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

    Aug 18, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 17, 2014 | 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 ...


  3. CMT All-Time Top 40: Bob DylanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 |

    ... movements in America, as well as lasting pieces of pop culture. Country artists such as Rosanne Cash , Merle Haggard , Charlie Daniels , Darius Rucker and Holly Williams all chose him as one of the CMT All-Time Top 40 . "I don't think you can ...


  4. Montana fires up artist's creativityRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Billings Outpost

    ... album ever. Another example is "Play Some Merle" - a song she wrote recently for legendary country musician Merle Haggard. Egnew's songwriting partner originally wanted the song to be about Haggard's life, but Egnew rewrote it and based it on her ...


  5. Award-winning country music star Tracy Lawrence to perform free at Fort BlissRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | El Paso Times

    ... Lawrence said from his office in Nashville. "I'm still being influenced by my role models, like George Jones, Merle Haggard, George Strait, Willie Nelson. They still inspire me today." Few country artists have experienced the success that Lawrence ...


  6. Festival to celebrate UNC's Southern Folklife CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Chapel Hill News

    ... Southern music, art and culture. The festivities will culminate with a headline concert by Tift Merritt and Merle Haggard. "The festival is a unique opportunity for learning and experiencing the finest in American roots music," said Steve Weiss, ...


  7. Music and more at Union FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    ... Perley Curtis and Erin Hay will take the stage for the remainder of the evening, backed up by Eugene Moles - Merle Haggard's guitarist - on electric guitar, Jim Hartley on bass, Brian Ellis on drums, Jay Smith on fiddle, Harold Batchelder on ...


  8. Agency Group Acquires Bobby Roberts CompanyRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Hypebot

    The Agency Group has announced that they've acquired boutique Nashville talent booking firm The Bobby Roberts Company.The Bobby Roberts Company represents a roster of established and developing country music artists, including Merle Haggard, John Anderson, Marty Stuart, Pam Tillis, Lorrie Morgan, John Michael Montgomery, Blackjack Billy and Chris ... (more)


  9. Major tribute show comingRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | St. Albert Gazette

    There's always been a "be what you are and make no excuses" underlying the music of Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard.


  10. Value in Old GuitarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Barron's

    ... bought a Gibson SJ-200 and had it fitted with a new neck and a pick guard with his name on it. In 1952, Merle Haggard was a 15-year-old kid who wanted to be a country singer, and Lefty was his idol. According to Haggard, he snuck backstage to a ...


  11. The Agency Group Acquires Respected Country Music Agency...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Billboard

    ... Group is expanding its footprint in Nashville by acquiring the Bobby Roberts Company, whose clients include Merle Haggard and Bobby Bare. The Agency Group has acquired highly respected boutique Nashville-based booking agency the Bobby Roberts ...


  12. Plenty of good-time country from Luke BryanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 |

    ... owe as much to the good-time splendor of arena rock as they do to the down-home twang of Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard. But the bombast of his uptempo songs' rip-roaring guitars and shout-along choruses is punctured somewhat by his humble, jokey ...


  13. 'Johnny Cash: The Life' provides a unique perpective of the country superstarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 |

    ... he author did over the years with Cash, his family, inner circle of friends, Philips and music legends such as Merle Haggard and Bob Dylan.


  14. Miranda Lambert sparkles in IrvineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | The Wave

    ... The House That Built Me/ Automatic/ Little Red Wagon/ White Liar/ Gunpowder & Lead. Encore: Misery and Gin (Merle Haggard cover) and Gimmie All Your Lovin' (ZZ Top cover). Country music superstar Miranda Lambert was not at all afraid or ashamed to ...


  15. Five artists to discover at the 2014 Philadelphia Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... even the "I like everything but country" types. His songs reverently reflect the styles of the masters: Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings and Townes Van Zandt. But Sturgill Simpson isn't a guy who's going to trot out yet another cover of "Folsom Prison ...


  16. An Okie ContradictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Okie Funk

    ... there, right? Leave aside the fact, for a moment, how inane Coburn sounds here. In the immortal words of Merle Haggard, "We don't smoke marijuana in Muskogee." Coburn's just singing his own version of "Okie From Muskogee." But consider that the ...


  17. Catching up with Toby KeithRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 |

    ... if Prine is one of yours, but who are some of your favorite songwriters? He'd be up there. Roger Miller. Hag (Merle Haggard). Willie (Nelson). Dolly (Parton). Dolly's a great writer. That'd be a few that I'd go straight to. You're naming people from ...


  18. New Mac Wiseman album slated for SeptemeberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... Mac's last album was a 2007 collaboration with John Prine, and it was announced earlier this year that Mac and Merle Haggard should have a duet album out before too long. Before we hear from Mac & Merle though, Mac will have a new album for us to ...


  19. 'Yeah' Nichols to sing at FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... "What's a Guy Gotta Do," and "Cool to be a Fool." Nichols said he looks to traditional country music singers Merle Haggard, George Strait, George Jones and Hank Williams Jr. as his inspiration. With the style of these country greats in mind Nichols' ...


  20. Don Williams to Perform at MPAC, 9/13Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 |

    ... enjoyed. Featuring cuts from some of the songwriting craft's finest including the legendary Townes Van Zandt, Merle Haggard and Jesse Winchester, Reflections finds Williams still incredibly tuned in to finding the songs that will touch his audience. ...