Artículos con la etiqueta "merle haggard"



Music · 10/21/2018
"Hungry Eyes" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard and The Strangers. It was released in December 1968 as the first single from the album A Portrait of Merle Haggard. The song was one of the most famous of his career. During the late 1960s, Haggard released a series of recordings many critics have deemed to be not only some of his greatest works, but some of the most significant in the history of country music. "Hungry Eyes" — sometimes known as "Mama's
Music · 10/01/2018
"Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard backed by The Strangers. It was released in November 1987 as the first single from the album Chill Factor. "Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star" was the last of Merle Haggard's thirty-four number one singles as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent fifteen weeks on the country chart.Haggard wrote the song with Freddy Powers.
Music · 09/29/2018
"I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in October 1980 as the second single from the album Back to the Barrooms. "I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" was Merle Haggard's twenty-sixth number one country hit. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of twelve weeks on the country chart. It features a memorable saxophone solo by Don Markham of The Strangers.
Music · 09/27/2018
"Daddy Frank (The Guitar Man)" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard and The Strangers. It was released in September 1971 as the first single from the album Let Me Tell You About a Song. "Daddy Frank (The Guitar Man)" was Haggard and The Strangers tenth No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles. The song topped the chart for two weeks around Thanksgiving 1971, and spent 13 weeks in the chart's Top 40. The song's main characters are part of a family band,
Music · 09/26/2018
"From Graceland to the Promised Land" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in October 1977 as the only single from the album My Farewell to Elvis. The song reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. The song is a tribute to Elvis Presley.
Music · 09/03/2018
"Mama Tried" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard and The Strangers. It was released in July 1968 as the first single and title track from the album Mama Tried. The song became one of the cornerstone songs of his career. It won the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999, and was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry due to its "cultural, historic, or artistic significance" on March 23, 2016, just 14 days before Haggard's death.
Music · 08/27/2018
"I Take a Lot of Pride in What I Am" is a song written and performed by American country music artist Merle Haggard and The Strangers. It was released in October 1968 as the only single from his album Pride in What I Am. "I Take a Lot of Pride in What I Am" peaked at number three on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. It reached number-one on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks in January 1969. The song was covered by Dean Martin and released as a single in mid-1969. A tape recorder versio
Music · 08/22/2018
It's All in the Movies is the nineteenth studio album by American country singer Merle Haggard and The Strangers, released in 1976 The album's title track became Haggard's eighth consecutive #1 country single and features the same pop-oriented sound that producer Ken Nelson had employed on the singer's recent chart topper "Always Wanting You." Two songs, "Stingeree" and "Hag's Dixie Blues, No. 2," had been recorded for a 1973 studio album I Love Dixie Blues, a project Haggard scrapped after dec
Music · 08/10/2018
Hag is the twelfth studio album by Merle Haggard and The Strangers released on Capitol Records in 1971. It became his fifth album to top the Billboard country album charts. It also reached number 66 on the pop albums chart. Hag was Haggard's first album with a majority of original songs in two years, following two tribute albums (to Jimmie Rodgers and Bob Wills) and two live albums in 1969 and 1970. While Hag spawned no #1 hits, it did include three singles that went to number 3. In his 2013 bo
Music · 08/01/2018
"The Bottle Let Me Down" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard and The Strangers. It was released in August 1966 as the second single from the album Swinging Doors. The song peaked at number three on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles. Hank Williams III recorded his version of the song, although it was never released in a studio album. It was, however, released in 2012 without Williams' permission by his former label, Curb Records. Williams had become

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