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Apr
1

16 Great Sons & Daughters of Country Music Greats

April 1, 2014 - By Trigger  //  Reviews  //  39 Comments

Country music isn’t just a genre of music, it is a musical religion, a way of life, a cultural lineage passed down from generation to generation and preserved through the blood and bond of its performers and fans. That’s why it seems country music performers so very often tend to turn out to be the parents of country music performers themselves.

Jun
15

Waylon Jennings’ Birthday Present from Buddy Holly

June 15, 2012 - By Trigger  //  Outlaw History  //  14 Comments

Buddy Holly’s father had kept the motorcycle until 1970, when he sold it to someone in Austin, TX. Then in 1979 for Waylon’s 42nd birthday, the two remaining Crickets Joe B. and J.I. tracked down the 1959 Ariel Cyclone, bought it back, and had it hand delivered to north Texas where Waylon found it sitting there in the middle of his hotel room after walking off stage that night.

Jan
7

Source: Waylon Estate Distances from Tribute Contributors

January 7, 2012 - By Trigger  //  News  //  29 Comments

Now Saving Country Music has learned from a reliable source close to Waylon Jennings’ estate that the estate has “distanced” from the choosing of some of the artists on the tribute, especially on the second disc. The Waylon Estate says the family still supports the release of these volumes, but if it was left to them, a different set of contributors would have been chosen.

Jan
6

Colt Ford, Jewel, & Justin Moore on Waylon Tribute?

January 6, 2012 - By Trigger  //  Down with Pop Country  //  52 Comments

Wow. My little country music heart was sent reeling this morning when I rolled up to the track list and list of contributors for the new Waylon – The Music Inside, Vol. 2 compilation due out January 24th. The thing read like my lampoon of the unfinished Hank Williams songs, but unfortunately it is all too real folks.

Oct
6

“The Waylon Fund” Set Up for Diabetes Research

October 6, 2011 - By Trigger  //  News  //  6 Comments

On February 13, 2002, Waylon Jennings, one of the great country music Outlaws, passed away due to complications from diabetes. Now a Phoenix-based organization along with the Waylon Jennings Estate, have partnered to set up The Waylon Fund to support state-of-the-art investigations into the genetic and genomic origins of diabetes.

Feb
24

Review – Shooter Jennings “Black Ribbons”

February 24, 2010 - By Trigger  //  Reviews  //  52 Comments

I’m gonna start this off with a prediction: Either this album will be some groundbreaking marquee release in rock n’ roll history, or it will be the […]

Nov
12

Down with the CMA (Part 3 – ACE & The Outlaws)

November 12, 2008 - By Trigger  //  Down with Pop Country, Outlaw History  //  No Comments

Real quick: A Hank III tour announcement is imminent. According to hank3.com it’s gonna start on the 23rd. But remember last Spring there was a big brewha […]

Nov
10

Down with the CMA (Part 1–Waylon Jennings)

November 10, 2008 - By Trigger  //  Down with Pop Country, Outlaw History  //  3 Comments

On Wednesday night, the CMA Awards will be shoving pop music down America’s throat packaged as “country,” in an attempt to sell as many CD’s of talentless, […]

Nov
6

The Most Influential Country Music Albums of All Time

November 6, 2008 - By Trigger  //  Outlaw History, Reviews  //  4 Comments

I’ve always said that Hank Williams III’s Straight to Hell was one of the most significant albums in country music history. But since no mainstream media outlets […]

Jun
28

What Makes Outlaw Country

June 28, 2008 - By Trigger  //  Outlaw History  //  2 Comments

Since it is a slow lazy Saturday, I thought I would geek out on a little country music history. There are lots of names for the different […]

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