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  1. Americanafest 2014 Friday recap: Lauderdale and Carll rock 3rd & LindsleyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... of her biggest hits such as "Outbound Plane" and "Drive South" with a number of covers. Her set was heavy on Merle Haggard songs as Bogguss' new album is wholly dedicated to honoring the outlaw country legend. Following Suzy Bogguss was one of the ...

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  2. Jason Aldean on the Curse of Nashville, 'Baby-Making Music' and Dealing With TabloidsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Billboard

    ... hometown, and went to a local talent show on a whim) was transfixed. "He would do Alabama , Tracy Lawrence , Merle Haggard , 'Behind Closed Doors' -- and then he would do Guns N' Roses ," Knox remembers. "I had been looking for five years for an ...

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  3. Americanafest 2014 Thursday recap: Mississippi showcase at 3rd and LindsleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... of Stuart's set was when his wife, Country Music Hall of Famer Connie Smith, joined him to belt out a Merle Haggard tune. Following behind Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives is a daunting task for anyone and on this night that task fell to ...

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  4. Hank 3: A Rebel with a CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Nelson. "A lot of people would say that I'm climbing up the ranks," he said. "If Willie ever passes on or Merle Haggard, or David Allan Coe, who's going to be the next true outlaw rebel? I might be falling under that category, is what a lot of ...

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  5. Surrounded from Jimmy & MoondiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... ballads. This theme, duo remakes of songs from other artists, continues throughout. They include a version of Merle Haggard's I'm Always On A Mountain When I Fall , plus Lyle Lovett's If I Had A Boat , which serves as the title track. There are also ...

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  6. Interview: Tyler Farr on life after 'Redneck Crazy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Arizona Republic

    ... chill bumps was watching George Jones sing "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes." And then there's Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard. That's what I listen to when I'm heading to the river, going to the lake. It refreshes me and reminds me of why I do what I ...

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  7. Alan Jackson crashes new restaurant's opening night in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | WTVF Nashville

    According to People , Alan said, "Thank y'all for letting me crash your party," before he shocked the invitation-only crowd with a surprise performance including fan-favorites: "Don't Rock the Jukebox" to Merle Haggard's "Back to the Barrooms Again." Located near the city's honky-tonks, Alan said, "I've loved Lower Broadway since I first came to Nashville and it was still a little bit shady," People reports.

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  8. Eric Church electrifies in St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Examiner.com

    ... tracks from his current CMA-nominated album "The Outsiders," including "Talladega." A tip of the hat to icon Merle Haggard, "Pledge Allegiance To The Hag," included a guitar snippet of "Mama Tried," and referenced "Sing Me Back Home." He followed ...

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  9. Alan Jackson plays surprise gig at his new Nashville restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | The London Free Press

    ... played his hits Don't Rock the Jukebox, Good Time, and It's Five O'Clock Somewhere, and even a brief cover of Merle Haggard's Back to the Barrooms Again. Jackson's involvement with the venue stems from his love of "old things," as Acme Feed and Seed ...

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  10. Oklahoma filmmaker seeks to complete documentary chronicling Japanese ...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Hispanic Business

    ... the first time they listened to -- International Country Gold. "He's basically a 5-foot-6 version of 1974 Merle Haggard," Leach said. "He is true outlaw country." In the documentary, Nagatani tells of learning country music from American soldiers ...

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  11. Merle Haggard still touringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Erie Times News

    Even Merle Haggard gets nervous about stepping onto a stage when the audience is filled with songwriters, record label executives and fellow artists. "Well, it's glorious but it's also tough because all the pressure is on you," Haggard said after recently playing two sold-out nights at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

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  12. Alan Jackson plays surprise gig at Nashville restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

    ... his hits "Don't Rock the Jukebox," "Good Time," and "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere," and even a brief cover of Merle Haggard's "Back to the Barrooms Again." Jackson's involvement with the venue stems from his love of "old things," as Acme Feed and ...

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  13. Alan Jackson Plays Surprise Gig At Restaurant OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | ContactMusic.com

    ... played his hits Don't Rock the Jukebox, Good Time, and It's Five O'Clock Somewhere, and even a brief cover of Merle Haggard's Back to the Barrooms Again. Jackson's involvement with the venue stems from his love of "old things," as Acme Feed and Seed ...

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  14. Haggard staying on the roadRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Even Merle Haggard gets nervous about stepping onto a stage when the audience is filled with songwriters, record label executives and fellow artists.

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  15. Country singer Merle Haggard: still on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Daily Republic

    In this May 3, 2014, file photo, Merle Haggard performs in concert at HarrahA's Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. At 77, he still tours around the country about two weeks each month and recently bought a new tour bus, a sign that heA's not interested in retirement from the road. His band, the Strangers, now includes his wife, Theresa, and 21-year-old son Ben, as well as band leader Norman Hamlett, who has been with Haggard since the 1960s.

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  16. Mac Wiseman Talks 'Songs From My Mother's Hand,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Billboard

    ... with Charlie Daniels and John Prine -- is excited about another record he has in the can: a duet album with Merle Haggard . "That was a thrill. Merle approached me to make a record, and it just blew me away. I thought he wanted to do all of his ...

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  17. Alan Jackson Brings His Hits to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | CMT.com

    ... songs like "Good Time," "I Don't Even Know Your Name," "Dixie Highway" and a few classic covers, including Merle Haggard 's "Back to the Barrooms." Between songs, he talked to the crowd of fans, even joking at one point during the show that the Acme ...

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    Thursday Sep 11 | Albany Times Union

    Even Merle Haggard gets nervous about stepping onto a stage when the audience is filled with songwriters, record label executives and fellow artists. "Well, it's glorious but it's also tough because all the pressure is on you," Haggard said after recently playing two sold-out nights at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  19. Vince Gill to Be Honored as a BMI Icon This November at 62nd Annual BMI Country AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WKHX-FM Atlanta

    ... a unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers." Previous recipients include Willie Nelson , Merle Haggard , Dolly Parton , Loretta Lynn and Hank Williams, Jr .

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  20. Brooklyn Museum director retiring in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Brush News-Tribune

    ... Tennessee after dispatchers heard him discussing drugs on an accidental 911 call. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Even Merle Haggard gets nervous about stepping onto a stage when the audience is filled with songwriters, record label executives and fellow ...

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