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Willie Nelson And Kris Kristofferson To Headline Waylon Jennings Tribute Show

The country music veterans will headline Outlaw: Celebrating the Music of Waylon Jennings at the Moody Theatre in Austin, Texas, where fellow musicians Toby Keith, Eric Church, Sturgill Simpson, Lee Ann Womack, Kacey...

Waylon Jennings And Willie Nelson's Former Manager Dies At 75

Country singers Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson's former manager Neil Reshen has died at the age of 75.Reshen passed away of complications from Alzheimer's disease on 6 December (14) in the Bronx, New York, according...

Shooter Jennings Embarks On Tour With Late Father's Band

Rocker Shooter Jennings is set to embark on a tour with his father Waylon Jennings' band for the very first time.The son of the late country legend is heading out on the road with Waymore's...

Jack Clements, Country Music Icon, Dies Of Cancer Aged 82

Jack Clement, a Nashville country music legend, died yesterday (8th August) at the age of 82. He had been suffering from cancer of the liver and died at his home in Nashville, according to reports...

Singer Jerry Mcgill Dies

Waylon Jennings' former collaborator Jerry Mcgill has died, aged 73.The singer/songwriter passed away on Thursday (30May13) at a hospital in Alabama after a long battle with cancer and kidney problems, although his official cause of...

Waylon Jennings' Final Recordings To Be Released 10 Years After His Death

The final recordings of late country star Waylon Jennings are to be released 10 years after his death.The grizzled legend was working with bass player Robby Turner on new tunes just before he died in...

Never-before-heard Waylon Jennings Tracks Set For Anniversary Release

Never-before-heard tracks by country star Waylon Jennings will be released this year (12) to commemorate the 10th anniversary of his death.The Honky Tonk Heroes hitmaker passed away at the age of 64 on 13 February,...

Drea De Matteo Gives Birth To Boy

'Sopranos' star Drea De Matteo has given birth to a baby boy.The actress - who also appeared in 'Friends' spin-off 'Joey alongside Matt Le Blanc - and her musician fiance Shooter Jennings welcomed their second...

Waylon Jennings' Steel Guitarist Mooney Dies

The longtime steel guitar player for late country star Waylon Jennings has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 82.Ralph Mooney passed away on 20 March (11) in Kennedale, Texas. The pioneering musician...

Stars Line Up For Jennings Tribute

TRACE ADKINS, ALABAMA and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON have teamed up to pay tribute to late country legend WAYLON JENNINGS on a new album.The Music Inside: A Collaboration Dedicated to Waylon Jennings will be the first of...

Kristofferson To Be Honoured With Cash Accolade

Singer/songwriter KRIS KRISTOFFERSON is to be honoured with the Johnny Cash Visionary Award by Country Music Television (CMT) next month (APR07). The star will be presented with the accolade by the late musician's daughter ROSANNE...

Jimmy Webb To Pick Up Ascap Honour

Veteran singer/songwriter JIMMY WEBB will receive the American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers Voice Of Music award at the ASCAP's upcoming country awards show. The MACARTHUR PARK star will pick up the honour at...

Kristofferson And Jennings Make Rockwalk

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and the late country singer WAYLON JENNINGS were inducted into Hollywood's Rockwalk yesterday (06JUL06). Songwriter Kristofferson was honoured for his hits including ME AND BOBBY MCGEE and HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE...

White Scores Big Names, Alive And Dead, On New Album

Singer/songwriter TONY JOE WHITE has been given a boost on his new album - he's secured the services of two of the greatest living guitarists. ERIC CLAPTON and DIRE STRAITS founder MARK KNOPFLER appear on...

Dukes Cast Reunite For Festival Performance

The cast of cult TV show THE DUKES OF HAZZARD are to perform together for the first time at the annual Dukesfest in June (06). JOHN SCHNEIDER and TOM WOPAT (BO + LUKE DUKE) will...

Jennings Pays Tribute To His Dad

Rocker SHOOTER JENNINGS is revisiting experimental tracks he recorded with his late father WAYLON JENNINGS a decade ago (96), in a bid to pay tribute to the country legend. The Jennings boys teamed up in...

Shooter + Drea Make It Official Onstage

Actress DREA DE MATTEO showed her romance with country star SHOOTER JENNINGS is very much back on again at the CMT MUSIC AWARDS last night (11APR05) by interrupting the singer's presentation speech with a lengthy...

Cash Tops Country List

Late music legend JOHNNY CASH has topped the ultimate poll of country men. The A BOY NAMED SUE singer beat legends like HANK WILLIAMS and GEORGE JONES to be crowned the Greatest Man of...

Payne Lands Jerry Lee Lewis Role

Country singer-songwriter WAYLON PAYNE has been picked to play JERRY LEE LEWIS in the upcoming JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE. Payne, who is country legend WAYLON JENNINGS' godson, has been the guitarist in...

De Matteo Breaks Musician Rule For New Beau

THE SOPRANOS star DREA DE MATTEO is stunned she's enjoying a romance with late country legend WAYLON JENNINGS' guitarist son, because she once swore she'd never date a musician. The 31-year-old New York native...

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