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  1. 'Luckenbach, Texas' at 40: How Waylon Jennings Created an Outlaw FantasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | RollingStone

    ... and license plates and coining the cheeky motto "Everybody's Somebody in Luckenbach." Two years later, Jerry Jeff Walker recorded ¡Viva Terlingua! inside its dance hall. Jennings would visit only once, when he played Nelson's Fourth of July ...

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  2. John McEuen leaves Nitty Gritty Dirt BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... and his Dog Teddy (in 1970). This album included the group's best-known singles; a cover version of Jerry Jeff Walker's Mr. Bojangles , which became the group's first hit, peaking at #9; Michael Nesmith's Some of Shelley's Blues and four Kenny ...

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  3. Oh, THANKSRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Folio Weekly

    In the early '70s, he started his career by writing an outlaw country classic - "Up Against the Wall, Redneck Mother," most famously covered in 1973 by Jerry Jeff Walker.

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  4. Ray Wylie Hubbard still chases songwriting muse Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Nearly 45 years after Texas troubadour Jerry Jeff Walker put singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard's most famous composition, “Up Against the Wall, Redneck Mother,” on the charts, Hubbard still constantly pursues the elusive muse that leads to new songs. “Songwriting is a very mysterious thing, but I guess I kind of know how to do it enough,” Hubbard said by phone from his home base outside of Austin, Texas.

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  5. Jerry David DeCicca - "Time The Teacher"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Stereogum

    ... can expound for hours about legends like Bob Dylan and more obscure treasures such as Jeb Loy Nichols and Jerry Jeff Walker with a contagious passion that always expanded my own musical horizons. Interviewing him was almost as much fun as listening ...

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  6. The legendary Bill Staines returns to 6OTSRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | The Evening Sun

    ... recorded by the likes of Peter, Paul, and Mary, Makem and Clancy, Nanci Griffith, Glen Yarborough, and Jerry Jeff Walker. His music is sung at campfires and folk music gatherings, in homes and churches, all around the country. Songs like 'All God's ...

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  7. Spotlight with Lauren Daley: Grammy nominee David BrombergRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... pretty much everyone in his decades-long career - Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia, Willie Nelson, George Harrison, Jerry Jeff Walker, Levon Helm, John Prine, Doc Watson, Emmylou Harris, Carly Simon, Gordon Lightfoot, among them. His new album, “The ...

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  8. Jerry Jeff Walker recovering from throat cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Austin American Statesman

    Austin progressive-country legend Jerry Jeff Walker is recovering from throat cancer, according to a report attributed to "Jerry Jeff's camp" in a post Thursday on Facebook by the Lost Gonzo Band , his former backing band. "Jerry Jeff was diagnosed this summer with throat cancer.

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  9. Appreciating country music with Townes Van ZandtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | The Chronicle

    ... bands and solo musicians, and Van Zandt counted fellow outlaw country stars Guy Clark, Steve Earle and Jerry Jeff Walker as his friends during his life. Van Zandt blew the doors off of country music for me. While a little bit of the stigma I once ...

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  10. Texas country singer Jerry Jeff Walker donates archivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    In this Oct. 30, 2005, file photo Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman, center, poses with attorney Dick DeGuerin, left, and country singer Jerry Jeff Walker at a campaign fundraiser at Willie Nelson's ranch outside Austin, Texas. Walker has donated his music archives to The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University.

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  11. Texas singer, songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker donates archivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    In this Oct. 30, 2005, file photo Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman, center, poses with attorney Dick DeGuerin, left, and country singer Jerry Jeff Walker at a campaign fundraiser at Willie Nelson's ranch outside Austin, Texas. Walker has donated his music archives to The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University.

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  12. Nolan Ryan Beef leaves Conroe HQ for Round RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    ... up at Shea Stadium. Ryan won his only World Series championship in 1969 with New York Mets. Country star Jerry Jeff Walker wrote a song about Ryan in 1990 called "Nolan Ryan (He's a Hero to Us All)" and it's very catchy. A Ryan documentary called ...

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  13. Americana Icons The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Celebrate 50-Year...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... that nodded to the past while still pushing toward the future. From their ubiquitous 1970's Top 10 hit of Jerry Jeff Walker's "Mr. Bojangles," to "An American Dream" - featuring Troubadour pal Linda Ronstadt - and "Make a Little Magic," with ...

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  14. Author, musician Cooke dies at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Jackson Hole News And Guide

    ... Carney, Christine Langdon, John Kuzloski and Mary Chessman. They also played "Night Rider's Lament" by Jerry Jeff Walker, "Pancho and Lefty" by Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard and "Sweet Wyoming Home" by Bill Staines. Before making his mark on ...

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  15. Music Review: Ray Wylie Hubbard - 'Tell The Devil I'm Gettin' There As Fast As I Can'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... guitar and invokes people like Lighting Hopkins in a rough hewn voice which, to paraphrase his old buddy Jerry Jeff Walker, sounds like the voice of age when he speaks right out. Not age as in old, but age as being tapped into some inner wisdom. ...

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  16. KPFT Shows It's Not Going Down Without a FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Houston Press

    ... incentive gifts have included a tape of KPFT's 15th-anniversary show, a "songwriter's pull" that drew Jerry Jeff Walker, Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, Robert Earl Keen, K.T. Oslin, Steve Earle, Rodney Crowell and others to Houston's old downtown ...

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  17. 'Music, Families, Food'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Fayetteville Free Weekly

    ... the question." Livingston is arguably best known as a member of Austin's legendary Lost Gonzo Band with Jerry Jeff Walker and was inducted into the Texas Music Legends Hall of Fame in 2016. But he and that guitar have played all over the world - ...

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  18. Steve Earle's Got Some StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Stranger

    ... country"-a term that's often used to describe to the work of Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, and Jerry Jeff Walker, among others. With their hard-and-fast lifestyles and noncompliance with whatever rules apply to professional musicians, Jennings ...

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  19. Gary P. Nunn & Bob Livingston: Tales of Texas MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Houston Press

    ... armadillo for decades as the Austin City Limits theme, "London" previously appeared as the final track of Jerry Jeff Walker's epoch-defining progressive-country manifesto, 1973 live album Viva Terlingua! Its mythical origins - how not Walker but the ...

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  20. Wade Bowen and Randy Rogers Put a New Spin on Guy Clarka s a oeRita Balloua [Watch]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | 102.9 The New W4 Country

    Texas country BFFs Wade Bowen and Randy Rogers teamed up to record a cover of Guy Clark's "Rita Ballou" as part of Bruce Robison's The Next Waltz web series. Recorded at Bruce's Country Bunker studio in Lockhart, Texas, the web series has featured a number of prominent singer/songwriters since launching in June 2016, including Jerry Jeff Walker, Lee Ann Womack, Evan Felker, Rodney Crowell and Sam Outlaw.

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