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  1. Ray Wylie Hubbard with Kelley MickweeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Triangle.com

    Presented By Marianne Taylor Music Ray Wylie Hubbard was a significant figure in the 70a 2s outlaw/progressive country movement. Although his biggest success during this period was the recording of his song "Up against the Wall, Redneck Mother" by Jerry Jeff Walker, he is regarded as an elder statesman of Texas music and is associated with such artists as Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings.

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  2. Waylon Jennings' personal belongings to be sold in upcoming auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Daily News

    Muhammad Ali's robe was a gifted to Waylon by Ali and is valued between $20,000 and $30,000. A robe worn by Muhammad Ali and braids belonging to Willie Nelson are going on the chopping block in an auction of singer Waylon Jennings' belongings.

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  3. At 75, Billy Joe Shaver keeps on singin' the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | NWAonline

    ... proud of the results." He compares his pride with past accomplishments, such as writing most of the songs on Waylon Jennings' album Honky Tonk Heroes , and for three songs that have become synonymous with Shaver's life and times: "I Been to Georgia ...

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  4. Billy Joe Shaver returns to White Water TavernRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Arkansas Times

    I quit my last job in Atlanta the day after George Duke died - I remember that because the radio stations played tributes while my roommate and I drove up into Appalachia and later down to South Georgia, where I'm from, and where we spent a few days staying at my uncle's farm near Pelham. Aside from George Duke, we listened mostly to Billy Joe Shaver, the outlaw country legend who got his breakthrough writing songs for Waylon Jennings' "Honky Tonk Heroes" album in 1973.

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  5. a Moving to Nashville from Mobile was overwhelmingaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Galway Advertiser

    BETH NIELSEN Chapman, one of Nashville's foremost singer-songwriters, comes to the Black Box Theatre next week for what promises to be a memorable gig. An accomplished recording artist in her own right, Chapman has also penned numerous hits for Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, Bette Midler, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Waylon Jennings, Faith Hill, and Willie Nelson.

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  6. Interview: Tyler Farr on life after 'Redneck Crazy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Arizona Republic

    ... time I ever got chill bumps was watching George Jones sing "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes." And then there's Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard. That's what I listen to when I'm heading to the river, going to the lake. It refreshes me and reminds me of ...

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  7. Guernseya s Auction Brings Country Megastar Waylon Jenningsa Personal...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Business Wire

    The Finest , a sophisticated online Marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles, will provide online bidding for Guernsey's sale of Waylon Jennings' personal belongings on Sun., Oct. 5 at 1 p.m. Pacific. This live auction boasts more than 450 lots including a motorcycle owned by Buddy Holly and Willie Nelson's trademark braids.

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  8. Buddy Holly and Waylon Jennings-owned 1958 Ariel Cyclone heads to auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Anyone who has followed music in the last 60 years knows the story of Buddy Holly's demise in February, 1959, along with the fact that country singer Waylon Jennings had given up his seat on that fated plane, ultimately saving his life and leading to the death of J.P "Big Bopper" Richardson. Perhaps riding on the wave of interest in celebrity-owned motorcycles, as evidenced in the recent $100,000 selling price of a Steve McQueen-owned Harley-Davidson in Monterey, the estate of Waylon Jennings has scheduled a Jennings memorabilia auction that includes a 1958 Ariel Cyclone purchased by Buddy Holly in the months before his death.

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  9. Ray Wylie Hubbard w/ Kelley Mickwee (of The Trishas) Presented By Marianne Taylor MusicRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Triangle.com

    Ray Wylie Hubbard was a significant figure in the 70a 2s outlaw/progressive country movement. Although his biggest success during this period was the recording of his song "Up against the Wall, Redneck Mother" by Jerry Jeff Walker, he is regarded as an elder statesman of Texas music and is associated with such artists as Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings.

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  10. Red Bank: Gentle Giant from Sugar HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Red Bank Green

    Country singer-songwriter Don Williams rolls his tour bus up to the Count Basie for a Monday one-nighter on September 15. Although he's scored numerous chart-topping C&W hits, won countless CMA Awards and even gotten himself inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, he's arguably better known as a song-scribe for performers that have ranged from Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Kenny Rogers, to Pete Townshend, Robert Palmer and Eric Clapton. He's even done at least one Farewell Tour and Final Farewell Concert, before pulling a Favre and hitting the road and the recording studio once more.

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  11. Josh Thompson comes to SylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Toledo Blade

    Thompson, a rising country artist and songwriter who released the 2010 track "Blame it on Waylon," a tribute to outlaw country musician Waylon Jennings, will headline the third annual Almost Oktoberfest on Sunday, Sept. 20. The event is at SOMO Park, along Monroe Street near Main Street.

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  12. Watch Sturgill Simpson Live the 'Dream' With Conan O'BrienRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | RollingStone

    Fresh off a short stint touring with Zac Brown Band, Sturgill Simpson appeared on Conan Wednesday night to perform a song that sounds plucked from Waylon Jennings' catalog, yet leaves today's country critics salivating. "Living the Dream" has that Seventies' Outlaw country sound, coupled with downtrodden lyrics that are lonesome, on'ry and meaningful.

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  13. Harmonica player Mickey Raphael enjoys time on stage with Willie NelsonRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Hispanic Business

    "It's amazing. He's 81 years old, and he doing great business. Our fans are really loyal to us," Raphael said.

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  14. Collin Raye will sing at Cattle Barons Ball and raise money for the American Cancer SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Greeley Tribune

    ... ideals have begun to poison the genre, Raye said. Raye himself was long inspired by country legends such as Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash, and their lyricism and poetry seems to have faded into songs that hold as much value as a commercial, Raye ...

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  15. Bands & BBQ in CarrolltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Madison Courier

    ... the pulled pork on a sandwich. Glenn Zelch of the Taylorsville, Ky., band "Van Waylon," below, performs some Waylon Jennings music for the enthusiastic crowd. The festival was held at Point Park. (Staff photos by David Hill/dhill@madisoncourier.com) ...

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  16. Complicated faith: Searching for God in the songs of Hiss Golden MessengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Washington Post

    ... also a bookshelf crowded with poetry by Czeslaw Milosz, fiction by Cormac McCarthy, autobiographies of Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard, and the old Sharp cassette player that he used to record Hiss Golden Messenger's breakout 2010 album, "Bad ...

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  17. Jason Aldean Gets Garth Brooks' AttentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | CMT.com

    So many artists on country radio today were clearly influenced by Garth Brooks . He was their Haggard , their Jones , their Waylon Jennings .

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  18. Elks go country in HudsonRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... music was presented by Bobby Hogan & Sugar Creek, who have opened for acts such as Alabama, Toby Keith and Waylon Jennings; Erin Ollis, who was named Female Vocalist of the Year at the New England Country Music Organization's Star Search; and the ...

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  19. Invaluable Announces Online Bidding on Buddy Holly's 1958 Ariel Cyclone MotorcycleRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Business Wire

    Invaluable, the world's largest online live auction marketplace, today announced that it has Buddy Holly's 1958 Ariel Cyclone Motorcycle available for online bidding at auction by Guernsey's. The motorcycle is viewed as the centerpiece of the Remembering Waylon auction, which features more than 2,000 items owned by legendary country musician Waylon Jennings.

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  20. CRAWFORD | Monday Miscellany: Notes from a Sunday on the couchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... Hazard. I was in J'town. That has to be profiling of some kind, right? My younger brother, Wes, channelled Waylon Jennings, captioning the photo, "Now friends and neighbors -- you KNOW this here ain't no routine traffic stop." Later in the evening, ...

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