RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Waylon Jennings

A collection of news and information related to Waylon Jennings published by this site and its partners.

Top Waylon Jennings Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • To massage or not to massage: Ah, there's the rub

    My 25-year-old boyfriend, Greg Henry, doesn’t know what an emo band is, and I’m not exaggerating. He listens to cassettes of Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings. He keeps a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun next to his bed and he only owns eight pairs...
  • 2010 in review: Top 10 albums and then some

    As usual, in creating my annual top 10 albums of the year, I limited myself to albums of original, contemporary studio work. This year, that was harder to do than in previous years. Ruling out reissues meant I had to toss out pretty much the greatest rock...
  • Travis Tritt: Here comes T-R-O-U-B-L-E

    In 1989, Travis Tritt planted his boot heels firmly on Nashville soil and has been a country star ever since. Today, the Harley-riding, longhaired country boy from Marietta, Ga., is planning the follow-up to his most-recent album, 2007’s The Storm,...
  • Forgive me, football fans, for I have sinned

    I’d like to tell you that I made the confession at the start of the second quarter, with the ball on the 30-yard line and the score 14-6. I’d like to tell you that I didn’t know the first names of only two players on the field and wasn&...
  • The 10 Best Songs in 'Rock Band: Country Track Pack'

    The 10 Best Songs in 'Rock Band: Country Track Pack'
    Music games have the power to turn people on to new music. And what genre needs more rehabilitation than country music? More people hate on Nashville's music than live in the entire state of Tennessee. I've been playing "Rock Band: Country Track Pack"...
  • 'Crazy Heart'

    'Crazy Heart'
    There's a powerful symmetry at work in "Crazy Heart" that's impossible to resist. It's a parallel between protagonist Bad Blake, a country singer whose entire life has led him to a nadir of disintegration, and star Jeff Bridges, whose exceptional film...
  • Shooter Jennings and Stephen King team for 'Black Ribbons'

    Shooter Jennings and Stephen King team for 'Black Ribbons'
    The world that Shooter Jennings has created in his ambitious new album, "Black Ribbons," is more ominous than brave and more nerve-rackingly familiar than new in presenting a scenario of the dark days ahead for humankind in the tradition of Aldous Huxley'...
  • Getting Baltimore in tune with Austin

    Getting Baltimore in tune with Austin
    It's Thursday afternoon, and downtown is awash in live music. Guitar solos shriek through the air, and the crisp snap of snare drums echoes from inside live music clubs. Hundreds of bands are crammed into every nook and cranny, vying to impress the tens...
  • Ralph Mooney dies at 82; influential steel guitarist played with Buck Owens, Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard

    Ralph Mooney dies at 82; influential steel guitarist played with Buck Owens, Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard
    Ralph Mooney, the influential steel guitarist whose crisp, melodically rich and rhythmically buoyant sound bolstered dozens of country music hits by artists including Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, Wynn Stewart and Wanda Jackson before he joined Waylon...
  • Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast

    Stagecoach: Secret Sisters find that word travels fast
    Not so long ago it would have been a dream come true for sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers of Muscle Shoals, Ala., to find themselves sitting in the balcony of Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium and looking down upon their country music heroes onstage...
  • Don't have to call me Waylon Jennings

     
    by Fred Bob, special to the Swamp The home video surely will make you seasick. But once you wade into the thick of the crowd, the magnitude of the purported world record set Sunday in Luckenbach, Texas -- 1,857 guitar-pickers......