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Album Review: Waylon Jennings - 'This Time'

This Time marked a turning of the tide for Waylon Jennings. He had grown annoyed with the executives at RCA who continued to police his recording sessions although he supposedly had full creative control. 490 more words

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Album Review: Waylon Jennings - 'Honky Tonk Heroes'

Waylon’s 1973 album Honky Tonk Heroes was his tribute to the songs of hellraising singer-songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who was new to Nashville and wrote every song but one. 507 more words

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Notes from New York - Dec 16, 2014

It’s been a busy week in NYC. Hill Country LIVE is taking shape. Booking bands to play music for people in a bar seems pretty straight forward. 1,031 more words

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Outlaw country’s Billy Joe Shaver rides into Dosey Doe

Billy Joe Shaver, one of the kings of outlaw country music, will perform at Dosey Doe’s Big Barn July 11. Shaver’s songs have been recorded by Waylon Jennings, Elvis Presley and Kris Kristofferson, and he’s performed with Willie Nelson, Nanci Griffith and Charlie Daniels. 32 more words


JSP Visual Week In Review ~ 06 | 20 | 15

“The church door’s thrown open /I can hear the organ’s song /But the congregation’s gone
My city of ruins.”

Bruce Springsteen wrote those lyrics about Asbury Park a few years ago, but it seems like he was writing about Charleston, South Carolina, now. 100 more words

Menninger Moments...

A little while back, I looked and looked and looked for this post but couldn't find it.  Cousin Becky Marie made it happen today.  It's one of my absolute favorite memories from back when my walk on the wacky and wild side began (OR ended). 180 more words

Artist Spotlight: Billy Joe Shaver

Billy Joe Shaver has never been a household name, but his songs became country standards during the ’70s and his reputation among musicians and critics hasn’t diminished during the ensuing decades. 918 more words

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