Waylon Jennings at Armadillo WHQ by Scott Newton

Waylon Jennings at Armadillo WHQ by Scott Newton

from 600.00

Waylon Jennings, taken at the Armadillo WHQ, Austin TX in 1974 by photographer Scott Newton from our exclusive collection, The Scott Newton Archive. 

This image became the cover of the Waylon Jennings Live album which was recorded at the same show this was taken.

Available as a signed, limited edition photographic print

Photographers notes: In 1974 Waylon was ornery and mean. He was also vital and real. He wasn't a nice guy, like Willie... he was raw and direct and just generally pissed off. (He also was never better than 1974) So, on that night in '74 when I walked to the front of the stage at the Armadillo and saw the other photographers cowering away from the stage I had a choice... cower or shoot. I chose to shoot. Good thing. It turns out he had just kicked someone's camera and hated photographers. So I shot him glaring at me....which 30 or so years later was exactly what the art director was looking for when designing the album cover.

You can add framing to your print purchase if needed, or simply order the print unframed. Our framing service is provided by a reputable, local professional custom framer here in Austin. Prints are framed in a classic museum style frame using archival techniques. This consists of a 3" white matt, plain black wood surround and conservation clear, UV protected glass. Click HERE to view a sample.

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The Scott Newton Archive at Modern Rocks Gallery

Available in two sizes, printed to the highest quality with a white border around the image

A. Paper size 13" x 18" - EDITION 250 - $600
B. Paper size 20" x 28" - EDITION 180 - $900

  • Printed to order on heavyweight cotton photo rag with a matte finish

  • Hand signed and numbered by Scott Newton

  • Custom large format prints available on request - please contact for a quote

Please expect 2 weeks production time as we are printing to order, with immediate shipping thereafter
Collection from the gallery is available as an option on checkout

Image © Scott Newton - Not to be reproduced without permission.