Merle Haggard

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Stream Randy Travis’ New Album ‘Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am’

The album comes out Aug. 19 and features more songs that have influenced Travis during his career. Hear the full collection now.

08/07/2014

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New Music to Know: Mary Sarah Goes From Kidz Bop to the Grand Ole Opry

Mary Sarah got her start with kidz, and is now working with legends like Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard on her album ‘Bridges.’ She talks to us about connecting with her elders, the sage advice she was given, and what songs not to listen to in the car (because they will make you weep).

07/10/2014

Miranda Lambert, George Jones, the Judds (credits: Ethan Miller/Hulton Archive/David Mcnew/Getty Images)

10 Country Songs About Nostalgia and The Good Ol’ Days

From the pain of a George Jones classic and the simple joys of the Judds, on up to the determination of Dierks Bentley to move ahead even as he ‘holds on,’ these ten songs show different shades of nostalgia in contemporary country music.

06/18/2014

Merle Haggard (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Country Clichés Unraveled: ‘Mama Tried’

In our new series Country Cliches Unraveled, Radio.com takes a look at common subjects that have populated country songs for decades. This week, the subject is mothers.

05/09/2014

Suzy Bogguss

Interview: Suzy Bogguss Talks Merle Haggard and Her New Album ‘Lucky’

“Merle’s stuff is so incredibly personal,” Bogguss told Radio.com. “You believe every word he’s saying.”

05/05/2014

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10 ACM Awards Moments You Didn’t See On TV

Radio.com was in Las Vegas, at the ACM Party for a Cause, on the red carpet, at the awards show and in the press room covering the event. Here are 10 things that CBS didn’t show you on television.

04/07/2014

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The Best Moments of the 2014 ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music’s 49th Annual Awards were broadcast out of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas again this year, with special performances in nearby Mandalay Bay. Here are the biggest moments from the show.

04/06/2014

Jason Aldean, Merle Haggard tribute album going where the lonely go

Hear Jason Aldean Pay Tribute to Merle Haggard with ‘Going Where the Lonely Go’

“My dad was a big Merle Haggard fan, I just remember him playing this song a lot as a kid,” Aldean said. “So given a chance to in and be part of [this tribute], I wanted to do a song that meant something to me.”

03/31/2014

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ACM Awards Ceremony to Include Band Perry Performance, Merle Haggard Tribute

The Band Perry will kick off the 2014 ACM Awards with a performance of their latest single “Chainsaw.” Also, two Entertainer of the Year nominees artists will pay tribute to Merle Haggard. Who are they? And which fellow Country Hall of Famer will present Haggard with the award?

03/28/2014

Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, More Added to ‘Salute the Troops’ TV Special

Lee Brice, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have also been added to the already impressive bill of the television special, which airs in May. LL Cool J and actor Chris O’Donnell will host.

03/27/2014

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