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Country Masters: Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard At His Best

Someday We'll Look Back

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Biography:
Birth Name: Merle Ronald Haggard
Born: 1937/04/06
Birth Place: Bakersfield, California, U.S.
Years Active: 1963 - Present
Genres: Country

Merle Ronald Haggard (born April 6, 1937) is an American country music singer, guitarist, instrumentalist, and songwriter. Along with Buck Owens, Haggard and his band The Strangers helped create the Bakersfield Sound, which is characterized by the unique twang of Fender Telecaster guitars, vocal harmonies, and a rough edge not heard on the more polished Nashville Sound recordings of the same era. By the 1970s, Haggard was aligned with the growing outlaw country movement, and has continued to release successful albums through the 1990s and into the 2000s. In 1997, Merle Haggard was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame for his song "Okie from Muskogee". After several run-ins with... Continue Bio >>

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Popular Movies:
0000-00-00 Billy Mize and the Bakersfield Sound
2008-08-27 The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico
1997-12-25 Wag the Dog
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Related Artists:
Merle Haggard & The Strangers Buck Owens Johnny Paycheck Boxcar Willie Ferlin Husky Bobby Bare George Jones Gene Watson John Conlee Tom T. Hall
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