Waylon Jennings remembered at memorial

Waylon Jennings remembered at memorial

Nashville, Tennessee-AP -- Country music paused to remember Waylon Jennings Saturday.

Friends like Kris Kristofferson, Travis Tritt and Billy Ray Cyrus came out for a memorial service at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

Jennings' black guitar was displayed and topped with his black cowboy hat. Red rose petals were strewn nearby

Video montages showed Jennings at various times in his career. Singers Paul Simon, Graham Nash and Neil Diamond read statements praising the music legend.

The two-hour service ended with the last song Jennings wrote and recorded, titled "The Dream."

Jennings died February 13th. He was 64. He'd suffered diabetes-related health problems for years, and had his left foot amputated in December.

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