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Interview: Whitey Morgan’s Top 5 Outlaw Country Songs

“No one is as good as those guys today,” says country artist Whitey Morgan about Haggard, Jones, Jennings and other ‘outlaws.’ He shares five of the best songs and albums that continue to inspire him and talks about his own new album, ‘Sonic Ranch.’


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Someone Bought Willie Nelson’s Braids For $37,000

The red-headed country singer gave the braids to Waylon Jennings in 1983 to show support for Jennings’ sobriety.


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Willie Nelson: Looking Back and Looking Forward

He just released the acclaimed “Band of Brothers,” but already Nelson is looking ahead to future projects–and to the next gig on his seemingly endless road tour.


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Waylon Jennings Auction Includes Handwritten Letter to John Lennon, Willie Nelson’s Braids

The auction is set to feature over 2,000 items, including an Ariel Cyclone motorcycle originally owned by the great Buddy Holly and gifted to Jennings, who was Holly’s bass player on his final tour.


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Stream Randy Travis’ New Album ‘Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am’

The album comes out Aug. 19 and features more songs that have influenced Travis during his career. Hear the full collection now.


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Outlaw Legend Billy Joe Shaver to Release New Album

Willie Nelson, Leon Russell and Tony Joe White are among the guests on Shaver’s first new album in six years. “This is the best album I’ve ever done,” Shaver said.


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Johnny Cash Album ‘Out Among the Stars’ To Be Released in March

‘Out Among the Stars’ is an album Cash recorded in the early 1980s with producer Billy Sherrill that was shelved and never released. The 12-track album includes a duet with Waylon Jennings and two with June Carter Cash.


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Eric Church, Zac Brown & the Increasingly Blurred Lines Between Rock & Country

Today’s rock charts showcase folk, indie, and electronic sounds, while in country, artists like Church, Brown, and Jason Aldean are aiming for a louder, more guitar-driven sound. Is this the future of the format?


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Radio.com Essentials: Perusing the Classic Country Stacks With Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow sat down with Radio.com and perused our vinyl collection to discuss country legends like Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette and George Jones, who have been important to her as an artist.



RIP Tompall Glaser, Key Architect Of Country’s ‘Outlaw’ Sound

If his name doesn’t ring a bell that’s understandable, as Tompall has been out of the spotlight for years. But the influence of this soulful singer, businessman, and musical visionary was significant.


'Cowboy' Jack Clement in 2013

RIP ‘Cowboy’ Jack Clement – Songwriter, Producer & Country Music Hall Of Famer

The legendary Nashville producer and songwriter worked with icons from Jerry Lee and Johnny Cash to Don Williams, Charley Pride, and Waylon Jennings. “The outlaws were folks I could relate to.”


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R.I.P. Chet Flippo, Renowned Author & County Music Champion

The Rolling Stone, CMT, and Billboard writer was well-loved by many country fans and artists, including Taylor Swift, who called him “one of my favorite journalists.”


Jamey Johnson

Jamey Johnson Brings ‘Outlaw’ Originals, Classic Covers To A Packed Joe’s Bar In Chicago

He’s had hit radio singles, has a strong fan base, and can regularly sell out clubs. But in spirit and in sound, Jamey Johnson is far closer to traditional country than just about any artist working today.