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Doc Jenkins
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Blackie Buck
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Honey Carder
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Dino McLeish
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Gilda
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Arly
Rhonda Dotson ...
Corkie
Richard C. Sarafian ...
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Pattie McLeish
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Anita
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Hogan
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Mulreaux
Stephen Bruton ...
Sam / Roarers Band
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Paul / Roarers Band
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Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul", and gets tangled up in a bad publishing deal. He enlists a team of cronies, including a young singer and his former singing partner, Blackie Buck, and together they execute his plan to get out of the deal. He gets help from a stereotypical small-time concert promoter. Honey Carder is the love interest/ex-wife. Written by <marv@knology.net>

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Willie and Kris on the road - sharing music...raising hell! See more »

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14 October 1984 (USA)  »

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Final picture in actor-singer Willie Nelson's big early cinema movie five feature film period, which had started with The Electric Horseman (1979), then continued with _Honeysuckle Rose_, Thief (1981), Barbarosa (1982), and lastly, Songwriter (1984). Nelson then predominantly was seen on television until big screen resurgences in the late 1990s and in the 2000s. See more »

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Blackie Buck: I underestimated you, Dino.
Dino McLeish: All you sombitches do.
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An "ok" movie to watch!
27 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"He Lost Everything...Now Its Time To Get Even." Kick back and enjoy Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson as a pair of hard-living Texans in this funny, original and very real look at the country music business. It's Willie and Kris, on the road again, sharing music and raising hell! Melinda Dillon and Rip Torn give a great performance. This movie was pretty good to watch on VHS. I don't know if this movie has come out on DVD or not. The acting wasn't too well performed...but the music was. It's an "ok" movie to enjoy watching. My carpool buddy ride to work, Tommy McClure, told me to watch this movie. He was in the "Roarers Band" in this movie.


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