Did you know that Outlaw Country legend Waylon Jennings honed his early musical sound in Tempe in the 1960s, before achieving fame as part of the “outlaw” county music movement in the 1970s? He and his wife, singer and Arizona native Jessi Colter, eventually retired in Chandler. Using music and video, music historian Dr. Karin Enloe shares more about Waylon’s story and his roots in Arizona for this special event in the Our Stories series, at Sunset Library on Saturday, October 24 at 10:30 am.
Want more on Waylon Jennings, country music, and related subjects? Download free music with Freegal, 5 songs per week using your library card. Search for Waylon Jennings or browse various genres. Our Zinio magazine database offers full-page magazines including Cowboys & Indians and American Cowboy - just use your library card to create a free account. The same free account gets you access to IndieFlix and its collection of streaming independent films, including Big Country Blues. When you're in the library don't forget to check out our CD collection, and books about country music and musicians on the nonfiction shelves at 781.642.