Merle Haggard

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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Off the Couch: Riverfront Nights band blends hip-hop, bluegrassBogguss is that she'll be singing songs from her 2014 album, "Lucky," which is
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
Bogguss is that she'll be singing songs from her 2014 album, "Lucky," which is entirely songs written (or co-written) by Merle Haggard. I'd have a hard time not joining in on some of those, like "The Bottle Let Me Down." I can really bear down on... Read more
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BC Local News
Down-home country fundraiseron to become one of the biggest names in the Canadian country music scene. He'
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
on to become one of the biggest names in the Canadian country music scene. He's played with Charlie Pride, Don Williams, Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash. He's enjoyed several national top 40 hits and 14 critically acclaimed CDs. He is also the... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Down-home country fundraiseron to become one of the biggest names in the Canadian country music scene. He’
Fernie Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
on to become one of the biggest names in the Canadian country music scene. He’s played with Charlie Pride, Don Williams, Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash. He’s enjoyed several national top 40 hits and 14 critically acclaimed CDs. He is also the... Read more
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Billboard
Joe Nichols Explains His Country Cover of 'Baby Got Back,' Talks Getting Back to His 'Earthy' Soundany further than me. For me, it’s important to remember why I’m so passionate a
Billboard / Posted 3 days ago
any further than me. For me, it’s important to remember why I’m so passionate about country music. I grew up listening to Merle Haggard from my earliest memories. That’s what I fell in love with all those years ago. I wanted to get back to that,... Read more
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NJ.com
No rainstorm was gonna stop Chris Stapleton's booming country-soul N.J. concertpopular genre artists like Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett toe lines between pop and
NJ.com / Posted 3 days ago
popular genre artists like Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett toe lines between pop and R&B, Stapleton is beloved for his classic Merle Haggard-like outlaw swagger, a style he seamlessly pairs with smoky blues, Skynyrd-y southern rock and deep... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
This week in country music: 1966 Buck Owensup and coming star at number five. Swinging Doors peaked at number five but it
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
up and coming star at number five. Swinging Doors peaked at number five but it was the biggest hit so far in the career of Merle Haggard who would go on to become a country music legend. At number four was Sonny James with Take Good Care of Her.... Read more
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Times News
‘The Marrying Kind’her,” said Swearingen. Swearingen was born in Bethlehem and grew up with class
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
her,” said Swearingen. Swearingen was born in Bethlehem and grew up with classic country records of Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson. “I love that music, but the folk records of the early ’70s, like Gordon... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Free outdoor music concerts in Agassiztraditional too, with a few bluegrass-style original songs and the occasional f
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 days ago
traditional too, with a few bluegrass-style original songs and the occasional foray into old style country music like Merle Haggard and even one from Fats Domino. The band Rio Samaya (also known as Pancho and Sal) have a sound that is... Read more
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BC Local News
Red Deer singer Jamie Woodfin shares some “surreal” summer momentssuper-star. It doesn't get much bigger than that," said Woodfin, heard all abou
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
super-star. It doesn't get much bigger than that," said Woodfin, heard all about Keith's exploits with Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, as well as his hair-raising adventures performing for overseas troops. "It was my biggest show to date and... Read more
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cmt.com
George Strait: Things I Never Knewof years,” he said. 5. A song Strait wrote with Jamey Johnson — “Kicked Outta
cmt.com / Posted 6 days ago
of years,” he said. 5. A song Strait wrote with Jamey Johnson — “Kicked Outta Country” — is all about how George Jones, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash did just fine even after radio stopped playing them. 6. Reba... Read more
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Billboard
Kenny Rogers Reveals Star-Studded Final Concert: 'This Will Be Our Last Time on Stage Forever'on this special occasion.” Rogers has praise for the work that Wortman does as
Billboard / Posted 6 days ago
on this special occasion.” Rogers has praise for the work that Wortman does as well. “I saw the tribute that he did for Merle Haggard, and it was really great. It was wonderful. I got to perform on the one for Randy Travis, and I was thrilled to... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Let's Reminisceand middle Americans and the few longhairs loved every humid minute of it. Nash
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 6 days ago
and middle Americans and the few longhairs loved every humid minute of it. Nashville superstars such as Tammy Wynette, Merle Haggard, Tom T. Hall, Donna Fargo and the Blue Ridge Quartet made up 'Jamboree in the Hills'. The show was dubbed as "a... Read more
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Herald Sun
Jessica Mauboy: country music star?concert, which airs on Foxtel’s [V] Hits on Friday at 8pm, Mauboy performed cou
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
concert, which airs on Foxtel’s [V] Hits on Friday at 8pm, Mauboy performed country songs by Tammy Wynette, LeAnn Rimes, Merle Haggard, Trisha Yearwood and Shania Twain. Before her breakthrough on Australian Idol, Mauboy won the Telstra Road To... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Jessica Mauboy: country music star?concert, which airs on Foxtel’s [V] Hits on Friday at 8pm, Mauboy performed cou
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
concert, which airs on Foxtel’s [V] Hits on Friday at 8pm, Mauboy performed country songs by Tammy Wynette, LeAnn Rimes, Merle Haggard, Trisha Yearwood and Shania Twain. Before her breakthrough on Australian Idol, Mauboy won the Telstra Road To... Read more
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News.com.au
Jessica Mauboy: country music star?concert, which airs on Foxtel’s [V] Hits on Friday at 8pm, Mauboy performed cou
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
concert, which airs on Foxtel’s [V] Hits on Friday at 8pm, Mauboy performed country songs by Tammy Wynette, LeAnn Rimes, Merle Haggard, Trisha Yearwood and Shania Twain. Before her breakthrough on Australian Idol, Mauboy won the Telstra Road To... Read more
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cmt.com
Will Jake Owen Bring Back the Tip Jar?and together they sang songwriter Whitey Shafer’s “I Never Go Around Mirrors,”
cmt.com / Posted 7 days ago
and together they sang songwriter Whitey Shafer’s “I Never Go Around Mirrors,” a Lefty Frizzell hit later recorded by Merle Haggard. “That is what I used to do,” he said of his first gigs when he’d play for whatever tips accumulated in the... Read more
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Perth Now
Jess heads home as wedding buzz buildson Foxtel’s [V] Hits this Friday at 8pm, saw Mauboy perform country songs from
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
on Foxtel’s [V] Hits this Friday at 8pm, saw Mauboy perform country songs from her youth by Tammy Wynette, LeAnn Rimes, Merle Haggard, Trisha Yearwood and Shania Twain. Her new single Fallin’ (now at No. 8 on iTunes) has also been written into... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Jess heads home as wedding buzz buildson Foxtel’s [V] Hits this Friday at 8pm, saw Mauboy perform country songs from
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
on Foxtel’s [V] Hits this Friday at 8pm, saw Mauboy perform country songs from her youth by Tammy Wynette, LeAnn Rimes, Merle Haggard, Trisha Yearwood and Shania Twain. Her new single Fallin’ (now at No. 8 on iTunes) has also been written into... Read more
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News.com.au
Jess heads home as wedding buzz buildson Foxtel’s [V] Hits this Friday at 8pm, saw Mauboy perform country songs from
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
on Foxtel’s [V] Hits this Friday at 8pm, saw Mauboy perform country songs from her youth by Tammy Wynette, LeAnn Rimes, Merle Haggard, Trisha Yearwood and Shania Twain. Her new single Fallin’ (now at No. 8 on iTunes) has also been written into... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Host of new radio talk show hopes good news will uplift listenerswith Norwood’s description of herself as unconventional and eclectic. “I’m a d
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
with Norwood’s description of herself as unconventional and eclectic. “I’m a down-home girl who can listen to old-school Merle Haggard but also listen to rap and listen to classical,” she said. “I’m a mix of a lot of different things that comes... Read more
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Business Insider
The 5 biggest stock market crashes in history have 'striking' similaritiesreally are striking. We know that the stock market really gets ahead of itself
Business Insider / Posted 10 days ago
really are striking. We know that the stock market really gets ahead of itself before every crash. There's an old Merle Haggard song, “I only fall when I'm on the mountain.” I mean, we know that the stock market kind of tough for the stock... Read more
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express
Steve Earle: My six best albums- The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and moreKeith Richards and Charlie Watts arrive for the private view of 'The Rolling St
express / Posted 11 days ago
Keith Richards and Charlie Watts arrive for the private view of 'The Rolling Stones: Exhibitionism' at the Saatchi Gallery MERLE HAGGARD: Same Train, A Different Time (Bear Family) These are songs by Jimmie Rodgers. I was playing coffee houses in... Read more
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cmt.com
How Beatlemania Shaped Jim Lauderdale's London Southernthing,” Lauderdale said over the phone for our CMT.com interview. “As much as t
cmt.com / Posted 11 days ago
thing,” Lauderdale said over the phone for our CMT.com interview. “As much as traditional country by George Jones, Merle Haggard and bluegrass music has been such a big part of my sound, when I saw the Beatles on Ed Sullivan, that really... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
JJ's Bohemia hosts Unsatisfied CD release partywith guest guitarist Duane Denison, who has worked with The Jesus Lizard and To
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
with guest guitarist Duane Denison, who has worked with The Jesus Lizard and Tomahawk. Joe Funderburk, who has worked with Merle Haggard, Tommy Tutone, Emmylou Harris and Hank Williams III, produced it. Skeetzo N' Krysis will also... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Kenny Hess is coming homewould go on to become one of the biggest names in country music. He’s performed
Fernie Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
would go on to become one of the biggest names in country music. He’s performed with Charlie Pride, Don Williams, Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash. He’s traveled the world and had a number of top 40 hits but he’ll soon be back home, singing... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Merle Haggard Post Office coming to BakersfieldThe U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to rename a Bakersfield post of
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to rename a Bakersfield post office for singer Merle Haggard, who died in 2016. The bill to rename the 1730 18th St. building was introduced by Rep. Kevin McCarthy, D-Bakersfield, the house majority... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
McConnell nixes part of Senate vacation to deal with backlogCalif., the House was scheduled to vote to rename a post office in Bakersfield
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 13 days ago
Calif., the House was scheduled to vote to rename a post office in Bakersfield after native son and music legend Merle Haggard. AP Congressional Correspondent Erica Werner contributed to this report. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press.... Read more
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Daily Herald
McConnell nixes part of Senate vacation to deal with backlogMajority Leader Kevin McCarthy, of Bakersfield, Calif., the House was scheduled
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, of Bakersfield, Calif., the House was scheduled to vote to rename a post office in Bakersfield after native son and music legend Merle Haggard. AP Congressional Correspondent Erica Werner contributed to this r... Read more
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Boston Herald
McConnell nixes part of Senate vacation to deal with backloglawmakers were taking one concrete step Tuesday. At the behest of House Majorit
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
lawmakers were taking one concrete step Tuesday. At the behest of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, of Bakersfield, Calif., the House was scheduled to vote to rename a post office in Bakersfield after native son and music legend Merle H... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Five piece bluegrass band plays Char’smostly traditional, with a few bluegrass styled original songs and the occasion
Alberni Valley News / Posted 13 days ago
mostly traditional, with a few bluegrass styled original songs and the occasional foray into old style country music like Merle Haggard and even one from Fats Domino. The band will play Char’s Landing on Friday July 14 from 8-10 p.m. Tickets are... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Summer Music Series in Pioneer Park to have a Heritage 150 Themetraditional too, with a few bluegrass-style original songs and the occasional f
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 13 days ago
traditional too, with a few bluegrass-style original songs and the occasional foray into old style country music like Merle Haggard and even one from Fats Domino. The band Rio Samaya (also known as Pancho and Sal) have a sound that is... Read more
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Breitbart
Virgil – American Centurions: The Thin Blue Line Is Blue Collar America’s Gift to the Nationthose same years, the culture, too, was reacting—or, as some would prefer to sa
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
those same years, the culture, too, was reacting—or, as some would prefer to say, backlashing. In 1969, country singer Merle Haggard released “Okie from Muskogee,” a song capturing the heartland’s revulsion against what was happening in the... Read more
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cmt.com
Kesha's Rainbow Connection With Dolly Partonco-wrote the song, which was a No. 1 hit from Parton’s album Dolly, Dolly, Doll
cmt.com / Posted 14 days ago
co-wrote the song, which was a No. 1 hit from Parton’s album Dolly, Dolly, Dolly in 1980. Originally a hit for Joe Sun, Merle Haggard released his version on 1985’s Kern River. Kesha initially recorded the song for her 2013 EP Deconstructed.... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Ever heard of this Grammy Award winner? He's playing a city pubme. Here are a few: Ralph Stanley, George Jones, Van Morrison, The Beatles, Nic
Nottingham Post / Posted 15 days ago
me. Here are a few: Ralph Stanley, George Jones, Van Morrison, The Beatles, Nick Lowe, The Stones, Elvis Costello, Merle Haggard, Otis Reading, Muddy Waters, Jimmie Rodgers, Dando Shaft, The Grateful Dead... and many more.When did you know... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Fair Season: Summer means cowboys, cars, and country stars at county festivalsplaying Beach Boys tunes in a free concert on Sunday. Or, on the same day, chec
The Toledo Blade / Posted 16 days ago
playing Beach Boys tunes in a free concert on Sunday. Or, on the same day, check out Marty Haggard, son of country legend Merle Haggard, performing a tribute concert to his father at the Log Cabin Stage. Location: 901 Rawson Ave., Fremont Hours:... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
DAVID REED: Seek out the bonus trackslyrics, titled The Lost Notebooks. Other contributors to that project included
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 18 days ago
lyrics, titled The Lost Notebooks. Other contributors to that project included Jack White, Norah Jones, Levon Helm, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, and Bob’s son Jakob Dylan (Wallflowers). When you pick up your copy of Lost on the River, be... Read more
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KNAC.COM
ROBERT MASON Of WARRANTor nostalgia. The CD (only) holds a special bonus track, "I Think I�ll Just Sta
KNAC.COM / Posted 18 days ago
or nostalgia. The CD (only) holds a special bonus track, "I Think I�ll Just Stay Here And Drink", which is a remake of the Merle Haggard song and has become the official party anthem of The Professional Bull Riders. The band has collaborated with... Read more
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Daily Mail
Miranda Lambert poses for Cosmo's first country issueeighth consecutive year in 2017. But ever the country girl, Miranda told the m
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
eighth consecutive year in 2017. But ever the country girl, Miranda told the magazine her proudest moment was 'singing for Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson at the Kennedy Center Honors.' Big accomplishments: The country music star, who wore... Read more
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Billboard
Charley Pride Talks New Album, Merle Haggard & Disappointment Over Stalled BiopicIn My Heart that has emotional significance for Pride is "The Way It Was In '51
Billboard / Posted 19 days ago
In My Heart that has emotional significance for Pride is "The Way It Was In '51," which was a chart entry for its writer Merle Haggard in 1978. Pride says the singer occupies a special place in his heart. "Merle let me use his band at the biggest... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
See who played Willie Nelson's annual 4th of July Picnic this yearoutlaw country, with old-timers David Allan Coe and Billy Joe Shaver chipping i
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
outlaw country, with old-timers David Allan Coe and Billy Joe Shaver chipping in from the old-school. Country music legend Merle Haggard didn't shy away from political topics, even during times when the country was divided. (June 30) The... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
See who played Willie Nelson's annual 4th of July Picnic this yearoutlaw country, with old-timers David Allan Coe and Billy Joe Shaver chipping i
Houston Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
outlaw country, with old-timers David Allan Coe and Billy Joe Shaver chipping in from the old-school. Country music legend Merle Haggard didn't shy away from political topics, even during times when the country was divided. (June 30) The... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Free concert series kicks off July 7have so much fun playing it, and the way they share that fun with their audienc
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
have so much fun playing it, and the way they share that fun with their audience. Their influences include: George Strait, Merle Haggard, Bob Wills, Dwight Yoakam, Hank Williams, Alan Jackson, Johnny Cash, and Sons Of The Pioneers. Concerts start... Read more
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Billboard
Tim McGraw's 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picksthat proves how committed he is to the sounds -- and the ways of yesteryear. Th
Billboard / Posted 21 days ago
that proves how committed he is to the sounds -- and the ways of yesteryear. The song definitely took a page from the Merle Haggard playbook, and featured some fine lyrics co-written by rising hitmaker Chris Janson. 9. Tim McGraw - "Please... Read more
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Billboard
Zephaniah Ohora With the 18 Wheelers Premiere 'Take Your Love Out of Town' Video, Talk New Record 'This Highway'from New York-based Zephaniah Ohora with the 18 Wheelers, you might feel that y
Billboard / Posted 25 days ago
from New York-based Zephaniah Ohora with the 18 Wheelers, you might feel that you have stumbled upon a lost album from Merle Haggard and The Strangers circa 1973. Ohora takes that statement as the compliment that it was intended to be. “I have... Read more
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SKY News
On the road again: The rebirth of outlaw countryDalai Lama" is still carrying on his shoulders the legacy of a genre he created
SKY News / Posted 25 days ago
Dalai Lama" is still carrying on his shoulders the legacy of a genre he created. Cash and Jennings are long gone. Merle Haggard passed away last year, as did Guy Clark. Country music is a genre haunted by early deaths caused by either... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Monterey’s Golden State Theatre opens up third floor for rentthat people are coming to the area and locals are coming to see the shows.” Wh
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 26 days ago
that people are coming to the area and locals are coming to see the shows.” While featured acts have included Dana Carvey, Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson, this summer, musicians Chris Isaac, Boz Scaggs and comedian Jay Leno are scheduled to... Read more
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Billboard
Alan Jackson's 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picksan example of an artist knowing his audience. The lyrics about bidding farewell
Billboard / Posted 28 days ago
an example of an artist knowing his audience. The lyrics about bidding farewell to small-town America were Jackson at his Merle Haggard-inspired best. And, once again, the video, completely shot in black and white, brilliantly told the story of a... Read more
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cmt.com
Toby Keith's Favorite Marijuana Strainand the pot they love. Keith shot the official video on his bus in April before
cmt.com / Posted 28 days ago
and the pot they love. Keith shot the official video on his bus in April before Nashville’s Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard tribute. Emerick, Willie Nelson and Mac McAnally each make cameos in the new clip. CMT Hot 20 Countdown was at... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Yoakam, Jackson delight audience on beautiful eveningmusic. Yoakam started right on time and hardly took a breather for 60 minutes,
North Platte Bulletin / Posted a month ago
music. Yoakam started right on time and hardly took a breather for 60 minutes, performing hit after hit, with a few Merle Haggard, Buck Owens and Elvis songs too. Yoakam was straight ahead for most of the show, but as the hour went along,... Read more
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Billboard
'Waltons' Star Jon Walmsley on His Blues-Inspired Album & Memories of Merle Haggardand even offered him chances to perform with some of the top stars in the count
Billboard / Posted a month ago
and even offered him chances to perform with some of the top stars in the country format during the show’s run, such as Merle Haggard. In October 1976, the Country Music Hall of Fame member guest-starred on the series in the role of musician Red... Read more
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