Most Unusual Contributor: a tie between jazz-pop songbird Norah Jones ("Wurlitzer Prize") and hard rock hero Henry Rollins (title track). Best Jennings Impression: Dave Alvin's soulful "Amanda." Biggest Surprise: No Willie Nelson (Willie's great, but his being here would be such a cliché). Artist Who Should Have Contributed but Didn't: Ray Wylie Hubbard, a true country-music outlaw. Song That Should Have Been Included but Wasn't: "You Can Have Her." Song That Never Should Have Been Included: "Storms Never Last" (Allison Moorer) -- not a Waylon song, but a Jessi Colter song (yeah, I know, she was his wife). Best Reason to Buy This CD: One listen to country-music radio will answer that.
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