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  1. I Couldn't Stand Sam Outlaw. Then I Actually Listened to His Music.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Observer

    ... I didn't feel like I was listening to the second coming of Sturgill Simpson, let alone Kris Kristofferson or Waylon Jennings, which is fine, because those types of artists are few and far between. And Outlaw's musical style isn't one that warrants a ...


  2. Concerts in Columbia: Nov. 25-Dec. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Free Times

    ... and songwriter; his is a timeless and tireless brand of Southern songwriting (think: Skynyrd; ZZ Top; Waylon Jennings) that never really goes out of style. - Patrick Wall Hemingway's: 10 p.m., free; 803-749-6020, hemingwaysmusicpub.com Justin Adams ...


  3. See Hank Williams Jr. and Eric Church's Rowdy New VideoRead the original story

    Monday | RollingStone

    ... was first heard, was recorded in a barn on his California ranch. But it's the 1976 Top Ten country hit for Waylon Jennings that resonates with Williams, who once toured with the outlaw legend. . "Waylon was opening the show with 'Are You Ready for ...


  4. Hank Williams Jr. Says Audiences Already Think ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KYKX-FM Longview

    ... performing it on the road, he was shocked to find audiences don't seem to remember it was a top ten hit for Waylon Jennings in 1977. Instead, perhaps because he spent so many seasons asking "Are You Ready for Some Football?" before Monday night ...


  5. Watch Miranda Lambert Cover Jessi Colter's 'Storms Never Last'Read the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | RollingStone

    In the wake of Miranda Lambert's high-profile divorce from Blake Shelton, there's been infinite scrutiny placed on every single song choice she makes: Was her performance of "Bathroom Sink" at the CMA Awards reflecting her self-doubt during the split? Is a live version of "Little Red Wagon" intended as a kiss-off? Is there remorse laced through "Over You"? Hidden messages or not, Lambert looked to one of country's most successful couples - romantically and musically - for inspiration when she took the Grand Ole Opry stage last month: Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, for a cover of their duet "Storms Never Last."


  6. Prophets and Outlaws take stage WednesdayRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 19 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... compares itself to the "outlaws" of country music, including Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings, because it is not following the formula of what country music should be. "We are not really playing down the middle country ...


  7. Producer Dave Cobb Talks Working With Chris Stapleton & Country's 'Tipping Point'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Billboard

    ... isn't just from the south; he's the son of the legendary country singer -- and former Buddy Holly bassist -- Waylon Jennings . But this impressive pedigree was not the basis for Cobb and Jenning's initial bond; instead, they found common ground in a ...


  8. Sturgill Simpson salutes & subverts country musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... of Man," as a major inspiration. Hailed as both the savior of country music and the heir apparent to Waylon Jennings (in his outlaw-country heyday), Simpson creates forward-looking songs that are steeped in tradition. Witness "Metamodern Sounds in ...


  9. Review: Sturgill Simpson jams at the FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Well, during his sold-out show on Wednesday night at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Simpson sounded more like Widespread Panic than he did Waylon Jennings. The Kentucky singer-songwriter, who arguably ranks as the hottest act in the broad Americana genre, has upped the jam quotient in his live show.


  10. Willie Nelson honored by a grateful nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... for his lengthy career and the more than 2,500 songs he's written. Nelson, among other singers like Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard, came to define the genre because their music eschewed the smooth, clean-cut country sound of Nashville. A native ...


  11. Sturgill Simpson at McDonald Theatre [11.15.15]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Eugene Weekly

    ... and a requisite band introduction. But then Simpson takes his cues from classic country's greats, types like Waylon Jennings and George Jones who honed the formula for creating a killer show: recruit a top-shelf band, sing your guts out and let the ...


  12. Joey & Rory Fans Pay Tribute to Ailing Singer With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Billboard

    ... Williams Jr. 's "Are You Ready for the Country" (featuring Eric Church ), originally recorded by the late Waylon Jennings (No. 7 on Hot Country Songs, 1977), bows at No. 58. "Ready" is Williams' first entry for the Nash Icon label and marks his ...


  13. Turns out, VW's diesel defeat might not break European lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Autoblog

    "Someday, the system might get 'em but the law never will," Waylon Jennings famously sang in Gold Ol' Boys , a.k.a. the theme song to the fast-drivin' 1980s TV show The Dukes of Hazzard . And that line may apply to VW and its diesel-emissions scandal .


  14. Jeremy Porter and the Tucos Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Metro Times

    For five years, Regulars co-founder Jeremy Porter and the Tucos have been playing excellent, original rock 'n' roll. They love their power-pop, but they're influenced by the country rock of Gram Parsons, Uncle Tupelo, and Waylon Jennings as much as they are Cheap Trick, the Replacements, and X. It makes for an interesting, hooky blend of energy, melody, distortion, and twang.


  15. Justin Timberlake's 'Drink You Away' Ships to Country RadioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | RollingStone

    ... acoustic guitar and a hypnotic, start-stop groove, "Drink You Away" covers thematic territory similar to Waylon Jennings' "Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down." And in a smart move for country radio, the radio edit of the tune has been truncated to just ...


  16. Nov. 13-19: Five Can't-Miss EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Austin Monthly

    MERLE HAGGARD Nov. 14 With 50 years of experience under his belt, Merle Haggard has earned a spot in the pantheon of country legends alongside Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash. His ragged, road-worn vocals and twang-filled guitar licks helped pioneer the rough "Bakersfield sound," and his stories possess a warmth and sincerity that are sorely lacking in modern country.


  17. Metamodern CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Eugene Weekly

    ... Kristofferson, all anchored with a soaring baritone that continues to draw the right kind of comparisons to Waylon Jennings. Simpson's most impressive trick, however, is his ability to bring any musical form into his countrified orbit, best seen in ...


  18. Littlefield alcohol-petitioners plan frozen drinks to-go business additionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... relative Michael Holmes is excited about the ordinance's potential for business development. He theorized if Waylon Jennings fans come to visit the museum or other attractions in the country outlaw's hometown, they might want to stay to relax with a ...


  19. Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Portland Tribune

    ... is old-school country, with waltzes and Western swings and drum brushes and steel guitars, sort of like what Waylon Jennings might have written if he had cut a record with Alex Chilton. Fans of soulful hillbilly music must check out 'OH/KY,' ...


  20. CMA Awards: Chris Stapleton's Big NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | CMT.com

    ... anyone during the evening's festivities. Not long after Bocephus - Hank Williams Jr. - belted out his mentor Waylon Jennings ' 1976 hit "Are You Ready for the Country" to open the show, it began to be apparent that the crowd was not only ready for ...