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cmt.com
Willie Nelson Prepares For the Good Times: A Tribute to Ray Priceof duets — San Antonio Rose (1980) and Run That by Me One More Time (2003). The
Willie Nelson Prepares For the Good Times: A Tribute to Ray Price
cmt.com / Posted yesterday
of duets — San Antonio Rose (1980) and Run That by Me One More Time (2003). They also recorded Last of the Breed with Merle Haggard in 2007. Although his 1963 recording of Nelson’s “Night Life” only reached No. 28 on Billboard’s country... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Legendary country singer Merle Haggard dies at 79Merle Haggard died Wednesday on his 79th birthday. Haggard died at his home in
Legendary country singer Merle Haggard dies at 79
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Merle Haggard died Wednesday on his 79th birthday. Haggard died at his home in Palo Cedro, California, after a months-long battle with double pneumonia, according to his manager Frank Mull, who spoke to the Associated Press. Haggard, who was born... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Willie Nelson's album salute to friend and mentor Ray Price is due Sept. 16part in the final album Price recorded, “Beauty Is….” Foster also was at the h
Willie Nelson's album salute to friend and mentor Ray Price is due Sept. 16
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
part in the final album Price recorded, “Beauty Is….” Foster also was at the helm in the studio when Nelson, Price and Merle Haggard teamed up in 2007 for the trio album “Last of the Breed,” which helped bring Price before a new generation of... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Mike Posner matures, but still chases �One Hell of a Song�to write while Owen was touring � and occasionally played �Cooler Than Me� at t
Mike Posner matures, but still chases �One Hell of a Song�
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
to write while Owen was touring � and occasionally played �Cooler Than Me� at the shows. Owen introduced Posner to music by Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson and other writers to instill a sense of �honesty� into his work. �I learned about all these... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Chanute performer comes to Topeka for new Last Minute Folk seriesinto a home. That is where he heard on an old record player the music of Willie
Chanute performer comes to Topeka for new Last Minute Folk series
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
into a home. That is where he heard on an old record player the music of Willie Nelson, Hank Williams, Van Morrison and Merle Haggard. Those early musical influences can be heard when Smeed takes the stage to share his effortless,... Read more
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BC Local News
Sunfest: Chase Bryant has deep country rootssurprising that young Bryant wanted to play and sing onstage but he’s been infl
Sunfest: Chase Bryant has deep country roots
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
surprising that young Bryant wanted to play and sing onstage but he’s been influenced by Jerry Lee Lewis, Conway Twitty, Merle Haggard, Tom Petty, Vince Gill, Bob Wills, Steve Wariner and even Bryan Adams on the way to finding his own voice. He... Read more
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CNBC
Donald Trump's GOP convention speech was a 'deeply unpatriotic act'against these United States. I could be fancy and find myself a quote from Tocq
Donald Trump's GOP convention speech was a 'deeply unpatriotic act'
CNBC / Posted 5 days ago
against these United States. I could be fancy and find myself a quote from Tocqueville, but it's really the philosopher Merle Haggard who said it best: "When you're running down my country, Hoss, you're walking on the fighting side of me." Trump... Read more
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cmt.com
Oregon Jamboree Gearing Up for Carrie Underwood, Aaron Lewis, Toby Keithwas added as the main stage headliner for the July 30 show following the April
Oregon Jamboree Gearing Up for Carrie Underwood, Aaron Lewis, Toby Keith
cmt.com / Posted 6 days ago
was added as the main stage headliner for the July 30 show following the April death of Country Music Hall of Fame member Merle Haggard. Ben and Noel Haggard, the legend’s sons, will perform with his longtime band, the Strangers. Others on the... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Jake Mathews takes the stagestyle. “I’m definitely on the traditional side of country music,” Mathews said
Jake Mathews takes the stage
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
style. “I’m definitely on the traditional side of country music,” Mathews said. “I grew up listening to George Strait and Merle Haggard.” Mathews is originally from Sudbury, Ont., but moved to Calgary 20 years ago to visit with friends. “I... Read more
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Arkansas Times
A Q&A with Suzy BoggussRay Benson, an anthology of early American folk music, and a tribute to her lon
A Q&A with Suzy Bogguss
Arkansas Times / Posted 7 days ago
Ray Benson, an anthology of early American folk music, and a tribute to her longtime role model and collaborator, the late Merle Haggard. We spoke with Bogguss in advance of this Friday's show at the Ron Robinson Theater, part of the Butler... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Arts and Entertainment Rounduplove of country music He was raised listing to television and radio performanc
Arts and Entertainment Roundup
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 7 days ago
love of country music He was raised listing to television and radio performances of his heroes such as Charlie Daniels, Merle Haggard and George Jones. His musical journey began early as part of musicals and plays in school and church... Read more
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Wilson County News
Facebook flooded with memories of The Spotlocked up the jukebox every night after they closed. She remembers “Magic Carpe
Facebook flooded with memories of The Spot
Wilson County News / Posted 7 days ago
locked up the jukebox every night after they closed. She remembers “Magic Carpet Ride” by Steppenwolf blasting out and some Merle Haggard too. Elizabeth Lopez remembers listening to Marie Osmond singing “Paper Roses.” High school kids sat on top of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Songwriter Holcombe revisits White Waterincluding Townes Van Zandt and Billy Joe Shaver, and he has opened shows or sha
Songwriter Holcombe revisits White Water
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
including Townes Van Zandt and Billy Joe Shaver, and he has opened shows or shared stages with Richard Thompson, Merle Haggard, Wilco, Shelby Lynne, Leon Russell and John Hammond. Holcombe's as likely to write and sing sensitive love... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Dylan LeBlanc’s cautionary talesas a young artist grappling with positive press and negative sales fell victim
Dylan LeBlanc’s cautionary tales
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 9 days ago
as a young artist grappling with positive press and negative sales fell victim to his worst self-destructive impulses. Merle Haggard taught LeBlanc that the singer is secondary to the song, but it was Single Lock co-founders and Cautionary Tale... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Top 5 Showsnobody could see me cry. Get to the Mule early, because it’s sure to get packed
Top 5 Shows
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
nobody could see me cry. Get to the Mule early, because it’s sure to get packed. This video is of Mike at the Mule covering Merle Haggard about a year ago: 3) Shipping and Receiving is host to Trio Fest on Saturday night, and it’s not entirely... Read more
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cmt.com
15 Albums You Might Have MissedBo-Keys’ latest album. Produced by bassist Scott Bomar, the 10-song collection
15 Albums You Might Have Missed
cmt.com / Posted 12 days ago
Bo-Keys’ latest album. Produced by bassist Scott Bomar, the 10-song collection puts a classic soul spin on Harlan Howard, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Freddie Fender and Floyd Cramer. Vocalist Percy Wiggins captivates with his performance on Bob... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CABaby, wait for me. In two years I’ll be free, so wait for me, wait for me.” Ja
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 14 days ago
Baby, wait for me. In two years I’ll be free, so wait for me, wait for me.” Jade Jackson, who’s opened for everyone from Merle Haggard to Dwight Yoakum to Rosie Flores, plays her first-ever headlining gig at SLO Brew on Wednesday, July 20 (8:30... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Bogguss set for Little Rock showDutchess Records. Her most recent project, “Lucky,” is her version of 12 songs
Bogguss set for Little Rock show
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Dutchess Records. Her most recent project, “Lucky,” is her version of 12 songs from pen of the Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard. “I started out wanting to make a real country record because I miss real country music these days,” Bogguss... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Haggard to perform at Ohio Valley OpryMarty was born and raised in Bakersfield, Calif. Of course, everyone knows his
Haggard to perform at Ohio Valley Opry
The Marietta Times / Posted 17 days ago
Marty was born and raised in Bakersfield, Calif. Of course, everyone knows his Dad, Merle Haggard, who Marty considers "the best country singer/songwriter ever." Marty was privileged to be a part of his Dad's career and having the opportunity to meet... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
In the '70s, stars packed the HOI Fair grandstandsound quaint today. Indeed, the roster packs a dichotomy of legacies. There’s
In the '70s, stars packed the HOI Fair grandstand
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 days ago
sound quaint today. Indeed, the roster packs a dichotomy of legacies. There’s the I-wish-I’d-been-there list, including Merle Haggard (in 1977, warbling in mid-tune, as he often did, “I don't think I can remember all the words of this one in... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Musician deaths remind us to enjoy those we have leftour lives. This year has been incredibly unkind to musicians, as we’ve already
Musician deaths remind us to enjoy those we have left
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
our lives. This year has been incredibly unkind to musicians, as we’ve already lost icons like David Bowie, George Martin, Merle Haggard, Phife Dawg, Glenn Frey, Lemmy Kilmister, and Natalie Cole. It’s true that you don’t know what you’ve got... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Coffee with ... Jess Leerecord deal and being a country music star. I love the music but I hate the bus
Coffee with ... Jess Lee
Comox Valley Record / Posted 21 days ago
record deal and being a country music star. I love the music but I hate the business.” Lee enjoyed performing a series of Merle Haggard shows in Saskatchewan and Alberta — but first had some explaining to do after Haggard died earlier this... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Remembering Doctor B.2016 has been an especially bad year for taking away people who are important t
Remembering Doctor B.
The Chattanoogan / Posted 22 days ago
2016 has been an especially bad year for taking away people who are important to me. My favorite singer, Merle Haggard passed away just a few days before I lost my Mother and of course just last week Coach Pat Summitt died at age 64. Yesterday my son... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Lady Antebellum fires up Countryfestthey came out into the crowd, they were awesome." Those still rocking at Count
Lady Antebellum fires up Countryfest
Brandon Sun / Posted 23 days ago
they came out into the crowd, they were awesome." Those still rocking at Countryfest on Sunday were entertained by a Merle Haggard tribute show, and performances by Terri Clark and headliner Dwight Yoakam. » aantoneshyn@brandonsun.com »... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
On the right track: Jessup’s Jump the Train finds traction as increasingly popular local country bandof the genre’s best guitarists, among them Brad Paisley and Keith Urban. He’s
On the right track: Jessup’s Jump the Train finds traction as increasingly popular local country band
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
of the genre’s best guitarists, among them Brad Paisley and Keith Urban. He’s also a fan of classic country artists like Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash. They both figure into the Jump the Train setlist, but, for the most part, the band... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Games get party started at Dauphin's CountryfestCountryfest wraps up on Sunday with headliners Dwight Yoakam and Terri Clark as
Games get party started at Dauphin's Countryfest
Brandon Sun / Posted 25 days ago
Countryfest wraps up on Sunday with headliners Dwight Yoakam and Terri Clark as well as a tribute to late American singer Merle Haggard — who was scheduled to play Countryfest this year, but passed away in April at the age of 79. Tickets are... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, dead at 87a star of both stage and screen who found fame on the sitcom "Everybody Loves R
Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, dead at 87
KECI Missoula / Posted 25 days ago
a star of both stage and screen who found fame on the sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond." April 6: Country music icon Merle Haggard, 79. March 29: Actor James Noble, who played forgetful Gov. Eugene Gatling on the 1980s sitcom... Read more
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Salon.com
Brandy Clark, the Raymond Carver of the Hot Country charts: “I live in a world where we have to tell a whole story in just three minutes”me, as does Dolly Parton. I think there are things about Dolly’s music that wou
Brandy Clark, the Raymond Carver of the Hot Country charts: “I live in a world where we have to tell a whole story in just three minutes”
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
me, as does Dolly Parton. I think there are things about Dolly’s music that would have a hard time finding a home today. Merle Haggard. I think Dolly and Merle are two of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time. I put them up there with James... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jake Peavy pitches Americana music on the sidetoo. Peavy, 35, feels American roots music in his bones. He grew up with it in
Jake Peavy pitches Americana music on the side
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
too. Peavy, 35, feels American roots music in his bones. He grew up with it in the gospel he heard in church and in the Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings records he stacked on his pop’s record player in the living room of their home in Mobile,... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Mark Conklin is a native Oregonian. His smooth country vocals are styled after Hank Jr. and
Mark Conklin
The Source Weekly / Posted 27 days ago
is a native Oregonian. His smooth country vocals are styled after Hank Jr. and Merle Haggard and Keith Whitley. After playing in several venues nationally, Mark is happy to be home, sharing the stage with several talented music... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Greeson: Rocky start to 2016 means only one way to goas Summitt and Ali and Howe. This trend stretched to the music world, too, with
Greeson: Rocky start to 2016 means only one way to go
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 27 days ago
as Summitt and Ali and Howe. This trend stretched to the music world, too, with the deaths of Prince and David Bowie and Merle Haggard, to name but three. It's more than just the deaths, though. In sports, the biggest events of the year were as... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Campground games a perfect kick-off for Countryfest goerswraps up on Sunday with headliners Dwight Yoakam and Terri Clark as well as a t
Campground games a perfect kick-off for Countryfest goers
Brandon Sun / Posted 27 days ago
wraps up on Sunday with headliners Dwight Yoakam and Terri Clark as well as a tribute to the late American country singer, Merle Haggard — who was scheduled to play Countryfest this year, but passed away suddenly in April at the age of 79. Tickets... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Playback – Omnibus: Destination Unknownage 79 last Monday. The following day, country outlaw Freddy Powers passed from
Playback – Omnibus: Destination Unknown
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
age 79 last Monday. The following day, country outlaw Freddy Powers passed from Parkinson's at 84. Guitarist and friend to Merle Haggard, Powers also lent his crafty songwriting to Ray Charles and George Jones, and co-hosted the late Austin Music... Read more
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TribLIVE
Personality Test: Chet VincentI could watch every time it appears on cable: Flying, but I love airport bars.
Personality Test: Chet Vincent
TribLIVE / Posted 28 days ago
I could watch every time it appears on cable: Flying, but I love airport bars. The best concert I've seen: Bob Dylan and Merle Haggard at the Beacon Theater in NYC. Something I would do over if I could and why: Pick one: Pirates / Penguins /... Read more
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examiner.com
Scotty Moore, iconic guitarist for Elvis and many others passes away at his homead/publicity/broadcast/events agency, She worked with such artists as Tammy Wyn
Scotty Moore, iconic guitarist for Elvis and many others passes away at his home
examiner.com / Posted 28 days ago
ad/publicity/broadcast/events agency, She worked with such artists as Tammy Wynette, Hank Williams, Jr., Ray Charles, Alabama, Merle Haggard, Glenn Ernest Tubb,and continues to work with the nation's best and new Country artists, events and v... Read more
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cmt.com
Dive Deep Into Eric Church's "Record Year"the generations as a singer’s singer, who has influenced many including Elvis C
Dive Deep Into Eric Church's "Record Year"
cmt.com / Posted 29 days ago
the generations as a singer’s singer, who has influenced many including Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, James Taylor and Merle Haggard. The textbook Country Music U.S.A. says of Jennings, “There has been no better singer in country music.”... Read more
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Billboard
Nashville Notes: Dan + Shay to Heat Up ABC Ice Skating Special; FGL's New Album Detailscomplications from Parkinson's disease. His credits include the George Jones si
Nashville Notes: Dan + Shay to Heat Up ABC Ice Skating Special; FGL's New Album Details
Billboard / Posted 29 days ago
complications from Parkinson's disease. His credits include the George Jones single "I Always Get Lucky With You" and the Merle Haggard successes "Natural High" and "Let's Chase Each Other Around the Room" … Artist manager Bill Ham died in his... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Good-bye Pat tributes, her reach beyond coaching, 2016's been a tough year for legendsever. (We'll go with "Run with the Horsemen" but we are biased.) Pat Conroy, a
Good-bye Pat tributes, her reach beyond coaching, 2016's been a tough year for legends
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
ever. (We'll go with "Run with the Horsemen" but we are biased.) Pat Conroy, another Southern writer who touched so many. Merle Haggard, the beloved country music star. And if that's not bad enough, take the next step to this list of all-time... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Brandy Clark has Big Day; k.d. lang's trio scores highas a writer and singer of substance and insight. Big Day in a Small Town is ev
Brandy Clark has Big Day; k.d. lang's trio scores high
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
as a writer and singer of substance and insight. Big Day in a Small Town is even better. Like the work of Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard and newcomer Margo Price, Clark's gritty songs feel like lived-in, eyewitness reports. In "Homecoming Queen,"... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Live music returns to downtown Vernon for summerlive shows feature a mixture of original songs and a variety of covers, ranging
Live music returns to downtown Vernon for summer
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 30 days ago
live shows feature a mixture of original songs and a variety of covers, ranging from classic country artists (Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard) to present-day contemporary country artists (Jake Owen, Tim McGraw). While his playing style sometimes... Read more
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BC Local News
Live music returns to downtown Vernon for summerlive shows feature a mixture of original songs and a variety of covers, ranging
Live music returns to downtown Vernon for summer
BC Local News / Posted 30 days ago
live shows feature a mixture of original songs and a variety of covers, ranging from classic country artists (Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard) to present-day contemporary country artists (Jake Owen, Tim McGraw). While his playing style sometimes... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Nocturnal Journal: On the Road ()of the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, CA talks about literary giant John
Nocturnal Journal: On the Road ()
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted a month ago
of the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, CA talks about literary giant John Steinbeck and his relationship with his hometown; Dave then ventures to Redding, CA and Lulu’s Eating and Drinking Establishment, where Merle Haggard was... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Hunt, Pope wow the crowdfor big stars. He took time to do an acoustical set and play songs by a few ot
Hunt, Pope wow the crowd
North Platte Bulletin / Posted a month ago
for big stars. He took time to do an acoustical set and play songs by a few other artists, including a tribute to the late Merle Haggard. The intensity increased with each song and when Hunt performed “House Party,” the audience shouted out the... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
The Good Times Ain't OverWestern landscapes hang in brazen defense of questionable taste. In the wings
The Good Times Ain't Over
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
Western landscapes hang in brazen defense of questionable taste. In the wings of the stage, Freddy Powers sits quietly as Merle Haggard steps out into the spotlight. Powers looks tired, his body rattling with a slight but constant tremor from the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
A Q&A with Dale Watsonto country music, or one of the worst. Yeah! I can say one of the best things
A Q&A with Dale Watson
Arkansas Times / Posted 1 months ago
to country music, or one of the worst. Yeah! I can say one of the best things ever to happen to country music is probably Merle Haggard. And the Grand Ole Opry. Worst thing ... well, it lost its identity. It got embarrassed to be country... Read more
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Billboard
Nashville Notes: Maddie & Tae's Tribute to Orlando Victims; Hot Chelle Rae Singer Goes CountryJennings and Willie Nelson, including "Always On My Mind," "Luckenbach, Texas,"
Nashville Notes: Maddie & Tae's Tribute to Orlando Victims; Hot Chelle Rae Singer Goes Country
Billboard / Posted 1 months ago
Jennings and Willie Nelson, including "Always On My Mind," "Luckenbach, Texas," "Pancho and Lefty" (pairing Nelson and Merle Haggard) and "Highwayman" (matching Jennings and Nelson with Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson). RADIO MOVERS &... Read more

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