Tag Archives: Waylon Jennings

Jerry McGill was a wild man of Memphis music.

By Bruce Sylvester “Johnny Cash ain’t never been to prison in his life. He ain’t no criminal. Neither was Waylon [Jennings]. And they called them outlaws! I’m an outlaw!” Jerry McGill explodes in documentary director Paul Duane and producer Robert …

“Singer of Sad Songs” captures the disaffected Waylon Jennings

“Waylon/Singer Of Sad Songs” Collectors’ Choice Music (CCM-2069) Grade: ★★★★½ Two LPs issued on RCA Records in 1970 constitute Waylon/Singer Of Sad Songs, the most influential of three such Waylon Jennings CDs released by Collectors’ Choice Music. The 22-track disc captures the moment a disaffected Jennings broke with the regimented …

Explore Buddy Holly’s legacy 50 years later, part 1

If not for Charles Hardin Holley, known the world over as Buddy Holly, rock ’n’ roll certainly would be very different. If not for Holly’s work, with and without The Crickets, the lives of many people would be very different, too. Fifty years after the legend’s untimely death, the first of five such individuals — Jerry Allison — share their Holly-related experiences and memories.