Tag: Waylon Jennings

Various Artists: The Great Tragedy: Winter Dance Party 1959 (Bear Family)

To honor the 60th anniversary of “The Day The Music Died,” German label Bear Family compiled a thorough and compelling scrapbook that encompasses and highlights of the talents lost that day, performers who appeared on the tour, musical tributes to the victims, and an in-depth booklet with super-rare photos and historical background of that fateful winter tour.

Bobby Bare: The Travelin’ Bare/Constant Sorrow/The Streets Of Baltimore (Morello Records)

Country singer Bobby Bare Will forever be known for his fine material from the 1970s, but his earlier material is no less grand, either; this two CD set collects three of his mid-1960s albums and is a delightful reevaluation of an often overlooked part of his career.

Song Of The Day: Waylon Jennings, “America”

Some thoughts in song about the state of the nation.

Song Of The Day: Waylon Jennings, “America”

Some thoughts on Independence Day, and a moving song I love.

Old Dogs: Old Dogs, Volumes One & Two (Morello Records)

This one-off, one-night-only Outlaw Country supergroup was formed to poke fun and sing about the joys of old age, with all-original material provided by Shel Silverstein. It’s a fun collection of songs, and a fantastic last hurrah for the songwriter, who passed away less than a year later.

The Highwaymen: Live: American Outlaws (Sony Legacy)

A live performance from a country supergroup is good, but it’s not without its flaws…

Various Artists: Out Of Left Field: Where Soul Meets Country (Ace Records)

This superb Ace Records compilation offers up two dozen fine Country versions of songs that were also released by Soul artists. These crossovers aren’t nearly as shocking as you might assume.