Musical rebel Waylon Jennings is best remembered for helping to popularize the grittier and more rock-influenced genre known as outlaw country music.
Did you know this about our favorite country music outlaw?
- Waylon was the narrator of The Dukes of Hazzard and also composed/sang the show’s theme song “Good Ol’ Boys.”
- The country singer-songwriter made a cameo in the 1985 live-action film Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird. He played a turkey farm truck driver who gives character Big Bird a ride. He also sings “Ain’t No Road Too Long” on the soundtrack
- He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001