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  1. COLUMN: Perry Bergson - July 28, 2014Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    ... on a channel. The radio must have been on a lot because songs like Don Williams' Amanda -- a year before Waylon Jennings recorded the same song and it went to No. 1 in 1974 -- still conjure up a picture of sitting at the campsite. It was always ...

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  2. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Monty Python top this week's new musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The London Free Press

    ... textures and the classic country twang of his guitar and baritone pipes, newcomer Simpson is one part Waylon Jennings, one part Shooter Jennings - and one of the most interesting new voices coming out of Nashville. "My name is rock 'n' roll," claims ...

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  3. Littlefield radio station remains a community fixture since the 1940sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... ols," said West. You can find KZZN at 1490 on your AM dial. West says he makes sure to offer a heavy dose of Waylon Jennings hits. Copyright 2014 KCBD . All rights reserved.

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  4. Blake Shelton's 'Story' Resumes at No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Billboard

    ... the June 22, 2013, chart. Shelton's 13-month, two-week span between No. 1 ranks with the same set surpasses Waylon Jennings ' six-month, three-week hiatus with his Greatest Hits in 1979-80. (Later in 1980, Jennings would score his biggest crossover ...

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  5. Waylon Jennings' brother honors late singer with backroom museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The late country music singer Waylon Jennings was born and raised in Littlefield and residents are always proud to brag about it.

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  6. Cowboy Jack Clement's Stunning New Posthumous Album, "For Once and for All"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Country Weekly

    ... time and you don't know that you're having a good time until later? That's kind of like that place was." "Waylon Jennings would be there, or Johnny Cash would be there," agrees singer/songwriter Shawn Camp, who became fast friends with Jack as a ...

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  7. Watch: A grand "MacArthur Park" with Jimmy Webb on LettermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Austin American Statesman

    ... and a pond on the edge of downtown Los Angeles. The song was first recorded in 1968 by actor Richard Harris; Waylon Jennings won a country Grammy with it the following year, and Donna Summer took it to #1 on the pop charts with her 1978 disco ...

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  8. Country star Kyle Park excited to perform in idol's hometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Park, an Austin-based country singer and part of the festival's entertainment lineup, has always been a huge Waylon Jennings fan. "Waylon's one of the those guys I love," he told A-J Media during an exclusive backstage interview. "What's not to ...

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  9. Keith Urban Says Garth Brooks Tour Will...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | CMT.com

    It seems like, for so many years, country artists would always have the same list of influences: Merle Haggard , Waylon Jennings , Willie Nelson and both Hank Williams and Hank Williams Jr. Then, as newer artists were signing record deals, they had a new set of influences.

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  10. Atteberry Station Live: Lonely GoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | MyHighPlains.com

    Though they came together in the tiny Texas panhandle town of Wellington, the five members of Atteberry Station claim musical influences as vast as the west Texas vista - from Lubbock legends Waylon Jennings and Buddy Holly to Bakersfield boy Merle Haggard and Florida-born Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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  11. A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Sturgill Simpson, and Smoke FairiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... in writing "exquisite corpse" poetry - a little chaotic, but fulfilling. - Loring Wirbel In the '70s, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and a bunch of folks in Austin led a short-lived "progressive country" movement. With his sophomore album, ...

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  12. Tomorrow's Hits: The Griswolds, Meghan Trainor &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Billboard

    ... Houser, Joe Nichols). Bryant's influences include his grandfather, who played piano for Roy Orbison and Waylon Jennings, and his uncles, who formed '90s hitmakers Ricochet. Reporting by Keith Caulfield, Wade Jessen and Gary Trust of the Billboard ...

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  13. Lib at Large: Billy Joe Shaver triumphs over age with 'Long in the Tooth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... ago, Shaver helped define the outlaw genre in country music with "Honky Tonk Heroes," a landmark album by Waylon Jennings that showcased 10 songs he wrote, most notably "Old Five and Dimers Like Me," "Willy the Wandering Gypsy and Me," "Ride Me Down ...

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  14. Lost in AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Santa Fe Reporter

    ... love of music, nobody is owed an audience and certainly nobody is outright owed a living. There's been a Waylon Jennings quote making the Facebook rounds lately that says something to the effect of, "Don't do it for money and don't do it for the ...

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  15. You Meta, You BetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... High Top Mountain to the kind of acclaim that new artists only hope to generate. Comparisons to Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard were frequent and well-deserved, but that kind of press-kit glory can intimidate the most self-assured performer. "I ...

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  16. Playlist: What's Brian Mansfield been listening to?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | USA Today

    ... Which is fine, until it's no longer hearts doing the pounding. The Promise , Sturgill Simpson Like a forlorn Waylon Jennings, Simpson distills When in Rome's 1988 dance hit till it becomes pure countrypolitan pain. Mean Enough World , Old Crow ...

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  17. Sturgill Simpson is the Radiohead of country musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Salon

    ... is, if you strip away all the noise, is a truly modern offering. Sturgill Simpson isn't the second coming of Waylon Jennings. He's more likely on the path to becoming country music's Radiohead. In an age where Mumford & Sons ape old-time music and ...

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  18. Rich Hope and His Blue Rich Rangers are the real dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | North Shore News

    ... "It's the full country experience," Hope says. "It's really a whole lot of rock'n'roll. We come from the Waylon Jennings school of playing country music, which is let your hair down and have some fun." Hope is part of the Summer Concert Series ...

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  19. The real dealRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | North Shore News

    ... "It's the full country experience," Hope says. "It's really a whole lot of rock'n'roll. We come from the Waylon Jennings school of playing country music, which is let your hair down and have some fun." Hope is part of the Summer Concert Series ...

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  20. Sturgill Simpson released new LP, played Bowery Ballroom, playing Joe's Pub next week & other datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Brooklynvegan

    ... can." "In my opinion, he's as authentic as it gets," says Shooter Jennings of Simpson. Jennings, the son of Waylon Jennings, has been a fan of Simpson's work since his days in the group Sunday Valley and is wowed by the musical similarity to his ...

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