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Favorite Merle Haggard Song???

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by HagFan01, Jan 3, 2017.

  1. HagFan01

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    What is your favorite Merle Haggard Song?
     
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    Tough call though, Merle is my all time favorite country artist.
    Nobody wrote, or sang as well as him, IMO.
     
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    Mama Tried is my favorite but Ramblin' Fever is right up there.
     
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    Working Man's Blues~
     
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    tough to pick one I like rainbow stew, stay here and drink and the way i am.
     
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    Tough call when so many of his songs were so good.
    I'll say "It's All In The Movies", but ask me a fews minutes later and I might name another tune.
     
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    Love that one, too.
     
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    All good stuff - can't possibly pick just one. Two more that I like: That's the Way Love Goes and
    Misery and Gin.

    His vocals are perfect.
     
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    Merle and Willie did a duet album not too long ago.
    "Unfair Weather Friend" hit home with me, absolutely love the song.
    As far as Merle alone, Gosh so many favorites to choose from. I guess I will say "Stay here and Drink" is tops because I learned all 6 cover solos on guitar not too long ago.
     
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    Lonesome Fugitive is probably my favorite quintessential Merle tune. Gotta love the James Burton picking on Working Man Blues tough.
     
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    As others have said, it's a tough assignment to just pick one favorite. Two of his songs that I perform come to mind: "Daddy Frank (The Guitar Man)" and "If We Make It Through December." I play these as a medley, so I'm counting them as one. ;)

    Oh, has anyone mentioned "Silver Wings" yet?
     
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    Silver Wings, but only because I like all of his songs, just pulled that one up first. I don't know if there is such a thing as a favorite Merle song, 'cause man, he's Merle they're all good! Here man, sing us a few bars of these yellow pages from the phone book. Wow, that's really good Merle! I'm good with that.
     
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