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A collection of quotes and sayings by Waylon Jennings on music, guitar, band, individuality, lyrics, honesty, destiny, change and rock.

9 Notable Quotes By Waylon Jennings For The Rockstar In You

Quick Facts

Famous As: Singers

Born On: June 15, 1937

Died On: February 13, 2002

Born In: Littlefield

Died At Age: 64

Waylon Jennings was a prolific American singer, songwriter, musician and actor famous for popularizing outlaw country music. He started playing music in a band at an early age of 12 while working as a radio jockey. He dropped out of school to work with various bands and also formed a band called ‘Waylors’. He soon signed a contract with the renowned ‘A&M Records’ but his unconventional music style shortened his stay there. He moved to Nashville to come up with his first country hit ‘Stop the World (And Let Me Off)’ which marked the beginning of his successful career. He recorded various hit singles before collaborating with the Kimberley’s to get his first ‘Grammy Award’ for ‘MacArthur Park’. This encouraged him to experiment with the country music and he came up with the album ‘Honky Tonk Heroes’ which was his first outlaw album. His art of being unconventional helped a couple of his albums including ‘This Time’ to top the country charts. He continued to be prominent in the music world and was honored with various awards including ‘Male Vocalist of the Year’. Go through these fascinating quotes and sayings by the rebellious musician that just tell the character that he was. Read on the compilation of quotations and thoughts by Waylon Jennings which are sure to strike the right chord.

There's always one more way to do things and that's your way, and you have a right to try it at least once.

Waylon Jennings

I've always been crazy but it's kept me from going insane.

Waylon Jennings

If you see me getting smaller, I'm leaving, don't be grieving, just gotta get away from here. If you see me getting smaller, don't worry, I'm in no hurry, I've got the right to disappear.

Waylon Jennings

I may be crazy, but it keeps me from going insane.

Waylon Jennings

Don’t ever try and be like anybody else and don’t be afraid to take risks.

Waylon Jennings

Ever had one of those days you couldn’t hit the ground with your hat?

Waylon Jennings

Now from where I sit this whole thing smells like its downwind from a cow barn on a hot June day!

Waylon Jennings

He was mad enough to chew nails and spit horseshoes!

Waylon Jennings

He’s slicker than a bald-tired semi on a mile of wet asphalt

Waylon Jennings