Strangers is the debut studio album by Merle Haggard. Initially Haggard refused, opting to remain loyal to Owen and Talley, but Tally Records did not have the resources to break Haggard, who was creating quite a buzz in California
Merle Ronald Haggard (April 6, 1937 – April 6, 2016) was an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler. Haggard was born in Oildale, California, during the Great Depression. His childhood was troubled after the death of his father, and he was incarcerated several times in his youth.
Merle Ronald Haggard (born April 6, 1937) is an American country and Western song writer . Here is a FULL EPISODE of late 90's series "the George Jones Show" from the former TNN network youtube.
With these new versions of old classics, Merle Haggard is somewhere between defying and fulfilling that fate. Some cuts are like faded carbon copies; others, given Hag's stately quaver, have a mellow poignancy; a few, like the duets with Jewel, Brooks & Dunn, and Alabama, are simply irrelevant. Even more than the songs selected, the reason I was disappointed with this album is because the songs have all been modified (they are new recordings). I understand how musicians feel the need to update their songs over time, to change the feel, tempo, timing, phrasing, even lyrics, but I think that should be left to live performances. If a person wants to hear the songs exactly as they sound on the radio-listen to the album at home.
Merle Ronald Haggard (born April 6, 1937) is an American country music song writer, singer, guitarist, fiddler and instrumentalist. 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 and th. ore . Year: 1992.
Merle Haggard - Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver). Merle Haggard - Today I Started Loving You Again. Merle Haggard - "If I Could Only Fly" (Full Album Stream). Merle Haggard - "Misery and Gin".
Artists Merle Haggard For The Record (43 Legendary Hits). For The Record (43 Legendary Hits) Merle Haggard. For The Record (43 Legendary Hits). This album has an average beat per minute of 110 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 82/204 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist For The Record (43 Legendary Hits).
In his 1981 autobiography Merle Haggard: Sing Me Back Home, Haggard recalls having been talked into visiting Anderson-a woman he didn't know-at her house to hear her sing some songs she had written. If there was anything I didn't wanna do, it was sit around some danged woman's house and listen to her cute little songs. Strangers was a hit album, reaching number 9 on the Billboard country albums chart. In Merle Haggard: The Running Kind, Haggard biographer David Cantwell writes, "Haggard didn't come off as a particularly distinctive artist on Strangers, but his derivativeness was of a high and promising quality.
|(My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers|
|She Thinks I Still Care|
|Things Aren't Funny Anymore|
|Right Or Wrong|
|Always Wanting You|
|It's All In The Movies|
|Everybody's Had The Blues|
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