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Haggard & Parton Land Major Country Music Honours

25th March 2009

MERLE HAGGARD and DOLLY PARTON have been announced as the early winners at this year's (09) Academy of Country Music...

Haggard Blasts Country's Leading Ladies

6th February 2009

Ailing MERLE HAGGARD has taken aim at country music's current crop of leading ladies - because he hates their songs. The...

Haggard Planning A Return After Cancer Surgery

22nd January 2009

Country music legend MERLE HAGGARD is hoping to return to the recording studio after undergoing lung cancer surgery at the...

Haggard Sues Environmental Group

9th January 2009

Country star MERLE HAGGARD is suing an environmental awareness group - accusing the organisation of illegally using his name and...

Haggard Returns Home After Cancer Surgery

10th November 2008

LATEST: Country star MERLE HAGGARD is making a good recovery following an operation to remove part of his lung. The...

Haggard Undergoes Cancer Surgery

5th November 2008

Country star MERLE HAGGARD is recovering following an operation to remove a tumour from his lung. The singer/songwriter underwent the...

The Things They Say 6133

12th November 2007

"I don't see the point of the internet. I know that it has a great deal of information, but it...

White, Haggard + Jones Pay Respects To Wagoner

31st October 2007

LATEST: Musicians JACK WHITE, MERLE HAGGARD and GEORGE JONES have paid to tribute to county music icon PORTER WAGONER, who...

Haggard : 'Drugs Fuelled The Musical Greats'

12th September 2007

Country star MERLE HAGGARD blames the criminalisation of drugs for the decline in music quality - insisting the best songs...

The Things They Say 5374

14th August 2007

"WILLIE NELSON's the one who told me the reason it costs so much to get divorced is because it's worth...

The Things They Say 4330

22nd March 2007

"Touring for me is like swimming - it's really good exercise and good for the health." Country star MERLE HAGGARD...

Haggard Offers Clinton A Boost In New Song

1st March 2007

Grizzled country star MERLE HAGGARD has given presidential hopeful HILLARY CLINTON a boost by recording a new song for her....

Keith Is Double Country Winner

6th November 2006

Country star TOBY KEITH was the big winner at Saturday night's (04NOV06) Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) Music Awards, after taking...

Mystery Emergency Forces Haggard To Pull Out Of Tv Taping

10th August 2006

MERLE HAGGARD has left fans guessing after pulling out of a TV taping with old pal GEORGE JONES due to...

Haggard To Be Honoured As Bmi Icon

27th June 2006

Country music legend MERLE HAGGARD will be honoured as a Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) Icon at the performing rights organisation's...

Haggard And Jones Reteam For New Album

2nd June 2006

Country legends MERLE HAGGARD and GEORGE JONES have reteamed to work on their first collaboration album in 24 years. The...

Bonnie Owens Dies

25th April 2006

Country singer BONNIE OWENS died on Monday (24APR06) following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was 76. The Oklahoma-born...

Fiddler Terry Dies At 74

11th April 2006

Country fiddle legend GORDON TERRY lost his battle with diabetes and emphysema on Sunday (09APR06). The 74-year-old won the Alabama...

George Jones Honoured In Hometown

28th March 2006

Country legend GEORGE JONES has been honoured in his hometown of Beaumont, Texas - after being added to the local...

Haggard Hits The Road With Dylan Again

24th March 2006

Country legend MERLE HAGGARD is heading out on tour with BOB DYLAN again, a year after the duo teamed up...

U2'S 'Big, Big Night' At The Grammys

9th February 2006

Irish rockers U2 stunned the music world last night (08FEB06) when they picked up five Grammy Awards in Los Angeles...

U2'S `Big, Big Night' At The Grammys

9th February 2006

Irish rockers U2 stunned the music world last night (08JAN08) when they picked up five Grammy Awards in Los Angeles...

Stars Plan Birthday Salute To Guitar Great Les Paul

29th January 2006

AEROSMITH star JOE PERRY and BUDDY GUY will join the stars paying tribute to LES PAUL as part of the...

Bowie And Cream Honoured For Lifetime Achievement

10th January 2006

Rock legends DAVID BOWIE and the ERIC CLAPTON-fronted CREAM are to be honoured for their contributions to music with a...

Haggard Baffles Fans With Stones No-show

30th November 2005

Mystery surrounds country star MERLE HAGGARD's last-minute decision not to open up for the ROLLING STONES in Dallas, Texas last...

Stones Make An Even Bigger Bang With New Us Dates

24th August 2005

The ROLLING STONES are so thrilled with their fledgling A BIGGER BANG tour they've added another 15 dates. The...

Stars Bronzed At Owens' Country Music Mecca Restaurant

19th May 2005

HANK WILLIAMS, ELVIS PRESLEY and WILLIE NELSON are among the country music greats who will be honoured with bronze statues...

Haggard Honoured To Join Dylan On Tour

21st March 2005

Country legend MERLE HAGGARD was happy to commit to a gruelling performing tour, for the chance to work with BOB...

Merle Haggard Records The Standards

15th December 2004

Country legend MERLE HAGGARD has followed ROD STEWART's example and recorded a new album of standards. The OKIE FROM...

Cash Tops Country List

2nd November 2004

Late music legend JOHNNY CASH has topped the ultimate poll of country men. The A BOY NAMED SUE singer...

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