Merle Haggard was a country music legend, releasing some of the most iconic and memorable songs from the “Golden Age” of country music. Here are some of his greatest hits, along with videos of some of his most-loved songs.
That’s The Way Love Goes
This song is synonymous with Merle Haggard. He was already a country legend when this song was recorded and he won a Grammy for it.
Okie From Muskogee
This song dates back to 1969 and became his signature song.
Merle wrote a song honoring his widowed mom, Flossie, with the iconic hit “Mama Tried.”
If We Make It Through December
Haggard specialized in writing about the hardest times for American workers. This talked about a family’s holiday struggles.
“Silver wings, shining in the sunlight…” Classic country fans are very familiar with this beautiful song about the love of his life leaving him on an airplane, never to return.
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