Waylon Arnold Jennings (pronounced ˈweɪlən ˈdʒɛnɪŋz; June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Jennings began playing guitar at 8 and began performing at 12 on KVOW radio. His first band was The Texas Longhorns....Wikipedia
Age: 64 (age at death)
Born: 15th June, 1937, Littlefield, Texas, USA
Died: 13th February, 2002, Chandler, Arizona, USA
Height: 6' 0½" (184 cm)
Claim to Fame: Country, outlaw country, country rock, progressive country
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A Man Called Hoss is a concept album by Waylon Jennings, released on MCA Records in 1987. It is a quasi-autobiographical record which chronicles Jennings' life and experiences in ten "chapters", each of which corresponds with a single track on the album; the titles of these chapters are: "Childhood", "Texas", "First Love", "Lost Love", "Nashville", "Crazies", "Drugs", "Jessi", "Reflections" and "The Beginning". Each song was written in collaboration with Roger Murrah, who is given credit on the album's cover. "Rough and Rowdy Days" was Jennings' second-to-last top ten single, reaching #6 on the country charts. The album, in turn, peaked at #22.
And the whole thing is that you`re treated like a step-child. Here it was down here, everything in the black, because they were stealing, basically. Stealing from us old country boys down here.
But ya know what, I am a part of something that happened. I`m a part of the music that happened. My voice is one more instrument, is what it is. So that`s the way I feel about people who play on sessions.
Stevie Nicks wrote her 1981 hit "Leather & Lace" at Jennings` request, as a song for he and wife Jessi Colter. It was his intent that they would record the song at a future time. However, by the time Nicks finished penning the song, Waylon and Jessi had split. Nicks recorded it with Don Henley (of The Eagles). The Nicks/Henley version was included on her 1981 LP "Bella Donna" and went to #6 on the US charts. Waylon and Jessi never made a studio recording of the song.
Jokingly told his friend Buddy Holly that he hoped his plane crashed, after he gave up his own seat, but was said to be extremely remorseful of the light-hearted comment and for years felt somehow responsible for his friend`s death.
Armless gunslinger Slim (Sam Seder) comes to town seeking revenge against bank robber Tommy Morgan (H...