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Waylon Jennings

September 1, 2010 In 1996, the country music star discussed his most famous songs with Fresh Air's Terry Gross.

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January 15, 2009 Jennings revisits a collection of outlaw-country demos he recorded with his father Waylon in 1995.

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Goin' Down Rockin': The Last Recordings is a new album of songs by Waylon Jennings, who died in 2002.

October 2, 2012 Producer Robby Turner says the guiding principle to finishing the album was: "What would Waylon do?"

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November 3, 2008 The country star's son, Shooter, has just released a collection of songs he made with his dad.

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Willie Nelson (left) and Waylon Jennings, members of the country supergroup The Highwaymen, perform at a concert in Central Park in 1993.

October 2, 2012 Sometimes, your three-year-old son becomes convinced he's friends with an outlaw country superstar.

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Goin' Down Rockin': The Last Recordings

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  • Album: Goin' Down Rockin': The Last Recordings
  • Artist: Waylon Jennings
  • Label: Saguaro Road Records
  • Released: 2012
 

Waylon Forever

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  • Album: Waylon Forever
  • Artist: Waylon Jennings
  • Label: Vagrant
  • Released: 2008
 

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  • Album: Wolf
  • Artist: Shooter Jennings
  • Label: Universal South
  • Released: 2007