in the ’90s, it would be hard not to be influenced by Brooks in h…
We stopped by this Waylon Jennings museum/liquor store & it was just as epic as you'd think:
CMT is playing Waylon Jennings with Willie Nelson - Good Hearted Woman [Listeners: 3/50] [Requests are: On]
Apples don’t fall far from the tree. Though Shooter Jennings, son of the late Waylon Jennings, has spent the past several years mining a more rock...
I wish my dad was Waylon Jennings and I was shooter. Ask me why.
Did you know that Billy Joe Shaver wrote almost the entire "Honky Tonk Heroes" album for Waylon Jennings??!! See...
the conversation - Hank Williams Jr and Waylon Jennings. Good song right there
Ive always been crazy but its keep me from going insane ole waylon jennings *** yeah
Today in 1980 Richard Pryor suffers severe burns while freebasing cocaine in Los Angeles. His wife talks to Waylon Jennings later, and Jennings offers to donate skin for grafting, forgetting that his Caucasian tones would be a poor match for an African-American!!!
In the immortal (or immoral?) words of the late Waylon Jennings: "My shiv-a-gitter's broke."
Waylon Jennings - Born 6/15/37 ~ Passed Over 2/13/2002 Today it is 12 years since God called him home. Google said this is owned by a 3rd party and is blocke...
I think he should play more!!! Hopefully my husband didn't just hear me say I love Waylon Jennings!!!
All we've been listening to is Waylon Jennings.
I can go from listening to Waylon Jennings to Chief Keef within a matter of seconds 😅
hi nathan how u doin I was wondering with yr musical talent n voice have u ever thought of singin any waylon jennings song
wearing this badass Waylon Jennings shirt reminds me that this world can be a very awesome place.
Nothing beats Waylon Jennings' narration on the Dukes of Hazzard
Photoset: highway62: Elvis the alligator happens to be very fond of Waylon Jennings, which Philip Michael...
I'm dead sure that Luke Bryan fell off stage because the ghost of Waylon Jennings pushed him
My shuffle just played and then Waylon Jennings. It was an amazing back to back that strangely went perfectly together.
You might be a frat if; you listen to "country" music, but you don't know who Waylon Jennings is.
I think EVERY country station should play Waylon Jennings. and not just once in a blue moon. Who cares what the younger listeners want.
But by 1970 it had already been covered several times, including by John Denver, Waylon Jennings and a pre-fame Elton John.
The wife and I have been on the balcony for the last 2 hours icing her ankle and watching Waylon Jennings YouTube... htt…
Waylon jennings played in 12 children, robin williams.
played the stuff out of some Waylon Jennings tonight!
yo Waylon Jennings' estate is auctioning off a pair of Willie Nelson's braids. kickstarter anyone?
Here's what I know, there is absolutely no sense in trying to compare Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan or any new age country star to Artists like George Jones, Waylon Jennings or hank Williams it's just not comparable I feel like "new country" is basically it's own genre which most call "bro country" including myself. So bottom line in my opinion classic country and bro country not the same thing, if you don't like it then don't listen to it. Music is always evolving with society and the stars who produce this music are going to produce what people want because music is their passion and they want to be heard, and now that's what people want "bro country" I personally enjoy both and have an appreciation for all you have a problem with them calling themselves "country" but I'm pretty sure you're not upset about any girl who has lived in the city her whole life never stepping foot in the country wearing cut offs and boots and a revealing "flannel" even though 90% of people don't know what legitimate flannel even i ...
Drove to work to a tandem of Waylon Jennings and David Allan Coe on
One of my favorite songwriters. His songs have been covered by Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Kris...
.to host auction of objects owned by outlaw-country legend Waylon Jennings. Highlights
Song: - Lock, Stock and Teardrops Artist: Alejandro Escovedo Album: Lonesome On'ry and Mean A Tribute to Waylon Jennings
"you better move away..you're standing to close to the flame..once I mess with your mind..your little heart won't be the same" -Waylon Jennings 😎
Some time you just have to embrace the inner country in us all...Waylon Jennings and a cold one.
Waylon Jennings looks darn cool with a cigarette.
The Waylon Jennings "Nashville Rebel" is a good album to have. The new Johnny Cash album is also good.
Still dying over the fact confused Waylon Jennings & Marlon Wayans the other night 😂😂
I just used Shazam to discover Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way by Waylon Jennings.
If you like outlaw country, do yourself a favor and listen to Sturgill Simpson. He's our generation's Waylon Jennings.
"When I listen to this album I hear the soul of Waylon Jennings, and I am moved by what I hear..." -- Neil Diamond abo…
JESSIE COLTER is lovely today as when I first saw her great voice WAYLON JENNINGS lucky guy
As Waylon Jennings once sang: "It's still a long hard road but you know you're at the top when the CMA awards you for crossing over pop"
If a station doesn't play or George Jones Waylon Jennings or r they real…
The studio version of Slow Rollin' Low by Waylon Jennings is just so beautiful -- a great example of country music
Listening to guys like Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard makes me hate the new pop-country even more.
Spinning some Waylon Jennings trying to get to sleep after that scorching show!
You know the worlds falling apart when your 20 year old neighbor ask me who waylon jennings is 😤🔫
God bless whoever requested mass intentions for Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings.
No new country singers can beat Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, David Allen Coe, Willie Nelson or Hank Williams Jr.
This Saturday, Crescent Ballroom, Eight p.m., A good dose of Waylon Jennings
Are you looking for Real Country Variety? Then you have gotta tune in to Twang 106.7. We are play Commercial Free Classic Country tonight from 6 - 7pm that includes...Diamond Rio, Juice Newton, Alan Jackson, Marty Robbins, Martina McBride, Waylon Jennings, K.T. Oslin, Garth and the Charlie Daniels Band. 106.7fm, 1410am and streaming at www.TwangMe.com ...
Do you love classic country? I mean REAL Classic country! Not like, Kenny Chesney classic country, but i'm talking about Keith Whitley, George Jones, Hank Williams, Sr & Jr, Vern Gosdin, David Frizzel, Charley Pride, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, and more! If you said, yes I LOVE all of that..then make your way tonight to Dock of the Bay Saloon on Hwy. 90 in New Iberia formerly known at Buckwild Saloon for Classic Country Saturday Night! Who needs a radio when you can come out and get it right up in your face with all of your friends! New Iberia is a short drive from Lafayette and well worth it! If you get too drunk, there's a hotel connected to the bar so you don't even have to drive home! Come out and have a good time tonight from 9 PM to 1 AM
Waylon Jennings - Good Hearted Woman Thought this might help,you chill!.
If Johnny Cash, David Allan Coe, Waylon Jennings, and Hank would of made a song together I think my ears would grow balls and start nutting.
David Allan Coe, Waylon Jennings, Hank Sr. & Jr. George Jones and Merle Haggard = greatest country artists of all time!
Out of the Ashes (Jessi Colter album) Out of the Ashes is the twelfth studio album by American country music artist, Jessi Colter. The album was released February 28, 2006 on Shout! Factory Records. It was Colter's first album in ten years and her first country music album in twenty two years, since 1984's Rock and Roll Lullaby. It was also her first release since 1981 to chart on the Top Country Albums chart, where it reached It was the first album by Colter to be released following the death of her husband and country artist, Waylon Jennings. The title of the album, Out of the Ashes, explains the message that she has remained an artist without the help of Jennings. Content Out of the Ashes consisted of twelve tracks that mixed the genres of country, blues, gospel, and rock. The album was produced by Don Was, who had previously worked with The Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan. The release includes guest appearances from son Shooter Jennings and Tony Joe White.
John Wayne, James Coburn, Steve McQueen, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, now James Garner, I'm quickly running out of heroes. ...The world is a sadder place for the loss of all of them.
I just found a girl who likes Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Hank Williams Jr., My life may be perfect now
I've updated my top 5 artists of all time. 1- Waylon Jennings. 2- David Allan Coe. 3- Johnny Paycheck. 4- Willie Nelson. 5- Bob Segar
In the studio with the great Kyle lehning he produced randy travis and Waylon Jennings. Gettin close to done with this recordmyself
Elvis week is almost upon again, the Memphis Boys have been a regular part of Elvis Week for a few years now. Bobby Wood remembers well the day he became a member of Chips Moman's American Sound Studios house band of the late '60s and early '70s, The Memphis Boys. The New Albany, Miss., native recounts in his memoir, "Walking Among the Giants: From Elvis to Garth: The Bobby Wood Story," his days as a struggling solo artist with one minor hit (1964's "If I'm A Fool For Loving You"), and how Moman, after years of trying, lured him to play piano with his roster of ace session players. Those players included guitarist/bassist/producer Tommy Cogbill, guitarist Reggie Young, keyboardist Bobby Emmons, drummer Gene Chrisman, and bassist/string arranger Mike Leech. With the addition of Bobby Wood, the line up was complete on one of the most successful bands of all time. Between 1968 and the closing of the studio in 1972, the band played on an unmatched 122 Billboard hits, including classic cuts by Springfield ("So ...
Been treating life like a country song for about a year now...and it's definitely a Waylon Jennings masterpiece
Not only Metallica covered Bob Seger's "Turn the Page." It was also covered by Waylon Jennings back in 1985. IMO, Waylon's version was the best (and most soulful) of the three. He really kills this song:
Waylonfest is calling on all you truckers out their!!! For all of you that know the story with the Jennings family and Charles Bryon III Dorner then you'll know how special this is. waylon Dorner was a man named after the legend waylon Jennings, although waylon was a legend in his on time.. with a heart of gold and the road on his mind he was a ramblin man just the same as the man he was named after.. although they were both ramblin men their wasn't a child they didn't have time to stop and help.. so let's come together for the waylon Dorner/miss jessi tribute fund which benefits the make a wish foundation and help as many kids as we can!
CMT is playing Waylon Jennings - That's the Chance I'll Have to Take [Listeners: 2/50] [Requests: On]
Ultimate Waylon Jennings. Ultimate Waylon Jennings~ Waylon Jennings 2675 days in the top...
Waylon Jennings is far greater than George S. Texas needs to re-think.
I added a video to a playlist Waylon Jennings - I`ve Always Been Crazy
yeah I do to. But I'm talking like classic's like Geroge Strait, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Wille Nelson and all them.
I was never really a big fan of him. I would say Waylon Jennings instead.
This restaurant has been playing Waylon Jennings the past hour 😍👌
: to bad we can't get Waylon Jennings to commentate your rounds this weekend - dukes of hazard style
I've always been crazy x waylon jennings is better than ghandi and world peace
'Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way' by Waylon Jennings just came on. I'm focused for the adventures of the next 4 days.
Instead of eating, I'm playing Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson and having some cocktails.
Waylon Jennings would roll in his grave if he heard today's country music. It's nice and all but it's pop music.
Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams Jr. sure knew how to make the *** outta music.
Jason derulo bubblegum and the dukes of hazard theme song by Waylon Jennings
July 4th - Country Almanac 1992 - Wynonna's "I Saw The Light" tops the Billboard country chart 1986 - Greenwood performs "God Bless The U.S.A." in the New York Harbor as the Queen Elizabeth II arrives from England to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty 1985 - Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic in Austin features the first live assembly of the Highwaymen: Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson. Also in the lineup are Neil Young, Hank Snow and June Carter Cash 1981 - Barbara Mandrell's "I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool," featuring a guest appearance by George Jones, goes to on the Billboard country chart 1976 - Johnny Cash celebrates the Bicentennial by ringing a replica of the Liberty Bell 200 times in Washington, D.C. Also participating in the event are vice president Nelson Rockefeller and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir 1973 - Willie Nelson holds his first Fourth of July Picnic in Dripping Springs, Texas 1970 - The Statler Brothers host the first "Happ ...
My man plays me "Good Hearted Woman" by Waylon Jennings.. Lordy Lordy, he's silly.
On this day in 2001 we lost one of the best guitarist that ever picked a guitar.. Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001) an American guitarist, occasional vocalist and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, created the smoother country music style known as the Nashville sound, which expanded country's appeal to adult pop music fans as well. Atkins' signature picking style was inspired by Merle Travis. Other major guitar influences were Django Reinhardt, George Barnes, Les Paul and later Jerry Reed. His trademark picking style and musicianship brought him admirers within and outside the country scene, both in the United States and internationally. Atkins produced records for The Browns, Hank Snow, Porter Wagoner, Norma Jean, Dolly Parton, Dottie West, Perry Como, Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers, Eddy Arnold, Don Gibson, Jim Reeves, Jerry Reed, Skeeter Davis, Waylon Jennings and many others. Among many honors, Atkins received 14 Grammy Awards as well as the Grammy Lifetime ...
Hold the phone. Waylon Jennings, Willy Nelson, Dwight Yoakam, AND Miranda... At Starbucks? Im way too excited about this.
While at Kentucky, Eddie Sutton befriended Waylon Jennings. Some players were like "who?" until they recognized voice from Dukes of Hazzard.
A selection at Tractor Supply: Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and...Simon and Garfunkel
I'm the type of girl who would rather listen to Waylon Jennings than Luke Bryan.
FACT: Willie Nelson wouldn't be popular if not for Waylon Jennings and being a pothead
"Being funny is my second nature. Of course, being sexy is my first one." - Waylon Jennings
New country is decent but doesn't hold a candle to the older stuff. Give me Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings over Rascal Flats any day.
I liked a video Johnny Cash with Waylon Jennings - I'm Movin' On
Waylon Jennings died in Chandler, Arizona. That's so cool
♥ "Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow up to Be..." by Waylon Jennings on ♫
rounded up this COOL slideshow of Museum in 1984. Check it out!
Waylon Jennings Love of the common people: via For the Po' Folks Named Clinton. LOL.
Waylon Jennings - Good Hearted Woman: via This song sums up Peter and Carla on
Comin up on 99.3FM KKDQ got your Waylon Jennings and a special request!
$1200 for a Waylon Jennings leather guitar cover. Best stuff costs too much
God we'll give you Luke Bryan and FGL if give us back Waylon Jennings.
Working out to a little Waylon Jennings today. > 👍
Mammas don't let your babies grow up to be BCLibs. - Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson.
"The Devil made me do it the first time,. the second time I done it on my own" Waylon Jennings
Got Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Hank Williams Je. going for this drive to Wayne County!
Stuck in the mud with the Waylon Jennings on!!🔊
Someone told me I look like Woody Allen and Waylon Jennings had a baby. That is the nicest thing anyone has ever said to me.
4-disc box set chronicles the epic career of country legend Waylon Jennings from 1958 to 1995
I'm so proud of bf for buying a Waylon Jennings album today(:
You don't listen to country if you never listened to Johnny Cash, Hank Williams Jr or Waylon Jennings
Waylon Jennings and Buddy Holly in a photo booth, 1959
real man never "sambat" ♫ Highwayman by Johnny Cash with Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings & Kris Kristofferson —
There is a woman in front of me shopping on her phone while Shooter Jennings is doing a tribute to waylon. Get out of Tex…
Travis Tritt sings "I've Always Been Crazy" at the Grand Ole Opry for Waylon Jennings, who died in 2002
Today in country music history: 2006 - Josh Turner's video for "Would You Go With Me" premiered. 2005 - Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill opened in Oklahoma City. 2002 - George Strait took "Living and Living Well" to number one. 2001 - The city of New York celebrated Reba McEntire Day as she closed her five-month run on Broadway in Annie Get Your Gun. 1998 - The Dixie Chicks went gold for the first time with their album Wide Open Spaces. 1996 - Tracy Lawrence kicked off a three week run at number one with "Time Marches On." 1995 - Shania Twain picked up her first platinum certification for The Woman in Me. 1991 - Garth Brooks went to number one with "The Thunder Rolls." 1977 - Kenny Rogers picked up his first gold single for "Lucille." 1974 - Waylon Jennings scored his first number one hit with "This Time." 1951 - Hank Williams' single "Hey, Good Lookin'" was released. Birthdays: Kris Kristofferson - Country Music Hall of Fame member, "Why Me Lord," "Help Me Make It Through the Night," "Sunday Mornin' ...
TY3 will be bringing its unplugged country acoustic sound to the outdoor patio of Miller's Ale House on the Parkway Friday, June 20. The group, made up of singer-songwriter Tony Young, lead and slide guitarist Neal Goree and rhythm acoustic guitarist and backing vocalist Aaron Sorin, will be performing 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. The event is free and open to all ages of the public, and will also be the location for the unofficial high school reunion of Lincoln's class of 1984, which Young is a part of. TY3 plays several of Young's originals that he recorded in Nashville, as well as covers by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Allman Brothers, Eagles, Delbert McClinton, Hank Williams, Pink Floyd, Brad Paisley, Travis Tritt, John Anderson, Allan Jackson, ZZ Top, Jimi Hendrix, Charlie Daniels, CCR, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Blake Shelton, Waylon Jennings, Kenny Wayne Sheppard, Led Zeppelin, BB King, Marshall Tucker Band and John Cougar Melancamp.
Vince shows his Rock credentials (with a little help!) on this Rodney Crowell track, made famous by Waylon Jennings. Dad drove a stock car to an early death All I remember was a drunk man's breath
June 15th: Born on this day 1929, Born on this day, Nigel Pickering, Spanky And Our Gang, (1967 US No.9 single 'Sunday Will Never Be The Same Again'). 1933, Born on this day in Littlefield, Texas, Waylon Jennings, singer, songwriter, and musician. Jennings, who once worked as a DJ, played bass with Buddy Holly, Jennings unintentionally missing flying with Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens on the flight on which they died. In 1976 he released the album Wanted! The Outlaws with Willie Nelson, Tompall Glaser and Jessi Colter, which became the first platinum country music album, and he was also a member of the country supergroup The Highwaymen with Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Johnny Cash. Jennings, who died on 13th February 13, 2002, was also the narrator for the TV show the Dukes of Hazzard. more 1941, Born on this day, Harry Nilsson, US singer, songwriter, (1972 UK & US No.1 single with his version of The Badfinger song 'Without You', 1969 US No.6 single 'Everybody's Talkin' from the film M ...
THIS DAY IN MUSIC HISTORY (June 15th): 1933: Waylon Jennings was born -- he died in 2002 1941: Harry Nilsson was born -- he died in 1994 1943: Johnny Halliday (the "French Elvis") was born 1943: *** Winwood (The Spencer Davis Group, bass, singer/songwriter) was born 1951: Steve Walsh (Kansas, vocals) was born 1957: Elvis Presley's new single, "All Shook Up," debuts on the UK charts before its release, due to advance copies of the single, intended for US troops in Europe,finding their way into the hands of British Djs 1958: The Platters perform their new hit "Twilight Time" on tonight's broadcast of CBS-TV's Ed Sullivan Show 1963: "Sukiyaki", by Kyu Sakamoto, is the first-ever Japanese song to hit on the singles charts -- and it stayed there for three weeks 1963: Jan and Dean release "Surf City" 1964: Peter and Gordon visit America for the first time for their upcoming debut US performance at the '64 World's Fair in New York 1964: After a prolonged absence due to tonsillitis, during which he was replaced . ...
Hey, y'all! Head's up! The Texas Heritage Songwriters' Hall of Fame will be at ACL Live on Sunday, June 22. This year’s inductees are Waylon Jennings (of course!!), K.T. Oslin (yay!!!), and Buck Owens (you know it!!!). Performers include K.T. Oslin, Lee Roy Parnell, Bonnie Bishop, Shooter Jennings, Jessi Colter, and Kris Kristofferson. Hope you can come out and enjoy this great evening of legendary songwriters and music!
From DirecTV's broadcast of Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America, Jamey Johnson performs a cover version of "Walkin'" by Waylon Jennings at Miller Park in M...
Helping uncle Benny haul water for cattle and listening to Waylon Jennings on Gallup's only KGAK.
Whittle With Shine All Night…Bail Hay Every Day! I was watching an episode of Guitar Center Sessions on television tonight in which Gary Allan was the featured artist. He and the host were discussing the current condition of country music. Allan was more or less defending contemporary country that the host was rightfully “calling out.” Attempting to play both sides, Gary Allan was also trying to establish his credibility as a fan of traditional country music. He said something along the lines, “Yeah, I cut my teeth on the Highwaymen, those guys- Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, and Roy Orbison.” As a major country recording artist for some time now, how does Gary Allan confuse Roy Orbison for Waylon Jennings? Even the British host caught the error but never brought it to Allan's attention. Worse yet, how does Allan leave Waylon Jennings out of the Highwaymen, period? C’mon man, this is your supposed to be your passion, your industry, and your livelihood. This blunder is compara ...
Which concert disappointed you? Which exceeded your expectations? For the latter, I would say The Marshall Tucker Band. Every song had a long guitar solo, and each solo sounded the same. I had friends who were big fans just get up an walk out. The ones that exceeded my expectations were the Kinks (An unknown John Cougar was the opening act), and Waylon Jennings. Waylon had Asleep At the Wheel and the Crickets as the opening acts. The Crickets also served as his band.
Nothing but David Allan Coe and Waylon Jennings for the ride home tonight
2014 Clovis Music Festival Lineup Announced This year marks the 27th anniversary of the Clovis Music Festival, which honors one of Clovis’ most influential and successful residents, world-renowned recording artist Norman Petty and his wife, Vi Petty. This year’s festival will take place Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 4-6, at the Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave. Local bands will take the stage on Thursday, Sept. 4, after they are selected in a Battle of the Bands contest at the High Plains Harley Davidson. Friday night, Sept. 5, features the Highway Men Live – a tribute show to three greats of country music, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash. The Highway Men Live features Philip Bauer as Johnny Cash, Bob Gill as Waylon Jennings and Michael Moore as Willie Nelson. A special appearance will be made by Buddy Holly on Friday as well, in celebration of the music history in Clovis and honoring the tradition of the Clovis Sound. The Kentucky HeadHunters open the Saturday night, Sept. 6 ...
Leo Fender | Alembic Series 1 Stereo Bass. Presented to Jerry Bridges by Waylon Jennings in 1974. The foundation.
Get on down to Sauced BBQ & Spirits tonight to catch Modesto Roy & The Catfish Boys. They are taking the stage at 9:30pm and playing until 12:30 am. The Catfish Boys are a Bay Area based band that plays a blend of country and roots oriented rock music. The Catfish Boys play music by artists such as Zac Brown, Johnny Cash, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, George Strait, Waylon Jennings, Marshall Tucker, Dwight Yoakam, Alan Jackson, Lynryd Skynryd and the Rolling Stones. The Beer will be cold, the whiskey on tap, and delicious food and appetizers abound. See you at Sauced tonight!
Of all the great personalities in music who are no longer with us , who do you wish you had known personally ? I have so many ! Here's a few : Buddy Holly , Elvis , Jim Morrison , Rory Gallagher , John Lennon , Waylon Jennings , Frank Sinatra , Dean Martin , Sammy Davis Jr. , Tim Buckley , Bob Marley , Sam Cooke , Eddie Cochran ,John Denver , Harry Chapin and many many more ! But if I had to pick just one , it would have to be Jim Croce ! Jim was just a great guy . He had a wonderful sense of humor . He was a great songwriter and a real character . He would be my first choice hands down ! Who would you pick ? Are there any of you out there that knew someone famous in the music business ?
Sweating to the oldies! On fancy treadmill watching Waylon Jennings and Big John Cash this morning. Loved their hair
Charlie Allen got his groom's gift today. Working vintage working stereo/ record playing console and 100+ old country records... Lots of Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette, Waylon Jennings! It is pretty awesome!
Saturday Night, May 24th, the Express Revival Band will be playing here. IF you haven't heard of them, they play a wide genre of music; from Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson to modern country's Allan Jackson and of course classic rock - Eagles, Lynard Skynrrd, John Mellencamp, Tom Petty ... the list goes on and on , or should we say . I hear the train a coming, coming down the track.. I can hear the music now and can't wait to hear them play tonight ! Hope to see you here!
Looking forward to listening to Andrew Babcock tonight at the Waldorf Muni from 8-12. His music includes Original songs, new country, old country, classic rock, southern rock to include cover songs by Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, George Strait, Waylon Jennings, Elton John, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Hope to see you there!!
Country stars Jamey Johnson, Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings and others delivered a memorable evening of music in honor of Waylon Jennings and Hank Cochran to benefit the Nikki Mitchell Foundation.
Almost to DC. Nothing like good ole' country music to bring you to the Nation's Capital. Thanks Vern Gosdin, Mark Chesnutt, Waylon Jennings. Alan Jackson and of course...George Strait. No better music for this old lady!
Did anyone attend the Willie Nelson 4th of July picnic in Hampton Georgia in 1983? One of the best outdoor concerts ever!! Willie, Linda Ronstadt, Waylon Jennings and Jessie Colter, Stray Cats, David Alan Coe and many more. Great, great time!!
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Waylon Jennings, and George Strait on the radio today, this Ship Op just became a *** of a lot better!
Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings are probably tops in my book...George Jones too, but he's an acquired taste.
I'm a lead singer looking to join a band. I wanna play country, southern rock, classic rock, etc. My influences are: Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Jamey Johnson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, the list could go on and on. I can play rhythm guitar, lead vocals, backing vocals. I'm located in Morehead and I would like to find a band close to Morehead.
Just got home from a right smart renderin' at Sandy's Stagecoach Saloon in Blue Ash,Ohio tonight. I am a lucky Ol' *** to get to play my music most every night with my brothers in the Dallas Moore Band and also with the various heroes,friends,pickers & singers that stop by to sit in and jam on my solo acoustic shows. Tonight, I had Brother Larry Mink on guitar and Kenneth Kimbrell (bass player extraordinaire for Straw Boss and Bulletville) joining in with me. I had played mostly originals and songs from "Old Time Family Jam" with Mama Madgelee Hanes Moore the 1st two hours and when my friends got up to jam we lit into two *** kickin' rounds of classic country and bluegrass jams. I swear for a while there we locked into the most authentic mid '70's Waylon Jennings groove I've EVER been part of. Pair that up with string stranglin' versions of Jimmy Martin, George Jones and Dwight Yoakum numbers and we were in Honky Tonk Heaven. The packed house was groovin' right along with us and takin' the ride.Playi ...
Omg sal just asked who Waylon Jennings was how the *** did I marry him lmao! And he dosent know who Gary Stewart is either omfg time to play old country and drive him crazy lmao!
I love ALL the new stuff, but I love Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash 😍, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard.. Etc. that's the good stuff!
well this day 27 years ago I lost my daddy to cancer he died at 47 years old it seems like yesterday I never will forget what a great daddy u was and how you loved to dance and listen to Waylon Jennings and George Jones you are in my thoughts everyday .and you are my hero now and forever love you daddy til we see each other again .
I'll support Death Metal all day, and turn many others onto it. But when I'm home alone it's just Waylon Jennings and Jerry Reed on repeat.
I think im Johnny Cash. I think im Hank Williams. I think im Willie Nelson. I think im Waylon Jennings. Ehh . I keep it Kuntry man. -Young Gunner
Tupac Shakur and Waylon Jennings are the odd couple who share a room in my heart. But Jerry Garcia is the landlord
Here's the music video that I've made for the song "Two Old Sidewinders" performed by Willie Nelson & Waylon Jennings. Hope, you'll like it! P. S. Always kee...
headed for Bushwick soon, but so hard leaving Texas country, Nancy Griffith, Tanya Tucker, and Waylon Jennings (all day 89.9 FM-NY)
this day in history. 27 YEARS AGO IN 1987/ Waylon Jennings was at on the Country charts with "Rose in Paradise", Jennings' twelfth single.
June Carter Cash, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams Jr. and Johnny Cash sharing some laughs back in the day.
Thank God for Waylon Jennings. Saw him live at The Bottom Line in NYC. 89 or 90. Tiny intimate venue. Robert Duvall was at table next to me. Thanks Dad for teaching me who he was from Buddy Holly to all his solo success.
“Listening to Hank jr and Waylon Jennings on Fridays 🙌🙌”
Buddy Holly and Waylon Jennings in NYC photo booth, 1959.,
House clean..Clothes washed and dried, dishes done, yard just freshed cut, I'm thinking barbe que shrimp on the grill, with some sirloin steaks and some baled potatos, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson on my stereo album player..great weather ..love my life..j.c.
I hate love - David Allen Come, Willie Nelson, and Waylon Jennings
Enjoying a late Sunday evening 5 mile walk! Carley loaded me some new music on my phone! Got some Waylon Jennings,Guns and Roses,Quiet Riot, Steve Miller band and a bunch more stuff!
*WARNING - EXPLICIT LYRICS REQUESTED SONG VIDEO Submitted by Tammy Cagle Good Old Boys (theme song from The Dukes of Hazzard)- Brad James (Originally by Waylon Jennings) Had fun with this one, hence the explicit lyric disclaimer! (thanks Tammy) This one was easy to do, because I already knew the words, and I'll bet you all do too! Admit it! We were all glued to the TV on Friday evening at 8:30 PM to watch it. You're a liar if you say that you weren't. Brad Hey!! Don't forget the liking and sharing stuff too.
I have two extra tickets to the redneck country club to see Captain Legendary Band playing a Waylon Jennings tribute concert tonight. Anyone interested in going with Melissa and I?
Hank Williams, Hank Williams Jr, George Jones, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and that's just a few.
Tonight’s oldie is song featuring the distinctive voices of two artists who are members of two truly great bands. Stevie Nicks and Don Henley enjoyed successful solo careers when they weren’t performing with Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles. In 1980, these two recorded a duet written by Nicks that was originally intended for Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter. Released in 1981, “Leather and Lace” became a big hit for Nicks and Henley. By early 1982 this single, which is certified gold, reached on the pop chart and on the easy listening chart.
Photo: First Lady Rosalynn Carter with Waylon Jennings, smoking a cigarette, and Jesse Colter at a reception...
My favorite photo of Waylon Jennings is when he is meeting former First Lady Rosalynn Carter . He's taking a drag off of a cigarette .
All right country music people. Who else is out there that I might like? I strongly dislike most country I hear, but I do love Johnny Cash, The Avett Brothers (not really country I know, but influenced by it), Zac Brown Band, Waylon Jennings, Old Crow Medicine Show, Willie Nelson, The Civil Wars, Alison Krass, Nicklecreek (see Avett Brothers above), and some of the stuff I've hear from Kacey Musgrave. So?
Wanted to let everyone know about the great Show coming up on April 19th. Grand Country Junction Proudly Presents Country Legends Impersonators featuring Chelsea Hughes as Loretta Lynn with Danny Harrell and the Nashville Edition Band along with very Special Guest Emcee Roland Doucet. Don't miss this awesome Show as the Junction Cast will be dressing like, sounding like and portraying your favorite Country Legends. You will see and hear Brenda Harrell as Connie Smith, Junction Director Greg Sullivan as Ronnie Milsap, Tony Frazier as Waylon Jennings, Haley Johnson as Tammy Wynette, Scott Frazier as Keith Whitley, Bill Efferson as Ray Price, Charles Poland as Merle Haggard, Rickie Malasovich Sr. as Jimmy Buffett, Eddie Thornhill as Jim Reeves and The Fraziers as the Bellamy Brothers. There will also be a special musicial ensemble featuring Danny Harrell and Shannon Guitreau. Grand Country Junction is located in the Suma Crossing Theatre just north of Interstate 12 at exit 19 in Satsuma Louisiana. Tickets: . ...
I think of all the years that country music forgot about Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, George Jones & Tammy Wynette...sinful
I just wish a Waylon Jennings or Johnny Cash tribute band would come out and run half these pop singers off the stage.
Cruising the Texas Hill country listening to Waylon Jennings, Hate to head home.
Came home to one of our kids blaring Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings. What an awesome moment! Mama Tried and I've Always Been Crazy, guess which one is for you Derm?
American popular music teacher is making us memorize George Strait, Waylon Jennings, and Willie Nelson songs..finally something useful
The outlaws, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson , hank jr, Waylon Jennings, kris kristoforson, lived it an sang it..
Friends! Tennesseans! Countrymen! There are some covert agents, neigh, a plague!, sent into the country music world by the dreaded pop music culture whose mission is to shake the genre to its core and possibly destroy it all together! Fueled by "pretty boys" and drama infused rich girls whom only put on boots as a fashion statement and have never once experienced work or a blue collar saturday night, this plague, known on the charts as "Luke Bryan" and/or "Florida-Georgia Line", has acted in the absence of such great country guardians as Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and George Jones, to merge the country with the dreaded Pop. Our chief savior, King George, has become weak from carrying the burden by himself and needs our help. (Cue sad music) Please stop asking them to be played on the radio before they gain too much power and we are soon all transformed into fairies like themselves. Its a small step, but a step in the right direction; s step back to the time when men were men! (Cue patriotic country m . ...
Too heavy for my old Brain. Give me Bob Dylan, Elvis ,The Beatles, James Brown ,The Moody Blues, The Four Tops, Frank S... Johnny Cash,Waylon Jennings ,Tom T. Hall , Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone,Nancy Wilson,Dusty Springfield and my all time favorites the Rolling Stones ! I am from another century when it comes to music. *** I still listen to the the three B -Boys. Bach ,Beethoven and Brahms.
I very rarely show my eyes, because that is where all the pain lies. But I never been more focused, all the let downs, all the betrayels, and failures are buried in the past. I am my own man on my mission to throw our lifestyle straight into the mainstreams face. This genre is only comparable to Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Hank. Southern Fried Outlaw Rap. Ramrod.
"Couch Potato" written by Shel Silverstein and recorded by Bobby bare and The Old Dogs (Bobby Bare, Waylon Jennings, Jerry Reed and Mel Tillis) on the 1998 a...
Today in Country: 1972 - An outdoors festival in Dripping Springs, Texas, is one of the first to draw hippies and traditional country fans. In the lineup: Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Roy Acuff, Buck Owens, Kris Kristofferson, Tex Ritter and Tom T. Hall 1973 - Keifer Thompson is born in Miami, Oklahoma. He becomes one-half of Thompson Square, a husband-and-wife duo that earns Vocal Duo of the Year from the Academy of Country Music in 2012 and '13 2001 - Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning marries Ashley Thompson. Kenny Chesney sings "Me And You" during the ceremony 2005 - Keith Urban begins a three-night stand at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. The encore includes a surprise appearance by Kenny Chesney, who joins him in a laughter-filled cover of Merle Haggard's "Mama Tried" 2007 - Big & Rich and John Anderson are teamed as an installment of "CMT Cross Country" debuts. It includes collaborative versions of "Swingin'," "8th Of November," "Seminole Wind" and "Save A Horse (Ride A Co ...
Does anyone else think "Raylan Givens" sounds like a drunk trying to say "Waylon Jennings"?
Classic Country Music History for Mar 16: 1922 - WSB 750 AM went on the air in Atlanta, Georgia. 1942 - Jerry Jeff Walker, was born Ronald Clyde Crosby in Oneonta, New York. 1943 - Shug Fisher joined the "Sons of the Pioneers" as Pat Brady's replacement, after Brady was drafted into the military. 1946 - Grandpa Jones played the Grand Ole Opry for the first time this evening. 1951 - Hank Williams records "Hey, Good Lookin'," "I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You)," "Howlin' At The Moon" and "My Heart Would Know" in an afternoon session at Nashville's Castle Recording Studio 1957 - Tommy Collins released "All The Monkeys Ain't In The Zoo." 1962 - Marty Robbins released "Love Can't Wait" b/w "Too Far Gone." 1965 - Waylon Jennings recorded his first session for Chet Atkins, and RCA. 1974 - With President Nixon and the First Lady of the United States in attendance, the first show at the New Grand Ole Opry House was presented to the world. This was the first time a sitting President of the United Stat ...
Who remembers.when Michael Bilandic made this a Big summer attraction in 1978, at Navy Pier. It lasted for 2 weeks. Some of the hundreds of superstars that appeared over the years were Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys, The Doobie Brothers, Carole King, George Burns, Chicago, Willie Nelson with Waylon Jennings, The Lennon Sisters and Bobby Vinton, Journey, The Commodores, Kool and The Gang, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Charlie Daniels Band was scheduled opening night but was unable to perform for emergency health reasons, Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick, John Prine, Big Walter Horton, Charlie Musselwhite and Muddy Waters (who performed opening night at the request of the mayor's office since Charlie Daniels Band cancelled) and a live TV broadcast of Bozo's Circus. The Blues Brothers, who had been tying up traffic throughout Chicago while filming the movie, were introduced by the new mayor Jane Byrne and backed by the Muddy Waters band.
Waylon Jennings and John Anderson together is da bomb
I'm kind of embarrassed to say that Bobbi and I just saw Tony Orlando (without Dawn) and we both agreed it was one of the most entertaining shows we have ever seen! His band was as talented as any with a range of songs from Led Zeppelin to Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and James Taylor. Yeah, I know all of you are saying "they really are so old"! .But let it be known there were young people in the audience who were dancing in the aisles!
If you claim your country and have never heard of Chris Ledoux, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams Sr, George Jones, or John Cash I will slap u
The only way I could describe how my mind works is to give a person my morning playlist. I do this pretty much every morning...Mountain Sprout, Ray LaMontagne, Pantera,Superjoint Ritual, Howlin' Wolf, Hank 3, Lissie, Motörhead, Waylon Jennings, The Avett Brothers, Marvin Gaye,The Wood Brothers, Jack White/White Stripes and Mark Knopfler. There is no method to my madness!
"You dont find a style, a style finds you." - Keith Richards "Every once in a while I'll call up Eddie Van Halen and ask, "Found that fourth chord yet?" - Billy Gibbons "To me a guitar is kind of like a woman. You don't know why you like 'em but you do." - Waylon Jennings "Every time you pick up your guitar to play, play as if it's the last time." - Eric Clapton "The Telecaster has two sounds - a good one and a bad one." - Jimi Hendrix "My guitar is not a thing. It is an extension of myself. It is who I am." - Joan Jett "A good solo is like a book. It will start out in a phrase, it will go on in paragraphs, and then it will have a great ending." - Steve Vai "If you pick up a guitar and it says 'Take me, I'm yours,' then that's the one for you." - Frank Zappa
The Highwaymen - Ghost Riders in the Sky - Live Four of the greatest legends of country music join together. Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and ...
Classic Country Music History for Feb 29th: 1936 - Keyboard player Charles Cochran is born. He becomes a prominent Nashville session musician, playing on hits by Crystal Gayle, Waylon Jennings, Charley Pride, Johnny Cash and Don Williams 1952 - Webb Pierce's "Wondering" topped the charts. 1955 - Ira and Charlie Louvin The Louvin Brothers joined the Grand Ole Opry. 1960 - Bob Beckham's single "Crazy Arms" debuted on the charts. 1960 - Patsy Cline released "Lovesick Blues" and "How Can I Face Tomorrow." 1968 - Henson Cargill's "Skip A Rope" was on the country charts. Johnny Cash turned the song down, he didn"t think his fans would like it. 1976 - Waylon and Willie's "Good Hearted Woman" topped the charts.
Here's a FUNNY from tonite's show at Shamrock Sports Bar & Grille in Addyston,Ohio. As I am rolling on thru a 4 hr solo acoustic set of my music playing about 90% originals with songs by Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, David Allan Coe, Chris Knight, John Prine, Hank Williams and Johnny Cash peppered in, this fella comes up and asks if I play any Luke Bryan. When I informed him that NO INDEED,I do not play any Luke Bryan songs, the young fella's response was " That's OK man, not many people can actually play COUNTRY music like Luke Bryan or Brantley Gilbert. You sound real good and are probably better off sticking to playing all those Rock N Roll songs you've been playing all nite. They're probably better for the soul," I politely nodded to the fella and made my Bourbon disappear whilst I went on about my business. I guess I WILL stick to playing my "Rock N Roll Songs" and I reckon I'll get along just fine,LOL! Another Day Alive Raisin' *** & Slingin' Gravel.
BEHIND THE SONG: Suspicious Minds This was the last hit for Elvis during his lifetime. A remixed version of "A Little Less Conversation" hit in the UK in 2002. Memphis singer Mark James wrote this. He recorded and released his own version, but it didn't go anywhere. Memphis Soul producer Chips Moman brought this to Presley in 1969, and Elvis immediately fell in love with it and decided he could turn it into a hit, even though it had flopped for James. This was recorded between 4-7 in the morning, during the landmark Memphis session that helped Elvis reclaim his title of "The King." This was a big comeback song for Elvis. It was 7 years since his last hit. Elvis' publishing company, along with his manager Col. Tom Parker, tried to get their usual cut of the royalties from this and threatened to stop the recording if they didn't. Elvis insisted on recording the song regardless. This song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999. Artists to cover this song include Dwight Yoakam, Waylon Jennings, The ...
Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Kenny Rogers & George Strait are by far my favorite artists.
Dear god. We will gladly trade you Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, if we could only have Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings back plus if you see fit we would also like to trade Lady gaga for Lane Frost.
I think there might actually be hope for society, just got my little sister's listening to David Allen Coe, and Waylon Jennings. Thank ya Jesus! 🙌🙏
Dawes , Bruce , Waylon Jennings , Hank Williams ,The Everly Brothers are part of 2014 -
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Cash Only Band is coming to the Lucky Beaver Bar And Burger this Friday Feb 28. They will be preforming from 6pm to 9pm. Founded by front man guitarist Davin Kangas in 2002, the Cash Only Band from South Lake Tahoe started out as a Johnny Cash Tribute band with one distinction. It’s a musical interpretation, not an impersonation. The Cash Only Band also performs other popular artists such as Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and David Allen Coe. Other band members include South Lake Tahoe’s, Nate Alcorn on upright bass bringing a western swing and slap style and Raybob Bowman on Pedal Steel who has performed for over 30 years professionally with the likes of Naomi and Wynona Judd. Lowell Wilson is on the keyboard and synthesizer with his honky-tonk piano style and rock organ type sounds along with Tom Parodie on Drums
The next show will be Saturday, March 1st. It will be our legends night. We will do our best to present some of the legends of country music to you, George Jones, Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, Stonewall Jackson, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Garth Brooks, Patsy Cline, Webb Pierce, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Hank Williams Sr., George Strait, Kitty Wells, Don Williams, and many more. This is going to be a show to come to. Even the kitchen and dining room will be showcasing the legends night. We are planning to make this a night to remember. The doors open at 5 pm and the show runs from 6 to 9. It may run a little longer due to the amount of singers there. Ms. Shelby will have her chili and hot dogs + all the trimmings. There will also be Where There's Smoke BBQ sandwiches. Come early and eat supper with us and enjoy a great show. Admission is FREE, with plenty of parking in front and back and side. Hope to see you there.
Okay, I'll give it a go. Honestly,it would be tough for me to narrow it down to 130. These Albums never seem to fully leave my rotation so I will go with this as a somewhat reluctant short list: "RULES: In your status update, list 13 albums that have stayed with you over the years in some way. Don't take too long on this list - just a few minutes. These don't have to be great records, just ones that mean something to you personally. Then tag 10 of your friends, including me so I can see your list" Mojo Nixon-Whereabouts Unknown, The Byrds-Sweetheart of the Rodeo, Clutch-Transnational Speedway League, Butthole Surfers- Independent Worm Saloon, Ween- Pure Guava, Iggy and the Stooges- Raw Power, Wesley Willis- Fabian Road Warrior, Nirvana- Incesticide, The Fendermen- Mule Skinner Blues, Waylon Jennings- Lonesome, On'ry and Mean, Hank Williams- Moanin' the Blues, Willie Nelson and the Family- Live, Unknown Hinson-The Future Is Unknown...
Never again will there be any country music singers that come close to Hank Williams, Waylon Jennings, Dwight Yoakam, or David Allan Coe.
Roots Rock Reggae Lynn, Loving this music while I do my cleaning. I want to go to a concert. I'm going to plan on that. Some time this spring or summer. It has to be Reggae. I haven't been to Reggae concert for about 10 yrs. Shiit I'm freakin old. I use to go to concerts at least 6 to 10 times a year when I was young. Van Halen x 3 times, Bob Marely, Jimmy Cliff x 3, Third World x 2, Ziggy Marley X 16 yup that's right 16 times after all I do love him LOL, Earth Wind an Fire, The Greatful dead, Santana, Blue oyster cult, Neil young, The police, Exit, Redbone, Smokey Robinson, Jerry lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Frank Sinatra, Waylon Jennings, ZZ Top x 3, Black Sabbath, and on and on and on and on I loved it.
My bud in Montana, Gary Atwell posted on his FB page 13 albums that still move him musically today. And then tagged me to do the same. Well the Virgo that I am can not just pick 13, so here is my 30 albums that have stuck with me over the years. I know some of you will wonder on some why I was so late on some of them, so let's discuss in the comments. And for honorable mention, ZZ Top: Eliminator and Prince: Purple Rain! That should get the conversation started! LOL! 1. The very best of Hank Williams. 2. Jimmie Rogers: Never no more blues. 3. Buck Owens and the Buckaroos: I don't care. 4. The very best of Charley Pride. 5. Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys for the last time. 6. Waylon Jennings: Dreaming my dreams. 7. Jerry Jeff Walker: Riding High. 8. Introducing Johnny Rodriguez. 9. Johnny Bush: Here comes the world again. 10. Gary Stewart: Out of Hand. 11. Emmylou Harris: Elite Hotel. 12. Bruce Springsteen: The River. 13. Willie and Family live. 14. Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airman live from Aus ...
This Day In Country Music History, Feb. 21st 2012 Jason Aldean shoots the "Fly Over States" video at the Smyrna Airport in Tennessee 2004 "American Soldier" conquers the position in Billboard for TobyMac Keith 2001 Faith Hill's "Breathe" album propels her to three trophies during the 43rd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The CD takes Best Country Album, the title track wins Best Female Country Vocal Performance, and she shares Best Country Collaboration with Vocals with Tim McGraw, for "Let's Make Love" 1997 The "Everything I Love" album goes gold and platinum for Alan Jackson 1996 Garth Brooks' "Fresh Horses" album is certified gold, platinum and triple-platinum 1976 Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson share the top spot on the Billboard country chart with "Good Hearted Woman" 1970 Eric Heatherly is born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Playing flaming, rockabilly-tinged guitar, he collects a hit in 2000 with a remake of The Statler Brothers' classic "Flowers On The Wall" 1958 Mary Chapin ...
Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, George Strait, Miranda Lambert all born in Texas... may I go on?
So I've figured it out, there are performances all day in the main areas, Graham Nash is up there at the min talkin' some hippy talk... But at night from 10 untill 4am, about a hundred hotel rooms are used for gigs, usually for hour to an hour slots, that's when the fun kicks in... Saw Gangstagrass last night in a tiny room, check 'em out, bluegrass & rap, also meet these guys linked up with the Woody Guthrie Center from Oklahoma, bit of a supergroup from their hometown, it was like watching a young Bob Wills, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard & Canned Heat, they were the real deal... Their hotel room is massive & they turned it into a bar, red dim lights, free Oklahama beer(ye just leave a tip for the band if ye want) they didn't have a name though, so gonna go check 'em out in the early mornin' hours again later, gonna get them around to the Muddy Roots Music Recordings room & booth too... playing 9 times in four days myself, three gigs later today, it's only 11.30 am here just now, i'm pretty knackered, b ...
"You don't have to call me Waylon Jennings...and you don't have to call me Charlie Pride..."
Encore Westerns has your Old Tucson ties film for you to catch this Wednesday! STAGECOACH (1986) Feb. 19, 2014 12:55 p.m This is a remake of the classic John Ford movie which originally starring John Wayne. Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife(Mary Crosby), a Marshal(Johnny Cash) taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo(Kris Kristofferson), a crooked gambler(Waylon Jennings), and the infamous Doc Holliday(Willie Nelson).
You can learn to play pool (or, master trick shots) with the Minnesota Fats instructional video. In this video, legendary singer Waylon Jennings is there bec...
February 13 was the twelfth anniversary of the death of Waylon Jennings. In 2012, CounterPunch editor Jeffrey St. Clair published the following: Remembering Waylon Jennings: An Honest Outlaw “To live outside the law you must be honest,” sings Bob Dylan in “Absolutely Sweet Marie,” a tune that has always struck me as a comic rejoinder to Leadbelly’s great prison song “Midnight Special.” But those lines by Dylan could also be an epitaph for the life and career of Waylon Jennings. Jennings was an outlaw in all the right respects, not least as an outlaw to an atrophied and corrupt recording industry that was exploiting him and his cohorts. At great professional risk, Jennings defied the pious and rigid lords of Nashville, the country purists of the Opry, who sneered at pop sounding songs and banned full drum sets from their stage. He fought as fiercely as Chuck D or Pearl Jam against the bosses of the record biz, who defile the sound and content of recordings and treat performers as cattle. When ...
Since Ian and Sylvia first recorded Darcy Farrow in 1965, Steve's songs have been sung by dozens of major artists including Garth Brooks, John Denver, Nanci Griffith, Waylon Jennings, Iain Matthews, Anne Murray, Josh Ritter, Kenny Rogers, Linda Ronstadt, Spanky and Our Gang, Don Williams, and Tammy Wynette.
Music video by Johnny Cash with Waylon Jennings performing I'm Movin' On. (C) 2014 Sony Music Entertainment
Waylon Jennings' life should have come to an end when he was 21 years and 7 months old, but through a twist of fate he became a part of rock and roll folklore, and the central character for one of my favorite trivia stories of all time. Waylon had been hired by Buddy Holly to play bass guitar in his band during the Winter Dance Party of 1959. I've often told the story, but it always bears telling one more time, especially on this day. Buddy had chartered a small airplane to fly himself, along with Tommy Allsup and Waylon from their show in Clear Lake, Iowa to Moorhead, Minnesota because their tour bus kept breaking down during the sub-freezing conditions and Buddy wanted to fly ahead to rest-up and do laundry before their next concert. Following the show, J.P. Richardson asked Waylon if he would give up his seat so The Big Bopper didn't have to ride another leg on the bus, and Ritchie Valens won a coin toss backstage with Tommy for the final seat. As the friends said goodbye outside the Surf Ballroom ...
Today is February 13, 2014, it is the 44th day of 2014. There are 321 days left in th e year.1542~Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII is executed by guillotine in London Tower for treason and adultery.~1935~In Flemington, New Jersey, a jury finds Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of the kidnap and murder of the infant son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh.~1937~The National Football League 's Boston Redskins move to Washington, D.C.~1971~The Osmonds' single "One Bad Apple" hits on the billboard charts.~1976~U.S. figure skater Dorothy Hamill wins the women's gold medal in figure skating at the Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria ~2002~Country music singer/songwriter Waylon Jennings dies at the age of 64 in Chandler, Arizona, from complications of diabetes
Music History for - A source revealed that Whitney Houston’s body was being flown from Los Angeles to her native New Jersey for her funeral. It was later revealed that movie mogul Tyler Perry lent his private jet to the family to aid in the body’s transportation. 2011 - Lady Antebellum won the Song of the Year and Record of the Year award for the song, “Need You Now” at the 53rd Grammy Awards. 2005 - Ray Charles won eight Grammy awards posthumously for his final album, Genius Loves Company. 2002 - Country singer Waylon Jennings died at age 64. 2001 - Peter Frampton was honored with the Orville H. Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award. It's a very important award to a guitar player. 2000 - Pop singer Richard Marx showed up at country star Joe Diffie's annual "Country Steps in for First Steps" concert at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Marx did his hit, "Don't Mean Nothin'." 1997 - Michael Jackson and wife Debbie welcomed a baby boy, their first child. The boy was named Prince. 1993 - Whitney Houston ...
In other news, a girl told me today I look like Waylon Jennings, not sure I see it, but I will take the compliment and run!
Learn Our History Today: On February 3, 1959, three rising American rock and roll stars, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson were killed when their chartered plane crashed during a Midwest tour. The event has become known as “the day the music died.” At the time of the deadly crash, Holly, Valens, and Richardson were some of the most famous musicians in America, with Holly having recently released the smash hit song, “That'll Be the Day,” Valens the songs, “Donna” and “La Bamba,” and Richardson the song, "Chantilly Lace.” On February 3, in the midst of a terrible winter storm, the trio’s tour bus had been frequently breaking down and they needed to get to their next stop quickly. Holly decided to charter a plane for the group, but the plane was too small to hold all the performers and their bands, so some would fly and others would try to drive. Ritchie Valens won a coin toss for a coveted spot on the plane, and Holly band member Waylon Jennings, who had al ...
In one night we lost three seminal rock and roll singers...but little known is who was also on stage that night. The Big Bopper (JP Richardson), Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens, who, along with Dion & The Belmonts, were headlining the Winter Dance Party 1959. Buddy's guitarist for the tour was Waylon Jennings, who'd go onto becoming a country music legend. Later that evening Bobby Vee, whose vocals sounded very similar to Holly's joined, along with Frankie Avalon and Fabian. Bobby Vee - who everyone said I was the spitting image of as a teenager - finished the tour for Holly and became a star on his own. We met one night at KHJ-TV in L.A. I was walking down a dark corridor to the bathroom from the newsroom and he was coming the other direction. When we met I shook his hand and said "Bobby, people have always said I look just like you." Without batting an eye he instantly replied "Hey, everyone always told me I looked just like you." Duh, did I feel dumb. "La Bamba," the film about Ritchie Valens was filme ...
Billy Joe Shaver with Waylon Jennings - Heart of Texas: via Where I am!
I had the opportunity to shoot an interview with Jimmy Webb last week. We had a great conversation about the Main Point. Even though he only played there twice (1970 and '71) he had vivid memories of his time there. He talked about how he came to write about it in his song "if You see Me Getting Smaller". He told me how he wrote the song for Waylon Jennings but he ended up recording it himself also(both came out in 1977 - Waylon's album was "Ol' Waylon" and Jimmy's was "Mirage"). If you don't remember the song the 2nd verse is: God bless old Philadelphia they were standing in the rain Out in front of the Main Point, a wet and lonely train Who knows who they came to see a mad man full of beer A four piece band and a charter bus my border-line career If you see me gettin' smaller I'm leavin' don't be grieving Just got to get away from here If you see me gettin' smaller don't worry I'm in no hurry I've got the right to disappear I'm going to try and post some of the interview soon...
I hope everyone in front of the mountain lair enjoys my Waylon Jennings jam session
Via Wade Williams your status line, list 10 albums that have stayed with you. Tag ten friends including me *** I just tagged a random # of music snobs). These should not be the critics list, but records that mean something to you. Do it fast. Don’t research it. In no particular order with not much thought:" 1. Johnny Cash-Live Prison 2. Steve Earle-Copperhead Road 3. Marvin Gaye-What's Going On 4. Soundgarden-Loud Love/Superunknown 5. R.E.M.-Murmur(Wade took Reckoning) 6. Screaming Trees-Sweet OBLIVION 7. Dwight Yoakam-Gone/This Time 8. Coldplay-A rush of blood to the head 9. Waylon Jennings-this Time 10. Best of Bill Withers Screw it-11. Traveling Wilburys Left out the obvious Beatles, Stones, etc.
Spent the last week listing to Classic Country on Slacker Radio. I just logged into FB and it suggested I like Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Tracy Lawrence, Charlie Daniels and Lupe Fiasco. I'm not sure if I'm more disturbed that FB knows what station on listing to on a separate app, or that it makes a connection between Waylon Jennings and Lupe Fiasco.
So I got from the library an audio dramatization of the The New Testament. It is done the same way as before they had television when everyone would gather around the radio. This audio theater stars Jim Caviezel as Jesus, Richard Dreyfuss, Michael W Smith, Marisa Tomei, and john Schneider from the original dukes of hazzard. It would be perfect if Waylon Jennings did the narrator or better to say the balladeer of the New Testament!!! He could even do the theme song about Jesus called the good old boy! "he's just the son of God, never meaning no harm, fightin the Pharisees like a pre-modern-day Robin Hood..."
Composer, producer, & guitarist Mark Goldenberg sits down in the Mancave with ME and LeeAnn and talks about working with Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Natalie Imbruglia, Chris Issak, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Peter Frampton, Hugh Laurie, Jackson Browne and even William Shatner!
I just heard Waylon Jennings cover Bob Dylan. Don't know how I've never heard it before, but I'm *** sure gonna make up for lost time and play it every single day until the cows come home. Sorry Maggie Slinkman
Hey Julie you are awesome I've checked out your music and am looking forward to meeting you and honored to have my band the Billy Joe Trio open for you at this event May 17th 2014 to benefit people living with multiple sclerosis. We have constructed a roots country/blues set for this show consisting of original songs Waylon Jennings,Jerry Reed,Johnny Cash,Skynerd, Marshall Tucker,Hank sir,Willie Nelson,and of course Elvis tunes etc. The Harley Davidson folks here in Va are very nice people and this is for a great cause, I can't wait. We share a lot of the same influences and I used to work with Billy Ray Cyrus and Dolly Parton on the set of Hanna Montana in L.A . See ya soon, god bless take care. :¬]
For me the best version of this Roy Orbison classic. From the LP JD´s presents Waylon Jennings from 1965.
2:25 Time for our KJUG Classic Cut of The Day. This is pretty Waylon Jennings smoking a cigarette while...
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MOMENT January 28,1985: Supergroup USA for Africa (United Support of Artists for Africa) records the hit single "We Are the World", to help raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief. "We Are The World" was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Omartian for the album We Are the World. With sales in excess of 20 million copies, it is one of the fewer than 30 all-time singles to have sold 10 million (or more) copies worldwide. LEGACY: ●"We Are the World" has been recognized as a politically important song, which "affected an international focus on Africa that was simply unprecedented". It has been credited with creating a climate in which musicians from around the world felt inclined to follow. ●According to The New York Times' Stephen Holden, since the release of "We Are the World", it has been noted that movement has been made within popular music to create songs that address humanitarian concerns. ●"We Are the World" was also in ...
lol It was just a Waylon Jennings joke. Timely, I know.
If any one performer personified the outlaw country movement of the '70s, it was Waylon Jennings. Though he had been a professional musician since the late '50s, it wasn't until the '70s that Waylon, with his imposing baritone and stripped-down, updated honky tonk, became a superstar. Jennings rejec...
What I need to know is Logan County WVa ready for some real Country Music like Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings,...
On This Day In History 1995 - Alan Jackson racked up his 9th with "Gone Country". 1989 - Randy Travis scored another with "Deeper Than The Holler". 1985 - Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers, and Waylon Jennings joined more than 40 other artists to record the benefit song "We Are The World". 1984 - Crystal Gayle had the song in Country music with "The Sound Of Goodbye". 1982 - Jimmy Fortune made his first appearance with the Statler Brothers, taking over for Lew DeWitt, who was forced to retire due to health problems. 1978 - Loretta Lynn spent the first two weeks at with "Out Of My Head And Back In My Bed".
All this traveling I forgot how nice it is to drive thru the country. Radio on listening to Loretta Lynn, George Jones, brenda lee, earl thomas conlee and waylon jennings. Was served a blue plate lunch by 3 blue haired sweet old ladies. I miss the old ways and old days ! Suddenly not missing Jason Aldean and Luke Bryant and other hip hop country fellers!
Waylon Jennings reminding me tonight that I'm a long way from home.
(6) Various Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings LP Records. There's Willie by himself, Waylon by himself, the 2 together and 1 with Willie and Ray Price. Nice vinyl on all of these. 25.00 Cash MPU in Grape Creek.
get you some Merle Haggard & some Hank. Ooo some Waylon Jennings too :p then talk, you still don't like it then there's no hope
"...when you cross that old red river, *** Bob Wells is still the king..."-Waylon Jennings
on this fine sick day I am happy to report that the movie "Ned Kelly" starring *** Jagger with music by Waylon Jennings is on.
The country singer Eric Church might have written a bad song once or twice, but he’s never recorded one. Church arrived in 2006 with a debut album, Sinners Like Me, that was, in a word, sharp: a dozen sharp-witted and sharp-elbowed songs, delivered by Church in his piercing, slightly nasal voice, a sound that comes slicing right at you, like a table saw running through your speaker cabinet. Since then, Church has released a new album roughly every two and a half years, each stronger than the previous, proving himself not just the most consistent male country star of his generation but one of the brightest lights in any genre—right up there with Kanye West, Beyoncé, Vampire Weekend, et al. Church’s new album, The Outsiders, is, in keeping with the pattern, his best yet; it’s also his most blustery, with the guitars and the outlaw swagger turned up, as the poet said, to eleven. It opens with the title track, an absurdly bombastic biker-bar anthem that Church likened, in an interview with the websit ...
Enjoying me a little Waylon Jennings this mornin
Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings join 43 other artists to record "We Are The World" under the name U.S.A. For Africa on this day back in 1985!
Another of my favorite Waylon Jennings songs.
Excited to be at work with a great friend Rick Green on his project of renovating a 1920's era Hotel Alcalde back to it's original splendor! While here in Gonzales, Texas my digs are the 1982 Golden Eagle tour bus that was used by the late, great Waylon Jennings (already renovated thankfully)! Please check out and hopefully LIKE the progress of the renovation at the hotel's FB page.
I'm listening to Good Hearted Woman by Waylon Jennings on Pandora
My cat is sad because he wants to be ready for the country just like Waylon Jennings but has realised that he isn't.
Ranging from Black Eyed Peas, to the Beastie Boys and Waylon Jennings
Waylon Jennings, Buck Owens and K.T. Oslin will be inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame June...
"I may be crazy, but it keeps me from going insane."-Waylon Jennings
This was taken January 1959 before Waylon Jennings gave up seat on Buddy Holly's doomed plane 55 years ago next week: http…
Waylon Jennings turns in his grave whenever Florida Georgia line comes on the radio.
I've always been crazy but it's kept me from going insane
There is always a different way to do something, and that's your way. . -Waylon Jennings
Ain't No God In Mexico by Waylon Jennings on Waylon! Whew out of adult album ***
The eagles, ccr, waylon Jennings, Dwight Yoakam, and George Jones. All remind me of car trips with my parents as a kid. Goood times.
Waylon Jennings gets me so fired up
Last Call: Today's comic has been met with mixed reactions. I've done my job. Pixar meets Waylon Jennings
I'm gonna start beating both of you up! Did you say who is Waylon Jennings? No clue!
Listening to Waylon Jennings or Jamey Johnson always make me wanna smoke and drink all night. Gotta love the classics
Just watch a animated with Hank Williams Jr. and Waylon Jennings 😳. It was a good movie
Waylon Jennings - Good Hearted Woman Such a great song
All i got to say about music if you play it just keep it real and sorry but i don't believe Taylor Swift is country that's more on the pop side just saying the facts now let's keep country music real the way it use to be like good stuff George Strait, Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Ernest Tubb, Waylon Jennings! People don't forget you'r roots of keeping great real music alive great thing's shouldn't change sure time change's but real music should live on!
This date in 1979, "The Dukes Of Hazzard" debuts on CBS, starring and Waylon Jennings.
I listen to Justin Moore and Luke Bryan but neither one are REAL country. Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, and Waylon Jennings are REAL country!
Billy Joe Shaver defined the Outlaw movement when Waylon Jennings recorded nine of his songs on his first album... Billy Joe is the original Honky Tonk Hero... Order tickets for this great concert at Calico Rock on March 8 on this link:
"She put him out like the burnin' end of a midnight cigarette / She broke his heart, he spent his whole life trying to forget..." a. Rascal Flatts b. Merle Haggard c. Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter d. Brad Paisley and Alison Krause ~onehottmomma~
I know I'm a rock/metal drummer, but I still don't know why people get surprised when I tell them I grew up a country boy; listening to songs like this one, and watching movies like this one... and that I still do... So yes, I like me some George Strait, Clint Black, Garth Brooks, Chris LeDoux, Randy Travis, Alan Jackson, Reba McIntyre, Johnny Cash and June Carter. I like Marty Robins, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, and Waylon Jennings. The only country artists in the current era that I like are Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, and Josh Turner. So yes, I'm a rock/metal drummer that likes country music still. Surprise!
Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers perform "I Can Get Off On You" by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson from their deck in Costa Rica.
How's this for a surreal day? Lunch with an idol & dinner with a legend Jessi Colter. As in Waylon Jennings wife! .
"The Outlaw" rides tonight! This highly authentic Waylon Jennings tribute will be complete with pedal steel guitar and all... tonight. 930. free.
For me, my four would be: George Strait, Garth Brooks, Waylon Jennings, and Randy Rogers. Or The Highwaymen. Not picky.
Ok all you Monkey fans, lets start this Tuesday off with some trivia! Since we have Whey Jennings this Thursday the 16th lets do a little Texas Country trivia. What year was Whey Jennings grandpa Waylon Jennings inducted to The Country Music Hall Of Fame? The winner will receive 2 tix to the show for this Thursday here at GMBG!
tune in for "HR's inDspotlight" - Radio Show in 25 minutes and join us in the chatroom now to hear some great tunes by Bill Wyman , Queen , Hank Williams , Waylon Jennings , Bob Dylan , Jimi Hendrix , The Rolling Stones and The Kinks !
Luke Bryan Jason Aldean Blake Shelton&George Strait are great country singers but they got nothing on Waylon Jennings & Hank Williams Jr!!
.FACTCHECKER!!!.Waylon Jennings gave his seat up to the Big Bopper who was sick with the flu along with Tommy Alsup losing his seat on a coin toss to Richie Valens.
You know we had such a time growing up,we had great shows like the Dukes of Hazzard clean show,fun and alsome acting. James Best ,Sonny Shroyer, Ben Jones, Cathrine Bach, Rick Hurst,Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Denver Pyle , Sorrel Booke, Waylon Jennings, Byron cherry and Christopher Mayer.When I built my general lee car I thought how alsome it would be to meet the actors and got on the net and Ben and Alma made Dukesfest it was so alsome meeting them,and still today get to meet them I want to thank each and everyone of you for giving us a alsome show that still being watched today 35 years later,Gods blessed us for ya'll and a alsome show,so Thank you for a alsome show thank you ben and alma for dukesfest and getting to meet all ya'll.
President Obama and Hillary Clinton most admired man and woman on the gallop poles so there Waylon Jennings...:P..lol
If you claim to be "country" yet don't listen to Hank Williams Sr/Jr, Johnny Cash, or Waylon Jennings, you are not country
First on the list is my good friend and mentor Roger Alan Wade! Roger is a real deal honkytonk hero, and acclaimed songwriter. Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, George Jones - The Possum, Hank Williams Jr, and many others have recorded his songs. Roger has a hit show on SiriusXM Outlaw Country with his cousin Johnny Knoxville. Go visit, and like his page at Official Roger Alan Wade. Make plans to honkytonk with us Memorial Day Weekend!
OUT AND ABOUT: Onstage with session great Kenny Aronoff (Kenny Aronoff Fan Page) @ The Copernicus Center in Chicago before his New Year's Eve show with the BoDeans! Kenny sounds amazing as usual behind his Tama Drums Starclassic Maple kit. He's also using both of his Tama Signature snare drums along with Zildjian Company cymbals and his signature drumsticks by Vic Firth. What a great way to ring in the New Year! About Kenny: Kenny Aronoff grew up Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and originally trained as a classical percussionist before changing his focus to drum kit upon graduating from Indiana University. He is one of the world’s most influential and in-demand drummers. The list of artists he’s worked with reads like a who’s who of the music industry, and includes John Mellencamp, The Smashing Pumpkins, Bob Seger, Melissa Etheridge, Jon Bon Jovi, Elton John, Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart, Alanis Morissette, The Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Avril Lavigne, John Fogerty, Joe Co ...
Country music felt a seismic shift this year as some of the people most intimately linked to the format took their final bow. Among these were the master vocal stylists George Jones and Ray Price and the less-heralded Tompall Glaser, who was instrumental in birthing the Outlaw movement that helped make superstars of Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson. Few might recognize the name Charles Carr, but most would have heard of the shadowy figure at the wheel of the 1952 powder-blue Cadillac convertible who drove on as Hank Williams was drawing his last breaths in the back seat. This year, it was Carr's turn to take that final ride. Departing also were two pop stars who made significant forays into country music, back in the days when the division between pop and country was more porous -- Patty Andrews (of the sweet-singing Andrew Sisters) and the inimitable Patti Page (of "Tennessee Waltz" fame). CMT lost one of its own stalwarts, too, with the exit of editorial director Chet Flippo, a renowned journalist and ...
For the ones who asked me to list my special 10 albums, sorry I don't know how to "tag", but here is my list: 1. Time Out of Mind - Dylan; 2. The Visit - Loreena McKennitt; 3. Passages - Ravi Shankar and Philip Glass; 4. Joan Baez in Concert and 5. Wrecking Ball - Emmylou Harris; 6. The Outlaws - Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson; 7. La Divina - Maria Callas; 8. Tristan and Isolde - Horowitz; 9. Best of Ray Charles - Ray; 10. Best of Dukes of Dixieland - Dukes of Dixieland. (Oh, no! forgot to list Acadie by Daniel Lanois, one of the very special!!)
December 29, 1977 ... * The American Music Award nominations are out ... and four performers are tied for the lead with three nominations each. They are Stevie Wonder, Loretta Lynn, Waylon Jennings and Barry White... * Speaking of awards ... they've got them for just about everything these days ... even bad commercials. The San Francisco Examiner gives its nod for "Worst TV Commercials" to ... quite a few, actually ... including Pepto-Bismol's acid-indigestion sufferers which the paper calls "disgustingly distorted" ... those Charmin bathroom tissue commercials with Mr. Whipple ... and the "ring around the collar" ads for Wisk laundry detergent. One reader wanted to know why the guy couldn't just wash his neck... * In college basketball ... VCU wins Richmond's Coliseum Invitational with an 86 - 71 victory over East Tennessee State... * Aliens at the movies in "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" with Richard Dreyfuss at Ridge Cinema ... comedy with Richard Dreyfuss again and Marsha Mason in "The Goodbye G ...
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