Posts tagged ‘Waylon Jennings’

November 3, 2011

This Day in Music History

Liz Anderson, legendary country songwriter, passed away on Monday.  She wrote hits for Merle Haggard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Waylon Jennings and many more.  The New York Times has a really great obituary on her, complete with links to many of her songs.  Check it out here.

August 4, 2011

This Day in History – Leon Chance on Jimmie Rodgers

It was this day in 1927 that the legendary Jimmie Rodgers was first recorded, helping usher in the birth of country music. Here to talk about this momentous occasion is keeper of the twang, the honky tonkin’ Leon Chance, who ties it all together with creationist theory, Star Wars and some intense yodel research.

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