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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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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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Merle Haggard Says Modern Country ‘Isn’t Entertaining’

Merle Haggard's first single, 'Sing a Sad Song,' hit the Top 20 more than 50 years ago, in 1963. But while the California native has stayed busy -- and popular -- throughout the last five decades, he admits he doesn't have much in common with the artists who are currently topping the charts.

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Merle Haggard Receives ACM Crystal Milestone Award on His Birthday

The ACM Awards gave Merle Haggard a birthday he'll never forget. The former Entertainer of the Year and legendary hitmaker received the Crystal Milestone Award, which signifies outstanding achievement in the music industry.

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George Strait and Miranda Lambert Perform Tribute to Merle Haggard [VIDEO]

In one of the most-anticipated performances of the night, George Strait and Miranda Lambert paid tribute to Merle Haggard by singing two of his most iconic songs at the 2014 ACM Awards.

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Merle Haggard Honored With Tribute Album, Crystal Milestone Award

April is going to be a big month for Merle Haggard. The country music legend will be honored on May 1 with a special album, 'Working Man's Poet: A Tribute to Merle Haggard' by Broken Bow Records, in honor of his 50-year career.

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