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  1. Brian Mansfield's top 5 albums of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... can when he makes albums this startling and ambitious, drawing inspiration from AC/DC and Primus, as well as Waylon Jennings and Bobby Bare. With songs that are by turns brash and soul-baring, Lambert redefines notions of what country music can ...

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  2. Country crooner Craig Wayne Boyd declared 'The Voice' winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Examiner.com

    ... season. Two of the powerful songs that he performed were Johnny Cash's " I Walk the Line " in the style of Waylon Jennings, and the traditional hymnal, " The Old Rugged Cross ." Fans reacted by help landing those songs in top spots on the I-tunes ...

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  3. Ready for More: a Q&a with Nikki LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | LEO Weekly

    ... your sets on this tour? NL: Not really. We already got four songs that we'll be recording next. We cover a Waylon Jennings song, and a song by The Byrds. Especially with the opening gigs, it's not like a headlining gig where I feel like I need to ...

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  4. Our List of 2014's Top Local ReleasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Boise Weekly

    ... Music . Boiseans who liked it might find the homegrown stuff just as fresh. If you flipped for Simpson's Waylon Jennings-esque ode to agnosticism "Turtles All the Way Down," try The Country Club's Willie Nelson-inspired anti-Monsanto diatribe "The ...

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  5. Country Legend Billy Joe Shaver, Who Inspired Johnny Cash and The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WNYC-AM New York

    Country songwriter Billy Joe Shaver will be playing songs from Long in the Tooth , his first new album in six years. Shaver first entered into public consciousness four decades ago, writing 10 out of 11 songs on Waylon Jennings' landmark album, Honky Tonk Heroes.

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  6. Shooter Jennings Covers The Ramones' Classic 'She Talks To Rainbows'Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Paper Magazine

    Shooter Jennings has never done what's expected of him. The son of country legends Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, he's done everything from playing on Warped Tour to releasing a spoken word album that sold out in a day.

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  7. Alt-country faves slated for StrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Herald Gazette

    Tickets are on sale for the Mallett Brothers Band and North of Nashville concert Saturday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. The Mallett Brothers Band is a nationally touring alt-country/rock band from Maine, influenced by a melting pot of musical genres. The Bros' song-driven music holds up to solitary listening, but is equally apt to crank a room full of rockers into high gear.

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  8. "Metasounds in Country Music," Sturgill SimpsonRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Boston Herald

    Sturgill Simpson's "Metamodern Sounds in Country Music" is county with a little acid . Not today's polished trash, but the outlaw, introspective and druggy country of 1975, of Willie Nelson's "Red Headed Stranger" and Waylon Jennings' "Dreaming My Dreams."

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  9. Michael Hall Releases Country Single 'My Country Family'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Mi2n

    ... very best-loved heroes of country music. Given in his own order, these include Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Elvis Presley, and 'many more.' His sound incorporates several key attributes of these, perhaps most importantly including ...

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  10. Waylon Jennings' nephew dead in crash near LevellandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... in the ditch before striking a tree, overturning one time and striking a second tree. He was the nephew of Waylon Jennings, an outlaw country singer who started his career playing in Lubbockite Buddy Holly's band. Waylon Jennings had been set to fly ...

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  11. In concert, Sturgill Simpson's 'Metamodern' country sounds timelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Star Tribune

    ... a notch above. Simpson's sophomore record balances traditional country influences and his deep, piercing, Waylon Jennings-like voice with hints of jam-band psychedelics and lyrics about love lost and wasted existence. He earned a loud cheer with his ...

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  12. Sturgill Simpson is a Master of Country Music PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | City Pages

    ... His promotional material would make him out to be a spaced-out backwoods stoner, more Devendra Banhart than Waylon Jennings. On record you hear a lyric like, "Reptiles made of light cut you open and pull out all your pain," and it's easy to think, ...

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  13. Billy Joe Shaver on His Outlaw Life and Hard-Fought ComebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | RollingStone

    ... returns Shaver to the fore as one of country music's most gifted songwriters. He famously penned the bulk of Waylon Jennings' seminal 1973 LP, Honky Tonk Heroes , which included such classics as the title track , "Old Five and Dimers Like Me" and ...

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  14. Sturgill Simpson; Jon Wayne & the Pain; Sally Barris, Jon Vezner & Don Henry and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    If you ever wondered what a high, New Age Waylon Jennings might have sounded like, give Sturgill Simpson 's "Turtles All the Way Down" a listen. The lead track from the rising country star's sophomore album, "Metamodern Sounds in Country Music," has that rugged, old-school Jennings vibe, with a pinch of psychedelic musical touches and lyrics about Satan, Buddha and "reptile aliens made of light" that "cut you open and pull out all your pain."

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  15. Flashback: Watch Kellie Pickler Sing Kitty Wells' 'Honky Tonky Angels'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | RollingStone

    ... country take on MTV's Headbangers Ball , with artists stopping by to perform and shoot the shit. The son of Waylon Jennings and his drawling, gregarious Kentucky director approached CMT with the idea and the network bit, green-lighting a pilot. The ...

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  16. Billy Joe Shaver at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... to the man. Willie Nelson just up and left. He went back to Austin to create the outlaw country scene. Waylon Jennings demanded and got full creative control of his recordings, and from that, the work of Billy Joe Shaver emerged. In 1973, Jennings ...

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  17. Acoustic Sunday Live at Beth SholomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... 7th, at 7 p.m. Rodney Crowell, a native of Houston, has written for a star or two. How about Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, the Oak Ridge Boys, Emmylou Harris, Jerry Reed, Crystal Gayle, and Bob Seger? That was before he crumpled up the country ...

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  18. Let's hear it for the boysRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Northern Daily Leader

    ... sure play that damn piano." Considering the Man in Black has performed with Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and Waylon Jennings, among others, Jade took that as a compliment. SOUTH Australian singer-songwriter John O'Dea has been flying just under the ...

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  19. National Beat: Travis Tritt Overcomes Adversity at Harrah's Lake TahoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Examiner.com

    ... of his own songs Travis played songs by The Eagles, Gregg Allman, and he paid tribute to one of his hero's, Waylon Jennings by playing Ain't Livin Long Like This , and Trouble Man , both by Mr. Jennings. Travis and his band put on a really good ...

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  20. Billy Joe Shaver at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... to the man. Willie Nelson just up and left. He went back to Austin to create the outlaw country scene. Waylon Jennings demanded and got full creative control of his recordings, and from that, the work of Billy Joe Shaver emerged. In 1973, Jennings ...

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