Concert preview: Country legend Haggard still drawn to honest music
Recording artist Merle Haggard performs during the opening night of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
East Bay Express
The Bottle Rockets
Festus, Missouri's Bottle Rockets are a quartet that as young 'uns found themselves equally inspired by their fathers' Merle Haggard platters, their older brothers' Mountain and Bad Company records, and the Clash 45s of the strange new gal in town .
Mon Dec 02, 2013
PECHANGA: Outlaw music legend coming to casino this weekend
One does not simply attend a Merle Haggard concert. You don't go to hear the music - you go to listen to what the man has to say - musically.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Merle Haggard to perform at Silver Legacy on Dec. 6
Haggard, who is as astute on the fiddle as he is with the guitar, has accrued more than 35 No.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
National Public Radio
Vince Gill & Paul Franklin On World Cafe
Country Music Hall of Famer and 20-time Grammy winner Vince Gill visited the WXPN studio, and in tow was renowned steel guitarist Paul Franklin.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
They're every white guy who believed that this land was his land, was made for you and me.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
'Merle Haggard: The Running Kind' is a portrait of a mercurial genius
Nov. 23--After listening to Merle Haggard for decades and then writing a book about his music, David Cantwell has this to say about the man who is most famous for the jingoist song, "Okee from Muskogee": "He is probably the best songwriter America has ever produced," he told The Star recently.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
BWW Reviews: Merle Haggard: the Running Kind Does the Legend Justice
Normally, the blend of biography, history, critical essay and cultural analysis that David Cantwell is after in Merle Haggard: The Running Kind , comes with a certain amount of over-reach and hyperbole built into the design.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Audio reviews: Willie Nelson, MIA, Sky Ferreria
Country Willie Nelson. "To All The Girls." Sony Legacy. Willie Nelson's "To All The Girls," an album of duets with female partners, is custom-made for the download age.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Uncle Kracker serves up country rock at Jackson Rancheria
Uncle Kracker may have started his musical career in rap, but he has become far better known for his easy-listening, country-rock hits.
The White Plains Daily Voice
Tappin' Toes In Tarrytown With Music Legend Merle Haggard
It is probably heresy for an arts advocate to admit it, but I had the best time last week at a rip roaring, foot-stomping Merle Haggard concert at the Tarrytown Music Hall.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Silver City Sun-News
Tunes: The Yarbrough Band
The Yarbrough Band The band has released its second album entitled "Heroes from the Past," a breakaway from the bands usual cover play.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
The Harbor Times Soup
RFD Maine - Country Footwear
Remember the Merle Haggard song, "Okie From Muskogee?" Part of it went, "Leather boots are still in style for manly footwear."