Waylon Jennings Birthday Bash Recap: Rowdy Johnson

WAYLON ARNOLD JENNINGS  (born June 15, 1937 – died February 13, 2002) As the world paid tribute to the late, great Waylon Jennings celebrating his 75th birthday on the weekend of June 15th, 2012 with social media posts professing their love of the man called “Hoss” with shared stories, favorite songs, videos, radio specials, benefit…

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Robby White & The Texas Gringos: Small Town Outlaw

Robby White and the Tejas Gringos* Small Town Outlaw*  Shatter Records* North Texas these days is a bit of a hotbed of up and coming musical talent.  Time’ll tell whether it’s a return to the halcyon days of the late ‘90s when KHYI was an honest station with real on-air talent (that won’t happen again, apparently),…

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ROUNDER RECORDS SIGNS NASHVILLE ALL-STARS: THE TIME JUMPERS

Band Welcomes Newest Members Vince Gill, Larry Franklin and Billy Thomas. Burlington, MA – Rounder Records is pleased to announce the signing of Western swing/country group The Time Jumpers.  Formed in 1998 by a group of Nashville’s recording studio elite, the band began just as a jam session for the musicians to blow off steam and play their…

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Jackson Taylor: Bad Juju Album Review

Jackson Taylor and the Sinners: Bad Juju (Self-Released) Over the first eleven CDs of his career (yep, count ‘em, 11 before this record), Jackson Taylor blazed a fiery trail and distinguished himself from his peers as an artist with one hell of a lot to say.  His personal story’s unique in this modern world, and the…

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Island Mojo: Travel Diary 2 Lonesome Liz

Just a hop, skip and a jump from Tybee is another juju-laden island off the coast of Georgia, Sapelo.  It is the fourth largest of Georgia’s barrier islands. The inhabitants of the island, called Gullah or Geechee,  are directly descended from escaped slaves who stayed in their own, independent society until today.  There, West African traditions have been…

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The Bloody Jug Band: Coffin Up Blood CD Review

Have you ever been on a road trip through Florida and stopped at a weird roadside reptile house?  After you make it through the gift shop, you pay your two-dollar admission to see the reptiles and the man behind the counter hands you back three fives and three ones with his gnarled left hand that…

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Charter Amphitheatre Gang of Outlaws Tour ZZ Top Headlines

Editor’s Note: We welcome photojournalist Mother Shutter Photography’s April Britt-Kelly to Outlaw Magazine. On June 6, 2012, The Gang of Outlaws Tour 2012 rocked the Charter Amphitheatre at Heritage Park in Simpsonville, SC. “The Gang”, all leaders in their respective genres, include ZZ Top, 3 Doors Down and Gretchen Wilson. Country music artist and “Redneck…

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