The New York–born singer-songwriter got to Texas as soon as he could—and spent the next five decades changing the lives of seemingly everyone he met.
The king of the Parrotheads remembers the ups and downs of his half-century friendship with the late cosmic cowboy.
The country icon was, as fellow musician Lucinda Williams put it, an “American treasure.”
The Texas native's new memoir offers plenty to listen to.
Sixteen photographs of some of the cooler moments of Austin history, as taken by Scott Newton, the longtime official photographer of “Austin City Limits.”
How did Guy Clark become the most revered songwriter in Nashville? One hard-won tune at a time.
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 senior editor on writing about outlaw country, hearing Jerry Jeff Walker tell stories, and listening to good music.
Rock and Country music met in Austin. That friendship may make the state.
If the Corsicana native is the best songwriter in Texas, perhaps it's because he knows his material. Hardscrabble upbringing. Sinful behavior. Redemption. Personal tragedy. Profound sorrow. And, finally, more redemption.
Hear singer-songwriter Todd Snider's new album, Time as We Know It: The Songs of Jerry Jeff Walker, before it's released in stores on April 24.
Todd Snider's latest album reflects his deep-seated admiration for Jerry Jeff Walker's free-spirited style.
My Jerry Jeff Walker.
Twenty years later, Jerry Jeff Walker returns to the town his music put on the map.
Looking forward to Jerry Jeff Walker’s second Luckenbach, looking into a new way to settle feuds, and looking back over the career of Texas’ most prolific unknown author.
His friends say the king of country rock is getting mellow. The question is, mellow compared to what?
The times, they are a’ changing. Fine, but how?