Prominent Australian country music archivist and former Nu Country FM Long In The Saddle show host Barbara Dowling is back in the saddle again.

Her extensive list of songs that mention the late Waylon Jennings in their title or lyrics has multiplied - with a little help from many of her friends and Texan readers.

The pioneer-CMAA judge and Wandong Country Music festival pioneer was flooded with additions to her list originally published in the Diary on April 20, 2010.

She is indebted to Australian disc jockeys and readers and music buff Andrew Hall from Waco - the city that Billy Joe Shaver has long called home.

Waylon recorded his famed Honky Tonk Heroes album that only featured one song not written by the Papa Joe's saloon straight shooter.

Dowling has updated her list to coincide with the release of the first in a trilogy of tribute discs to the singer who died from diabetes related illness at 64 on February 13, 2002.


The Music Inside: A Collaboration Dedicated to Waylon Jennings Vol 1 was released this month - exactly nine years after his death.

Jamey Johnson performs The Door Is Always Open, Mental Revenge and This Time on the disc that also features his widow Jessi Colter and their only son - singing actor Shooter Jennings.

Colter performs a dynamic duet of Good Hearted Woman with Texan Sunny Sweeney and Shooter delivers Belle of the Ball as a ballad.

Other artists include James Otto, Randy Houser, Kris Kristofferson and Alabama.

Other Waylon tribute discs include Lonesome, Orn'ry & Mean and I've Always Been Crazy that received wide exposure last decade.

Red River Tribute - a live double compilation CD featuring mainly Texas artists plus Shooter Jennings - also appeared in 2003 with proceeds going to The American Diabetes Foundation.

Shady Creek Outlaws also released Waylon Grass - a Bluegrass Tribute to Waylon Jennings - in 2006.

Dowling is a revered expert on the famed outlaw singer and actor, Colter and Shooter who played his dad in Johnny Cash movie Walk The Line. She wants to complete an exhaustive list of recorded songs that feature the name or nickname of Waylon.

Here is her updated list.

Can you add to it?

If so email us at music@nucountry.com.au or saddle@alphalink.com.au


All My Rowdy Friends (Have Settled Down) - Gretchen Wilson
All My Rowdy Friends (Have Settled Down) - Hank Williams Jr
An Outlaw's Blues - Chris Wall
Another Hard Luck Ace - Lacy J Dalton
Are You Sure Waylon Done It This Way - Clint Black with a Waylon cameo at the end

Back To Luckenbach - Wendell Adkins
Back When Country Was Ugly - Tim Wilson
Backstage Pass - Johnny Cash
Band Of Brothers - Dierks Bentley
Between Jennings And Jones - Jamey Johnson
Big Brothers - Tommy Jennings with Tommy Cash
Blame It On Waylon - Josh Thompson
Bob Wills Is Still The King - Chuck Prophet

Country Folks Livin' Loud - Lost Trailers
Country Heroes - Hank Williams III
Country Is My Rock - Trent Tomlinson
Country Music Has The Blues - Billy Ray Cyrus Loretta Lynn George Jones
Country Music Nightmare - Boxcar Willie
Country Singer - Ray Moore
Cowboy For A Day - Adam Harvey

Days Of America - Blackhawk
Don't Cuss The Fiddle - Kris Kristofferson
Don't You Think Its Time - (2005 version) Tommy Jennings
Don't You Think It's Time (1982 version) - Tommy Jennings with Waylon

Eagle's Last Flight - Tommy Jennings
Every Waylon Needs A Jessi - Shane Worley
Except For Jessi - Aaron Watson
Eyes Of Waylon - Hank Williams Jr

Final Attraction - Kris Kristofferson
Five Piece Band - Chris Wall
Flying W (instrumental) - Robby Turner
Four on the Floor - Lee Brice
Freightliner Fever - Red Sovine

Good Year For The Outlaw - Jeffrey Steele
Guitars, Jim Beam And Waylon - Jackson Taylor Band

Hammer Of The Honky Tonk Gods - Bill Kirchen
Hank Williams Junior, Junior - David Allan Coe
Hats Off - Alabama
He Did The Best He Could With What He Had - Tommy Jennings with Waylon
Honky Tonk Vacation (Tribute to Waylon) - Mike Henderson
How To Be A Country Star - Statler Brothers

I Can't Stand Country Music - Gene Fisk
I Got Your Country Right Here - Gretchen Wilson
I'd Love To Have A Joint With Willie - The Dead Livers
I'll Say It's True - Johnny Cash George Jones
If I Can Find A Clean Shirt - Waylon with Willie
If Waylon Ain't In Heaven - Jim Chesnut
If You Don't Like Hank Williams - Hank Williams Jr
If You Don't Like Hank Williams - Kris Kristofferson
Independence Day - Chris Wall

Jessi, I Wanted That Award - Sherwin Linton
Johnny Cash Junkie (Buck Owens Freak) - Brooks & Dunn

Let My Fingers Do The Walking - Tompall Glaser
Long Haired, Tattooed Hippie Freaks - 1100 Springs
Lotta Boot Left To Fill - Eric Church
Luckenbach Texas - Johnny Russell
Luckenbach Texas - Merle Haggard
Luckenbach, Texas - Kenny Chesney and Kid Rock
Luckenbach, Texas - Roger Creager
Luckenbach, Texas - Shady Creek Outlaws
Luckenbach, Texas - Waylon with Willie

Maltby By-Pass - Mick Thomas
Me And Them Three Brothers Of Mine - Tommy Jennings
Million Miles to Go - Josh Grider
Mooney Had His Back - Shane Worley
Mooney Had His Back - Tommy Jennings
My Kind of Country - Randy Houser
My Mother's Other Son - Tommy Jennings with Tommy Cash
My Way Or The Highway - Tommy Alverson

Nashville Blues - Cory Morrow
No Account Cowboy - Peter Caulton
No Account Cowboy - Panton Hill Umbrella Club
No Show Jones - George Jones Merle Haggard
Not Everybody Likes Us - Hank Williams III
Nothing To Say - Brian Burns

Ol' Waylon - Billy Wyatt
One In A Row - Trick Pony
Outlaw And The Stranger - Ed Bruce
Outlaws and Cavaleers - Country Cavaleers
Outlaws And Renegades - Gretchen Wilson
Owe Them More Than That - Kenny Rogers

Prove Me Right - Radney Foster
Put Some Drive In Your Country - Travis Tritt
Put The O Back In Country - Shooter Jennings

Redneck (The Redneck National Anthem) - Vernon Oxford
Roll On Buddy - Wolfgang Malende

Saddle Up - Colt Ford
Same Ol' Outlaws - Waymore's Outlaws
Santa's Hooked On Country Music - Jimmy Flynn
She Don't Like My Music - Ray Scott
Show Us Your Twang - Rick Sousley
Sing A Song With Waylon - Colt 45 Band
Singing Star's Queen - Johnny Cash
Sixteen Bars From Luckenbach - Rick Sousley
Son Of The South - David Allan Coe
Spokane Motel Blues - Tom T Hall

Texas Wildflower - Buzz Cason
That's What The Outlaws In Texas Want To Hear - Johnny Paycheck
The Conversation - Shooter Jennings & Holly Williams (Waylon's name isn't mentioned but Shooter refers to him)
The Last Cowboy Song - Ed Bruce
The Monkey - Tommy Jennings
The Outlaw - Ed Bruce
The Ride - David Allan Coe
The Right Place - Aaron Watson
The South's Gonna Rattle Again - Hank Williams Jr
There's A New Outlaw In Heaven - Big John Mills
This Texas Wailin's Givin' Me The Willies - Bobby Wayne Loftis
Three Across - Chris Wall
Tip Your Hat - Marty Stuart (featuring Josh Graves, Earl Scruggs)
True Life Country Music - Razzy Bailey

Waylon And Willie Machine - Marvin Rainwater and Jesse Fletcher
Waylon And Willie Machine - Red Sovine
Waylon Sing To Mama - Darrell Thomas
Waylon's Guitar - Hank Williams Jr
Waylon's T Shirt - Dick Damron
Waymore's Blues - Ray Wylie Hubbard
Waymore's Blues - Toby Keith
Waymore's Blues - The Crickets
We're Still Hangin' In There Ain't We - Jessi Jeannie Seely
What Would Waylon Do - Joe Diffie-George Jones
When The Last Cowboy's Gone - Jamey Johnson
Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes - George Jones
Willie Waylon And Me - David Allan Coe
Willie Why Don't You Sing One With Me - Johnny Chester
Willie, Waylon And Me (Reprise) - David Allan Coe
Willie, Waylon And Me - Wendell Adkins
Willon And Waylee - Don Bowman with Waylon and Willie

You Don't Have To Call Me Darlin' - Merle Haggard (same as You Never Even Called Me By My Name)
You Hung The Moon (Didn't You Waylon) - Jessi Colter
You Never Even Called Me By My Name - David Allan Coe
You Never Even Called Me By My Name - Doug Supernaw with a Waylon cameo
Young Country - Hank Williams Jr

Barbara Dowling thanks the following Waylon buffs for their input:

David Dawson, Rod Browne, Marie Rice, Gwen Baker, Colin Weidner and Andrew Hall.

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