Country Music

Buddy Holly's Motorcycle, Willie Nelson's Braids Part of Giant Waylon Jennings Auction

Waylon Jennings sure collected a lot of strange items during his life. Now, several hundred of them are going on auction at the Musical Instrument Museum, including a motorcycle once owned by Buddy Holly, a pair of Hank Williams' boots, Willie Nelson's braids, and a whole lot of clothing, jewelery, and other memorabilia.

The late Jennings was one of the Valley's all-time most famous residents, but let's back up a minute. Jennings is one of the most important and influential country singers of all time, a decorated and venerated member of the outlaw country movement, and the singer on five platinum records and 15 songs that topped the U.S. country charts. And he did almost all of it all after moving to Arizona.

Check out the highlights from the auction below.

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David Accomazzo is a music wrangler, award-winning reporter, critic, and editor with more than a decade in the business.
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