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What if Waylon Had Died with Buddy?

54 years ago today I delivered the bad news to Lubbock: her hometown boy, Buddy Holly, was dead. He died in a plane crash at Cedar Lake, Iowa the day before. I was a paper boy for the Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock's newspaper wher

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We Celebrate Waylon Jennings’ Birthday [Video]

Attention Waylon Jennings fans from around the world! Today Waylon would have been 75 years old. But, like many, he died too soon in 2002. If you are a true fan and want to know about his early years, then visit Sky Corbin's blog at this link. Sky was owner-manager and deejay at KLLL, Lubbock, TX. where Waylon worked in radio. Click on that link and it'll take to you Sky's remembrances of that special time. I worked for Sky from 1963 - 1966 at KLLL and remember much of what he writes about. Growing up in Lubbock my sister Betty listened to Waylon on the radio and really liked his voice.

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Top 10 Waylon Jennings Songs

Waylon Jennings passed in 2002 at the age of 64 — one year after being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Throughout his career, he remained an honest artist fighting to record the music inside him, the way he wanted to hear it.

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Waylon Jennings Died Ten years Ago Today — Moon Remembers [Video]

Waylon Jennings died ten years ago of complications from diabetes.

The last time I saw Waylon Jennings was in 1994. I was rehabbing in Baptist Hospital in Nashville after having suffered a heart attack and bypass surgery Labor Day weekend

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Movie Stars Portraying Country Artists In Feature Films [VIDEO]

Yesterday I posted about country music stars either making a cameo or as the lead actor in a movie, today what movie stars portrayed country stars in movies? Sissy Spacek as Loretta Lynn in "Coal Miners Daughter", Jessica Lange as Patsy Cline in "Sweet Dreams", Richard Thomas as Hank Williams Jr. in "Living Proof - The Hank Williams Jr. Story" please sure to check out the video clips, and today we also need your input  to help me think of other movies with actors or actresses portraying country music stars in a feature film? Visit our WBKR Facebook page to do just that and just in case you missed my other posts this week check them out! "Country Stars On The Big Screen",  "Hee Haw", "Roberts Stadium The End Of A Era" & "Do You Remember The Nashville Network?"

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Country Stars On The Big Screen [VIDEO]

Alot of country music stars over the years has either did a cameo in a movie or was the main character in a movie like George Strait in "Pure Country" who can forget Jerry Reed as "Snowman" in "Smokey & the Bandit", Tim McGraw in "Flicka" or "The Blind Side" so many movies, so many country stars! Hope you enjoy some video clips of country stars on the big screen!  Be sure to comment on our WBKR Facebook page, if you know some movies we might have missed please feel free to share with us all?

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Greatest Country Duets – Who Is Your Favorite?

Listening to WBKR as I always do, this morning I heard the new duet from Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood "Remind Me" it got me to thinking about all the great duet partners over the years like Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn,  Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton,  George Jones & Tammy Wynette, Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson,  Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffet and so many more!

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The Grand Old Opry Will Host Idol Winners Tuesday but Once Upon a Time it Was Waylon

Missin\' Waylon Much

Chad, Dave Spencer, and little Miss Jaclyn Graves are super excited to see the newest addition to the country music scene come to the stage Tuesday night. They will be heading to Nashville to see American Idol winners Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina hit the stage but.......

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Happy Birthday – Shooter Jennings

Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter's boy "Shooter" is 32 today. And he has quite the career going in his own right. Take a look.

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Cooler Heads (Now) Prevail in the Country

By now, you may have heard about hip-hop star Chris Brown's meltdown in the Good Morning America green room. That behavior would never play in country music in 2011.

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