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  1. Shaver's 'Long in the Tooth' rivals songs on 'Honky Tonk Heroes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... its 10 songs "dangerously good" - in fact just as good as the nine Shaver songs that Littlefield native Waylon Jennings included on classic album "Honky Tonk Heroes" in 1973. Instead of talking right away about "Long in the Tooth," the Texas music ...

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  2. Flashback: Watch Metallica's James Hetfield Cover WaylonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | RollingStone

    ... has always had a soft spot for certain genres of country music. In particular, he felt a kinship with Waylon Jennings and the "outlaw country" popularized by the late singer. "The first time I met Waylon was when a college radio station wanted to ...

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  3. Buddy Holly's Ariel Cyclone Up for AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Motorcycle USA

    Buddy Holly's 1958 Ariel Cyclone will go up for sale during the Waylon Jennings Auction on October 5, 2014.

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  4. Willie Nelson's braids to hit the auction blockRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... 1980s when Nelson's hair was still red and will be sold on Oct. 5 in an auction of items owned by the late Waylon Jennings, Nelson's cohort in the "outlaw country" music movement of the 1970s, said Arlan Ettinger, president of the Guernsey's auction ...

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  5. Josh Thompson: My 7 Favorite Kiss-Off SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | RollingStone

    ... about some of his favorite country kiss-off songs that have inspired him over the years, from classics like Waylon Jennings' "I'm a Ramblin' Man," to more contemporary cuts like Eric Church's "Cold One." "Here's a Quarter (Call Someone Who Cares)," ...

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  6. Miranda Lambert's song selections confirm her status as modern country's best outlawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Independent Weekly

    amey Johnson has the Waylon Jennings baritone and the David Allan Coe beard, but make no mistake: Miranda Lambert is, to date, the most successful exponent of outlaw country in the 21st century. Every one of Lambert's five records has been a No. 1 ...

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  7. Interview: Billy Joe Shaver on Bob Dylan, new countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Arizona Republic

    ... back and started to get pretty good at songwriting." Perhaps the man who really put Shaver on the map was Waylon Jennings. In 1973, after they almost settled things with a fistfight at the studio where Jennings was recording (long story), the ...

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  8. Billy Joe Shaver, The Misunderstood Outlaw Who Shoots Bullies in the FaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Phoenix New Times

    ... a rabidly loyal following over the decades of his career. He's best known for his work writing songs for Waylon Jennings, Elvis Presley and with Willie Nelson, but even as Shaver will admit, his most recent record, Long In The Tooth , has seen the ...

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  9. Joel Crouse Welcomes New Album at OpryRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | CMT.com

    ... grandfather had given you a guitar. Was that your dad's dad? Yeah, he's from Alabama. He introduced me to Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard . He bought me my first guitar at 12, set me up with lessons, and by 15, I had a band and we ...

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  10. Billy Joe Shaver Remembers the King of Rock & RollRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | RollingStone

    ... are always dangerously good." Presley's take on "You Asked Me To" was more produced than the spare version Waylon Jennings recorded on his seminal Honky Tonk Heroes album in 1973, but both interpretations are suitably moving. Presley recorded a ...

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  11. Exclusive: Chase Rice Talks Making It Despite Label Execs and CriticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Billboard

    ... Country.' One of my favorite songs ever was 'Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out Of Hand' by Waylon Jennings. They didn't care if they were called 'outlaws' or not. They didn't take offense to it, but they didn't gravitate toward to it, ...

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  12. Sturgill Simpson Plays Bare-Bones Psychedelic CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | CTNow.com

    ... album), was hailed as the long-awaited savior of country music, a psychedelic outlaw, the second coming of Waylon Jennings (with a better voice). There's talk of a Grammy nod. At the end of Simpson's television debut on the "Late Show," where he ...

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  13. Willie Nelson's daughter headlines Longmont's Festival on MainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Daily Camera

    ... Spotlight ) It wasn't just any household, though. Famous performers such as her father, Willie Nelson, and Waylon Jennings, whom she knew as Uncle Waylon, occupied it. Paula Nelson became a touring musician herself, and she recently returned to her ...

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  14. At Home With Willie Nelson: Inside Rolling Stone's New IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | RollingStone

    ... " label seriously. In 1975, Nelson ruled the radio with songs like "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain" and his Waylon Jennings duet "Good Hearted Woman," from 1976's Wanted! The Outlaws . On some level, Nelson knew that he was playing a part. "All of a ...

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  15. Laurel County Homecoming begins ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | TheTimesTribune.com

    ... Festival," said event organizer Star Robbins. Country recording artist Whey Jennings, the grandson of Waylon Jennings, will hold a concert Friday night. Opening for Jennings will be local artists Presley Morgan and Jordan Allen & The Bellwethers. ...

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  16. Billy Joe Shaver touring with new songs but same outlaw styleRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | The Miami Herald

    ... country singer, in a slow drawl that reveals his Texas roots. Shaver_best known for penning the bulk of Waylon Jennings' "Honky Tonk Heroes"_is out on the road supporting a new album, "Long in the Tooth," which was released last week. In his 40-plus ...

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  17. Shooter Jennings Pays Tribute to Late, Great George Jones...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Billboard

    ... singer. It's a tribute to a man that he got to know very well over the years -- George Jones . As the son of Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter , Jennings recalls that Jones was a part of his life both figuratively and musically. "George is someone ...

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  18. At 74, Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver Is Still An OutlierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | WNYC-AM New York

    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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  19. Flashback: Waylon Jennings Duets With Big BirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | RollingStone

    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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  20. At 74, Outlaw Country Pioneer Is Still An OutlierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | National Public Radio

    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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