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  1. Willie Nelson Was the Peoples' Champ, But Not Their Mouthpiece, at Billy Bob'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 28 | Dallas Observer

    ... "Always On My Mind" took on a scrappy charm that made it feel well earned. Nelson, together with old friends Merle Haggard and Kris Kristoffersen, is something of a last man standing, a vestige of a time when being a country outlaw meant something ...


  2. Merle Haggard's diverse influencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | SFGate

    DownBeat, the venerable jazz magazine, had never written much about country music during its first 46 years until it put Merle Haggard on the cover of the May 1980 issue. The four-page article inside, titled "Country Jazz Messiah," traced the influences of jazz on the country singer-songwriter's music and that of his sidemen.


  3. Bakersfield: A city (un)stuck in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Stars and Stripes

    ... rigs, pump jacks and, its latest addition - still under wraps behind a green fence - local country crooner Merle Haggard's childhood home, an old boxcar that goes a long way in explaining Merle's rough-edged musical oeuvre. The unveiling of ...


  4. ChatterRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... Americana Radio Music Charts in just three weeks. Lund fulfilled a dream earlier this week, of playing with Merle Haggard in Texas. When he embarks on the 23-date Canadian tour, he will entertain the home crowds on Feb. 6 at the Northern Jubilee ...


  5. Willie NelsonRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Houston Press

    ... of Willie, hit bookshelves and landed him on the New York Times' bestsellers list. In June, a new album with Merle Haggard titled Django And Jimmie, debuted at #1 on Billboard's Country album chart and #7 on Billboard's Top 200 album chart. Sign up ...


  6. Suzy Bogguss brings a 'Swingin' Little Christmas' to the ECC Arts Center Dec. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Daily Herald

    ... like "Two-Step 'Round the Christmas Tree," plus songs from "Lucky," Bogguss' recent acoustic album of Merle Haggard songs. With the release of her 1989 major label debut, "Somewhere Between," Bogguss quickly became one of the key artists that ...


  7. Winsloe Church ceilidh featuring Ann and Alf Morais and Jason CampbellRead the original story

    Monday Nov 23 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... performed at Avonlea Village n Cavendish. Ceilidh host, Dino Dunsford, and the house band will be performing a Merle Haggard tribute singing some of the country music legend's most popular songs. The Nov. 23 fundraising ceilidh starts at 7:30 p.m. ...


  8. Kinky Friedman Still Grappling With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 |

    ... "My Stuff's Messed Up" - that is Zevon's skewe ring of the angel of death while it perched on his shoulder), Merle Haggard ("Hungry Eyes"), Johnny Cash ("Pickin' Time"), Bob Dylan ("Girl From the North Country") , Eric Maschwitz and Manning Sherwin ...


  9. Prophets and Outlaws take stage WednesdayRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 19 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... on bass and Jamie Ringholm on piano. The band compares itself to the "outlaws" of country music, including Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings, because it is not following the formula of what country music should be. "We ...


  10. Vince Gill Readies New Album 'Down to My Last Bad Habit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | RollingStone

    ... ever his. He plays routinely with famed Western swing ensemble the Time Jumpers, released the Buck Owens and Merle Haggard tribute Bakersfield with Paul Franklin, and most recently lent vocals and licks to Chris Young's new LP, I'm Comin' Over. "I ...


  11. Willie Nelson Reveals Reason for Postponed ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | RollingStone

    At 82 years old, Willie Nelson is still a remarkably active performer. Even so, the country icon - who scored a Number One album in 2015 with his Merle Haggard collaboration Django and Jimmie - isn't immune to the kinds of lingering maladies that accompany a well-examined life.


  12. Review: Sturgill Simpson jams at the FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Inside Bay Area

    ... venue. His voice had a delightful twang to it, bringing to mind two of country's all-time greatest singers -- Merle Haggard and Dwight Yoakam. Yet, his enunciation was more in line with Waylon Jennings. Still, his voice often took a back seat to the ...


  13. Country star Suzy Bogguss to perform in DurangoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Farmington Daily Times

    ... to rattle off the names of those performers: Buck Owens. Ray Price. Eddy Arnold. Patsy Cline. And, of course, Merle Haggard. It was the latter who really captured the young Bogguss' imagination, in no small part inspiring her to pack her guitar and ...


  14. CMT Proclaims Kenny Rogers Artist of a LifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    CMT will honor Kenny Rogers as its Artist of a Lifetime next month, at the same celebration where Luke Bryan , Blake Shelton , Florida Georgia Line , Sam Hunt and Little Big Town will be named Artists of the Year. CMT has only given the award once before, to Merle Haggard in 2014.


  15. Kenny Rogers, Chris Stapleton To Be Honored at 'CMTAOTY'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | WCOL-FM Columbus

    ... by Ram Trucks . The legendary star becomes only the second recipient of the award, following inaugural honoree Merle Haggard in 2014. "This is a great honor and one I highly treasure," Kenny says. "Being in with Merle Haggard on anything is always a ...


  16. Chris Stapleton, Kenny Rogers Join CMT's 'Artists of the Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | RollingStone

    ... Trucks. The "Gambler" singer is only the second recipient of the award. Last year's inaugural honor went to Merle Haggard. "You go through your life and your career and you try to do the right things and make the right decisions," Rogers says of the ...


  17. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 |

    ... been very lucky. I am grateful for it all. This is a great honor and one I highly treasure. "Being in with Merle Haggard on anything is always a thrill. To CMT, the fans and all who made this incredible award possible, I can't thank you enough." The ...


  18. Review: Chris Stapleton capitalizes on newfound fame at El Rey showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the more potency. He draws from two strains of pop singing: the note-bending style of country that traces to Merle Haggard and Lefty Frizzell before him; and the gut-wrenching expressionism of blues and R&B perfected by Ray Charles. Stapleton also ...


  19. Guitarist Stephen Lantz releases new single 'Rockin' at the Cabin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | PR Log

    ... Mary, Pete Seeger, Cream, the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, the Eagles, Front Range, Hot Rize, Lester Flatt, Merle Haggard and Jerry Jeff Walker. These influences can be heard in every aspect of his music. "Rockin' at the Cabin" has the same warmth ...


  20. "Billboard" Names Merle Haggard Greatest Country Artist of the Modern EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... Kansas with a call for three top Student Senate leaders to resign and a recent graduate initiating a hunger... Merle Haggard is the Greatest Country Artist of the Modern Era, according to Billboard's new Greatest of All Time ranking. The Man in ...