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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

Maverick
Maverick Man with Concealed Guns
(1994)
Watchmen
Watchmen Soundtrack
(2009)
The Dukes of Hazzard
The Dukes of Hazzard Music Department
(1979-1985)
Stagecoach
Stagecoach Hatfield - Gambler
(1986)

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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Other Works:

CD: "The Best of Waylon Jennings" (Uni) 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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Personal Quote:

Some people have their music. My music has me. See more »

Trivia:

His "Greatest Hits" album in 1979 sold four million copies--a rare accomplishment in country music for that era. See more »

Nickname:

Hoss

Star Sign:

Gemini

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