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  1. TOP 5: Weekend activities for Eden and surroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thursday Magnet

    ... way to the Eden Fishermen's Club this Friday night. Inspired by the golden era of US country artists including Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, Don Gibson and Willie Nelson, Darryl will take to the stage from 7pm. The curtain may have fallen on the Eden ...

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  2. Cedarfest features old and newRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... display. The 19-year-old McCubbin released his first album, "Bootleg" last November and has opened for Merle Haggard, George Jones and David Allan Coe. Dayton-N-Track will have it's massive mini-train collection on display all three days (12-7 ...

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  3. Eddie Raven brings Nashville's Blue Bird Cafe to Victoria for Charity Concert SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... his debut more than 40 years ago on the "Porter Wagoner Show" and penned songs for country legends, such as Merle Haggard, Elvis Costello, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Roy Orbison. And that doesn't include his modern songwriting pairings with ...

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  4. Wednesday Night Round-Up: Jeff Bridges and the Abiders, Sonny and the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Nashville Scene

    ... knew what he was talking about, because that's where he grew up, right? He said of course there was Hank and Merle Haggard and all those guys, but Bad would have also been listening to Ornette Coleman, you know, and The Beatles and Leonard Cohen, ...

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  5. Quay Thomas Duo wins IBC; James Taylor and Merle Haggard announce showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    James Taylor , and Merle Haggard are coming to Central Iowa, and an Iowa blues duo has punched their ticket to Memphis.

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  6. Merle Haggard Working on Four New Albums at Age 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | RollingStone

    At 77 years old, Merle Haggard is still the running kind - running from show to show at an age when most men might happily stick closer to home.

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  7. Merle: No substance in countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Fox News

    Merle Haggard is a country music legend, and with four projects in the works, he's still going strong after a five-decade career but he's not so sure he likes where the genre is headed.

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  8. Corner Office: The Agency Group's Gavin O'Reilly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Billboard

    ... a successful indie booking agent based in Nashville for 30 years and representing country stars such as Merle Haggard , John Anderson and Marty Stuart , made the deal with 47-year-old Gavin O'Reilly , worldwide CEO of The Agency Group not ...

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  9. Watch Merle Haggard Do Impressions of Johnny Cash, Buck Owens and...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Nashville Scene

    Tonight and tomorrow night, the one and only Merle Haggard - whom fellow Creamster Adam Gold describes in a Critic's Pick as "the no-introduction-needing outlaw country icon, Bakersfield Sound architect and 2010 Kennedy Center honoree behind such classics as 'The Bottle Let Me Down,' 'Mama Tried' and 'Okie from Muskogee'" - will play the one and ... (more)

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  10. Luke Bryan rocks a sold-out Blossom Music Center; openers Cole...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Cleveland.com

    ... and more are some of the hottest songs in mainstream country today. Bryan is never going to be Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard or Buck Owens. Heck, he's not even going to be fellow Georgians Alan Jackson or Travis Tritt. But he's not TRYING to be, and I ...

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  11. Ronnie Milsap coming on Dec. 7 to the Montgomery Performing Arts CentreRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Alabama Live

    ... to coincide with the 40th anniversary of his first #1 hit. Having topped the charts 40 times, second to only Merle Haggard, Conway Twitty and George Strait, Milsap wants to celebrate that achievement with new music." Tickets, which will go on sale ...

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  12. Backed by his band The Abiders, Jeff Bridges isn't just playing musicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Nashville Scene

    ... knew what he was talking about, because that's where he grew up, right? He said of course there was Hank and Merle Haggard and all those guys, but Bad would have also been listening to Ornette Coleman, you know, and The Beatles and Leonard Cohen, ...

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  13. Buddy Holly country tribute features song he never recordedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... and his biggest hits are to feature on a new country music tribute album to the bespectacled rock 'n' roller. Merle Haggard, T. Graham Brown and Jimmy Fortune are among the stars who have covered Holly for new album "The Buddy Holly Country Tribute: ...

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  14. Planned news conference becomes mini-concert at Buddy Holly CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... and which then agreed to produce Frizzell's current project. Performing on the same CD with Frizzell are Merle Haggard, Helen Cornelius, Jimmy Fortune, T. Graham Brown and Sonny Curtis. The CD was supposed to officially debut Sept. 7, that date ...

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  15. Discovering country soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... will take to the stage on Friday night at 9 p.m. The Nanaimo based group does classic country covers including Merle Haggard, George Strait and Johnny Cash. Harriott said their lead singer and bassist Henri Crevier has been performing country music ...

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  16. Buddy Holly Songs Get Country Spin on New Tribute AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | RollingStone

    ... with the release of The Buddy Holly Country Tribute: Remember Me. Artists featured on the tribute LP include Merle Haggard, T. Graham Brown, Country Music Hall of Fame member Jimmy Fortune (of the Statler Brothers), Grand Ole Opry entertainer Helen ...

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  17. ACM Awards Celebrate 50th Anniversary with New Commemorative Book, "This Is Country"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | WKHX-FM Atlanta

    ... mmentary from Tim McGraw , Miranda Lambert , Taylor Swift , Lady Antebellum 's Hillary Scott , Kenny Chesney , Merle Haggard and more. Reba wrote the forward for the book, which is full of candid, never-before-seen photographs from the ACMs.

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  18. Joel Crouse Welcomes New Album at OpryRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | CMT.com

    ... Was that your dad's dad? Yeah, he's from Alabama. He introduced me to Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard . He bought me my first guitar at 12, set me up with lessons, and by 15, I had a band and we were going up and down the East ...

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  19. The best Twin Cities concerts of the week: 8/18-8/21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | City Pages

    ... usually substantial number of covers that could include George Jones, jazz standards, Metallica, folk nuggets, Merle Haggard, and Marshall Tucker. Johnson band member Chris Hennessee will open with a solo set. -Rick Mason $49, 7:30 PM Straight Line ...

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  20. Billy Joe Shaver shines during 75th birthday party at the SatelliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Los Angeles Times

    ... part of the 1970s "outlaw country" movement that propelled the careers of Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard and others, was in peak form on his diamond anniversary. As if to prove a point, he flapped his arms like they were eagle ...

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