Chris Murphy in The Troubadour, West Hollywood, Los Angeles - 1973

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, page 25:

Waylon [Jennings] had been one of my favorite live performers for a long time. Like Willie Nelson, he is a very underrated guitar player. They both sing so beautifully that nobody seems to notice they're also fine pickers, with styles that are atypical for country. Waylon had that classic Telecaster sound, but his solos always made me think of Buddy Holly--perhaps reflecting Waylon's stint in the Crickets, or his and Buddy's common West Texas roots. The use of phasing on his guitar only strengthened its characteristic individual sound. When you hear it, you think Waylon right away. And his …   more >>

cite as

Chris Murphy, Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis (New York City, 2002), p. 25. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430382537581 accessed: 3 December, 2022

location of experience: The Troubadour, West Hollywood, Los Angeles

Listeners

Chris Murphy
music technician, personal assisstant, road manager, Guitarist […]
1940's-

Listening to

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country and western music performed by Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson

Experience Information

Date/Time 1973
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:28:58 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:09:29 +0100