Tag: Jerry Jeff Walker

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Lunchtime Music from Jerry Jeff Walker as he sings Chris Wall and Bill Staines’ songs!! Bill sings one, too!

Through the years Jerry Jeff Walker has introduced me to many great songwriters like Guy Clark,and Townes Van Zandt. Two other songwriters  songs appear on the Jerry Jeff's album Live at Gruene Hall.. First, three Chris Wall songs appear on the album "I Feel Like Hank Williams Tonight".."Trashy Women" and this one "Rodeo Wind" Can't you just see that cowboy out in the barn saddling his horse, with his woman leaning against the frame of the barn door, as he gets ready to ride off into the sunset! The other songwriter is Bill Staines. If you don't know Bill here is an introduction...

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Morning Music – March 18, 2014 from Jerry Jeff and John Sebastian!!

Ok so when I started this blog, my idea for morning music was to play something that made me happy! Kinda' a morning pick me up that we all need! So here we go - after reading and listening to both John Sebastian and Jerry Jeff the other day, I started to think about songs that they sing that put me in a good mood! Here's three of then, two from Jerry Jeff and one from John Sebastian - with Jerry Jeff we'll dance in the Hill Country Rain and then ride down that road with Curly and Lil because...

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JJW’s Birthday Celebration Continues with “Ramblin’ Scramblin'” and “Morning Song to Sally”

So return with me now to those thrilling days of yesteryear, the year was 1969, I was a naïve eighteen year-old and sometime during that year. probably on Gen Shay's show on WDAS-FM this song from Jerry Jeff Walker. You know I don't think I'd ever heard a song that included a drop kick in the crotch or someone getting rolled, let alone in the same song!! The song was from Jerry Jeff's second release Driftin' Way of Life. And along with "Drifting Way of Life" and "Morning Song for Sally" was one of my favorite songs from the album....

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This Day in Music – March 16, 1942 – Happy Birthday, Jerry Jeff Walker!!

So on this day in 1942 in Oneonta, NY, one Ronald Clyde Crosby, aka Jacky Jack, and more well-known as Jerry Jeff Walker was born!! Jerry Jeff's music has been a part of the musical soundtrack of my life since the late 1960s. And his music has been with me as I walked across the campus of the University of Florida singing "High Hill Country Rain", to rocking my children to sleep to "Mr Bojangles", to sending my son's best friend into hysterics over "Pissin' in the Wind" and of course "Redneck Mother" is always just a moment away in...