As one of the pioneers of the outlaw country movement, Waylon Jennings was a certified badass. There were many factors that contributed to this branding: his rough and tough image, his songs that celebrated wayward souls, and his indisputable talent.
Jennings managed to establish an unshakable reputation after only 64 short years on this Earth. Today, you’ll often hear Jennings get name checked by other country singers who consider him to be one of the greatest artists of all time.
Honestly, we’re not surprised that Jennings still has such a strong reputation today. After all, he was the defintion of badass.
Head below to see some of the most hard core moments in this country legend’s life!