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  1. Craig Wayne Boyd Talks Opry Nerves and Album TruthsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | RollingStone

    ... his win with performances on the semi-finals show that reflected his country and gospel roots, as he covered Merle Haggard's "Workin' Man Blues" and George Bennard's "The Old Rugged Cross." The singer promises his next album - and first on new label ...

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  2. Merle HaggardRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

    Merle Haggard stands as country's remaining black-hat rebel, the last man singing for the underdog.

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  3. Miranda Lambert Loves Blake Sheltona s VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CMT.com

    ... morning because it makes her happy. One of the truths is that she still gets star-struck and did when she met Merle Haggard four years ago. "Blake really pushed me as a singer," she said. "I never thought I was a singer. I always thought I was just ...

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  4. Five notes on Eric Church/Dwight Yoakam sets at Staples CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Los Angeles Times

    ... first Los Angeles gig. Onstage while introducing "Pledge Allegiance to the Hag," his tribute to spirit guide Merle Haggard, Church recalled that 2005 first show on the Sunset Strip. It was at the Whisky A-Go-Go, he said. Looking out over the arena, ...

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  5. Eric Church blends rock, countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Columbian

    ... singer brings a definite edge to the genre, influenced in equal parts by country artists Hank Williams Jr. and Merle Haggard and rock acts like Little Feat, AC/DC and others. His set lists can change from night to night, and he often mixes his own ...

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  6. New Festival Alert: Ink N Iron Nashville to Feature Merle Haggard,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Nashville Scene

    ... you can see in the image above, the line-up is pretty knockout, with authentic county bad-assery courtesy of Merle Haggard and Billy Joe Shaver, as well as some Music City favorites of more recent vintage like Hayes Carll, Nikki Lane and Jim ...

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  7. Flaming Lips Among Nelsonville Music Festival AdditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | JamBase

    ... Greg Brown . Natural Child, Sarah Neufeld and Good English will also perform at Nelsonville in May. Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, Trampled By Turtles and Moon Hooch are among the acts found in the festival's initial lineup announcement. Look for more ...

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  8. Nashville Ink-N-Iron Festival Includes Merle Haggard, Sharon Jones & the Dap KingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | RollingStone

    ... Music City's Bicentennial Mall Park, will feature sets by an eclectic list of more than 65 acts. Cash disciple Merle Haggard leads the bill, with fellow country outlaws Billy Joe Shaver, Hayes Carll and Nikki Lane also playing. Rock and Roll Hall of ...

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  9. Gus Samuelson Plans to Get Spiritual with New Project Sinner ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Dallas Observer

    ... and sippin'. But keeping busy with a busy band isn't enough for the native of Louisiana who once served as Merle Haggard's tour manager in the early 1980's. Last year, Samuelson released American Soul , a rich, rustic solo album that couldn't ooze ...

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  10. The Frank Wicher Band is bringing 'outlaw country' to St. Francis tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The News Item

    The five-person group will be part of a special dance night at St. Francis Home Association, Race Street from 8 to 11 p.m. tonight Formed in 2009, the band describes themselves, as "country, with a twist of rock and blues, playing all those great country songs that made the outlaw era of country music famous." Their song list consists of tunes made popular by legendary artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams Jr. and many more.

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  11. Country's new edge - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... singer brings a definite edge to the genre, influenced in equal parts by country artists Hank Williams Jr. and Merle Haggard and rock acts like Little Feat, AC/DC and others. His set lists can change from night to night, and he often mixes his own ...

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  12. 'American Sniper' Has Country Stars & Movie Stars Arguing on Social MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Billboard

    ... country to maintain our freedoms. If you and anyone like you don't like it, leave." His last comment echoes a Merle Haggard line from 1969's "Fightin' Side of Me," in which the country legend sings, " Runnin' down the way of life our fightin' men ...

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  13. Flashback: Jerry Lee Lewis Drops an F-Bomb on the Grand Ole OpryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | RollingStone

    ... minutes of stage time.) Lewis did include other country tunes in the prolonged mix, but not his own; he sang Merle Haggard's "Workin' Man Blues" and Kris Kristofferson's "Once More With Feeling." Other covers included Bill Haley's "Rock Around the ...

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  14. SoundCheck: Arlo Guthrie, Kris Allen, Martina McBride, Merle Haggard among top live music picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    If you're anything like the rest of the hyper-folkies in America, then your Thanksgiving holiday most likely included at least one complete listening of Arlo Guthrie's 18-minute epic Alice's Restaurant Massacree . The title track from his debut album turns 50 in a couple of years, so the 67-year-old son of Woody is bringing the song on a two-year tour of anywhere that'll have him.

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  15. Merle Haggard tickets available for Jan. 29 concert in MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Alabama Live

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- For those looking to see Country singer Merle Haggard live, tickets are still available to his performance on Jan. 29 at the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre. Originally a troubled youngster who served time in San Quentin prison, Haggard grew to become a country music legend.

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  16. Watch Ray Scott Cover Merle Haggard's 'That's the Way Love Goes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | RollingStone

    ... of him interpreting songs by some of the genre's greats. Today, Rolling Stone Country premieres his version of Merle Haggard's "That's the Way Love Goes," with other performances on tap for the coming weeks. "The song that we're releasing next is ...

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  17. Bluegrass and potluck mix for gospel brunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Cape Cod Times

    ... bluegrass treatment or bluegrass instrumentation,” she says in a press release. “We might do a Merle Haggard tune or a Paul Simon tune. We like to say we play good music and it just happens to be bluegrass." The band was founded in ...

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  18. Eric Church rocks outsider statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    At Sunday night's concert at the Valley View Casino Center, Church proved that a commercial juggernaut can also be multidimensional, with layers he peels back through his own lyrics , covers and namechecking such divergent influences as Merle Haggard , Willie Nelson and Bruce Springsteen . Throughout his 24-song set, Church brought an accessible intensity and physicality to the stage, laughing from behind his trademark aviators, his arms in constant motion, his throat seemingly incapable of suppressing wild-man growls and yelps.

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  19. Hitchhike to RhomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | NewsReview.com

    ... the typical alt-country fare. Elmore Leonard and Abbie Hoffman references sidle up next to Bill Monroe and Merle Haggard covers. And unlike some of the straight playing found on Uncle Tupelo and Whiskeytown records, Hitchhike to Rhome 's punk-rock ...

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  20. Merle Haggard, Last of Country's Outlaws, Heads to Parker PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Broward-Palm Beach

    Merle Haggard's path to success as a venerable living legend of country music has been marked by periods of incarceration, drug abuse, and enough marriages to fill one hand's count. In other words, the right path for anyone embarking on a successful country music career.

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