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Merle Haggard

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Doug’s Got Ya covered Video of the Week

Written and performed by the legendary Merle Haggard for his 1969 album release, it has become an anthem and one of his several signature songs.

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Joe Nichols Covers Merle Haggard’s ‘Misery and Gin’ Like No Other [Watch]

Joe Nichols paid tribute to Haggard with a "Misery and Gin" cover at Stagecoach Festival in 2016, six months after the legend's passing.

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Watch Dierks Bentley Cover Haggard’s ‘If We Make It Through December’ at Tribute

See video of Dierks Bentley performing "If We Make It Through December" by Merle Haggard.

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Merle Haggard’s Wife Reflects on Singer’s Legacy, Influence [Exclusive]

Prior to his tribute concert, Merle Haggard's wife Theresa proudly spoke about her late-husband's influence and legacy, and the song she most relies on these days.

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Watch Kenny Chesney, Willie Nelson Sing ‘Pancho and Lefty’ at Haggard Tribute

Kenny Chesney and Willie Nelson teamed up at 'Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard' to perform "Pancho and Lefty."

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Remembering Merle Haggard

One year ago today we lost a country music legend and a true American, Merle Haggard, I saw this man perform twice, but the first time was purely by accident.

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Unforgettable 2016

8 Unforgettable Country Moments From 2016

In 2016, country music saw deaths, resurrections, a shocking performance and a superstar collaboration that fans are sure to be talking about for years to come. It was truly an unforgettable year, and these are the Top 8 moments.

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In Memoriam: Remembering the Artists Who Died in 2016

Country music was not spared from the grief that came early and often in 2016. Legendary artists seemed to pass at unheard of rates — men and women we'd relied on for hit songs and unforgettable live performances for decades died, often unexpectedly this year. In this video Taste of Country remembers them one final time.

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Elvis Presley, Merle Haggard Tapped by Grammy Hall of Fame

Four of country music's most iconic names are being recognized with one of music's biggest honors from the Recording Academy. Elvis Presley, Merle Haggard, the Everly Brothers and Bonnie Raitt will all have some of their most legendary recordings inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2017.

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Top 10 Country Christmas Songs

You can't have the holidays without music!

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25 Memorable CMA Awards Acceptance Speeches

A look back at some of the most memorable CMA Awards acceptance speeches from throughout the years.

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New Reissues Bringing Back Holiday Memories

Everybody has a favorite Christmas album. For some, it may be one that you listened to growing up or one that reminds you of a certain Christmas from year past, or even something new...

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Marijuana Strains Developed By Merle Haggard to Hit the Market

A strain of marijuana that the iconic singer began developing before his death in April 2016 is set to hit the market in the coming months.

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Miranda Lambert Breaks Hearts With Merle Haggard Tribute at ACM Honors

Miranda Lambert paid tribute to the late Merle Haggard by performing her own rendition of his classic "Misery and Gin" during the 2016 ACM Honors event, which was broadcast Friday night (Sept. 9).

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