Death of Waylon Jennings: Age, Cause of Death, Date of Death, What Really Happened!

Death of Waylon Jennings

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Biography - A Short Wiki

Prominent country singer and songwriter who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001. He was posthumously given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Nashville Songwriters’ Festival in 2007.

After divorcing his first wife Barbara Rood, he married Maxine Lawrence in 1956, Lynne Jones in 1962, and finally Jessi Colter in 1969. He had six children, Shooter, Buddy, Deana, Tomi, Julie and Terry.

How did Waylon Jennings die?

Country Singer Waylon Jennings died in 2002, 64 years old. The cause of death was Diabetes.

Information about the death of Waylon Jennings
Cause of deathDiabetes
Age of death64 years
ProfessionCountry Singer
BirthdayJune 15, 1937
Death dateFebruary 13, 2002
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


And the whole thing is that you’re treated like a step-child. Here it was down here, everything in the black, because they were stealing, basically. Stealing from us old country boys down here.

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Finally, my manager negotiated a deal where I got to produce my own records.

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We did an album one time called White Mansions, about the civil war, but it was written by a guy from England. His looking at it from over there and it not being a part of his history made it so he could be objective.

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Now, I was on drugs, and that didn’t help a whole lot. He hated that. That was part of where Chet and I had problems, so I take complete blame for that.

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But ya know what, I am a part of something that happened. I’m a part of the music that happened. My voice is one more instrument, is what it is. So that’s the way I feel about people who play on sessions.

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