A Look Back At The Incredible Career Of Waylon Jennings
I was an outlaw fan, plain and simple.
What is called ‘Outlaw Country’, at least for me, hit in the mid 1970’s. All of a sudden I was hearing Country Music that…well, didn’t sound like my Daddy’s Country Music.
And it didn’t look like it either.
I suppose being about 20 years old at the time, this music hit me right in my ‘wheelhouse’. While I still liked Clapton and Wonder, the Beatles and Stones, there was something new coming into my world.
I’m not sure ‘Outlaw Country’ can really, accurately be described. It was more of a feeling in the sound (and I suppose the look). But to give you something of an idea, let’s take a look back at the career of one of the leaders of this kind of music.
He was a man who did it his way, come hell or high water. And he had a lot of both.