Who Won the 1970
ACM Awards Album Of The Year

Merle Haggard

("Okie From Muskogee")

1969 ACM Awards Album Of The Year Winner
1971  Winner

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1970 ACM Awards Album Of The Year Winner Merle Haggard News

You might be surprised who Mormon prophets could call family: Elvis, Shakespeare, Johnny Depp — even Barack ...

Salt Lake Tribune
Johnny Cash is his 13th cousin two times removed and Merle Haggard is his 11th cousin two times removed. Jazz artists among his cousins include Dave Brubeck (13th cousin two times removed) and Tommy Dorsey (13th cousin two time removed). Classical ...

1970 ACM Awards Album Of The Year Winner Merle Haggard News

Hank Williams' 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picks

Billboard
Sure, that is a massive statement, given such composers as Harlan Howard, Bill Anderson, Don Schlitz and writer-artists as Merle Haggard have graced the genre with their greatness. But, look at the Hank Williams song catalog. There's a mixture of up ...

1970 ACM Awards Album Of The Year Winner Merle Haggard News

"Bakersfield Sound" tribute at Kern County Fair on Tuesday

Kern Golden Empire
For the first time in a decade, music will fill the Coors Grandstand Arena as Johnny Owens and the Buck Fever Band pay tribute to the "Bakersfield Sound." The Bakersfield sound is a genre known around the world and on Tuesday, 17 local musicians will ...

1970 ACM Awards Album Of The Year Winner Merle Haggard News

During Vietnam, music spoke to both sides of a divided nation

Salon
Merle Haggard said he wrote his 1969 hit song “Okie From Muskogee” to support U.S. soldiers who “were giving up their freedom and lives to make sure others could stay free.” “What the hell did these kids have to complain about?” he wondered. To many ...

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