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Friday, December 22 2006

Best Reissues of 2006

At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 20 reissues of 2006. Stay tuned tomorrow and Thursday for ongoing genre top 10s with our coverage culminating in the year's best musical events on Friday.

Wednesday, October 11 2006

Waylon Jennings, Jukebox Hero

The Waylon Jennings boxset Nashville Rebel gives reason to consider Jennings as not just a country-music outlaw, but a Wurlitzer Prize winner, whose voice from a jukebox can erase all the pain in the world just by giving voice to it.


Thursday, April 5 2012

Waylon Jennings / Willie Nelson: Live! at the US Festival

The US Festivals took place during the post-Woodstock/Altamont and pre-Live Aid years, when rock festivals were equated with hippie values and squalid sanitary conditions.

Monday, January 23 2012

Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson: Live at the US Festival

The US Festival's "Country Day" in June 1983, featured both Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson.

Sunday, October 24 2010

Waylon Jennings: Folk Country / Waylon Sings Ol' Harlan

Already, Jennings has a way making vitriol seem triumphant and scary, a pure anger that you don’t dare touch.

Thursday, December 4 2008

Waylon Jennings Live from Austin, TX '84

An incendiary performance on an iconic stage from a larger-than-life legend like this is mighty special.

Thursday, March 1 2007

Waylon Jennings: Nashville Rebel [DVD]

Waylon's a cult fave for the young, hipster country rock set, and it's easy to see why: not just because his son Shooter is keeping his memory alive but also because the big daddy knew how to rock it.


Thursday, April 19 2012

Waylon Jennings’ final studio recordings due in September

LOS ANGELES — Country outlaw Waylon Jennings was working on a new batch of recordings right before he died 10 years ago, and those sessions are at

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