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  1. Norsk H stfest begins TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Minot Daily News

    ... Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Bill Engvall will perform at 1 p.m. Thursday. Famous country singer Merle Haggard will perform at 1 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, the last day of the Hostfest, BJ Thomas and Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone ...

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  2. Get down with Rolling Stone's '40 saddest country songs of all time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Alabama Live

    ... Coming Down" and "Hello Walls" and so on? You bet you will. Personally, I was prepared to be outraged if Merle Haggard's "If We Make It Through December" wasn't in there. But it is. The really pleasant surprise, though, is the presence of serious ...

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  3. CMT All-Time Top 40: Loretta LynnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CMT.com

    ... in history chosen by country stars themselves, another honoree is revealed each week on CMT Hot 20 Countdown . Merle Haggard , Ashley Monroe , Martina McBride , The Band Perry and Miranda Lambert are among the country stars who voted for the "Coal ...

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  4. A Salute to Marty Robbins on the Anniversary of His Birth [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    ... our country legends were in their prime and having the times of their lives. Watch how much fun he had with Merle Haggard and The Statler Brothers in some of the clips below. This was a very fun time in music history. Thanks for all the great music ...

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  5. Country singer from Arvin to perform at the fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | TurnTo23.com

    ... He fell in love with country music at a young age listening to country music legends like Buck Owens and Merle Haggard. Leary worked as a meat cutter to make money in his early years and performed on the weekends anywhere he could. Now he has his ...

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  6. Country songwriter Cory Branan writes stunningly good would-be hits on "No-Hit Wonder"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... on the subject; and "All I Got and Gone" can literally stop you in your tracks. But Nashville's days of making Merle Haggard and Steve Earle stars are long gone. Hence "The No-Hit Wonder." "It's just a song for all the people that I see on the road ...

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  7. New ParadigmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Style Weekly

    ... its own voice, Wilson says. "Wilco was a band that mined their influences very deeply, very heavily, from Merle Haggard to Gang of Four," he says. "Ken pushed us to do that but make it 2014 and make it us. We don't need to sound like anyone else. We ...

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

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Daily Herald

    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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  9. David Frizzell on His Star-Studded Buddy Holly Covers Album...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Billboard

    ... many of country's biggest artists to come along for the ride, including Hall of Fame members Jimmy Fortune and Merle Haggard, as well as Helen Cornelius and T. Graham Brown. Haggard appears on the title cut, which kicks off the set, as well as ...

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  10. At 77, Haggard not yet ready to give up musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    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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  11. At 77, Haggard not yet ready to give up musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Journal Gazette

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

    Saturday Sep 20 | 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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  13. Jason Aldean on the Curse of Nashville, 'Baby-Making Music' and Dealing With TabloidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | 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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  14. Americanafest 2014 Thursday recap: Mississippi showcase at 3rd and LindsleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | 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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  15. Hank 3: A Rebel with a CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | 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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  16. Surrounded from Jimmy & MoondiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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