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  1. Newseum puts Vietnam on the turntableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... Springsteen, Dave Grohl and Zac Brown at a Veterans Day concert on the Mall. • "Okie From Muskogee": Merle Haggard's hippie-hating tune notes that in their town, "we don't burn no draft cards" and "we still wave Old Glory down at the ...

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  2. Please, please, please don't forget true meaning of Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... flag affords them by stomping on or burning the American flag. I don't like it one bit. I'm a little like Merle Haggard. "When you're running down our country, Hoss, you're walking on the fightin' side of me." And yet I am not a fighter, not in the ...

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  3. Ward Davis Releases "Last Monday In May" for Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Country Weekly

    Songs like Trace Adkins' "Arlington," Tim McGraw's "If You're Reading This" and Radney Foster's "Angel Flight" have become mainstays on country radio's Memorial Day playlists. Singer/songwriter Ward Davis , who has written for Trace, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and more, has a new contribution, "Last Monday In May," but this song is extra special.

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  4. MTS Management Group Artist Doug Briney Joins Country Legends For...Read the original story

    Friday | PR.com

    ... 30 Billboard Country chart hits) and Leona Williams (Top 10 Billboard hit, "The Bull and The Beaver" with Merle Haggard) will join a lineup of 17 traditional country artists performing. The concert runs from 6pm-10:30pm at Ernest Tubb's Troubadour ...

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  5. Pulse: SNM Wine Fest showcases local selections, live music, vendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Deming Headlight

    ... , Mike Mathews and Milagros Guillen. They focus on tradition country western music, influenced by the likes of Merle Haggard.

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  6. "Music City Hayride" Welcomes Country Legends For June Veterans Benefit At Texas Troubadour TheaterRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Mi2n

    ... 30 Billboard Country chart hits) and Leona Williams (Top 10 Billboard hit, "The Bull and The Beaver" with Merle Haggard) will join a lineup of 17 traditional country artists performing. The concert runs from 6pm-10:30pm at Ernest Tubb's Troubadour ...

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  7. Kick the Dust Up - Single - Luke BryanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Watersblogged

    ... from every decade right up into the 2000's. I love George, Garth, Reba, Tim, Shania, Keith, Lee Ann Womack, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, etc. Pretty much everybody. But for the first time in my life, I find the new crop ...

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  8. Music Forecast 5.21–5.27: Big Sean, Junior Brown, U.S. Air...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Pitch

    ... Road, 816-753-5207) Junior Brown Junior Brown sounds like he belongs to the era of Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard. Cut as he is from the same outlaw country cloth and wearing the same magnanimous cowboy hat, the 62-year-old Texas ...

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  9. Sturgill Simpson: Metamodern Sounds In Country Music [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... a unmatched snarl that sounds like a combination of Waylon's rougher, faster material, and the sharpness of Merle Haggard . When he isn't searing words into your soul, his softer and slower croon is lulling you into a place from which you'll never ...

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  10. John Anderson Grabs Spotlight With Keith...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | CMT.com

    ... In true Anderson fashion, Goldmine embraces the ephemeral and the eternal with equal zest. "Magic Mama" ( a Merle Haggard song) and "Louisiana Son of a Beast" are both goofy, good-natured romps. "I Work a Lot Better" blossoms into a flirtatious ...

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  11. Vince Gill puts on a show at the Mayo in MorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Morristown Green

    ... others, took care of the bass. The night included nods to country legends Buck Owens ( Fooling Around ) and Merle Haggard ( Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down ), and such Vince Gill favorites as When I Call Your Name, Pretty Little Adriana, What the ...

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  12. 7 things you need to know before Willie Nelson visits Miller AuditoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | MLive.com

    ... 2014, was his first album of newly, self-authored songs since 1996's "Spirit." Now he and long-time friend and Merle Haggard have a another album, "Django and Jimmie," coming out June 2, They just released the second single off of the album, "Unfair ...

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  13. Eight Gigs: Danny Morris & the California StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | NewsReview.com

    ... Stars play country the way it used to be: stripped down, honest, blue collar and raw - with influences like Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson. The group keeps things interesting with some rock and alt-country influences too, including ...

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  14. Chris Janson Continues to Make Waves with "Buy Me a Boat"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | ACC TOP 40

    ... swagger to bear on every live performance, earning him opening slots for Florida Georgia Line, music legends Merle Haggard and Hank Williams Jr., as well as over 90 appearances at the Grand Ole Opry. The talented songwriter began writing at just 18 ...

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  15. Correction: Obit-Johnny Gimble storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Crescent-News.com

    ... Texas (AP) -- Renowned fiddler Johnny Gimble, who gained fame for his backup work with country stars from Merle Haggard to Carrie Underwood, has died. His daughter, Cyndy, said Gimble died Saturday morning near his home in Dripping Springs, near ...

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  16. 'Mad Men' recap: The Big CRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Los Angeles Times

    ... kind on this show?), Don is pulled over by a cop who tells him, "You knew we'd catch up with you eventually." Merle Haggard's "Okie from Muskogee" -- a song valorizing small-town American values in the face of a degenerate counterculture -- plays on ...

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  17. Interview: Country singer Suzy Bogguss enjoying life on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Genesee Country Express

    ... sings and plays an acoustic guitar. Released a CD in February called “Lucky,” paying homage to Merle Haggard. It features 12 classic songs he once recorded including “Silver Wings,” “The Bottle Let Me Down,” ...

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  18. Correction: Obit-Johnny Gimble storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Daily Reporter

    In a story May 9 about the death of fiddler Johnny Gimble, The Associated Press erroneously reported Gimble's age when he died. He was 88 years old, not 89. DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas - Renowned fiddler Johnny Gimble, who gained fame for his backup work with country stars from Merle Haggard to Carrie Underwood, has died.

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  19. Mad Men Fashion Recap: Domestic DisturbanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | New York Magazine

    ... Don, still on his blinkered vision quest, finds himself back in small-town America - the opening musical cue, Merle Haggard's reactionary "Okie From Muskogee," really drove that home - but a far less welcoming version of it than whatever Pete is ...

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  20. The State Fair Lineup Proves I'm 100% MinnesotanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    I was looking at the State Fair grandstand lineup this weekend, realizing that I am a little bit country & a little bit rock & roll. Def Leppard? , Carrie Underwood? , Alan Jackson? , Lynyrd Skynyrd? , Merle Haggard? - but what's the one performance I have to see? Yep, it's 'A Prairie Home Companion' with Garrison Keillor live from the Minnesota State Fair grandstand.

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