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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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Merle Haggard The Fightin Side of Me No 1
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45 Years Ago: Merle Haggard Hits No. 1 With ‘The Fightin’ Side of Me’

Forty-five years ago today (March 14, 1970), Merle Haggard scored his ninth No. 1 hit with his single "The Fightin' Side of Me," from his live album of the same name.

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Bob Dylan Explains Controversial Comments About Merle Haggard

When Bob Dylan called out several country legends during his MusiCares Person of the Year acceptance speech, it was surprising to hear him supposedly dis his former tour partner Merle Haggard. Now, Dylan is clarifying his comments, explaining that they were not directed toward Haggard in a negative way.

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Merle Haggard Responds After Bob Dylan Calls Out Country Legends

Bob Dylan has never been afraid to say and do things that get people talking. The legendary singer-songwriter was honored Friday night (Feb. 6) as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year, in a ceremony that featured a star-studded lineup of performers, as well as an acceptance speech from Dylan himself, during which he called out some of country music's own legends.

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45 Years Ago: Merle Haggard’s ‘Okie From Muskogee’ Album Is Released

Forty-five years ago today, on Dec. 29, 1969, Merle Haggard's live 'Okie From Muskogee' album was released. The record, along with the title track, both soared to the top of the charts.

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Martina McBride, Carrie Underwood, Merle Haggard
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Top 10 Country Christmas Songs

The most wonderful time of the year is here, and the hustle and bustle of shopping, parties and tree-trimming is probably keeping you busy. But you can't have the holidays without music!

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Merle Haggard Receives Artist of a Lifetime Award at 2014 CMT Artists of the Year Ceremony

Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center was filled to the brim with country stars for the 2014 CMT Artists of the Year ceremony on Tuesday evening (Dec. 2). It was an especially memorable event, as Merle Haggard received the first-ever Artist of a Lifetime Award and was honored by many country favorites throughout the evening.

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Country Singers to Release Buddy Holly Tribute

Six country singers are preparing to release 'The Buddy Holly Country Tribute: Remember Me.'

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