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I've Always Been Crazy: A Tribute to Waylon Jennings

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John Mellencamp
John Mellencamp: Henny Garfunkel/Retna

I've Always Been Crazy: A Tribute to Waylon Jennings

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
RCA
genre:
Rock, Country

We gave it an A-

Just when you thought tribute albums ought to be outlawed, the outlaw, Waylon Jennings, inspires the first great one in years. Two immediate must-rips on I’ve Always Been Crazy: John Mellencamp remaking ”Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way” as a 1970 Stones scorcher and a Deana Carter/Sara Evans duet of ”Mammas, Don’t Let Your Babies…” so sweet it’s a veritable fever dream of female forgiveness.