Merle Haggard

Legendary Performer

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Collected on this concise best-of are some of country singer Merle Haggard's best-known hits, as well as some of his finest songs, like the wintry "The Chill Factor," the outlaw song "Mama Tried," and his classic "Okie From Muskogee." Haggard's drinking songs are also well-represented by the barroom standard "Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down" and the similarly boozy "I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink," while his poignantly romantic side is highlighted by the sensitive "Today I Started Loving You Again."

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