Jerry Jeff Walker Turns 75 Today
Happy Birthday to Jerry Jeff Walker on his 75th birthday today!
Jerry Jeff was born on March 16th, 1942 and shows no signs of letting up as he celebrates another birthday. As a matter of fact he just launched a new website...jerryjeff.com.
On that site you will see that he has some great tour dates lined up: Mar 25 The Paramount Theatre Austin, TX
Mar 26 Gruene Hall New Braunfels, TX
May 20 Gruene Hall New Braunfels, TX Jul 07 The Birchmere Alexandria, VA
Jul 08 The Birchmere Alexandria, VA And many more tour dates to come!
Jerry Jeff has given us decades of great music since the late 60's. He has over 30 albums to his credit. He's played for four or five presidents, toured in Lear Jets and bought a second home in Belize.
Jerry Jeff Walker is one of the true pioneers of the sound we now call Texas Country. Back in the 70's...the movement was called progressive country.
Jerry Jeff has inspired and influenced many young and upcoming artist throughout his career!
In celebration of his 75th birthday today, Let's reach back to bring you the above music video of Jerry Jeff Walker and a great live performance of Mr. Bojangles on the 'Texas Connection'.