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Waylon Jennings

Born: Jun 15, 1937 in Littlefield, TX
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Died: Feb 13, 2002 in Chandler, AZ
Genre: Country
Biography: 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 rejected ...Read full biography
Honky Tonk Heroes
Released: 1973
Label: Buddha Records
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When Waylon Jennings hooked up with songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, he found the perfect author for his obsessions, his fascinations, and his very image. Waylon had always been looking, perhaps unintentionally, ...Read full review
Waylon Live
Released: 1976
Label: Buddha Records
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As one of the great live albums, Waylon Live is nearly flawless, a snapshot of Waylon Jennings at the height of his powers and, not so coincidentally, at the peak of the outlaw movement. At this time, ...Read full review
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