GAC Album Review: LeAnn Rimes’ Lady & Gentlemen

On her 12th studio album, Lady & Gentlemen, LeAnn Rimes offers a collection of classic country songs by the likes of Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, George Jones and Merle Haggard. Notice the absence of any female names on that list? Well, LeAnn did that on purpose, choosing to add a female voice to golden favorites [...] Read More

Jessi Colter Names Top 5 Favorite Waylon Jennings Songs

Singer/songwriter Jessi Colter — and widow of country legend Waylon Jennings — is just one of the artists featured on the upcoming tribute album, The Music Inside: A Collaboration Dedicated to Waylong Jennings, released tomorrow, Feb. 8. Jessi sings the classic “Good Hearted Woman” with Sunny Sweeney. Also on the CD is an impressive roster of stars [...] Read More

Jamey Johnson: Waylon On Wheels

The sound on his albums That Lonesome Song and The Guitar Song has linked Jamey Johnson to the late Waylon Jennings. So does the sound of one of Jamey’s rides. Because it is, in fact, the very last car that Waylon owned. Jamey’s got a number of vehicles, but one of his favorites is a 1999 Cadillac El Dorado that belonged to the late Country Music Hall of Fame member. Jamey bought it from an associate of Waylon, who left a few odds and ends in the car. For starters, a change purse that belonged to Waylon’s wife, Jessi Colter, is still there in the glove compartment. Read More