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Friday Aug 29 | Examiner.com

Whitey Morgan is such an outlaw country artist, he breaks the laws of the label

A few hours before a show at a venue called Trout's in Bakersfield, California, Whitey Morgan has slipped around the corner, finding a quiet bar spot away from the locale he'll be playing at that night, getting some space before he performs in front of a hundred or so people on a Sunday evening.

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Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Merle Haggard, Country, Waylon, Music!

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Eddie Raven brings Nashville's Blue Bird Cafe to Victoria for Charity Concert Series

WHAT: Sixth annual Charity Concert Series, benefiting the Bluebonnet Youth Ranch, The Victoria Lions Club, Theatre Victoria and the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts WHAT: Sixth annual Charity Concert Series, benefiting the Bluebonnet Youth Ranch, The Victoria Lions Club, Theatre Victoria and the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Victoria, TX, Country, Porter Wagoner, Merle Haggard, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Pop/Rock

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Nashville Notes

Waylon Jennings ' widow Jessi Colter will host an auction of more than two thousand pieces of memorabilia from the legendary country outlaw, ranging from a motorcycle that originally belonged to Buddy Holly to a pair of boots made by iconic designer Nudie for Hank Williams, Sr. The auction will be held October 5 at the Musical Instrument Museum in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Country, Jessi Colter, Hank Williams Sr.

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

One Track Mind: Billy Joe Shaver with Willie Nelson, "Hard To Be An Outlaw"

This pairing is, of course, more than fitting. It was Billy Joe Shaver who gave heft, who gave real words, to the outlaw-country movement of the early 1970s - even if Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings personified it.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Kris Kristofferson, Texas

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Star Online

Willie Nelson's braids can be yours for RM190k

Legendary country crooner's legendary braids hit the auction block and they're expected to fetch up to US$60,000 .

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Waylon, Music!, Johnny Cash

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Click Orlando

Willie Nelson's braids on auction block

If you have several thousand dollars to burn, you could become the new owner of some of the most famous braids in the music business.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014

RollingStone

Flashback: Watch Metallica's James Hetfield Cover Waylon

Despite the thrash metal he plays with Metallica, the group's hard-as-nails lead singer James Hetfield has always had a soft spot for certain genres of country music.

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Related Topix: James Hetfield, Waylon, Music!, Metal, Metallica, Country, Music, Entertainment

News Max

Willie Nelson's Braids to Hit the Auction Block

Some of the most distinctive hair in American music is up for sale with Willie Nelson's trademark braids heading to the auction block, where they are expected to fetch between $50,000 to $60,000.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Waylon, Music!, Johnny Cash

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Independent Weekly

Miranda Lambert's song selections confirm her status as modern country's best outlaw

Every one of Lambert's five records has been a No. 1 country album, and her latest, Platinum, took the top spot on the pop charts, too.

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Related Topix: Miranda Lambert, Country, David Allan Coe, Oklahoma

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Billy Joe Shaver, The Misunderstood Outlaw Who Shoots Bullies in the Face

Billy Joe Shaver slides out of his battered white Ford Econoline van with surprisingly agility for a man celebrating his 75th birthday tonight.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Wagon, Ford, Ford Econoline, iPhone, Willie Nelson, Nicasio, CA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

RollingStone

Billy Joe Shaver Remembers the King of Rock & Roll

Today marks both the 37th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley and the 75th birthday of Billy Joe Shaver.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CTNow.com

Sturgill Simpson Plays Bare-Bones Psychedelic Country

Critics went nuts when Kentucky-based singer songwriter Sturgill Simpson released "Metamodern Sounds in Country Music," his second album, earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Country, Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Daily Camera

Willie Nelson's daughter headlines Longmont's Festival on Main

Paula Nelson, Willie's daughter, is scheduled to headline the 2014 Festival on Main in downtown Longmont on Aug. 22. It wasn't just any household, though.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Longmont, CO, Waylon, Music!, Entertainment

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Billboard

Shooter Jennings Pays Tribute to Late, Great George Jones...

Shooter Jennings' new EP "Don't Wait Up " is a very personal project for the singer.

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Related Topix: George Jones, Country, Jessi Colter

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

At 74, Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver Is Still An Outlier

In 1973, Waylon Jennings released an album called Honky Tonk Heroes that consisted almost entirely, with one exception, of songs written by Billie Joe Shaver , a then-unknown Texas songwriter.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Willie Nelson

RollingStone

Flashback: Waylon Jennings Duets With Big Bird

From jailbird to Big Bird? Less than a year after quitting a dangerously deep cocaine addiction - a habit that once got him arrested - country outlaw Waylon Jennings appeared in the Sesame Street musical comedy, Follow That Bird.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Sesame Street, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Caroll Spinney, The Dukes of Hazzard, Comedy, Drama, Country, Music

Hays Daily News

LaRue at Singers

The Texas Regional Radio Awards named LaRue male vocalist of the year, and he also won album of the year.

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Related Topix: Country, Willie Nelson

The Daily Caller

Did 'Bro Country' Drive Political Diversity Out of America's Music?

A few months ago, I wrote a jeremiad against "bro country" music. But I never delved into why it seems to have conquered country radio.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, The Highwaymen

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Billy Joe Shaver to bring new songs but same outlaw style to Fresno show

In his 40-plus years as a musician, Shaver has been admired by peers and largely ignored by the general public.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Fresno, CA, Willie Nelson

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Billy Joe Shaver to perform in Loomis

A songwriting outlaw till the end, settling down isn’t in the cards for Billy Joe Shaver, who turns 75 this year.

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Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Willie Nelson, Lorena, TX, Life, Self Defense

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