One of America’s greatest songwriters talks Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, and Willie Nelson . . . and the surprising debt they owe “My Sharona.”
The ’Country Music’ documentarian on the Outlaws, forgotten forces, and how Texas country music could bring us all together.
From Ernest Tubb to Bob Wills to Willie, Texas has produced a jukebox worth of classics. Here are the best.
The legacies of Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Billy Joe Shaver, Jerry Jeff Walker, and more will be on full display.
In a world full of evil dudes pretending to be good guys, Waylon Jennings was a good guy pretending to be an evil dude and never quite succeeding.
. . . which were formerly owned by Waylon Jennings. Do you want them?
Sixteen photographs of some of the cooler moments of Austin history, as taken by Scott Newton, the longtime official photographer of “Austin City Limits.”
Seventeen years ago, Old 97's recorded with their idol, Waylon Jennings. To mark the first release of these songs, Old 97's recounted the time they spent with the father of the Outlaw Country movement.
ROUTE: Turkey to Lubbock (the long way) DISTANCE: 366 miles NUMBER OF COUNTIES: 13 WHAT TO LISTEN TO: Buddy Holly’s That’ll Be the Day and Waylon Jennings’s Ol’ WaylonWest Texas is the Texas of wide-open spaces, but it is also the Texas of music giants, starting in the Rolling Plains
Forty years ago, Willie, Waylon, Jerry Jeff, and a whole host of Texas misfits grew their hair long, snubbed Nashville, and brought the hippies and rednecks together. The birth of outlaw country changed country music forever.
The outlaw country musician, who had a close friendship with Big Bird, would probably blast Mitt Romney for his threats to stop funding PBS.
Can a posthumous release of Waylon Jennings’s last recordings keep his legacy from disappearing?
Is the legendary Texas singer-songwriter a honky-tonk hero or a honky-tonk bully?
Fifty years ago, a plane carrying Buddy Holly crashed in a remote Iowa cornfield. This month, hundreds of fans will gather at the ballroom where he played his final show to sing, dance, and mourn the greatest rock star ever to come out of Texas.
Buddy Holly. Waylon Jennings. Carolyn Hester. The Hancocks. The Flatlanders. An oral history of the state's most storied music scene.
Love beads are out at rock concerts these days.
Waylon Jennings in the dark corners of stardom’s light.