Oct 31, 2022 #42 Weazel Tele-Afflicted Joined Oct 21, 2009 Posts 1,858 G.S. Jerry "Jigger" Bridges. Collectively, the band performed on the recordings of Waylons mega hits such as I Aint Living Long Like This, theDukes of HazzardGood Ol Boys theme song, Luckenbach Texas and Rainy Day Woman as well as countless other gold and platinum hits. In 2011, I was in Texas talking with a friend, and moonshine had just become legal to produce. Why are we doing this tour? | Concert Tickets Lee Sklar. Tune in 24/7 to Country Music News International Radio Show! On Duncan's recommendation, Holly hired Jennings to play electric bass for him during his "Winter Dance Party Tour" in 1959. Bob Frank Distribution(BFD)was formed in 2012asa boutique independentmusicdistributor witha globalsub-distribution arrangementwithThe Orchard. Waylon's touring bass player Jerry "Jigger" Bridges also played a big role in the project. Many others were Waylors over the years including Waylon's family members and even one of Earl Scruggs' sons (Gary). Covering vocals and guitar isTommy Townsendwho, early in his career, was mentored by Waylon. Music editor for Nashville.com. floor, and was common throughout country and rock music., Sex, Drugs & Rockabilly:A Moment InTime With Waylon Jenningsby Bill Conrad, Stay connected with Waymores Outlaws atwww.WaymoresOutlaws.com, https://www.facebook.com/waymoresoutlawsofficial/, By loading the tweet, you agree to Twitters privacy policy.Learn more, https://www.instagram.com/waymoresoutlaws/, Your email address will not be published. For tickets to Waymore's Outlaws City Winery show click here. After contributing bass work on the Dukes of Hazard Soundtrack and Waylon Jennings The Greatest Hits album, subsequently Waylon Jennings asked Bridges to join The Waylors on the road. Reformed in 2008, the group performs on its own with Tommy Townsend as their lead vocalist, with occasional performances as the band for Albright's namesake, Waylon Albright "Shooter" Jennings, the son of Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter. Originally from Provo, Utah, Lynette moved many times as a young girl, living in Nebraska, North Carolina, Idaho, Arizona and Wyoming. Unfortunately, that compilation album could not be released. Smith Music School, and they will be in Kingsport, Tenn., on May 12, Flatts Fest tour dates, and opening acts announced for 2011 Rascal Flatts Tour, Help Joy Collins pick her new single and spread support for his Indie Music Country Artist. He has also done film and television scoring, and owns his own 24-track studio, but it is his work with Waylon Jennings that has earned him his lasting reputation. I'm thankful to get to share this with all the fans, and especially Jerry 'Jigger' Bridges, who is still in my corner cheering me on. Tickets are $14 ADV/$16 DOS. | Golf sfn error: no target: CITEREFBridges2007 (, "Jerry Bridges Is Still Pursuing Holiness", "An Interview with Jerry: 50 Years with The Navigators", "A Holy Pursuit: Recounting Jerry Bridges' 50 Years with The Navigators", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jerry_Bridges&oldid=1142134930, American Calvinist and Reformed Christians, United States Navy personnel of the Korean War, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0, This page was last edited on 28 February 2023, at 18:18. Jennings formed the band in 1961, consisting of Jerry Gropp on the guitar and The title cut first single hit in February, and the song garnered over 100,000 overall streams in a few short weeks. Liner Notes: Rich Kienzle, with thanks to Richie & Linda Albright; Jerry 'Jigger' Bridges; Carter & Barny Robertson and Robby Turner . Tommy Townsend had no idea when he went into the studio with producers Waylon Jennings and Jerry "Jigger" Bridges that the music they recorded wouldn't see the light of day for over 20 years. Special Thanks: Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings, Nikki Mitchell, Richie Albright, Linda Albright, Margie Hunt, Richard Alcock, Joseph Roeder, Jeremy Holiday . WAYMORE'S OUTLAWS. In 1978 he moved to Nashville. Richie not only toured and recorded with Waylon but. Copyright 2023 | MH Magazine WordPress Theme by MH Themes, On this episode Drew explains some of the best and worst implemented medicines and or procedures by doctors. You can contact him at, Morgan Wallen Goes Back And Gives Back To Hometown High School, Morgan Wallen Celebrates Record Release With Free Concert. In 1963, Jennings signed a contract with A&M Records. It was a musical drug dispensed to ten thousand eager addicts. Holes In My Boots(with Waylon Jennings)(Roger Murrah, Steve Anders) | Attractions electric. I crossed paths with Tommy in Blairsville, in Northern Georgia. music we love that has been such a deep part of our stories, and to do more Verified Correct, Supported via YouTube Submitted about 5 years ago FIND IT ON: See details Upvote the most relevant gear 21 Gibson SJ-200 Standard VS Acoustic-Electric Guitars A Foot In the Door, NMG Acoustic Performance Series at Douglas Corner, Toby Keith To Perform On American Country Awards on FOX. In addition to his own dates, he continues to perform with Waymores. Over time, however, Jennings felt limited by the Nashville sound's lack of artistic freedom. Jerry 'Jigger' Bridges, 23 year veteran bass player for Waylon Jennings, shares some stories of life on the road with Waylon, and talks about a few pieces of Waylon's old gear that he is selling. Waylon's wife, Jessi Colter, has committed to join the band for select dates. In 1978 he moved to Nashville. [1] Townsends first single, the title cut from Southern Man, hit just over a month ago and fans took notice. Similar to the pursuit and attainment of [], Superstar Toby Keith will make his broadcast performance debut of Red Solo Cup at the AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS, airing live from the MGM Grand Garden [], Dont be spooked by the Halloween deadline, October 31, 2011, just enter the NSAI Song Contest Presented by CMT, TODAY. Required fields are marked *. Im super excited to be releasing the second single from the SouthernMan album, said Townsend. Collectively, the band performed on the recordings of Waylons mega hits such as I Aint Living Long Like This, theDukes of Hazzard Good Ol Boys theme song, Luckenbach Texas and Rainy Day Woman as well as countless other gold and platinum hits. Lesson In Loneliness(Jerry Bridges, Donnie Epps) Silk N Steel features guitar by Reggie Young (who played with Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, George Strait, Merle Haggard and hundreds of others) and sax and flute by Jim Horn (who played with the Beatles, the Righteous Brothers, the Beach Boys, Elton John, Eric Clapton, the Carpenters and hundreds of others). 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Troy was next to Waylon at the mixing board in the controlroom, and he was just dancing in his chair. If you would like to change your settings or withdraw consent at any time, the link to do so is in our privacy policy accessible from our home page.. personal stories, never before seen video and images as well as great Father and son Tom Sauber and Patrick Sauber played all of these cues. Jerry also called in some of his favorite legendary musician friends to help create a magical Christmas sound. Jigger spent more than two decades with Waylon as session musician, record producer and co-writer. [1] When the tour ended, he returned to his DJ spot on KLLL and performed regionally. The band earned a small fan base, eventually signing with the independent label Trend Records. Visitwww.bobfrankent.comfor more information. thousand eager addicts. Stream, download or purchase the album HERE. And that doesn't even crack the surface of what he can do. "His very tight back-up band, The Waylors, would open Waylon's performance with a few tunes that usually featured female vocalist, Carter Robertson. Jerry Bridges on electric How High This Tree Will Grow(J. Fred Knobloch, Don Schlitz), Hollabaugh, a staff writer at MusicRow magazine, has over 20 years of music business experience and has written for publications including American Profile, CMA Close Up, Nashville Arts And Entertainment, The Boot and Country Weekly. "'Southern Man' was the first song Waylon and Jerry Bridges brought me when we were going in the studio years ago . Waylons signature guitar sound and distinctive voice can be heard on many of the tracks, and the studio was often filled with star power as well. Little did he know that . When the band began to play, the crowd's energy always became electric. The contest boasts unparalleled career-building []. [8], Jennings was accustomed to performing and recording with his own band, The Waylors, a practice that was discouraged or forbidden by powerful Nashville producers. The artists involved were recording tracks with producer Jerry "Jigger" Bridges (Waylon Jennings, Paul Anka) at Bridges' studio in Golden, Mississippi, for a supporting album of the same title. Jerry "Jigger" Bridges Musician / Songwriter / Producer "From Muscle Shoals to Music Row." Jigger is a native Alabamian and an Alabama Music Hall of Fame Award winning musician. Waylon Jennings' bassist, Jerry 'Jigger' Bridges, currently owns this amplifier. We knew people would love this music and the story behind it, said Rhodes. "I was in the studio with Jerry [Bridges], and Waylon would just come in and hang out, and then they started producing me. Because its a timely opportunity to play the music we love that has been such a deep part of our stories, and to do that with the people we love, said Carter Robertson. The Waylors, later Waymore's Outlaws, is a country music band, best known as the backing and recording band of country music singer Waylon Jennings. Nashville Music Scene w/ Jerry Holthouse A Good Love Died Tonight(with Waylon Jennings)(Roger Murrah) All three were members of his 1970s band the. After the show, Townsends parents talked their way past the Hells Angels security guards and into the backstage area, where they introduced his son to the man who would become Tommys inspiration and mentor. Jennings, the half-Native American son of Texas from Littlefield, grew up most notably with one leg shorter than the other from getting it stabbed by a tractor wheel. Music editor for Nashville.com. Personalized content and ads can also include things like video recommendations, a customized YouTube homepage, and tailored ads based on past activity, like the videos you watch and the things you search for on YouTube. Halle Huff the only student, Veteran, and asian bartender at Rosemary & Beauty Queen. Waylons wife,Jessi Colter,has committed to join the band for select dates. Waylon Jennings Introduction Richie Albright - Waylon's original drummer, longtime friend and right-hand man joined Waylon and The Waylors in 1964. Jerry Holthouse is a content writer, songwriter and a graphic designer. Jerry Bridges (jerrybridges) on Myspace Jerry Bridges Photos Videos Connections People Songs Albums Videos Photos Articles Events Mixes MyspaceSearch Discover Featured Music Videos People Sign upSign in HelpSite Info PrivacyTerms These bonus tracks feature arrangements by Grammy-award winning musician, Barny Robertson (played for Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter, The Highwaymen, David Cassidy and many more) and guitar by Fred Newell (played for Waylon Jennings, Porter Waggoner, Alabama, George Strait, Dan Seals and others, and was a Nashville Now studio musician for 20 years). | Activities | Golf The band will hit the road as The Waylors and feature Waylon's original drummer Richie Albright, Alabama Music Hall of Fame Award winning bassman Jerry "Jigger" Bridges, the only female member of Waylon's band during the Outlaw era, artist and vocalist Carter Robertson, GRAMMY Award-winning producer Barny Robertson on keyboards and ACM Award-winning steel and lead guitar veteran Fred Newell. | History Southern ManTrack List: She has a Broadcast Journalism and Speech Communication degree from Texas Christian University, (go Horned Frogs), and welcomes your feedback or story ideas at, https://musicrow.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/unnamed-28-9.jpg, https://musicrow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/MusicRow-header-logo-Mar19B.png, Tommy Townsend's 'Southern Man' Slated For April 29. The band earned a local fan base during its appearances on the night club JD's . Jerry Gropp - guitar Jerry "Jigger" Bridges - Bass These were the core unit. The band will hit the road asThe Waylors andfeatureWaylons original drummerRichie Albright,Alabama Music Hall of Fame Award winning bassmanJerry Jigger Bridges,the only female member of Waylons band during the Outlaw era, artist and vocalistCarter Robertson,GRAMMY Award-winning producerBarny Robertsonon keyboards and ACM Award-winning steel and lead guitar veteranFred Newell. The band will hit the road as The Waylors and feature Waylon's original drummer Richie Albright, Alabama Music Hall of Fame Award winning bassman Jerry "Jigger" Bridges, the only female member of Waylon's band during the Outlaw era, artist and vocalist Carter Robertson, GRAMMY Award-winning producer Barny Robertson on keyboards and ACM Because it's a timely opportunity to play the music we love that has been such a deep part of our stories, and to do that with the people we love," said Carter Robertson. Box 2164Burlington, NC 27215, 1) Cassette Cover; 2) Lynette & Vince Gill after she and the Waylors opened his show at a Charity Golf Classic, 1) Jerry & Lynette with The Waylors: Jeff Hales, Kevin Hogan & Fred Lawrence; 2) SILK N STEEL CD COVER (2000), Jerry & Lynette on WRMG, Red Bay, AL 2003, Performing/Interview on WRMG - Red Bay Alabama, 2003. [6][7] Bridges died on March 6, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado at the age of 86.[7]. The , | Nashville.com Home Jerry was an established musician and producer with Waylon Jennings and liked what he heard. Tommy and Waylon spent time talking about lessons learned from life and conveyed through songs. It was a musical drug dispensed to ten thousand eager addicts. The first batch was recorded in 1988 when Tommy Townsend was still in high school, with the second batch of songs being recorded in the late 90s. Its a snappy little tune that Waylon wrote with Troy Seals. The project is due out April 29 on BFD/Audium Nashville. Two decades later, the song is finally out and open to everyone, and promises to be a fan favorite amongst Tommy's fans. The raucous follow up single, the Jennings/Seals-penned Trouble With A Capital T, was released in late March. View fun excerpts from these interviews below: Silk N Steel Musicians and Studio (3:25), Waylon Jennings Support and Showcase (2:53). Every Christmas season they continue to get requests for A Silk N Steel Christmas, -- so in 2021 (delayed due to COVID-19), they released a special 20th Anniversary edition of the CD, that includes the 10 original songs PLUS TWO NEW BONUS TRACKS. The tour kicks off at Nashville's City Winery June 16, 2018. tour will present a concert experience that chronicles one of the most . November 1978 - 2002. Fans are obviously starved for traditional country music, and we have more coming from Tommy!. But we didnt know they would react in such a huge way. Jerry Holthouse is a content writer, songwriter and a graphic designer. On April 29, 2022, the world will finally hear Southern Man, 10 timeless traditional country cuts composed by some of the best songwriters of the . The band backed Jennings until 1999 when he formed a short-time project, The Waymore Blues Band, which was Jennings' "hand-picked dream team." cheer, and generally go nuts. Special thanks to Chuck Rhodes and all the staff at BFD/Audium Nashville for bringing this album to the forefront. He went from 109 to over 44,000 Spotify Monthly Listeners in a few short weeks, and the song garnered over 100,000 overall streams in the same period. In 1994, they did their first independent album together, Sweet N Low, a collection of 10 easy-listening country songs sung by Lynette and produced by Jerry (who also co-wrote four of the songs). See full bio More at IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent, publicist, legal on IMDbPro Known For Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus Self 2017 Hide all | | Edit Filmography Hide Self (1 credit) BFD/Audium Nashvilles Chuck Rhodes flipped over the music, signed Tommy, and started releasing music last month. [5] Now known as Waymore's Outlaws, the band continues today, with Tommy Townsend as lead guitar and vocalist. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/friends-facts--fiction/support, Last to show up first to leave! This cookbook, which features recipes, photos and stories from major country music stars, is published by Random House and sold on Amazon, with proceeds benefitting charities. Jennings gave up his seat to J. P. Richardson, who was suffering from a cold and complaining about how uncomfortable a long bus trip was for a man of his size. Richie Albright on the drums after moving to Phoenix, Arizona. With only a year and a half together, Shooter and Waylon's former band mates, drummer Richie Albright, bassist Jerry "Jigger" Bridges and master pedal steel guitarist Fred Newell, along with . Many of the top-drawer songs were originally pitched to Waylon, who felt they would be a better fit for Townsend. Manage Settings The multimedia show will give the audience a unique opportunity to experience the fascinating personal stories, never before seen video and images as well as great performances of Waylons music, all from the band who lived it. This is because the tour organizers provided very inadequate transportation & the buses broke down in freezing weather. [1] Nashville Music Scene w/ Jerry Holthouse He played these in his early career. Harper opens for Christ Knight at 8 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 13) at the Beachland Tavern, 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland. Local musician John McDaniel will add one more honor to his considerable list Monday afternoon at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. Country singer-songwriter Tommy Townsend is releasing Southern Man, a 10-song collection that was originally recorded withproducers Waylon Jennings and Jerry Jigger Bridges over 20 years ago. (Nashville, Nashville Recording Artist, STOKED About Keepin That Fire Burnin! ; Tennessee Christmas; White Christmas and six others, PLUS TWO NEW BONUS TRACKS: Do You Have Room? and Home For Christmas Medley.. The multimedia show will give the audience a unique opportunity to experience the fascinating personal stories, never before seen video and images as well as great performances of Waylons music, all from the band who lived it. June 1, 2018 Covering vocals and guitar isTommy Townsendwho, early in his career, was mentored by Waylon. She has also performed at many national trade shows, county fairs, and entertained at the Scottsdale Princess, Disney World, the Grand Wailea/Maui, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Elk Mountain Lodge in Aspen, Colorado. But once completed, the . "Besides, to quote Waylon in Tony Joe White's song, 'If I can't go do down rockin' I ain't gonna go down at all!'". I cant believe this day is finally here after all these years, said Townsend. A Country Music Christmas Cookbook - Lynette performed at the Country Music Hall of Fame with other artists on the cookbook CD, including Michael Peterson & Ronnie McDowell. Your email address will not be published. "Why are we doing this tour? About Tommy Townsend: A native of Blairsville, Georgia, Tommy Townsend first met his outlaw hero as a teenager at an area concert. April 8, 2022 by Lorie Hollabaugh Country singer-songwriter Tommy Townsend is releasing Southern Man, a 10-song collection that was originally recorded with producers Waylon Jennings and Jerry "Jigger" Bridges over 20 years ago. As negotiations went on, two more of the original band. It also featured keyboards by Mike Lawler (who played with James Brown, Steve Winwood and the Allman Brothers and many others) and guitar by Mike Severs (who played for Dolly Parton, Rod Stewart, Alabama, Eric Church, Olivia Newton-John, and a host of others). In 1972 he renegotiated his contract, and he included the Waylors for the first time on a RCA album in Honky Tonk Heroes. Waylons wife,Jessi Colter,has committed to join the band for select dates. Track outages and protect against spam, fraud, and abuse, Measure audience engagement and site statistics to understand how our services are used and enhance the quality of those services, Deliver and measure the effectiveness of ads, Show personalized content, depending on your settings, Show personalized ads, depending on your settings. The result is a sincere organic sound. The project is due out April 29 on BFD/Audium Nashville. Lebanese-Canadian drummer, composer, educator and producer Sanah Kadoura presents her dynamic sophomore album Duality, out now. Getting to talk about these songs again after this long has brought back so many great memories of being in the studio with these two legends. The ten original songs and arrangements include Merry Christmas, Darling; Mary, Did You Know? I am in Christ as the vine, and the branches have that living union, so Christ and I have that living union. gonna go down at all!. Tommy Townsends last recording session with producers Waylon Jennings and Jerry Jigger Bridges was over 25 years ago, and last week his Southern Man album was released in its entirety. Jerry "Jigger" Bridges, who spent a little over two decades out on the road with Waylon, plays bass and tour manages Waymore's Outlaws. To view the purposes they believe they have legitimate interest for, or to object to this data processing use the vendor list link below. Stompin Ground(J. Fred Knobloch, Barry Alfonso) Im super excited that this album that was produced by my mentors, Waylon Jennings and Jerry Bridges, is finally coming out for everyone to hear after all these years, said Townsend. The Morning Dish with The legendary bass man, Jerry "Jigger" Bridges! A native of Blairsville, Georgia, Tommy Townsend first met his outlaw hero as a teenager at an area concert.