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The Fit That Led to a Country Hit for Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard knows all about hard living, uncertain love and workers ground down by depressing jobs. As one of country music\'s greatest living singer-songwriters, Mr. Haggard in the 1960s was an architect of the Bakersfield sound—an earthy, California-born style that was more firmly rooted in...

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23 January
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The gospel of Merle Haggard

I'd just hit the "call" button on my cell phone. The number was Merle Haggard's office line. I'd prepared questions for almost a week, but as the phone began to ring, I suddenly realized I had no icebreaker—an opening question that would prove to this...

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03 April
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75 and Still Riding Bikes

Join Merle Haggard on Twitter for more updates! Official Twitter of Merle Haggard: Iconic Country music legend, Country Music Hall of Famer, Grammy Award Winner and most recently a Kennedy Center Honoree....

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03 March
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CSUB TO HONOR MERLE HAGGARD AND BUCK OWENS

March 1, 2013 — CSU Bakersfield today announced that it will award its highest honors to Merle Haggard and Buck Owens. Haggard will receive the tenth honorary doctorate to be awarded by the university, and the first Doctor of Fine Arts in its history....

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02 March
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Order Working In Tennessee

WORKING IN TENNESSEE IS AVAILABLE

Iconic country music legend, Country Hall of Famer and most recently a Kennedy Center Honoree, MERLE HAGGARD, is releasing a new album, Working In Tennessee, on October 4th.This marks his second disc for Vanguard Records and is a collection of self-penned...

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10 October
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BBC Review

If you think a guy might sound a little jaded coming to his 49th studio album, Merle Haggard should set you straight. Working in Tennessee is a sheer tonic: a warm brew of the charm that has distinguished one of country’s great heroes for half...

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06 October
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