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Wanted! The Outlaws [Bonus Tracks]
     

Wanted! The Outlaws [Bonus Tracks]

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by Waylon Jennings
 
The term "outlaw" had been bandied about after Waylon Jennings' 1972 hit "Ladies Love Outlaws," but it didn't permanently gel until the release of the album Wanted! The Outlaws in 1976. The songs in this packaged product weren't new -- the album contained previously released material by Jennings, Willie Nelson, Tompall Glaser,

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The term "outlaw" had been bandied about after Waylon Jennings' 1972 hit "Ladies Love Outlaws," but it didn't permanently gel until the release of the album Wanted! The Outlaws in 1976. The songs in this packaged product weren't new -- the album contained previously released material by Jennings, Willie Nelson, Tompall Glaser, and Jennings' wife Jessi Colter (who had hit the charts a year earlier with "I'm Not Lisa"). But it marked the industry's recognition of the changing times, and as the center point of a campaign to publicize Nashville's new "progressive" breed, it worked like a charm. It quickly became the first country album to sell more than a million copies, and it boosted the careers of all involved. [In 1996, RCA reissued Wanted! The Outlaws on CD for the first time, adding one new Waylon & Willie recording (a lively reading of Steve Earle's "Nowhere Road") and nine "lost" tracks. But "lost" isn't really correct: like the original 11 selections, such songs as Waylon's "Slow Movin' Outlaws" and Willie's "Healing Hands of Time" have been previously released. They do, however, sweeten the package, making this 20th anniversary edition a decent (though by no means definitive) sampler of outlaw country.]

Product Details

Release Date:
04/30/1996
Label:
Rca
UPC:
0078636684123
catalogNumber:
66841
Rank:
3796

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Waylon Jennings   Primary Artist,Vocals,Track Performer
Ray Kennedy   Tambourine
Willie Nelson   Vocals,Track Performer
Steve Earle   Acoustic Guitar
Jessi Colter   Track Performer
Mickey Raphael   Harmonica
Richard Bennett   Guitar
Greg Morrow   Drums
Garry Tallent   Bass
Robby Turner   Pedal Steel Guitar

Technical Credits

Chet Atkins   Producer
Waylon Jennings   Producer
Ray Kennedy   Producer,Engineer
Willie Nelson   Producer
Ray Pennington   Producer
Shel Silverstein   Producer
Steve Earle   Producer,Contributor
Tompall Glaser   Producer
Danny Davis   Producer
Felton Jarvis   Producer
Ronnie Light   Producer
Steve Lindsey   Producer
Pachucki   Engineer
Tom Pick   Contributor
Sharon Rice   Composer
Bill Vandevort   Engineer
Sharon Vaughn   Composer
Chet Flippo   Liner Notes
Susan Eaddy   Art Direction
Bill Noss   Art Direction
Herb Burnette   Art Direction
Leslie Ladd   Engineer

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Wanted! The Outlaws [Bonus Tracks] 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My mother and I loved this when it came out on cassette - every song was great. Our favorite was "Slow Moving Outlaw". Eventually the cassette wore out and I was thrilled when this came out on c.d. I wasn't as thrilled once I listened to it - the "bonus tracks" weren't much of a bonus, just extra noise piled onto an already perfect collection. Most annoying were the extra tracks by Jessi Coulter. Overall though, the best are still intact, and this is an excellent c.d. for those of us who loved these guys even before the outlaw fad came around.
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