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  1. Merle Haggard doesn't approve of today's countryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WLLR-FM Davenport

    He tells Fargo, North Dakota newspaper The Forum , "They're talking about screwing on a pickup tailgate and things of that nature. I don't find no substance.


  2. 'Gail Bliss and the Nashville Barn Dance' return to the AlhambraRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Gail Bliss & the Nashville Barn Dance will be performing once again at the Alhambra Theater & dining from September 11 - 13, 2015 for four shows only. Gail and her six-piece band are coming from Nashville, TN to take you on a journey back in time with country classics from such notables as: Ray Price, Merle Haggard, Patsy Cline , Tammy Wynette and George Jones.


  3. Merle Haggard Laments New Country Music About 'Screwing on a Tailgate'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | RollingStone

    Merle Haggard is one of the most name-checked singers in modern country music, honored by a string of songs - including Eric Church's "Pledge Allegiance to the Hag" and Mo Pitney's "I Met Merle Haggard Today" - that tip their hats to the pioneering outlaw. As it turns out, the respect isn't exactly mutual.


  4. Lady Antebellum to take a break when trek ends, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard to tourRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | LiveDaily News

    ... the hamster wheel for a little bit and let the fans miss us for a second." Country legends Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have scheduled a co-headlining jaunt later this year in support of their "Django and Jimmie" album. The icons will kick off ...


  5. Oak Ridge Boys to sing a mix of old and newRead the original story

    Thursday | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... "It's songs that all four of us grew up on as kids." One song off the new album recorded in collaboration with Merle Haggard, "Sweet Jesus," is in contention for the Gospel Music Association's Country Song of the Year for the 46th Dove Awards. ...


  6. Chattanooga's Live Music Scene - " Last Week Of The Season For Riverfront Nights, NightfallRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    ... year for both. Friday night sees real Country music with the Malpass Brothers at Nightfall. When I interviewed Merle Haggard a few years ago, I asked him who in the business represented "genuine Country music." His answer - The Malpass Brothers. I ...


  7. Arts listings for the weekRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Telegram

    ... a triple shot of smooth harmonies and a chaser of bluegrass-tinged guitar. This fall, Marty Haggard, son of Merle Haggard, is coming to our province to team up with Newfoundland-based group "Open Highway" to celebrate the life and music of his ...


  8. The fightin' side of Merle HaggardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... "Mama Tried," "Workin' Man Blues," and "If We Make It Through December." If there's a through-line that spans Merle Haggard's music - apart from that unforgettably resonant baritone and deep Telecaster twang - it's his empathy for the working class ...


  9. 9 questions with The Oak Ridge Boys prior to today's Chevy Court showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Post-Standard

    ... compilation of gospel tunes called "Rock of Ages, Hymns and Gospel Favorites." The album includes a duet with Merle Haggard, which is nominated for a Dove Award for Country Song of the Year. had a chance to speak with Sterban, the ...


  10. UTC And The Malpass Brothers Wrap Up Final Nightfall FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 |

    ... be revived, to help ensure it doesn't fade away," says Christopher Malpass. Having opened several tours for Merle Haggard, the music of the Malpass Brothers is developing a strong following throughout the country. Scott Bruce and Ben Ezell of ...


  11. Merle Haggard performs at Pikes Peak Center in Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Gazette

    A prime example - "Django and Jimmie," his latest collaboration with longtime friend Willie Nelson. Influenced by gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and the "Father of Country Music" Jimmie Rodgers, the album was released in June and debuted at No.


  12. Merle HaggardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | 102-5 The Fox

    Over the course of a remarkably prolific five-decade career, Merle Haggard has released close to 70 albums and 600 songs, 250 of which he has written himself. Some of his most memorable albums include The Fightin' Side of Me , Someday We'll Look Back , If We Make It Through December and A Working Man Can't Get Nowhere Today .


  13. Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard embark on fall tour togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Mississippi Press

    Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard will embark on a brief co-headlining tour in October. The trek comes on the heels of the release of "Django and Jimmy", a new album the pair collaborated on recently.


  14. Thanks a Lot, Rolling Stone: The Django & Jimmie Tour Won't Hit Billy Bob's After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Dallas Observer

    North Texas country music fans are very, very sad right now. On Wednesday, Rolling Stone Country announced that Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard would join forces for a month-long tour across the Midwest and Southeast to promote their new joint album, Django & Jimmie .


  15. Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard to embark on 'Django and Jimmie' tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2012 |

    Following the release of their critically acclaimed duets album 'Django & Jimmie' in early June, country legends Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have announced that they will be heading out to officially tour the record. Both have been on the road separately since its release nearly three months ago, so it was high time they came together to truly represent the songs in a live setting.


  16. Eric Church puts the 'country' in country-rock at the NYS Fair grandstandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Post-Standard

    Sure, he's got that rock-star swagger with his skinny jeans, cool shades and slick leather jacket. But when it comes time to make music, Church is more Merle Haggard than Mick Jagger -- a distinction that's rare in today's rock-laden country music circuit.


  17. Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard in concert Oct. 21 in BloomingtonRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    Country music legends Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard will appear in concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Indiana University Auditorium in Bloomington, located at 1211 E 7th St. Tickets go on sale Monday at the IU Auditorium box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone at 745-3000 or online at Willie Nelson has influenced just about every part of country music over the last 50 years.


  18. Hankfest event in Potsdam raises $700 for scholarshipRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | North Country Now

    ... s, Save A Lot, Kinney Drugs, and Walmart. Next year's event will feature a tribute to the country music legend Merle Haggard. Date of the event is to be announced.


  19. Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard Team for 'Django and Jimmie' TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | RollingStone

    Two months after the release of Django and Jimmie , Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard are hitting the highway for a joint tour. The shows run from October 15th through November 28th, mostly centered around multipurpose arenas whose seating capacities range as high as 10,000.


  20. Kyle Park Shares 'What Goes Around Comes Around' - Exclusive Acoustic VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Guitar World

    ... Drawing from a dynamic mix of styles and influences (George Strait, Chris LeDoux, Clint Black, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard), the invigorated Park has added a jolt of rock 'n roll intensity to this LP. The result is a milestone in his catalog - ...