Of all the country music greats, Merle’s story might be the most symbolic of the American experience: from growing up in California as the son of Okie parents during The Depression, to spending time in prison, to becoming a rags to riches story. When it comes to influencing country music itself, few this side of Hank Williams can say they’ve left a bigger footprint.
That’s right, don’t rub your eyes or go hunting for your glasses. The one and only Merle Haggard is going to be on Outlaw Radio Chicago this Wednesday night (2-17-10) at 8 PM CENTRAL. It can be heard on scrubradio.com live, and if you miss it, the episode will be posted right here at savingcountrymusic.com/outlaw-radio. […]