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  1. NFL Week 8 Previews: Chip Kelly's Culture Club; Drew Brees Moves onRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Riffs, rants, observations and dissenting opinions from the voices in my head: Here's a warped and dented take on this weekend's games, this week featuring extra corporate jargon and Merle Haggard, by request. Note: All times listed are Eastern, lines are via Odds Shark and game capsules are listed in the order you should read them.

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  2. The perspective of a music artistRead the original story

    Friday | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    ... hopefully put a few words down on paper. Will today call for some Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings? Perhaps some Merle Haggard will do the trick. A day before the weekend, and my band and I are prepared for a weekend of shows. One local show in town ...

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  3. On Our Radar: Looking ahead to top events in days and weeks to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Amarillo.com

    ... voice rises a cut above most aspiring honky-tonkers and reaches toward the realm of classic vocalists such as Merle Haggard and Dwight Yoakam," Peter Blackstock wrote for Austin 360. Turnpike Troubadours with Cody Canada & The Departed, 8 p.m. Nov. ...

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  4. Malpass Brothers to bring retro sound to the Mars TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Effingham Herald

    Get ready for some authentic, down-home country music with the Malpass Brothers on Friday at as they bring their classic old-time country and bluegrass sound to the Mars Theatre. The Malpass Brothers, from Goldsboro, N.C., toured with the late Don Helms, former steel guitarist for Hank Williams, have opened for music legend Merle Haggard on multiple tours and appeared on stages from the Shetland Islands to Ryman Auditorium to Merlefest.

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  5. Eric Church to bring Outsiders concert tour to Save Mart Center in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Fresno Bee

    ... music straddles the line of contemporary country and rock. His list of influences includes the likes of Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings, but also Metallica and AC/DC. The combination seems to work. His latest album, "The Outsiders," was released ...

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  6. Weiland surprises in South Dakota's senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Rick Weiland says when he was walking down the street making the music video for the song he wrote, a woman stopped him and thought he was country crooner Merle Haggard. You can't blame her for being confused.

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  7. You think everything's bigger in Texas? 9 brag-worthy things about Big DRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Dallas Morning News

    ... sold in one night," (16,000 during a Hank Williams Jr. concert in 1986) and "largest round of drinks" when Merle Haggard bought a round for the entire club (5,095 drinks of Canadian Club, totaling 40 gallons of whiskey, and running up a $12,737.50 ...

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  8. Eric Church Is Our Greatest Working Rock StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Stereogum

    ... sees himself as part of the outlaw country lineage - his song "Hag" is literally about pledging allegiance to Merle Haggard - but he's really something else. There's plenty of Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams, Jr. in his music, but there might be ...

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  9. Covered Bridge Fall Festival kicks off todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Daily Tribune News

    ... Southern rock, something he picked up on from the likes of Hank Williams Jr., Clint Black, Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard while growing up in northeast Georgia. On Saturday, more than 35 vendors and exhibitors will display their arts and crafts, ...

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  10. How South Dakota became the Senate fight surpriseRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | KBMT

    Rick Weiland says when he was walking down the street making the music video for the song he wrote, a woman stopped him and thought he was country crooner Merle Haggard. You can't blame her for being confused.

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  11. Notable CDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | World Magazine

    ... that already sound rote enough to begin with. Lucky is not a typical tribute album in that the subject is Merle Haggard, a man not necessarily known for being in touch with his feminine side, and the singer is a woman-and that the subjects ...

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  12. Paint Creek Boys Offer Free Concert in Rochester HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Patch.com

    ... ago and play a blend of country, folk and bluegrass music. Their music is influenced by country (Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Elvis Presley), bluegrass (Stanley Brothers, Osborne Brothers, Flat and Scruggs) and gospel music. Today they play for ...

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  13. Turn On A Dime - Lonesome River BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... from Mike Hartgrove's fiddling. A bit out of left field is the slow groove of Shelly's Winter Love . It's not Merle Haggard, and it's not the Osborne Brothers, but it works regardless, perhaps thanks to the pining in Jones' voice. The humorous Every ...

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  14. From supergroup to burgeoning solo successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Washington Post

    ... calling it a night, Presley turned her band loose for fabulous reworkings of Neil Young's "Love Is a Rose" and Merle Haggard's "Workin' Man Blues," though the latter was done as ZZ Top might render a Haggard song. By the time Presley unleashed this ...

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  15. Loretta Lynn Comes 'Home' to Nashville's Historic Ryman AuditoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | RollingStone

    ... actually understand?" she deadpanned. It felt like a long running joke after Ray's lighthearted rendition of Merle Haggard's "Mama Tried," which he sang earlier with the band. Lynn played several of her 16 Number One hits, including "She's Got You," ...

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  16. Scene report: Turnpike Troubadours at Austin Ventures stageRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Austin American Statesman

    ... voice rises a cut above most aspiring honky-tonkers and reaches toward the realm of classic vocalists such as Merle Haggard and Dwight Yoakam. His bandmates offered sure-fire support on songs such as the fast-paced "Shreveport" and the darker "Gin, ...

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  17. Crystal Yates Chased Her Country Music Dreams from Florida to McKinneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Dallas Observer

    ... I could say my ABCs," explains the powerfully-voiced, dark-haired singer. Although the classic canons of Merle Haggard and George Jones had been memorized in her younger days as she also began delving into the work of Shel Silverstein, it was her ...

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  18. Concert review: Eric Church melds metal and country, brings the devil to Van Andel ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | MLive.com

    ... and holds such reverence for his influences - see: sing-along favorite "Springsteen," rabble-rousing ode to Merle Haggard "Pledge Allegiance to the Hag" - to satisfy purists from all categories. If anything, all this qualifies Church as a truly ...

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  19. Irish country duo in benefit concert Oct. Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... Curry's website. He was influenced by U.S. country legends such as Hank Williams, Buck Owens, George Jones and Merle Haggard, and he learned to play lead guitar. Curry was born into a family of traditional Irish musicians who performed in ceili ...

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  20. The Toil And The Oil The Fueled The Bakersfield Country SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | WNYC-AM New York

    Bakersfield, Calif., has become famous for its own brand of country music, with such stars as Merle Haggard and Buck Owens given credit for putting the town on the musical map.

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