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John Anderson Shares Favorite Memories of Country Legends

It's been over 35 years since John Anderson notched his first Top 20 hit, and in that time, he's gotten to meet a lot of his country music heroes. The singer reveals that, even as a seasoned country artist himself, he still gets nervous around some country legends, including Merle Haggard and the late George Jones.

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Merle Haggard’s Son Ben Says He Also Got an Apology Call From Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan's apologies for his comments about outlaw country artists didn't stop with his phone call to the family of Waylon Jennings. One of Merle Haggard's family members has revealed that he, too, received a personal call from Bryan.

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Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Release ‘Alice in Hulaland’ Video

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have released a music video for "Alice in Hulaland." The song is from their recent Django and Jimmie album.

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Top 5 Country Music Albums of 2015 (So Far)

So far in 2015, there has been lots of new country music released to eager fans.

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Duane Allen Discusses Recording ‘Sweet Jesus’ With Merle Haggard

The Oak Ridge Boys' latest album, Rock of Ages: Hymns and Gospel Favorites, features mostly traditional hymns that the four men -- Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban -- grew up listening to as children. But one song on the album is a brand-new track: "Sweet Jesus" was penned by Merle Haggard, and the country legend wrote it with the award-winning quartet in mind.

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Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard’s ‘Django and Jimmie’ Debuts at No. 1

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard's album Django and Jimmie has hit No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart, just days after its June 2 release.

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Go Behind the Scenes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson’s ‘Missing Ol’ Johnny Cash’

Django and Jimmie, the new album by Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson, includes a brand-new song, "Missing Ol' Johnny Cash," that Haggard wrote as a tribute to his late friend.

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Listen to Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson Cover Bob Dylan’s ‘Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright’

Despite the criticisms that Bob Dylan had for Merle Haggard and other country legends last year, during Dylan's MusiCares Person of the Year acceptance speech, there are no hard feelings. The Hag and Willie Nelson recorded a cover of Dylan's 1963 song "Don't Think Twice, It's Alright" for their new album, Django & Jimmie.

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Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Pay Tribute to Fellow Legends on ‘Django and Jimmie’

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard are country legends in their own right, but on their new album, Django and Jimmiethe pair pays homage to some of the biggest icons in their own lives.

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Video Shootout: Kip Moore vs. Rascal Flatts vs. Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard

Kip Moore's "I'm to Blame" music video needs one more win to make it into the Video Shootout Hall of Fame. Will he pull out the victory this week?

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