Merle Haggard and The Strangers



Merle Haggard and The Strangers
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1963
Location
Oildale, CA, United States
Biography
Merle Ronald Haggard, born April 6, 1937 in Bakersfield, California is an American country music singer and songwriter. He has become one of the true giants of country music, and along with Buck Owens helped create the Bakersfield Sound, which is characterized by the unique twang of Telecaster guitars, harmonies, and a rough edge not heard on the more polished Nashville recordings of the time. After spending his early life drifting in and out of jail Merle attended three of Johnny Cash's concerts at San Quentin Prison. Seeing Cash perform inspired Haggard to straighten up and pursue his singing career.
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Top Songs by Merle Haggard and The Strangers


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Mama Tried

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Sing Me Back Home

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A Portrait Of

Silver Wings

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Down Every Road

Today I Started Loving You Again

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Workin' Man Blues

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The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde

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Okie From Muskogee

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Roots Of My Raising

Roots Of My Raising

Merle Haggard and The Strangers March 29, 2013

10 Tracks

It's All in the Movies

It's All in the Movies

Merle Haggard and The Strangers May 28, 2010

11 Tracks

A Portrait of Merle Haggard

A Portrait of Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard and The Strangers May 28, 2010

10 Tracks

Same Train, A Different Time

Same Train, A Different Time

Merle Haggard and The Strangers May 28, 2010

25 Tracks

The Land Of Many Churches

The Land Of Many Churches

Merle Haggard and The Strangers May 28, 2010

24 Tracks

Merle Haggard Presents His 30th Album

Merle Haggard Presents His 30th Album

Merle Haggard and The Strangers May 28, 2010

11 Tracks

Swinging Doors and the Bottle Let Me Down

Swinging Doors and the Bottle Let Me Down

Merle Haggard and The Strangers February 21, 2006

12 Tracks

Strangers / Swinging Doors and the Bottle Let Me Down

Strangers / Swinging Doors and the Bottle Let Me Down

Merle Haggard and The Strangers February 21, 2006

29 Tracks

Sing Me Back Home

Sing Me Back Home

Merle Haggard and The Strangers October 23, 2001

12 Tracks

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