Merle Haggard

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cmt.com
Jason Aldean Still Has a Story to Sharethe book’s description says. Aldean wrote the book with Tom Carter, who has be
cmt.com / Posted 10 hours ago
the book’s description says. Aldean wrote the book with Tom Carter, who has been helping country stars like Reba McEntire, Merle Haggard, Glen Campbell, Ronnie Milsap, George Jones, Tammy Wynette, LeAnn Rimes, Ralph Emery and Larry Jones tell their... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Songs about failure fuel Walker Hayes' successof the genre. "People can complain about production, they can say that he's ra
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
of the genre. "People can complain about production, they can say that he's rapping, they can say that it's not the way Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash did it. But what they did do is tell their stories," McAnally said. "To me, he's not that... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Songs about failure fuel Walker Hayes' successof the genre. "People can complain about production, they can say that he's ra
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
of the genre. "People can complain about production, they can say that he's rapping, they can say that it's not the way Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash did it. But what they did do is tell their stories," McAnally said. "To me, he's not that... Read more
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MLive.com
Crooner turned cop headlines country concert to benefit police causesJACKSON, MI - The Township and Village Police Association is presenting "A Trib
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
JACKSON, MI - The Township and Village Police Association is presenting "A Tribute to Merle Haggard" concert Sept. 23 to benefit Jackson County police agencies' charitable endeavors. The show features headliner and musician Jeff Carson, retired from... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
2016 has been a bad year for celebrity deaths but not the worstHoffman died over Super Bowl weekend that year. So yes, 2016 has been righteou
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Hoffman died over Super Bowl weekend that year. So yes, 2016 has been righteously awful. We'll all miss Bowie, Prince, Merle Haggard, and Alan Rickman. But remember we were lucky to have lived on Earth at the same time as them. Let's... Read more
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Billboard
Troy Gentry: The Country Star's Legacy in Chart-Topping Duo Montgomery GentryJennings' last album, performing with him. On the road, we've worked with Hank
Billboard / Posted 11 days ago
Jennings' last album, performing with him. On the road, we've worked with Hank Williams, Jr., Kris Kristofferson, and Merle Haggard. We've paid tribute to icons like George Jones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Glen Campbell." And in 2015, Gentry told... Read more
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Variety
Don Williams, Legendary and Unassuming Country Singer, Dies at 78which, as always, included a mixture of self-penned material and songs from oth
Variety / Posted 11 days ago
which, as always, included a mixture of self-penned material and songs from other greats (in this case, everyone from Merle Haggard to Townes Van Zandt). One of the fresh tracks, “Talk Is Cheap,” was collaboration between the great Guy Clark... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago's top fall concerts — from Riot Fest to Jay-ZSimpson: The country iconoclast has a versatile band that touches on everything
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Simpson: The country iconoclast has a versatile band that touches on everything from soul to bluegrass while the singer’s Merle Haggard-worthy growl spins lyrics both personal and surreal, 8 p.m. Sept. 22 at Huntington Bank Pavilion, Northerly... Read more
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TribLIVE
Rob Thomas talks Matchbox Twenty, solo career and being ‘complete idiots’numerous musical styles and approaches, he speaks knowledgeably about the work
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
numerous musical styles and approaches, he speaks knowledgeably about the work of such disparate artists as Joni Mitchell, Merle Haggard, John Coltrane, My Morning Jacket and Perry Como. "I'm not sure if I listen to all that for inspiration, or... Read more
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cmt.com
Erin Enderlin's Whiskeytown Crier Pours on the Dramafrom it,” Enderlin says. After Luke Bryan recorded Enderlin’s “You Don’t Know
cmt.com / Posted 14 days ago
from it,” Enderlin says. After Luke Bryan recorded Enderlin’s “You Don’t Know Jack” for 2011’s Tailgates and Tanlines, Merle Haggard called. “I got to meet Merle,” she said, “He called me on the phone and he was singing, ‘You Don’t Know Jack.’... Read more
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Billboard
Brooks & Dunn's 15 Best SongsTo Be Mine" Nobody--and we mean nobody--handles the whiskey-drenched ballad of
Billboard / Posted 14 days ago
To Be Mine" Nobody--and we mean nobody--handles the whiskey-drenched ballad of regret any better (since the glory days of Merle Haggard) than Ronnie Dunn. This haunting ballad performance brought the duo their fifth number one song, and remains... Read more
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BC Local News
Time for star power at Ol’ MacDonalds music festivalband and are also I guess what you would call a contemporary county, rock, R&B
BC Local News / Posted 18 days ago
band and are also I guess what you would call a contemporary county, rock, R&B band in that I was not only influenced by Merle Haggard but I was also influenced by Marvin Gaye and the Rolling Stones and Anne Murray and Tina Turner so there is a... Read more
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Billboard
Dwight Yoakam Pays Tribute to Bakersfield Sound at Intimate Hamptons Showrhinestone-speckled band behind him -- as he performed selections from his back
Billboard / Posted 19 days ago
rhinestone-speckled band behind him -- as he performed selections from his back catalog and tributes to his idols: Merle Haggard and Buck Owens, who helped put Bakersfield on country's map, as well as The Beatles. The coming long weekend... Read more
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Times News
Top talent at the Peakcombined with relatable lyrics. “We grew up on Charlie Daniels, Waylon Jenning
Times News / Posted 19 days ago
combined with relatable lyrics. “We grew up on Charlie Daniels, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Merle Haggard,” Montgomery said. “That’s who we are. We cut our teeth in the honky tonks and no matter what you try to do, we... Read more
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Billboard
Clint Black's 10 Best Songsthe country music airwaves in the summer of 1990. The moodiness of the producti
Billboard / Posted 19 days ago
the country music airwaves in the summer of 1990. The moodiness of the production brought to mind the mid 70s work of Merle Haggard. 8. Clint Black - "Something That We Do" Black paired with highly-respected songwriter Skip Ewing to pen this... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Melvin E. Tansill Sr., a retired BGE accountant and active church memberavid Orioles and Ravens fan. He enjoyed reading and listening to country music
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
avid Orioles and Ravens fan. He enjoyed reading and listening to country music, and was a particular fan of George Jones, Merle Haggard and Hank Williams, family members said. He also enjoyed the music of the Beatles. His wife of 52 years died in... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Watch Coldplay dedicate new song to Harvey victims — and vow never to play it againHarris County, Galveston," of "a harmony that hums down there in Houston," and
Hartford Courant / Posted 21 days ago
Harris County, Galveston," of "a harmony that hums down there in Houston," and urged the region to "keep on keeping on." Merle Haggard it wasn't (and everyone's a critic), but the performance drew huge applause from fans and went viral on Tuesday... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Watch Coldplay dedicate new song to Harvey victims -- and vow never to play it againHarris County, Galveston," of "a harmony that hums down there in Houston," and
Los Angeles Times / Posted 21 days ago
Harris County, Galveston," of "a harmony that hums down there in Houston," and urged the region to "keep on keeping on." Merle Haggard it wasn't (and everyone's a critic), but the performance drew huge applause from fans and went viral on Tuesday... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The top concerts to see this fallBank Pavilion at Northerly IslandThe Grammy-winning country singer harks back t
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 24 days ago
Bank Pavilion at Northerly IslandThe Grammy-winning country singer harks back to "outlaws" like Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard, even as he injects psychedelic sounds, soulful horns and Nirvana covers into his honky-tonk music. Hideout... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Local Boys Make the Big Time — But Still Come Home to Playto go back in time and play with the young Allman Brothers. TJ OsborneI would
Bay Weekly / Posted 26 days ago
to go back in time and play with the young Allman Brothers. TJ OsborneI would love to play with Hank [Williams] Sr. No, Merle Haggard, that’s who. Hank Sr. was before my time, as were a lot of Merle’s songs, but I got to see Merle play live, he... Read more
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eTrucker
‘Honky Tonk Nighttime Man’: Talent search finalist Michael LochmillerEye Radio Trucker Talent Search contestants, this one features Michael Lochmill
eTrucker / Posted 26 days ago
Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search contestants, this one features Michael Lochmiller, with a rendition of a classic from Merle Haggard in “Honky Tonk Nighttime Man.” Lochmiller hauls for System Transport out of a home base in Las Vegas, and... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
'The Voice' finalists Swon Brothers headed to Corn FestWe love The Eagles and list them as one of our greatest influences, but we also
Daily Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
We love The Eagles and list them as one of our greatest influences, but we also listened to country greats like fellow Okie Merle Haggard, as well as Brooks & Dunn and country artists from the ’90s. Milton: Have you ever been to Illinois or DeKalb... Read more
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Billboard
Radney Foster Premieres 'It Ain't Done With Me' Song & Short StoryThose were the best I ever saw,’ and he said ‘That’s what we need to write toda
Billboard / Posted 27 days ago
Those were the best I ever saw,’ and he said ‘That’s what we need to write today.'” Foster evokes some of the spirit of Merle Haggard with the sense of weariness and social commentary on “All That I Require.” “There is a lot of Merle in that.... Read more
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Billboard
David Allan Coe's 10 Best Songsthe “outlaw” movement by name -- and also featured Coe’s impersonations of Coun
Billboard / Posted 27 days ago
the “outlaw” movement by name -- and also featured Coe’s impersonations of Country Music Hall of Fame members Ernest Tubb, Merle Haggard and “Whisperin” Bill Anderson. 3. David Allan Coe - "The Ride" Many songs have been written over the course... Read more
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The MidWeek
Family TiesWe love The Eagles and list them as one of our greatest influences, but we also
The MidWeek / Posted 27 days ago
We love The Eagles and list them as one of our greatest influences, but we also listened to country greats like fellow Okie Merle Haggard, as well as Brooks & Dunn and country artists from the 90s. Milton: Have you ever been to Illinois or DeKalb... Read more
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Reality TV World
Willie Nelson ends Salt Lake City concert early, blames high altitudehe canceled a weekend of shows in Las Vegas in January due to illness. Nelson
Reality TV World / Posted 28 days ago
he canceled a weekend of shows in Las Vegas in January due to illness. Nelson also delayed the start of a joint tour with Merle Haggard in October 2015 also citing illness. Nelson addressed various online hoaxes about his death on his song "Still... Read more
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Billboard
Brantley Gilbert Talks Blue Collar America & His Image: 'There Is More To Me Than Tattoos & Chains'a sense – though the music and the direction are very different – Gilbert’s lyr
Billboard / Posted 28 days ago
a sense – though the music and the direction are very different – Gilbert’s lyrics resonate with his fans the same way that Merle Haggard spoke to a working generation decades ago. He says his current single is a reflection of that – and a tribute... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The style progression of Texas-born country star Kacey Musgravesin 2015, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard country chart and No. 3 on Billboard
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
in 2015, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard country chart and No. 3 on Billboard's Top 200 chart. Country music legend Merle Haggard didn't shy away from political topics, even during times when the country was divided. (June 30) Musgraves,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
The style progression of Texas-born country star Kacey Musgravesin 2015, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard country chart and No. 3 on Billboard
Houston Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
in 2015, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard country chart and No. 3 on Billboard's Top 200 chart. Country music legend Merle Haggard didn't shy away from political topics, even during times when the country was divided. (June 30) Musgraves,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Willie Nelson felt like an infinitely renewable resource at the Shrinebefore in tunes like “Old Timer” and “He Won’t Ever Be Gone,” the latter a trib
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
before in tunes like “Old Timer” and “He Won’t Ever Be Gone,” the latter a tribute to his lifelong friend and collaborator Merle Haggard, who died last year. “God’s Problem Child” is too finely made — and often too funny — to suggest that Nelson... Read more
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Variety
Album Review: Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer’s ‘Not Dark Yet’selection of material strikes just the right balance between some of the Americ
Variety / Posted 1 months ago
selection of material strikes just the right balance between some of the Americana heroes you’d expect — Townes Van Zandt, Merle Haggard, Jason Isbell and the mother of all sibling duos, the Louvin Brothers — and some less usual suspects, like Kurt... Read more
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New Kerala
Two Soundtrack Releases To Accompany New Ken Burns & Lynn Novick Film The Vietnam War - newkerala news #264368The Box Tops 5. BAD MOON RISING - Creedence Clearwater Revival 7. TELL THE TR
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
The Box Tops 5. BAD MOON RISING - Creedence Clearwater Revival 7. TELL THE TRUTH - Otis Redding 8. OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE - Merle Haggard 9. THE THRILL IS GONE - B.B. King 10. PSYCHEDELIC SHACK - The Temptations 11. OHIO - Crosby, Stills, Nash &... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Allison Moorer and Shelby Lynne collaborate on an album, finallynarrative about the sisters’ lives. Here’s Moorer’s take on some of the key tra
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
narrative about the sisters’ lives. Here’s Moorer’s take on some of the key tracks, and why they ended up on the album: Merle Haggard’s “Silver Wings”: “There were things we wanted to pull in from childhood — the Louvin Brothers, Jessi Colter,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Sisters Shelby Lynne, Allison Moorer team for first duet project, 'Not Dark Yet'up meaty songs from the classic country wellspring of artists including the Lou
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
up meaty songs from the classic country wellspring of artists including the Louvin Brothers (“Every Time You Leave”), Merle Haggard (“Silver Wings”) and Townes Van Zandt (“Lungs”), as well as unexpected choices such as Nirvana’s “Lithium,”... Read more
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