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Shooter Jennings

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The only real son of country legends Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings actually spent his childhood on the tour bus. Given birth to Waylon Albright Jennings, Shooter was playing drums by enough time he was five yrs . old and experienced already begun acquiring piano lessons, and then break them off and follow his personal path to a knowledge of the device. He discovered acoustic guitar at 14 and rock and roll & move (especially Southern rock and roll as well as the loose-limbed hard rock and roll of Weapons N’ Roses) at 16. Quickly he relocated from Nashville to L.A., where he put together a rock-band known as Stargunn. Stargunn gained a strong regional reputation because of its concert events, and loved a six- or seven-year operate on the L.A. circuit before Jennings rediscovered his outlaw nation origins and dissolved the music group. After a brief stay in NY, where Jennings put together material for any nation project, he came back to L.A. and come up with a second music group — this time around with solid nation origins — which he called the .357s. Jennings, as well as the music group holed up in the studio room, eventually emerging using a rambunctious nation record called Place the O Back Country, that was released in 2005 on General South Records. Pursuing in his father’s footsteps, but along with his very own feisty, scrappy feeling of nation, Jennings positioned himself in an excellent placement to both explore that legacy and carve out his very own. A second record, Electric powered Rodeo (that was in fact documented before Place the O Back Country), made an appearance in 2006, accompanied by a live established, Live at Irving Plaza, afterwards in the entire year. Jennings’ third single work, The Wolf, premiered in Oct 2007, having a cover of Dire Straits’ “Walk of Existence” (whose composer, Tag Knopfler, have been a longtime family members friend). Per month later on, Jennings became a dad. His girlfriend, celebrity Drea De Matteo, offered delivery to Alabama Gypsy Rose in November. He suggested to De Matteo in ’09 2009 on-stage in Utica, NY. He renamed his support music group Hierophant for his 4th studio recording, Black Ribbons, an idea record made by Dave Cobb. It made an appearance early this year 2010. Afterwards in the entire year, the record was re-released in a particular edition entitled Dark Ribbons: The Living Record. The second edition was marketed on a USB display drive in the form of a Tarot credit card. It highlighted the studio room record and live shows by Hierophant. In early 2011, Jennings and blogger Adam Bed sheets developed the thought of creating XXX, a fresh radio format that could concentrate on insurgent nation, rock and roll, and hybrids of both, from brand-new and established performers, that fell considerably outside the small conceits of mainstream radio and had been thus disregarded. It gained traction force, and a route on Sirius/XM where both guys served as plan hosts. Jennings also transferred to NEW YORK with De Matteo. He and pianist Erik Deutsch produced a new music group known as the Triple Crown, and he became a dad for the next time in Apr, to Waylon Albert “Blackjack” Jennings. In immediate fashion, Jennings as well as the Triple Crown started documenting; they released the video/download-only one “Outlaw You,” his screed against the united states music establishment. It reached the very best i’m all over this CMT’s daily market demand competition and remained there until a dispute along with his previous label dictated it become removed. The very first established single from your forthcoming recording, “The Deed as well as the Buck,” once again reached the very best spot within the daily CMT demand competition. Jennings’ 5th recording, Family Man, adopted immediately after in March of 2012 — minus “Outlaw You.” His following recording, The Other Existence, was released annually down the road his personal Black Country Rock and roll label; it presented guest looks from Patty Griffin, Scott H. Biram, and Jim Dandy of Dark Oak Arkansas. ANOTHER Live, Jennings’ second live recording, documented during his 2013 tour and offering lots of the tunes from The Additional Existence, made an appearance early in 2014, once again from Black Nation Rock and roll. In 2013, BCR also released an EP where Jennings performed a dark and atmospheric reworking of “YOU HAPPEN TO BE My Sunlight” with Jamey Johnson and previous Marilyn Manson guitarist Twiggy Ramirez which was originally documented for the tv screen series Sons of Anarchy. 2014 noticed the release of the EP, Don’t Wait around Up (For George), a tribute to his longtime friend George Jones. In early January 2016, Jennings announced a Feb discharge for Countach, a assortment of music written and/or motivated by legendary manufacturer Giorgio Moroder. The nine-song established featured guest performances from Marilyn Manson, Brandi Carlile, Steve Youthful, and gaming pioneer Richard Garriott de Cayeux. 2016 also noticed Jennings collaborating with Billy Don Uses up over the EP A Evening in Area 8, while he also reissued Dark Ribbons in identification of this year’s presidential competition.

Quick Facts


Full Name Shooter Jennings
Height 1.69 m
Profession Actor, Music Producer, Singer-songwriter
Education University School of Nashville
Nationality American
Spouse Misty Swain
Children Alabama Gypsy Rose Jennings, Waylon Albert Jennings
Parents Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter
Siblings Tomi Lynne, Buddy Dean Jennings, Deana Jennings, Julie Rae Jennings, Terry Vance Jennings
Music Songs Outlaw You, Gone To Carolina, The White Trash Song, The Deed and The Dollar, Wild & Lonesome, Steady At the Wheel, Lonesome Blues, All of This Could Have Been Yours, The Gunslinger, Summer of Rage, It Ain't Easy, Busted in Baylor County, Some Rowdy Women, 4th of July, Drinking Side of Country, Daddy's Farm, Little White Lines, The RealMe, The Song Is Still Slipping Away, Solid Country Gold, A Hard Lesson to Learn, This Ol' Wheel, The Other Life, Sweet Savannah, I'm a Long Way From Home, Manifesto No. 1, Bad Magick, Southern Comfort, Mama, It’s Just My Medicine, Walk of Life, God Bless Alabama, Don't Wait Up
Albums Black Ribbons, Countach, Put the "O" Back in Country, Electric Rodeo, The Wolf, Family Man, The Other Life, Fenixon, Live at Irving Plaza 4.18.06, The Other Live, Don't Wait Up (For George), Bad Magick: The Best of Shooter Jennings and the .357's, BAD MAGICK - The Best Of Shooter Jennings & The 357's, [email protected]
Movies Walk the Line


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#Fact
1 Was engaged to Drea de Matteo [June 2009-2013].
2 Father of his 2nd child with ex-girlfriend and now ex-fiancé Drea de Matteo, son Waylon Albert "Blackjack" Jennings, born on April 7, 2011.
3 Seven years younger than his ex-girlfriend, Drea de Matteo.
4 Father of his 1st child with ex-girlfriend and now ex-fiancé Drea de Matteo, daughter Alabama Gypsy Rose Jennings, born 28 November 2007, weighing 8lbs., 3oz. Mother is Drea de Matteo.
5 Is the only child of his mother & father, however, both Waylon & Jessi have children from previous marriages.
6 Portrayed his father, country music legend Waylon Jennings, in the film Walk the Line (2005).
7 Son of Waylon Jennings & Jessi Colter.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Ranch 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship 2015 TV Movie performer: "Two Best Buds" - uncredited
Sons of Anarchy 2012-2013 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Shooter Jennings' The Other Life 2013 Short "The Other Life", "Hard Lesson Learned", "Wild and Lonesome", "Gunslinger", "Mama, It's Just My Medicine"
Californication 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Walk the Line 2005 performer: "I'm a Long Way from Home"
The Dukes of Hazzard 2005 performer: "Busted in Baylor County" / writer: "Busted in Baylor County"
11:14 2003 writer: "Mustangs and Camaros"
Made 2001 writer: "Katwalk"
The Crew 2000 writer: "White Lines N' Black Ties"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship 2015 TV Movie Mr. Banjo (singing voice)
Shooter Jennings' The Other Life 2013 Short The Artist / The Gunslinger
Song by Song: Johnny Cash 2012 TV Series
Walk the Line 2005 Waylon Jennings

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shooter Jennings' The Other Life 2013 Short story
CMT: Shooter Jennings' Midnight Special 2012 TV Series co-creator

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Outlaw Country 2012 TV Movie music supervisor
Gravity 2010 TV Series music supervisor - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shooter Jennings' The Other Life 2013 Short executive producer

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Outlaw Country 2012 TV Movie executive consultant - uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WAYLON: An Intimate Portrait of an Outlaw 2017 Documentary Himself
The Heart of Country: How Nashville Became Music City USA 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself - Musician
The Daily Show 2014 TV Series Himself
Getting Doug with High 2014 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2007-2013 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself / Himself - Musical Support
CMT: Shooter Jennings' Midnight Special 2012 TV Series Himself - Host
We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash 2012 TV Movie Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 2006-2012 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself / Musical Guest
The Joy of Country 2011 TV Movie Himself
Ghost Blues: The Story of Rory Gallagher 2010 Documentary Himself
CMT Crossroads 2009 TV Series Himself
CMT 100 Greatest Videos 2008 TV Movie Himself
CMT Insider 2005-2008 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2008 TV Series Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2008 TV Series Himself
CMT Online Awards 2008 TV Special Himself
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2008 TV Series Himself
CMT Giants 2007 TV Series Himself - Performer
Headline Country 2007 TV Series Himself
American Revolutions: The Highwaymen 2006 TV Movie Himself
CMT: The Greatest - 20 Greatest Southern Rock Songs 2006 TV Special Himself
CMT Greatest Moments: Johnny Cash 2006 TV Special Himself
CMT Greatest Moments: Willie Nelson 2006 TV Special Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005-2006 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
CMT: Greatest Men 2005 2005 TV Movie Himself
CMT: 100 Greatest Duets Concert 2005 TV Special Himself
Shooter 2005 TV Movie Himself
The CMT Music Awards 2005 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Inside Fame 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Celebrating the Man in Black: The Making of 'Walk the Line' 2005 TV Short documentary Himself - 'Waylon Jennings'
CMT Outlaws 2004 TV Special Performer

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