Articles tagged merle haggard

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard: Django and Jimmie

Comfort is the way here, but there’s also an ongoing obsession with age, the passing of time and the surprises that come with it.

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2015 Nelsonville Music Festival - 28-31 May, 2015 (Photos)

Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, and the Flaming Lips headed up another eclectic year at Ohio's Nelsonville Music Festival.

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Vince Gill + Paul Franklin: Bakersfield

Vince Gill and Paul Franklin revisit the Bakersfield sound with often excellent results.

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16 May 2012 // 10:00 PM

Willie Nelson: Heroes

At 79, Willie Nelson can still sing the hell out of the right song, but the songwriter is likely to be somebody else.

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Various Artists: The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams

The only thing more exciting than the release of 12 previously unrecorded Hank Williams lyrics is the group of artists recruited to put them together.

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Merle Haggard: Working in Tennessee

Merle Haggard's new album sounds good, but doesn't add anything to his legacy.

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Marty Stuart: Ghost Train: The Studio B Sessions

Marty Stuart recorded his latest album in the old RCA Studio B in Nashville where so many classic albums were recorded, including those he made with Lester Flatts’ band when Stuart was a prodigy at a mere 13 years of age.

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Marty Stuart: 30 August 2010 - New York

Though Marty Stuart is arguably a country artist’s country musician—virtuosic and omnipresent yet unknown to mainstream listeners—he still cuts a commanding figure.

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He Is What He Is: The Merle Haggard Interview

The legendary "poet of the common man" talks to PopMatters about the state of country music today, his friendship with Johnny Cash and why he hasn’t liked a president since Ronald Reagan.

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27 Apr 2010 // 7:30 AM

On the bus with Merle Haggard at Stagecoach 2010

INDIO, Calif. — Parking was a journey to the dark side for all concerned this weekend. Several acres were set aside for free parking for those

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — During the course of his long career, Merle Haggard has racked up 38 No. 1 country hits, sung with George, Dolly and Willie, toured with

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Prisoners Are the Best Audience: The Challenge of ‘At Folsom Prison’

Johnny Cash's At Folsom Prison wasn't a pivotal live album or country album or Cash album -- it was a piece of history unto itself, flaws and all.

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Countrypolitik: What’s Right and What’s Left About Country Music

At a first glance, country music seems traditionally allied with the sort of down-home, small-town ethics and values touted by the Republicans. But the politics of country music has never been a simple red or blue.

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Sing Me Back Home by Dana Jennings

A personal history and a love letter, urging us to embrace country music as American music.

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Merle Haggard may have mellowed a bit, but continues to speak his mind

It’s no use trying to pigeonhole an outlaw. Not when he’s Merle Haggard. Haggard is a rollickin’ renegade whose recent effort is a

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Merle Haggard: Hag’s Christmas

Hag's Christmas may be light on Christmas cheer, but it sure is pretty in its holiday loneliness.

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Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Ray Price: Last of the Breed [DVD]

These three graying men are the true, diehard troubadours. This concert DVD will surely bless your little heart if you happen to be the last of another breed: the traditional country music fan.

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Merle Haggard: In Concert 1983 [DVD]

A Merle Haggard show is one of the best concert dollar values today, just as it was in 1983. This DVD, however, is not.

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Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Ray Price: Last of the Breed Volume 1

Yes, that’s right. Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, and Ray Price offer the somnolent styles of yesterday and today for your enjoyment.

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	Merle Haggard: Live From Austin TX [DVD]

Merle Haggard is still going, and it is on the strength of his timeless country songs. A select cache of numbers is showcased from this memorable '85 date for the legendary PBS program.

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

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"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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