31 05, 2017

Sons of legends Merle Haggard and Max D. Barnes give tribute through music video

2017-08-06T11:06:29+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Country, Merle Haggard, Music, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Max T. Barnes and Marty Haggard, both accomplished singer/songwriters in their own right, have released a music video tribute to their legendary fathers, Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer Max D. Barnes. The sons have continued the friendship their fathers started and recorded the [...]

27 01, 2017

Randy Rogers’ Rendition of Haggard’s “Misery and Gin” Available Friday Through Next Week

2017-07-26T17:01:34+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Categories: Artists, Country, Merle Haggard, Music, Music News, Nashville, Randy Rogers|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Classic Country Cover Song Challenge is a dare you want to take: An opportunity to explore a fresh approach to country gold on award-winning, singer/songwriter Bruce Robinson’s site, The Next Waltz. First up, Randy Rogers shares a poignant rendition of the classic mid-career Merle Haggard classic song “Misery and [...]

30 11, 2016

December “Country’s Family Reunion” Episodes Include Merle Haggard Tribute, Christmas Special and Bill Anderson’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

2017-07-26T17:02:29+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Artists, Bill Anderson, Country, Merle Haggard, Music, Music News, Nashville|Tags: , |0 Comments

December brings some of our favorite episodes of “Country’s Family Reunion.” We’ll kick off the month continuing to pay tribute to country music legend, Merle Haggard. One of the newest CFR specials features some of the fans favorite artists sharing their favorite Christmas memories, followed by the original Christmas Family [...]

4 11, 2016

Merle Haggard’s Legacy Celebrated On New “Country’s Family Reunion” Episodes In November With John Conlee, Mark Wills, Vince Gill, Bobby Bare & More

2017-07-26T17:02:53+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: Artists, Country, Merle Haggard, Music, Music News, Nashville|Tags: |0 Comments

Upcoming brand new, never before seen episodes of “Country’s Family Reunion” will pay tribute to country music legend, Merle Haggard. Artists in this series include John Conlee, Vince Gill, Bobby Bare, Gene Watson, Moe Bandy, Teea Goans, Rhonda Vincent and more. This is one of the biggest ever Reunions as [...]

26 04, 2016

Presenters Have Been Announced for the American Country Countdown Awards

2017-07-26T17:05:14+00:00 April 26th, 2016|Categories: Artists, Brooks and Dunn, Cam, Canaan Smith, Carrie Underwood, Chase Bryant, Chris Lane, Cole Swindell, Country, Dan and Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Jana Kramer, Kelsea Ballerini, Maddie and Tae, Merle Haggard, Michael Ray, Music, Music News, Reba, Ronnie Dunn, Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett, Toby Keith|0 Comments

A star-studded list of presenters has been announced for the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards airing live from the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., Sunday, May 1 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. In addition, rising country star Chris Janson will perform. Presenters at the 2nd annual show include: pop music [...]

22 04, 2016

Rolling Stone: Inside Merle Haggard’s Final Years

2017-07-26T17:05:15+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Artists, Country, Merle Haggard, Music, Music News, News|0 Comments

One evening around sunset, Merle Haggard was leaning against his silver tour bus, the Santa Fe Super Chief, before a show at the Crazy Horse Saloon on the dusty fringes of Orange County, California. He stared off grimly at the brown, rolling hills that looked as if they might stretch [...]

13 04, 2016

A Biopic of Merle Haggard is in the Works

2016-04-13T18:51:25+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Categories: Artists, Country, Merle Haggard, Music, Music News|0 Comments

A film about country icon Merle Haggard may become a reality according to Deadline. The media outlet reports that GMH Productions has optioned a script written by Cliff Hollingsworth (Cinderella Man) called Done it All, named after one of Haggard's hit songs. The script was developed with Carl Cooper, a friend [...]

11 04, 2016

Merle Haggard Laid to Rest Over The Weekend in Private Funeral

2016-04-11T22:36:06+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Categories: Artists, Country, Merle Haggard, Music, Trending|0 Comments

Over the weekend on Saturday, April 9th, Merle Haggard was laid to rest in a private funeral in Palo Cedro, CA, after passing away on his 79th birthday on Wednesday April 6th. The service was full of music honoring the country legend and officiated by his good friend, Marty Stuart. [...]

8 04, 2016

Merle Haggard Planned Out His Funeral

2016-04-08T17:14:38+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Categories: Artists, Country, Merle Haggard, Music, Music News|0 Comments

Merle Haggard's funeral is set for this weekend, Sunday April 9, in Palo Cedro, California, and will be officiated by Marty Stuart. Haggard's son, Ben, had confirmed that Haggard was expecting to die on his 79th birthday, and Stuart told the Tennessean that Haggard had his funeral already planned. Stuart [...]

6 04, 2016

Willie Nelson Pays Tribute to his ‘Brother’ Merle Haggard

2017-07-26T17:05:20+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Categories: Artists, Country, Merle Haggard, Music, Music News, Willie Nelson|0 Comments

Willie Nelson took to social media to mourn in the passing of his friend, singing partner, touring partner, and "brother" Merle Haggard, who died this morning in Palo Cedro, CA on his 79th birthday. Before his death, Haggard was forced to cancel shows due to hospitalization from double pneumonia, most [...]