Here’s to one of the saviors of country music and the pride of Littlefield, Texas, Waylon Arnold Jenning, who would have been 75 today. Be sure to check out the local cerebrations in your town, like the first annual Waylon Jennings Birthday Bash starting today to be held in Whiteface, Texas. Featuring Shooter Jennings, Whiskey Meyers, Jackson Taylor & the Sinners, William Clark Green, Rowdy Johnson Band, Jimmy Miles, Sergio and the Outta Luck Band, and Tommy Jennings. The event will benefit the Waylon Fund for Diabetes Research at TGen.
Here’s 5 of the finest from “The Hoss.” Hoist a cup and give proper respect.
“Lonesome, On’ry And Mean” on the Cowboy jack Clement’s TV show.
Willie & Waylon – “Good Hearted Woman”
Travis Tritt & Waylon Jennings – “I’ve Always Been Crazy.”
Waylon Jennings & Jessi Colter – “Storm Never Last”
“Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?”