Waylon Jennings

Real Name:
Waylon Arnold Jennings
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American Country singer, born June 15, 1937, Littlefield, Texas and died February 13, 2002, Chandler, Arizona.
Jennings first played guitar at age eight and first performed at age twelve on KVOW radio, after which he formed his first band, The Texas Longhorns. Jennings left high school at age sixteen, determined to become a musician, and bounced around as a performer and DJ on KVOW, KDAV, KYTI, KLLL, in Coolidge, Arizona, and Phoenix.
In 1958, Buddy Holly arranged Jennings's first recording session, and hired him to play bass. Jennings gave up his seat on the ill-fated flight in 1959 that crashed and killed Holly, J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson and Ritchie Valens.
Jennings formed a rockabilly club band, The Waylors, which became the house band at "JD's", a club in Scottsdale, Arizona. He recorded for Trend (9) and some other indie labels then for A&M Records, but did not achieve success until moving to RCA Victor
His career turning point became the critically acclaimed album Honky Tonk Heroes written mostly by Billy Joe Shaver. During the 1970s, Jennings was instrumental in the inception of outlaw country and with Willie Nelson, Tompall Glaser, and his wife, Jessi Colter recorded country music's first platinum album, Wanted! The Outlaws
In the 80s he joined the country supergroup The Highwaymen with Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, and Johnny Cash, which released three albums between 1985 and 1995. During that period, Jennings released the successful album Will The Wolf Survive.
He toured less after 1997 to spend more time with his family. Between 1999 and 2001, his appearances were limited by health problems. He joined another super group, Old Dogs with Bobby Bare, Jerry Reed, and Mel Tillis with songs mostly written by Shel Silverstein. In 2001, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 2007, he was posthumously awarded the Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award by the Academy of Country Music.
He was married to Jessi Colter they had a son, Shooter Jennings. His step daughter is Jennifer Jennings, step grandson Struggle Jennings and step great grand daughter Brianna Harness
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BAT-1001 Waylon Jennings - At JD's album art Waylon Jennings At JD's (Album) Bat Records (7) BAT-1001 US 1964 Sell This Version
LSP 3523 Waylon Jennings - Folk-Country album art Waylon Jennings Folk-Country (Album) RCA Victor LSP 3523 Germany 1966 Sell This Version
LPM-3736 Waylon Jennings - Nashville Rebel (From The Original Sound Track) album art Waylon Jennings Nashville Rebel (From The Original Sound Track) (Album) RCA Victor LPM-3736 Canada 1966 Sell This Version
LPM-3620 Waylon Jennings - Leavin' Town album art Waylon Jennings Leavin' Town (Album) RCA Victor LPM-3620 US 1966 Sell This Version
LSP-3825 Waylon Jennings - Love Of The Common People album art Waylon Jennings Love Of The Common People (Album) RCA Victor LSP-3825 Canada 1967 Sell This Version
LSP 3660 Waylon Jennings - Waylon Sings Ol' Harlan album art Waylon Jennings Waylon Sings Ol' Harlan (Album) RCA Victor LSP 3660 US 1967 Sell This Version
C8S-1127 Waylon Jennings - The One And Only Waylon Jennings album art Waylon Jennings The One And Only Waylon Jennings (Album) RCA Camden C8S-1127 US 1967 Sell This Version
LSP-4023 Waylon Jennings - Only The Greatest album art Waylon Jennings Only The Greatest (Album) RCA Victor LSP-4023 Germany 1968 Sell This Version
LSP-3918, LSP 3918 Waylon Jennings - Hangin' On album art Waylon Jennings Hangin' On (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LSP-3918, LSP 3918 US 1968 Sell This Version
LSP 4085 Waylon Jennings - Jewels album art Waylon Jennings Jewels (Album) RCA LSP 4085 Canada 1968 Sell This Version
LSP-4180 Waylon Jennings - Country-Folk album art Waylon Jennings And The Kimberlys Waylon Jennings And The Kimberlys - Country-Folk (Album) RCA Victor LSP-4180 US 1969 Sell This Version
LSP-4137 Waylon Jennings - Just To Satisfy You album art Waylon Jennings Just To Satisfy You (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LSP-4137 US 1969 Sell This Version
SP 4238 Waylon Jennings - Don't Think Twice album art Waylon Jennings Don't Think Twice (Album, Comp) A&M Records SP 4238 US 1970 Sell This Version
LSP 4418 Waylon Jennings - Singer Of Sad Songs album art Waylon Jennings Singer Of Sad Songs (Album) RCA Victor LSP 4418 US 1970 Sell This Version
LSP-4260 Waylon Jennings - Waylon album art Waylon Jennings Waylon (Album) RCA Victor LSP-4260 US 1970 Sell This Version
LSP-4487 Waylon Jennings - The Taker / Tulsa album art Waylon Jennings The Taker / Tulsa (Album) RCA Victor, RCA LSP-4487 Canada 1971 Sell This Version
LSP-4567 Waylon Jennings - Cedartown, Georgia album art Waylon Jennings Cedartown, Georgia (Album) RCA Victor LSP-4567 US 1971 Sell This Version
LSP-4751 Waylon Jennings - Ladies Love Outlaws album art Waylon Jennings Ladies Love Outlaws (Album) RCA Victor LSP-4751 US 1972 Sell This Version
LSP-4647 Waylon Jennings - Good Hearted Woman album art Waylon Jennings Good Hearted Woman (Album) RCA Victor LSP-4647 US 1972 Sell This Version
LSP-4854 Waylon Jennings - Lonesome, On'ry & Mean album art Waylon Jennings Lonesome, On'ry & Mean (Album) RCA LSP-4854 US 1973 Sell This Version
APL1-0240 Waylon Jennings - Honky Tonk Heroes album art Waylon Jennings Honky Tonk Heroes (Album) RCA APL1-0240 US 1973 Sell This Version
APK1-0734 Waylon Jennings - Waylon The Ramblin' Man album art Waylon Jennings Waylon The Ramblin' Man (Album) RCA APK1-0734 US 1974 Sell This Version
APS1-0539 Waylon Jennings - This Time album art Waylon Jennings This Time (Album) RCA Victor APS1-0539 US 1974 Sell This Version
APL1-1062 Waylon Jennings - Dreaming My Dreams album art Waylon* Dreaming My Dreams (Album) RCA Victor APL1-1062 US 1975 Sell This Version
none Waylon Jennings - The Ralph Emery Show (December 8 - 12, 1975) album art Ralph Emery With Special Guests Waylon Jennings & Jessi Colter Ralph Emery With Special Guests Waylon Jennings & Jessi Colter - The Ralph Emery Show (December 8 - 12, 1975)(5xLP, Transcription) Show Biz, Inc. none US 1975 Sell This Version