Waylon Jennings' items up for auction in Phoenix

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Lot 235. Buddy Holly & Waylon Jennings’ 1958 Ariel Cyclone motorcycle By Mike Gertzman Lot 235. Buddy Holly & Waylon Jennings’ 1958 Ariel Cyclone motorcycle By Mike Gertzman
Lot 89. The Highwayman Goes Gold, 1986 By Mike Gertzman Lot 89. The Highwayman Goes Gold, 1986 By Mike Gertzman
Lot 89. The Highwayman Goes Gold, 1986 By Mike Gertzman Lot 89. The Highwayman Goes Gold, 1986 By Mike Gertzman
Lot 119. Fender Custom Shop Waylon Jennings Telecaster By Mike Gertzman Lot 119. Fender Custom Shop Waylon Jennings Telecaster By Mike Gertzman

PHOENIX (AP) -- 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.

Jennings was died in Arizona in 2002 at age 64 of diabetes-related health problems.

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