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  1. Bryan Murray - BaltoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

    In the same week where we've witnessed some pretty nifty melding of classic soul with hip-hop , there's also a crafty hip hop hybrid that uses jazz - of the outer regions variety - as the other ingredient. Saxophonist Bryan Murray has long established a reputation of mixing jazz with whatever, most famously applying jazz to outlaw country through his Merle Haggard tribute band Bryan and the Haggards and also as a member of another guerilla jazz combo, Jon Lundbom and Big Five Chord.

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  2. Firefly announces new 3-day Big Barrel country festRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The News Journal

    ... country, bluegrass and Southern rock acts. Also on Big Barrel's roster: Lynyrd Skynrd, Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard, Sturgill Simpson, The Del McCoury Band, The Felice Brothers and others. "Firefly, combined with its home at The Woodlands of Dover ...

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  3. Sumner Brothers and pals lift holiday spirits at the RickshawRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Georgia Straight

    ... Mei kicked off the evening with covers of two depressing seasonal tunes, "If We Make It Through December" by Merle Haggard and "Christmas Spirit" by the Wailers, followed by A Million Dollars in Pennies' faithful rendition of "Bells of Harlem" by ...

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  4. We Watched the American Country Countdown Awards So You Wouldn't Have ToRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | River Front Times

    ... now Kix Brooks is singing about a girl who listens to Merle. I wonder if any members of the audience know who Merle Haggard is. - Real talk, why the big to-do about this production? Yeah, it's all "based on metrics"--which is a fancy way of saying ...

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  5. Cracker's most ambitious albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Yahoo!

    ... California Country Boy. "We've always had that thread of country music in there," Hickman explains. "We'll mix Merle Haggard with Led Zeppelin if we feel like it - it's the way we roll. "This time, instead of mashing those styles together we decided ...

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  6. CMT to Present All Time Top 40: Artist's Choice Marathon, 12/27Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... ago the highly-anticipated No. 1 spot was revealed on HOT 20 as recent CMT "Artists of a Lifetime" recipient, Merle Haggard . Each influential musician or band on the list was ranked based on an artist poll conducted by CMT among the biggest stars ...

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  7. National Beat: Merle Haggard Does Proud at The Grand Sierra ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Examiner.com

    ... later he popped the hat back on with no glasses. What more could you ask for. I had no idea if I would enjoy Merle Haggard , but I did. The songs are simple and short, but there's a very comfortable and easy feel to them. The stories are simple and ...

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  8. Country singer Dawn Sears dies at 53Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Big News Network.com

    ... n in-demand vocalist, frequently compared to Reba McEntire and Shelby Lynne, and worked with artists including Merle Haggard and Tracy Byrd.

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  9. Lou's Views: Music City earns its monikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Indianapolis Business News

    ... you consider all of this was available on a Monday early evening. And with no cover charge. Buck Owens and Merle Haggard are among those celebrated in a temporary Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit. (Photo courtesy of Nashville CVC) The next day ...

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  10. The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Old 97's, Opeth, Ian Moore, etc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Houston Press

    ... a couple of early classics in "If My Heart Was a Car" and "Stoned," as well as their untouchable version of Merle Haggard's "Mama Tried," Rhome introduced the quartet as a brash, potent group that wasn't above the occasional goof like "Ken's Polka ...

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  11. Old 97'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Houston Press

    ... a couple of early classics in "If My Heart Was a Car" and "Stoned," as well as their untouchable version of Merle Haggard's "Mama Tried," Rhome introduced the quartet as a brash, potent group that wasn't above the occasional goof like "Ken's Polka ...

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  12. Sauro: No slowing down for Country 'outlaw' Merle Haggard on Stockton visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | RecordNET

    ... his band. His story - Bonnie once was the wife of Buck Owens (1929-2006) - was depicted eloquently in “Merle Haggard: Learning to Live with Myself,” a 2010 PBS documentary. He published “My House of Memories: an ...

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  13. Ickes, Hensley star in Sunday concertRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Union Democrat

    ... blends contemporary bluegrass with the spare studio stylings of classic 1960s and '70s country music. Merle Haggard himself said, "I'm already such a fan - the new album from Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley is a wonderful piece of work." Their 13-track ...

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  14. Merle Haggard coming to Grovetown in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Aiken Standard

    Multi Grammy award winner and Country Music Hall Of Fame inductee Merle Haggard will perform at the Columbia County Exhibition Center in January. The show will be Jan. 24 and tickets are on sale now.

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  15. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's spectacular...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Nashville Scene

    ... has chronicled the story of West Coast country music through the exhibit The Bakersfield Sound: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and California Country . Music, interactive multimedia displays, and eye-popping stageware and guitars tell the story of how ...

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  16. "The Voice" Recap: The Top Five Take the StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KSMB-FM Lafayette

    ... for not disappointing him. Team Blake's last remaining artist, Craig Wayne Boyd , was next, and Blake chose Merle Haggard 's "Working Man Blues." Pharrell declared Boyd knows exactly who he is and knows how to take the stage and have a great time. ...

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  17. "The Voice" Recap: The Top Five Take the StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KURB-FM Little Rock

    ... for not disappointing him. Team Blake's last remaining artist, Craig Wayne Boyd , was next, and Blake chose Merle Haggard 's "Working Man Blues." Pharrell declared Boyd knows exactly who he is and knows how to take the stage and have a great time. ...

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  18. Watch Blake Shelton, Ashley Monroe's Steamy Duet on 'The Voice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | RollingStone

    ... currently has only one surviving team member - Nashville's honkytonking dad Craig Wayne Boyd, who covered Merle Haggard and the classic hymn "Old Rugged Cross" in a metal-meets-country-meets-gospel belt that brought Gwen Stefani to tears. Shelton's ...

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  19. Matt McAndrew seems set for 'The Voice' finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Newsday

    ... Top 5. "You have just continued to rise to the occasion," he says. 5. CRAIG WAYNE BOYD, "Workin' Man Blues": Merle Haggard would never be this cutesy, with all the mugging for the camera and the pointing at the crowd. Craig is a good, strong country ...

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  20. 'The Voice' Semifinals Recap: Vocalists perform twice eachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | New York Daily News

    ... position in this show right now." Team Blake's sole survivor, Craig Wayne Boyd, sang "Working Man Blues" by Merle Haggard. Shelton admitted he selected the throwback tune for selfish reasons because he knew Boyd was the right country crooner could ...

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