Waylon Jennings

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Waylon Jennings (June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was an American country music singer, songwriter, and musician. Jennings was one of the main figures of the "Outlaw Movement," an informal group of musicians who worked outside of the Nashville corporate scene. Jennings was largely responsible for revolutionizing country music in the 1970s with his progressive sound. In 1979, he recorded the theme song for the hit television show The Dukes of Hazzard, and also served as the narrator ("The Balladeer") for all seven seasons of the show.