Willie Nelson's famous braids will soon be available for purchase. The 'On the Road Again' singer's hair will be sold at an auction on Oct. 5, along with several other items owned by the late Waylon Jennings. Nelson gave Jennings' the hair after he cut it off in 1983 as a sign of support for his friend, when Jennings decided to become sober.
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Waylon Jennings passed in 2002 at the age of 64 — one year after being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Throughout his career, he remained an honest artist fighting to record the music inside him, the way he wanted to hear it. Jenn
This is fantastic...a chance to revive two "legends" at once; plus relive a very cool part of my childhood.
The late, great Waylon Jennings wrote and performed the theme song to the CBS television show, The Dukes of Hazzard. He also served as narrator of the famous show that ran from 1979 to 1985. (seems like only yesterday.) He was chosen for that role because he had also narrated a
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You know the old saying, "You never get a second chance to make a first impression." Well that's just as true in music as it is in life! Very few songs really grab the listener from line one, so we commend those that do with this countdown of the best opening lyrics in the history of country music.
"The Music Inside, Volume 1: A Collaboration Dedicated to Waylon Jennings," was just released on Tuesday. This is the first of three volumes coming out, and artists new and old pay tribute to a man that helped establish Country Music's "outlaw movement" of the 70's...