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 where you can read a lot about Holly...
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 spe
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.
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...
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
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
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!
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.......