Waylon Jennings’ Items Up For Auction In Phoenix
Outlaw country singer Waylon Jennings owned a vintage motorcycle that had previously belonged to his close friend, rock ‘n’ roll star Buddy Holly.
Jennings was supposed to have been with Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson when the crooners were killed in a 1959 small plane crash
The bike is among 2,000 items that Jennings’ estate is putting on the auction block Sunday online and at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix.
New York City-based auction house Guernsey’s first approached Jennings’ widow, Jessi Colter, about selling the motorcycle.
Jennings’ career spanned five decades with 16 No. 1 country singles. He also formed The Highwaymen with Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Johnny Cash.
Photo: Guernsey’s Auction House/AP
Undated image shows a motorcycle that belonged to Waylon Jennings.
Jennings was died in Arizona in 2002 at age 64 of diabetes-related health problems.