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FOX 16 Little Rock
Family Wants Someone Held Accountable after Man Charged with Murder Walks Freemurder victim's family said Thursday they will never get justice because a depu
Family Wants Someone Held Accountable after Man Charged with Murder Walks Free
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 22 hours ago
murder victim's family said Thursday they will never get justice because a deputy prosecutor failed to do his job. Jeffery Buck was wearing a bright white shirt with a photo of his son. "It [the shirt] says rest in peace," he said. Years after... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Robbie Fulks enters new emotional territory on 'Upland Stories'material emphasized the clever lyrical twist: "The Buck Starts Here" has a reje
Robbie Fulks enters new emotional territory on 'Upland Stories'
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
material emphasized the clever lyrical twist: "The Buck Starts Here" has a rejected lover reaching for his "45," and it's a Buck Owens record that he'll play to share his sorrow. The songs start with a great, high concept and then build around... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Robbie Fulks enters new emotional territory on 'Upland Stories'material emphasized the clever lyrical twist: "The Buck Starts Here" has a reje
Robbie Fulks enters new emotional territory on 'Upland Stories'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
material emphasized the clever lyrical twist: "The Buck Starts Here" has a rejected lover reaching for his "45," and it's a Buck Owens record that he'll play to share his sorrow. The songs start with a great, high concept and then build around... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Sturgill Simpson, Rufus Wainwright and remastered Metallica top this week's new musicwho is now battling Alzheimer’s. But with its guest list of late Nashville icon
Sturgill Simpson, Rufus Wainwright and remastered Metallica top this week's new music
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
who is now battling Alzheimer’s. But with its guest list of late Nashville icons — Johnny Carter and June Cash, Jerry Reed, Buck Owens and most recent loss Merle Haggard, whose impersonations of his fellow artists are a hoot — this hour-long show... Read more
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Sierra Star
It’s Classic Country & Rock time SaturdayAll the bands and musicians are donating their talents for this event in tribut
It’s Classic Country & Rock time Saturday
Sierra Star / Posted 9 days ago
All the bands and musicians are donating their talents for this event in tribute to country music legends Merle Haggard and Buck Owens, and 100% of the proceeds including ticket and food and beverage sales is going to the theater.” Sarah Persson,... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Interview: Brothers Osbornerock style grabbed me hard. Then I got into high school and I got into old coun
Interview: Brothers Osborne
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 11 days ago
rock style grabbed me hard. Then I got into high school and I got into old country: Roy Nichols, Merle Haggard, Buck Owens. The complexity of country music, which seems simple on the surface, has a lot of subtleties that takes a bit of... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Gulf Coast Jamboreemusic just resonated with the working-class people of Houston. Hearing all the
Gulf Coast Jamboree
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
music just resonated with the working-class people of Houston. Hearing all the Hanks – Snow, Cochran, Hank Locklin – and Buck Owens during the early Sixties [was important]. Chuck Berry was around the house, too, then came the Beatles. There was... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
In his new book, Pittsburgh-based writer and music historian Rich Kienzle tells the story of George Jonesseveral artists. Jones, always the closer on nights like these, was moved up a
In his new book, Pittsburgh-based writer and music historian Rich Kienzle tells the story of George Jones
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 16 days ago
several artists. Jones, always the closer on nights like these, was moved up a spot to make room for up-and-coming star Buck Owens. Jones was pissed, but he didn’t fuss about it. He just went out and played Owens’ entire set and as he walked off... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Set Up to Fail, Puig Now Learning MLB Waytoday they're in mourning after the Country Music Hall of Famer died last week
Set Up to Fail, Puig Now Learning MLB Way
Bleacher Report / Posted 17 days ago
today they're in mourning after the Country Music Hall of Famer died last week at 79. Haggard followed in the footsteps of Buck Owens before him to give us what became known as the "Bakersfield Sound," and Haggard's death follows that of Glenn... Read more
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Newport Independent
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
Newport Independent / Posted 17 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � along with fellow California country star Buck Owens � was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
Rolla Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � along with fellow California country star Buck Owens � was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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Blogcritics.org
musicthe usual American set up However, it didn’t seem to affect the ensemble. A co
music
Blogcritics.org / Posted 18 days ago
the usual American set up However, it didn’t seem to affect the ensemble. A comment, and a shameless plug. Comment: Loved Buck Owens’ ….I was sorry to hear he’d passed on. It’s a shame most people remember him as co-host of Hee Haw, and don’t... Read more
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Melfort Journal
Country legend Merle Haggard diesCalif. He was 79. The Associated Press confirmed his death. Haggard along wit
Country legend Merle Haggard dies
Melfort Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Calif. He was 79. The Associated Press confirmed his death. Haggard along with fellow Bakersfield, Calif., superstar Buck Owens defined the West Coast sound of country music in the 1960s and '70s. Emerging from the central California city's... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Country legend Merle Haggard diesCalif. He was 79. The Associated Press confirmed his death. Haggard along wit
Country legend Merle Haggard dies
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Calif. He was 79. The Associated Press confirmed his death. Haggard along with fellow Bakersfield, Calif., superstar Buck Owens defined the West Coast sound of country music in the 1960s and '70s. Emerging from the central California city's... Read more
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Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
Gonzales Weekly Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � along with fellow California country star Buck Owens � was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 21 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � along with fellow California country star Buck Owens � was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Country legend Merle Haggard dies at 79 of pneumonia, on his birthdayknow him personally, too," Earnest said. [Article continues below] Haggard --
Country legend Merle Haggard dies at 79 of pneumonia, on his birthday
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 21 days ago
know him personally, too," Earnest said. [Article continues below] Haggard -- along with fellow California country star Buck Owens -- was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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GalvaNews
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
GalvaNews / Posted 21 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � along with fellow California country star Buck Owens � was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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Duquoin.com
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
Duquoin.com / Posted 21 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � along with fellow California country star Buck Owens � was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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AledoTimesRecord.com
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
AledoTimesRecord.com / Posted 21 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � along with fellow California country star Buck Owens � was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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Benton Evening News
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
Benton Evening News / Posted 21 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � along with fellow California country star Buck Owens � was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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CambridgeChronicle.com
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
CambridgeChronicle.com / Posted 21 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � along with fellow California country star Buck Owens � was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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The Harrisburg Daily Register
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
The Harrisburg Daily Register / Posted 21 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � along with fellow California country star Buck Owens � was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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Kirksville Daily Express
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
Kirksville Daily Express / Posted 21 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard � along with fellow California country star Buck Owens � was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Country music icon Merle Haggard diesfor more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits. Haggard --
Country music icon Merle Haggard dies
The Alliance Review / Posted 21 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits. Haggard -- along with fellow California country star Buck Owens -- was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Country Music Legend Merle Haggard Dead, on his 79th Birthdayand fiddle, wrote songs, sang with a clear baritone and recorded more than fort
Country Music Legend Merle Haggard Dead, on his 79th Birthday
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 22 days ago
and fiddle, wrote songs, sang with a clear baritone and recorded more than forty years. Together with fellow Californian Buck Owens, the two were the founders of the twangy Bakersfield Sound in contrast to the smooth sound being produced in... Read more
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cmt.com
When Merle Haggard Surprised a Crowd in Nashvillemoderated by the museum editor Michael Gray. The event was tied into the museu
When Merle Haggard Surprised a Crowd in Nashville
cmt.com / Posted 22 days ago
moderated by the museum editor Michael Gray. The event was tied into the museum’s new exhibit, The Bakersfield Sound: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and California Country and with Haggard’s sold-out concert Wednesday night at Nashville’s Ryman... Read more
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KVEC 920 San Luis Obispo
Merle Haggard Passes Away at 79box to pay for the gas they used. He was named male vocalist of the year six ti
Merle Haggard Passes Away at 79
KVEC 920 San Luis Obispo / Posted 22 days ago
box to pay for the gas they used. He was named male vocalist of the year six times by the Academy of Country Music. He and buck Owens celebrated the Bakersfield sound, a fresh downhome alternative to the polished country music coming out of... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Merle Haggard, revered country singer of common man anthems, dies at 79careful and artful way that he puts songs together, the turns of phrase - it is
Merle Haggard, revered country singer of common man anthems, dies at 79
The Houma Courier / Posted 22 days ago
careful and artful way that he puts songs together, the turns of phrase - it is deceptively simple." Along with singers Buck Owens and Wynn Stewart, Haggard typified country music's "Bakersfield sound" of the 1960s. The California city, home to... Read more
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The Chronicle Express
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard — alo
Merle Haggard dies of pneumonia at age 79
The Chronicle Express / Posted 22 days ago
for more than 40 years, releasing dozens of albums and No. 1 hits.Haggard — along with fellow California country star Buck Owens — was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Merle Haggard, revered country singer of common man anthems, dies at 79careful and artful way that he puts songs together, the turns of phrase - it is
Merle Haggard, revered country singer of common man anthems, dies at 79
The Daily Comet / Posted 22 days ago
careful and artful way that he puts songs together, the turns of phrase - it is deceptively simple." Along with singers Buck Owens and Wynn Stewart, Haggard typified country music's "Bakersfield sound" of the 1960s. The California city, home to... Read more
426 related stories
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Country legend Merle Haggard dies at 79 of pneumonia, on his birthdayall the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard --
Country legend Merle Haggard dies at 79 of pneumonia, on his birthday
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 22 days ago
all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard -- along with fellow California country star Buck Owens -- was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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examiner.com
Merle Haggard: An appreciationon his 79th birthday. Ringo Starr, who sang on the 1965 Beatles cover of Hagga
Merle Haggard: An appreciation
examiner.com / Posted 22 days ago
on his 79th birthday. Ringo Starr, who sang on the 1965 Beatles cover of Haggard’s fellow “Bakersfield sound” pioneer Buck Owens’ hit “Act Naturally,” tweeted, “God bless Merle Haggard peace and love to all his family Merle was a hero of... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
KXXV Waco / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
KWWL Iowa / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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Denver Post
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
Denver Post / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard — along with fellow California country star Buck Owens — was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, diesfor all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 22 days ago
for all the people who got to know him personally, too," Earnest said. Haggard - along with fellow California country star Buck Owens - was a founder of the twangy Bakersfield Sound, a direct contrast to the smooth, string-laden country records... Read more
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