Merle Haggard

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Merle Haggard

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Merle Ronald Haggard
Llysenw/au Hag
Ganwyd (1937-04-06)Ebrill 6, 1937
Oildale, California, Unol Daleithiau
Bu farw Ebrill 6, 2016(2016-04-06) (79 oed)
Palo Cedro, California, Unol Daleithiau
Math o Gerddoriaeth Canu gwlad, sain Bakersfield
Gwaith Canfansoddwr, cerddor, gitarydd, canwr
Cyfnod perfformio 1963–2016
Label Capitol, MCA, Epic, Curb, ANTI, Vanguard
Gwefan merlehaggard.com
Offerynnau nodweddiadol
Merle Haggard Signature Model Fender Telecaster

Canwr a cherddor Americanaidd oedd Merle Ronald Haggard (6 Ebrill 19376 Ebrill 2016). Ymhlith ei ganeuon mwyaf poblogaidd y mae: "Momma Tried", "Okie from Muskogee" a "Silver Wings".

Fe'i ganwyd yn Oildale, California, yn fab i Flossie Mae (Harp) a James Francis Haggard. Bu farw ei dad ym 1945. Threuliodd dwy mlynedd yng Ngharchar San Quentin a cafodd ei ryddhau ym 1960. Ym 1964 recordiodd y gân "Sing a Song Sad" gan Wynn Stewart, a daeth yn llwyddiant cenedlaethol.

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Rhif 1 yn yr UDA[golygu | golygu cod y dudalen]

  1. "I'm a Lonesome Fugitive" (1966)
  2. "Branded Man" (1967)
  3. "Sing Me Back Home" (1968)
  4. "The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde" (1968)
  5. "Mama Tried" (1968)
  6. "Hungry Eyes" (1969)
  7. "Workin' Man Blues" (1969)
  8. "Okie from Muskogee" (1969)
  9. "The Fightin' Side of Me" (1970)
  10. "Daddy Frank" (1971)
  11. "Carolyn" (1971)
  12. "Grandma Harp" (1972)
  13. "It's Not Love (But It's Not Bad)" (1972)
  14. "I Wonder If They Ever Think of Me" (1972)
  15. "Everybody's Had the Blues" (1973)
  16. "If We Make It Through December" (1973)
  17. "Things Aren't Funny Anymore" (1974)
  18. "Old Man from the Mountain" (1974)
  19. "Kentucky Gambler" (1974)
  20. "Always Wanting You" (1975)
  21. "Movin' On" (1975)
  22. "It's All in the Movies" (1975)
  23. "The Roots of My Raising" (1975)
  24. "Cherokee Maiden" (1976)
  25. "Bar Room Buddies" (gyda Clint Eastwood) (1980)
  26. "I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" (1980)
  27. "My Favorite Memory" (1981)
  28. "Big City" (1981)
  29. "Yesterday's Wine" (gyda George Jones) (1982)
  30. "Going Where the Lonely Go" (1982)
  31. "You Take Me for Granted" (1982)
  32. "Pancho and Lefty" (gyda Willie Nelson) (1983)
  33. "That's the Way Love Goes" (1983)
  34. "Someday When Things Are Good" (1984)
  35. "Let's Chase Each Other Around the Room" (1984)
  36. "A Place to Fall Apart" (gyda Janie Frickie) (1984)
  37. "Natural High" (1985)
  38. "Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star" (1987)

Ffynhonellau[golygu | golygu cod y dudalen]

  • Di Salvatore, Bryan. (1998). "Merle Haggard". Yn The Encyclopedia of Country Music. Paul Kingsbury (ed.), Efrog Newydd: Oxford University Press. pp. 222–24
  • Di Salvatore, Bryan. "Ornery", The New Yorker, Chwefror 12, 1990, pp. 39–77
  • Fox, Aaron A. "White Trash Alchemies of the Abject Sublime: Country as 'Bad' Music", in Christopher J. Washburne and Maiken Derno (eds.), Bad Music: The Music We Love to Hate, Efrog Newydd: Routledge, 2004 (ISBN 0-415-94366-3)
  • Haggard, Merle, gyda Tom Carter. My House of Memories: For the Record. Efrog Newydd: HarperEntertainment, 1999
  • Haggard, Merle, and Peggy Russell. Sing Me Back Home. Efrog Newydd: Times Books, 1981
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