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Everything We Know About Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson’s ‘Django and Jimmie’

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard's Django and Jimmie is one of the most-anticipated albums coming in June 2015. Music from one country legend is great, but a collaboration between two? Even more exciting.

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Mo Pitney Recounts His Meeting With Merle Haggard in Song [LISTEN]

The lyrics of Mo Pitney's "I Met Merle Haggard Today" may seem like an unbelievable story, but the singer says that the tale is completely true -- and that his chance meeting with Haggard was one of the few moments that have left him starstruck.

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Vote for the Most Anticipated Album of June 2015

Summers are prime time for live music -- but they're also prime time for new music. The June calendar is stacked with new country releases, and The Boot needs our readers' help determining which upcoming disc deserves the title of Album of the Month for June 2015.

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Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Share ‘Unfair Weather Friend’ [LISTEN]

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard are sharing yet another tune from their upcoming Django and Jimmie album.

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2015 Golden Boot Awards: Vote Now for the Living Legend Award

A readers' poll to determine the Living Legend Award winner in The Boot's annual Golden Boot Awards.

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Merle Haggard Receives His High School Diploma

Merle Haggard has finally received his high school diploma. The 78-year-old was given the honor on Saturday (April 25), before his concert at the Fox Theater in his hometown of Bakersfield, Calif.

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Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Reveal ‘It’s All Going to Pot’ Music Video

Oh, how we (and every other country music fan) wish we were able to sit in on the recording of Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard's "It's All Going to Pot." The singers just premiered the music video for the song -- and it's a perfect fit for its debut date of 4/20.

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Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Announce Release Date, Track Listing for ‘Django and Jimmie’

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard's upcoming collaborative album, Django and Jimmie, will be available in less than two months.

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Country Stars With April Birthdays

The fourth month of the year, April includes many exciting occasions and observances, including the Boston Marathon, Easter, Passover, Record Store Day, Earth Day and April Fools' Day, along with everyone's least favorite day: Tax Day. But April also is also birthday month for a bunch of country stars.

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Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Announce ‘Django & Jimmie’ Album, Reveal First Single

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard released a collaborative record, Pancho & Lefty, in 1983. Thirty-two years later, the two country superstars are pairing up once again, this time for an album called Django & Jimmie.

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