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American singer, songwriter, and musician. Wikipedia

  • Waylon Jennings albums discography

    Complete albums discography of American country music artist Waylon Jennings. For the singles, see Waylon Jennings singles discography. Wikipedia

  • Waylon Jennings singles discography

    Detailed discography of all singles released by country music singer Waylon Jennings. A total of sixteen Jennings' singles have reached number one on music charts. Wikipedia

  • Outlaw country

    Subgenre of American country music, most popular during the 1970s and early 1980s. Outlaw country often centers around outlaws or prisoners opposing law enforcement, or on the lifestyles of criminals "on the lam" and their relationships with substance abuse and poverty. Wikipedia

  • Willie Nelson

    American musician, actor, and activist. The critical success of the album Shotgun Willie (1973), combined with the critical and commercial success of Red Headed Stranger (1975) and Stardust (1978), made Nelson one of the most recognized artists in country music. Wikipedia

  • Kris Kristofferson

    American singer-songwriter and actor. Among his songwriting credits are the songs "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night", all of which were hits for other artists. Wikipedia

  • George Jones

    American musician, singer, and songwriter. He achieved international fame for his long list of hit records, including his best-known song "He Stopped Loving Her Today", as well as his distinctive voice and phrasing. Wikipedia

  • Merle Haggard

    American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler. Born in Oildale, California, during the Great Depression. Wikipedia

  • American pedal steel guitarist, best known for his work with Waylon Jennings and his contributions to recordings by many other artists. Turner grew up in a musical family; his parents Doyle and Bernice Turner played in Hank Williams' band The Drifting Cowboys from 1944 until 1946. Wikipedia

  • Steve Earle

    American rock, country and folk singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor. Earle began his career as a songwriter in Nashville and released his first EP in 1982. Wikipedia

  • Johnny Cash

    American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Much of Cash's music contained themes of sorrow, moral tribulation, and redemption, especially in the later stages of his career. Wikipedia

  • Jessi Colter

    American country music artist who is best known for her collaborations with her husband, country singer and songwriter Waylon Jennings, and for her 1975 country-pop crossover hit "I'm Not Lisa". One of the few female artists to emerge from the mid-1970s "outlaw country" movement. Wikipedia

  • Tanya Tucker

    American country music singer and songwriter who had her first hit, "Delta Dawn", in 1972 at the age of 13. Over the succeeding decades, Tucker became one of the few child performers to mature into adulthood without losing her audience, and during the course of her career, she notched a streak of top-10 and top-40 hits. Wikipedia

  • David Allan Coe

    American singer and songwriter. Coe took up music after spending much of his early life in reform schools and prisons, and first became notable for busking in Nashville. Wikipedia

  • American songwriter, recording artist, and a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Born in Houston, Texas, on May 19, 1940, to Mamie Ellen and Milton Newbury. Wikipedia

  • Neil Young

    Canadian-American singer-songwriter, musician, and activist. After embarking on a music career in the 1960s, he moved to Los Angeles, joining Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and others. Wikipedia

  • Johnny Paycheck

    American country music singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and Grand Ole Opry member notable for recording the David Allan Coe song "Take This Job and Shove It". He achieved his greatest success in the 1970s as a force in country music's "outlaw movement" popularized by artists Hank Williams Jr., Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Billy Joe Shaver, and Merle Haggard. Wikipedia

  • J. J. Cale

    American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Though he avoided the limelight, his influence as a musical artist has been widely acknowledged by figures such as Mark Knopfler, Neil Young and Eric Clapton, who described him as "one of the most important artists in the history of rock". Wikipedia

  • Willie Nelson albums discography

    Detailed discography of all albums released by country music singer Willie Nelson, since his professional debut in 1962. Nelson's discography includes 95 studio albums (consisting of 70 solo studio albums and 25 collaborative studio albums), 13 live albums, 51 compilation albums and 41 video albums as well as the soundtracks of The Electric Horseman and Honeysuckle Rose. Wikipedia

  • Billy Joe Shaver

    American Texas country music singer and songwriter. Born in Corsicana, Texas, and raised by his mother, Victory Watson Shaver. Wikipedia

  • Country music

    Genre of popular music that originated with blues, old-time music, and various types of American folk music including Appalachian, Cajun, and the cowboy Western music styles of New Mexico, Red Dirt, Tejano, and Texas country. Its popularized roots originate in the Southern United States of the early 1920s. Wikipedia

  • Jimmie Rodgers (country singer)

    American singer-songwriter and musician who rose to popularity in the late 1920s. Best known for his distinctive rhythmic yodeling. Wikipedia

  • Emmylou Harris

    American singer, songwriter, and musician. She has released dozens of albums and singles over the course of her career and has won 14 Grammys, the Polar Music Prize, and numerous other honors, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Wikipedia

  • Charlie Daniels

    American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for his contributions to Southern rock, country, and bluegrass music. Best known for his number-one country hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia". Wikipedia

  • Buddy Holly

    American singer-songwriter who was a central and pioneering figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. Born in Lubbock, Texas, to a musical family during the Great Depression, and learned to play guitar and sing alongside his siblings. Wikipedia

  • Greatest Hits (Waylon Jennings album)

    Compilation album by American country music artist Waylon Jennings, released in 1979 by RCA Nashville. The LP documents Jennings' outlaw country years for RCA and includes several of his most well-known signature songs, the most recent of which had been the title track of I've Always Been Crazy, released the year before. Wikipedia

  • Guy Clark

    American folk and country singer-songwriter and luthier. He released more than 20 albums, and his songs have been recorded by other artists, including Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Buffett, Kathy Mattea, Lyle Lovett, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle, Johnny Cash, and Willie Nelson. Wikipedia

  • Marty Stuart

    American country and bluegrass music singer, songwriter, and musician. Active since 1968, Stuart initially toured with Lester Flatt, and then in Johnny Cash's road band before beginning work as a solo artist in the early 1980s. Wikipedia

  • Jerry Lee Lewis

    American singer and pianist, often known by his nickname, The Killer. He has been described as "rock n' roll's first great wild man and one of the most influential pianists of the twentieth century." Wikipedia

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