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Waylon Jennings

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  • Ben Keith, Neil Young's steel guitarist: 1937-2010

     
    Ben Keith, the veteran steel guitarist who played on Patsy Cline’s 1961 hit “I Fall to Pieces” before befriending Neil Young and going on to play on more than a dozen of the Canadian rocker's albums, has died. He was......
  • Album review: Toby Keith's 'Bullets in the Gun'

     
    Toby Keith has a genuine gift for writing blue-collar scenarios full of imagery that's ready-made for music videos. Case in point: The new album's first single, “Trailerhood,” paints a scene of guys with beer guts and poker-playing old coots living......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Cy Young and Amos Rusie help keep Zane Grey from becoming a pro baseball player?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Amos Rusie and Cy Young helped to keep Zane Grey from becoming a major league pitcher. STATUS: True (in a roundabout way). Pearl Zane Grey (better known as just Zane Grey) was one of the most prolific and......
  • Question of the day: Which consecutive-game streak was more impressive, Brett Favre’s or Cal Ripken’s? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. will weigh in on the topic. Please check back throughout the day, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a response of your own. [Updated at 10:12 a.m.: Who had the most impressive......
  • Rock Stars Die in Plane Crash, Feb. 3, 1959

     
    [Note: Here's a repost of an item from two years ago... lrh] Ritchie Valens' Roots Los Angeles Times, July 19, 1987 Los Angeles Times file photo Ritchie Valens, 1941 - 1959 By GREGG BARRIOS WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- "I still remember......
  • Album review: Hayes Carll's 'KMAG YOYO'

     
    You can’t listen to this freewheeling Texas singer and songwriter long without becoming thoroughly convinced that he’s a full-blooded relative of Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb and Merle Haggard. Waylon Jennings’ famous observation about...
  • Behind the scene of a pop miracle

    Early in "the session," the 45 artists began singing the chorus: We are the world We are the children We are the ones who make a brighter day So, let's start giving. . . . And to their horror, many of the men discovered that the key was far too...