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Merle Haggard - Okie From Muskogee - The Most Wanted (CD)

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  1. " Okie from Muskogee " is a song recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard and The Strangers, which Haggard co-wrote with drummer Roy Edward Burris. "Okie" is a slang name for someone from Oklahoma, and Muskogee is the 11th largest city in the state.
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  2. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Okie from Muskogee - Merle Haggard & the Strangers, Merle Haggard on AllMusic - - The hit single title-tune didn't make it .
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  3. This song single disc overlaps several of the others, but will prove of interest even to owners of Capitol's four-CD box, for its inclusion -- amid numerous expected hits -- of a pair of superb previously unreleased cuts ("Worried, Unhappy, Lonesome and Sorry," "Streets of Berlin"), and a quartet of otherwise unavailable live tracks, including "White Line Fever," "Family Bible," "Okie From .
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  4. Within minutes, he and Eddie had written “Okie From Muskogee.” Merle was born in Southern California near Bakersfield on April 6, His parents had moved to the area from Checotah in
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  5. Mama Tried is the seventh studio album by American country music singer and songwriter Merle Haggard and The Strangers, released on Capitol Records in It reached number 4 on Billboard's country albums chart. The title song was one of Haggard's biggest hit singles and won the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in
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  6. He released it in September as the first single off his album of the same name. By November, “Okie From Muskogee” had hit number one on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. After the song became extremely popular, Haggard recorded a live album and that version of “Okie From Muskogee” became a hit among fans as well.
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  7. Aug 03,  · The cover of Merle Haggard’s “Okie From Muskogee” album is shown. The album was recorded live in Muskogee in A Merle Haggard Avenue .
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  8. Format: Vinyl LP album. Capitol Records, USA no date. Now classic country music LP from Merle Haggard and the Strangers from the late s. The album won the Academy of Country Music award for Album of the Year in Recorded live in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Contains the track 'Okie From Muskogee'. 14 tracks/5(73).
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  9. A Friend in California boasts a re-energized-sounding Haggard performing several up-tempo numbers like "This Song is for You," "Silverthorn Mountain," and "I Had a Beautiful Time." He also plays off his own legend with "The Okie from Muskogee's Comin' Home" and the autobiographical "Mama's Prayer" which pays tribute to his late mother.
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