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Waylon Jennings (1937–2002)

Jennings, a singer, songwriter and guitarist, recorded 60 albums and had 16 No. 1 country singles in a career that spanned five decades. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in October 2001. With pal Willie Nelson, Jennings performed duets like "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys", "Luckenbach" and "Good Hearted ... See full bio »

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 1993 The Splu Urtaf Show (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
  The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series) (title song by - 145 episodes, 1979 - 1985) (composer - 37 episodes, 1979 - 1980)
- Opening Night at the Boar's Nest (1985) ... (title song by)
- Enos and Daisy's Wedding (1985) ... (title song by)
- Strange Visitor to Hazzard (1985) ... (title song by)
- When You Wish Upon a Hogg (1985) ... (title song by)
- The Haunting of J.D. Hogg (1985) ... (title song by)
 1975 Mackintosh and T.J. (musician: guitar) / (musician: vocals)
 1975 Moonrunners (musical director)
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Other Works:

Release of his book, "Waylon: An Autobiography", by Waylon with Lenny Kaye. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

The Highwaymen


6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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Personal Quote:

There's always one more way to do something - your way. See more »


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 Eagles). The Nicks/Henley version was included on her 1981 LP "Bella Donna" and went to #6 on the US... See more »



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