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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Originally issued as The Music of Waylon Jennings, this box set is part of a Legacy series that essentially packages four career-spanning discs into a semi-long box package containing 45 tracks with a booklet that features a biographical essay and complete track information. This one divides up easily into three categories, "the singer," "the songwriter," and "the collaborator," and Jennings broke ground in all three areas during his career. "The singer" chapter includes music from his groundbreaking RCA period in which he issued a slew of charting country singles. These tracks include his signature reading of Steve Young's "Lonesome On'ry and Mean," "Stop the World And Let ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Originally issued as The Music of Waylon Jennings, this box set is part of a Legacy series that essentially packages four career-spanning discs into a semi-long box package containing 45 tracks with a booklet that features a biographical essay and complete track information. This one divides up easily into three categories, "the singer," "the songwriter," and "the collaborator," and Jennings broke ground in all three areas during his career. "The singer" chapter includes music from his groundbreaking RCA period in which he issued a slew of charting country singles. These tracks include his signature reading of Steve Young's "Lonesome On'ry and Mean," "Stop the World And Let Me Off," "The Taker," and "Ain't Living Long Like This." The second section showcases the aspect few people really take into account when regarding Jennings, and that is as a songwriter. Some of these tunes, such as "Are Your Sure Hank Done It This Way?" crossed over onto the pop charts as they connected with rock & roll audiences as well as country fans. Other Jennings' classics here include "I've Always Been Crazy," "This Time," "Waymore's Blues," and of course, "Good Ol' Boys," the theme from the television series Dukes of Hazzard. The third phase covers the collaborations Jennings recorded with RCA and Columbia. There are tracks with the Highwaymen that also included Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson. The tracks on this third CD are mostly stone classics, such as his duets with Nelson on "Good Hearted Woman," "Luckenbach, Texas," and "Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys," and those with his wife, Jessi Colter: the medley of "Wild Side of Life/It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels" and the gorgeous "Storms Never Last." In all, while this isn't a complete portrait of the enigmatic Jennings, it certainly is a well-rounded one.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/28/2014
  • Label: Sony Legacy
  • UPC: 888837715225
  • Catalog Number: 377152
  • Sales rank: 32,551

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Stop the World (And Let Me Off) (2:03)
  2. 2 (That's What You Get) For Lovin' Me (2:27)
  3. 3 The Chokin' Kind (2:29)
  4. 4 Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line (2:22)
  5. 5 The Taker (2:23)
  6. 6 Ladies Love Outlaws (2:34)
  7. 7 Lonesome, On'ry and Mean (3:40)
  8. 8 I'm a Ramblin' Man (2:49)
  9. 9 We Had It All (2:47)
  10. 10 Amanda (3:00)
  11. 11 Dreaming My Dreams with You (2:27)
  12. 12 The Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You) (2:09)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Lucille (You Won't Do Your Daddy's Will) (3:26)
  2. 2 Drinkin' and Dreamin' (3:02)
  3. 3 I Ain't Living Long Like This (4:47)
  4. 4 That's the Chance I'll Have to Take (2:06)
  5. 5 Anita, You're Dreaming (2:26)
  6. 6 You Ask Me Too (2:32)
  7. 7 This Time (2:27)
  8. 8 Rainy Day Woman (2:32)
  9. 9 Bob Wills Is Still the King (3:02)
  10. 10 Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way? (2:56)
  11. 11 Waymore's Blues (2:42)
Disc 3
  1. 1 I've Always Been Crazy (4:14)
  2. 2 Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got out of Hand (2:59)
  3. 3 Theme From The Dukes Of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys) (2:09)
  4. 4 Shine (2:52)
  5. 5 Women Do Know How to Carry On (3:19)
  6. 6 Never Could Toe the Mark (2:59)
  7. 7 Never Say Die (5:05)
  8. 8 I Got You (2:39)
  9. 9 MacArthur Park (5:11)
  10. 10 Suspicious Minds (4:00)
  11. 11 Good Hearted Woman (2:56)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love) (3:21)
  2. 2 Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys (2:34)
  3. 3 There Ain't No Good Chain Gang (3:18)
  4. 4 Night Life (3:44)
  5. 5 Wild Side Of Life/It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels (3:21)
  6. 6 Storms Never Last (3:06)
  7. 7 Just to Satisfy You (2:50)
  8. 8 Leave Them Boys Alone (3:32)
  9. 9 The Conversation (3:52)
  10. 10 Highwayman (3:04)
  11. 11 Silver Stallion (3:13)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Waylon Jennings Primary Artist
Johnny Cash Guest Appearance
George Jones Guest Appearance
Kris Kristofferson Guest Appearance
Willie Nelson Guest Appearance
Ernest Tubb Guest Appearance
Anita Carter Guest Appearance
Jessi Colter Guest Appearance
Hank Williams Jr. Guest Appearance
The Kimberleys Guest Appearance
Technical Credits
Chet Atkins Producer
Johnny Cash Producer
Rodney Crowell Composer
Waylon Jennings Producer
Kris Kristofferson Composer
Willie Nelson Producer
Ray Pennington Producer
Gordon Lightfoot Composer
Tompall Glaser Producer
Jerry Bridges Producer
Don Cartee Producer
Blake Chancey Producer
Jack Clement Producer
Danny Davis Producer
Ron Haffkine Producer
Ken Mansfield Producer
J.D. Miller Composer
Chips Moman Producer
Gary Scruggs Producer
Billy Sherrill Producer
Hank Williams Jr. Composer
Alan Cartee Producer
Brent Cartee Producer
Vic Anesini Mastering
W.S. Stevenson Composer
Rob Carter Art Direction
W. Nelson Composer
M. James Composer
Sylvie Simmons Liner Notes
A. Collins Composer
T. TUCKER Composer
R. Albright Composer
T. Seals Composer
H. Howard Composer
A. Reynolds Composer
P. Buskirk Composer
R. Mareno Composer
G. Stewart Composer
G. Galbraith Composer
D. Dillon Composer
D. Kirby Composer
L. Clayton Composer
B. Emmons Composer
Ronny Light Producer
Richie Albright Producer
S. Silverstein Composer
Jimmy Bowman Producer
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