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    Vince Gill Pours Pure Emotion Into Cover Of Merle Haggard’s Somber Song

    Over time, Merle Haggard came to be known as “the poet of the common man.” The reason he earned such a nickname lies in his songwriting, and the fact that he wrote about real people and situations. Everything he wrote about was something that the average person could relate to, from songs about hardship to […] More

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    Ben Haggard Captures Father’s Talent With Acoustic Rendition Of Merle’s Song

    While he may no longer be with us, the spirit of Merle Haggard lives on through the voices of the talented children he left behind. The youngest of The Hag’s three sons, Ben Haggard, carries his father’s torch with a masterful rendition of his father’s song, “Footlights.” Before the passing of The Hag, the icon shared a piece of advice […] More

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    Hear The Ultimate Classic Country Version Of “You Never Even Called Me By Name”

    With some of the biggest names in country music history like Waylon Jennings, Charley Pride, Merle Haggard, and David Allan Coe, this truly marvelous rendition of a country classic will blow you away – and have you begging for more! Taken from his 1994 album, Deep Thoughts from a Shallow Mind, Doug Supernaw recorded his […] More

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    Merle Haggard Invites Jamey Johnson To The Stage For Pure Country ‘Long Black Veil’

    If this performance does anything, it proves that real country music is not dead – it’s just hard to find. Country singer Jamey Johnson was in attendance at the Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson concert at the Ohio State Fair in 2012 when The Hag did something no one expected. He invited Johnson to the stage […] More

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    Dwight Yoakam Peacefully Sings ‘Silver Wings’ In Tribute To Merle Haggard

    After Merle Haggard passed away on April 6, 2016, tribute performances came pouring in from other country stars. The song that many chose to sang in his honor was “Silver Wings,” and it’s a song that people still sing for him today. Although “Silver Wings” is now one of Haggard’s most well-known songs, that wasn’t […] More

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    Watch A Young Merle Haggard Expertly Sing His Smash Hit ‘Okie From Muskogee’

    Merle Haggard is responsible for writing some of the most recognizable songs in country music history. From “Mama Tried” to “If We Make it Through December,” Haggard’s words resonated with audiences far and wide. His songwriting expertise was evident in another one of his big hits, his 1969 single “Okie from Muskogee.” Haggard co-wrote the […] More

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    Merle Haggard’s Tour Bus Is On Sale For Mind-Boggling Price

    Calling all Merle Haggard fans! The Hag’s iconic custom-designed “Super Chief” tour bus is currently on the auction block in San Antonio, Texas. Even though the massive white tour bus is 12 years old, the vehicle is in near mint condition. In addition to being able to cruise around in the bus that brought so […] More

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    Merle Haggard & Roy Clark Show Off Their Silly Sides With ‘I Think I’ll Just Stay Here And Drink’

    There’s no denying the fact that Merle Haggard and Roy Clark are two of the greatest entertainers to ever grace country music. So just imagine what it would be like to watch them share a stage! Well lucky for you, there’s no need to simply imagine such a thing. Haggard and Clark performed together years […] More

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    Crystal Gayle’s Heavenly Merle Haggard Tribute Is Just What The World Needs

    Standing in front of a small group of patrons at one of the most famous diners in country music television, beloved country icon, Crystal Gayle, poured every bit of herself into a tribute to a man that made the world a better place. Appearing on one of country music’s beloved television variety shows, Larry’s Country […] More

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    Hank Jr. Makes Merle Haggard Proud With Fiery ‘I Think I’ll Just Stay Here & Drink’ Performance

    On the first anniversary of his death, country music legend Merle Haggard was honored with a tribute concert that brought the best of the best to the stage to pay homage to him. Called Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard, country singers including Miranda Lambert, Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Jamey Johnson, Sheryl Crow, […] More

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    Merle Haggard’s Widow Opens Up About His Death In Heartbreaking Interview

    Merle Haggard had already been married four times when he married Theresa Ann Lane on September 11, 1993. His first marriage was to Leona Hobbs, and together the couple welcomed four children: Dana, Marty, Kelli, and Noel. In 1965, Merle famously married country singer Bonnie Owens, who he credited with helping him make his way in […] More

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    Alabama Sends Crowd Soaring With Heartbreaking ‘Silver Wings’ Tribute

    Musical stars, icons, and legends united in one place to pay their respects to one trailblazer that has forever left his boot print on both country music and its fans. The Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard concert was, without a doubt, a thriving success as timeless acts and performers from ZZ Top to Tanya […] More

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