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About Waylon Jennings
Waylon Jennings was an American musician best known for singing the theme song for the CBS television series “The Dukes of Hazzard”
Waylon was supposed to be on the plane that crashed killing his friend Buddy Holly as well as several other big musicians. He gave up his seat to someone who wasn’t feeling good. For the rest of his life, Waylon was haunted by what came be known as, “the day the music died”.
Waylon’s biggest hit was the theme song for the hit television show “The Dukes of Hazzard”. “The Good Ol’ Boys” peaked at #21 on The Billboard Hot 100.
Waylon was married 4 times, including being married to Jessi Colter between 1969 and 2002 - he had 6 children. To be a role model for his children and grandchildren Waylon finally earned his GED as the ripe old age of 52.
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Famous quotes by Waylon Jennings
I love Johnny Cash, and I respect Johnny Cash. He's the biggest. He's like an Elvis in this business, but no, he's never been the rebel.Waylon Jennings
I mean, I think we're put here on earth to make your own destiny, to begin with. I don't think there's anything you can do this way or that way to change anything.Waylon Jennings
Mainly what I learned from Buddy... was an attitude. He loved music, and he taught me that it shouldn't have any barriers to it.Waylon Jennings
Waylon Jennings' Popularity
Waylon Jennings was a famous American singer-songwriter and musician, who was born on June 15, 1937. As a person born on this date, Waylon Jennings is listed in our database as the 23rd most popular celebrity for the day (June 15) and the 18th most popular for the year (1937).
People born on June 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Waylon Jennings is the 569th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Waylon Jennings' birthday, Waylon Jennings is the 4181st most famous American.
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