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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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Known For

Hell or High Water
Hell or High Water Soundtrack
(2016)
Maverick
Maverick Man with Concealed Guns
(1994)
Watchmen
Watchmen Soundtrack
(2009)
Crazy Heart
Crazy Heart Soundtrack
(2009)

Filmography

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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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Personal Details

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

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[1984, in an interview in the CMA's "Close Up" magazine] I did more drugs than anybody you ever saw in your life. See more »

Trivia:

He claimed that his guitarist Jimmy Byrd was the only other man who could perform his trademark "Chicken Picking" style of guitar playing and often called him "Abe Lincoln" due to his resemblance to former president Abraham Lincoln. See more »

Nickname:

Hoss

Star Sign:

Gemini

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