GAC Album Review: Waylon Jennings’ Goin’ Down Rockin’: The Last Recordings

Shortly before his death in February 2002, Waylon Jennings returned to the studio in order to lay down what would be his final recordings. Working with his good friend Robby Turner, who serves as producer of this project, Waylon created an intimate set of performances capturing both the peace and turmoil that accompanied the singer [...] Read More

Waylon Jennings’ Family to Release His Last Recordings

February 13 marked the tenth anniversary of Waylon Jennings’ death. In honor of his legacy, his family is releasing the songs Waylon recorded shortly before his death, reports the AP via the Seattle PI. At least eight of the 12 songs on the album, tentatively titled Goin’ Down Rockin’: The Final Recordings, were written by [...] Read More

GAC’s Top 20 Cowboy & Rodeo Songs

The American Cowboy is known all over the world as a symbol of America. The cowboy life might not have been quite as glamorous as the silver screen portrayed it, yet most of the men and women who lived their lives as cowboys or cowgirls wouldn’t have traded it for any big city job available [...] Read More

GAC Time Machine: Waylon Jennings’ “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way”

In 1975 Waylon Jennings topped the charts with “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way” — an Outlaw’s response to critics saying his music was nothing like the traditional sound of Hank Williams, Sr. What’s funny is, today’s country artists are often criticized because their music is nothing like the traditional sound of Waylon [...] Read More