Vagrant has announced that they will be releasing the final recordings from country legend Waylon Jennings. On October 21st, the label will be releasing Waylon Forever, an eight-song collection of cover songs and originals feature the vocals of Waylon Jennings backed by his son Shooter Jennings and the .357's. .
The inception of Waylon Forever began in 1995 when Waylon asked Shooter to collaborate on an album with him. "I'd been playing my dad the music I was inspired by at the time," Shooter explains. "Whether it was Nine Inch Nails, Skinny Puppy, Pink Floyd or Cream he really enjoyed being apart of my musical journey. It was then he suggested we do an album together."
Waylon Jennings' career spanned for more than 40 years. During his lifetime he released over 50 studio albums which generated 16 number one singles and four Country Music Awards. In 1978 Jennings was awarded a Grammy for the song "Mama's Don't Let Your Babies Grow up to be Cowboys" and in 2001 he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.