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Merle Haggard

Track appears on Simpson’s second bluegrass release this year, ‘Cuttin’ Grass’ Vol. 2 – The Cowboy Arms Sessions’ For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

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In keeping with her tradition of releasing a charity track for the holidays, Phoebe Bridgers’ shared a cover of Merle Haggard’s “If We Make It Through December,” which was released today on Dead Oceans. Proceeds from sales and streams of “If We Make It Through December” will go directly to Downtown Women’s Center, an organization…

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Proceeds will be donated to the Downton Women’s Center in Los Angeles For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

From Dolly Parton to Snoop Dogg, here are a dozen of the legendary singer-songwriter’s greatest musical partnerships For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Trumpet-laced version of Townes Van Zandt classic appears on Tennessee Jet’s upcoming album ‘The Country’ For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Crockett isn’t a stranger to hard times. He has run the gamut, from scrapes with the law and growing up poor, to being homeless and busking on the streets of New Orleans and NYC. It’s doubtless those life lessons have fueled the sentiment and storylines behind this mix of dark and thoughtful country, honky tonk and blues-filled tunes. This is the kind of music that draws on classic artists like George Jones, Merle Haggard, Dwight Yoakam, Freddy Fender, Buck Owens and others. The young Texan has a smooth, relaxed vocal style that amply accompanies cautionary tales of love, like “Fool […]

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