Merle Haggard

US country singer, guitarist, fiddler & songwriter. Born 6 April 1937. Died 6 April 2016
Merle Haggard
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1937-04-06
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Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard Biography (Wikipedia)

Merle Ronald Haggard (April 6, 1937 – April 6, 2016) was an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler.

Haggard was born in Oildale, California, during the Great Depression. His childhood was troubled after the death of his father, and he was incarcerated several times in his youth. After being released from San Quentin State Prison in 1960, he managed to turn his life around and launch a successful country music career, gaining popularity with his songs about the working class that occasionally contained themes contrary to the prevailing anti-Vietnam War sentiment of much popular music of the time. Between the 1960s and the 1980s, he had 38 number-one hits on the US country charts, several of which also made the Billboard all-genre singles chart. Haggard continued to release successful albums into the 2000s.

He received many honors and awards for his music, including a Kennedy Center Honor (2010), a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (2006), a BMI Icon Award (2006), and induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (1977), Country Music Hall of Fame (1994) and Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame (1997). He died on April 6, 2016 — his 79th birthday — at his ranch in Shasta County, California, having recently suffered from double pneumonia.

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Don't Think Twice, It's Alright
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Don't Think Twice, It's Alright
Willie Nelson
Swinging Doors
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Swinging Doors
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I'm a Lonesome Fugitive
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I'm a Lonesome Fugitive
George Jones
CC Waterback
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CC Waterback
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Turning Off A Memory
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Turning Off A Memory
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Where No-One Stands Alone
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Where No-One Stands Alone
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Footlights
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Footlights
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Silver Wings
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Silver Wings
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I'm So Tired of it All
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I'm So Tired of it All
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Big City
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Big City
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The Farmer's Daughter
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The Farmer's Daughter
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Half A Man
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Half A Man
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I Take A Lot Of Pride In What I Am
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I Take A Lot Of Pride In What I Am
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Little Ole Wine Drinker Me
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Little Ole Wine Drinker Me
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Working Man's Journey
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Working Man's Journey
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The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde
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The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde
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Daddy Frank (The Guitar Man)
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Daddy Frank (The Guitar Man)
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Okie From Muskogee
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Okie From Muskogee
Don Henley
The Cost of Living
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The Cost of Living
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Wine Take Me Away
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Wine Take Me Away
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The Bottle Let Me Down
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The Bottle Let Me Down
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The Fightin' Side Of Me
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The Fightin' Side Of Me
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Everybody's Sings The Blues
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Everybody's Sings The Blues
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She Thinks I Still Care
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She Thinks I Still Care
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If We Never Meet Again
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If We Never Meet Again
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Mama Tried
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Mama Tried
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Shade Tree (Fix-It-Man)
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Shade Tree (Fix-It-Man)
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Please Mr. D.J.
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Please Mr. D.J.
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Ramblin' Fever
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Ramblin' Fever
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House Of Memories
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House Of Memories
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Sing Me Back Home
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Sing Me Back Home
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Mom and Dad's Waltz
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Mom and Dad's Waltz
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Roots Of My Raising
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Roots Of My Raising
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Going Where The Lonely Go
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Going Where The Lonely Go
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Always Wanting You
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Always Wanting You
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If We Make it Through December
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If We Make it Through December
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Silver Bells
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Silver Bells
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Goin' Home For Christmas
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Goin' Home For Christmas
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