Merle Haggard

  • Born: 06 - 04 - 1937
  • Death: 06-04-2016
  • Member of: Buck Owens
  • Genre: Country
Biography: Merle Ronald Haggard was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, fiddler, and instrumentalist. Along with Buck Owens, Haggard and his band the Strangers helped create the Bakersfield sound, which is characterized by the twang of Fender Telecaster and the unique mix with the traditional country steel guitar sound, new vocal harmony styles in which the words are minimal, and a rough edge not...  [read more]
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