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Waylon & Willie
Studio album by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson
Released January 1978
Genre Country
Outlaw country
Length 32:50
Label RCA Victor
Producer Waylon Jennings
Willie Nelson
Professional reviews
Waylon Jennings chronology
Ol' Waylon
Waylon & Willie
White Mansions

Waylon & Willie is a duet album by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, released on RCA Victor in 1978. The record contains three songs sung individually by each of the two artists, as well as five duets. Some of the tracks used on the album had previously been released in some form; these were mostly redone using overdubbing.

The album's biggest hit was "Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys,"which hit #1 on the country charts, entered the pop charts and earned the duo a Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group. Three other of the album's songs – "Lookin' for a Feeling," "I Can Get Off on You," and "The Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You)" – also reached the top of the charts, while "If You Can Touch Her at All" peaked at #5.

The original liner notes, complimenting Jennings and Nelson on their ability to surprise and deliver solid material, were written by Chet Flippo of Rolling Stone. Waylon & Willie was reissued by RCA Records in 2001. The 2001 CD marks the first time the full album was issued on CD in the United States; previous US CD issues contained only eight of the album's eleven songs.

Track listing


Side one

  1. "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys" (Ed Bruce, Patsy Bruce) – 2:34
  2. "The Year 2003 Minus 25" (Kris Kristofferson) – 3:04
  3. "Pick Up the Tempo" (Nelson) – 2:32
  4. "If You Can Touch Her at All" (Lee Clayton) – 3:04
  5. "Lookin' for a Feeling" (Jennings) – 2:38
  6. "It's Not Supposed to Be That Way" (Nelson) – 3:20

Side two

  1. "I Can Get Off on You" (Jennings, Nelson) – 2:24
  2. "Don't Cuss the Fiddle" (Kristofferson) – 3:04
  3. "Gold Dust Woman" (Stevie Nicks) – 4:00
  4. "A Couple More Years" (Dennis Locorriere, Shel Silverstein) – 4:02
  5. "The Wurlitzer Prize (I Don't Want to Get Over You)" (Bobby Emmons, Chips Moman) – 2:08


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