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Author Cantwell, David, author.

Title Merle Haggard : the running kind / David Cantwell.

Publication Info. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Haggard,M CAN    Available
Edition First edition.
Description ix, 282 pages ; 21 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series American music series
American music series (Austin, Tex.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and discography (pages 275-279).
Contents Introduction : "Silver wings," Kansas City, Missouri, September 14, 2001 -- "Hungry eyes," 1969 -- The roots of his raising -- "Mama tried," 1968 -- Toward the bad he kept on turnin' -- He loves them so : a playlist of early influences -- "Leonard," 1981 -- The Bakersfield sound and fury -- Someone told his story in a song -- "I started loving you again," 1968 -- The legend of Bonnie and him -- "Sing me back home," 1967 -- He's living in the good old days -- He likes living right and being free -- "Irma Jackson," 1969 -- His fightin' side -- He'd rather be gone -- "It's not love (but it's not bad)," 1972 -- He wishes he was Santa Claus -- He takes a lot of pride in what he is (hint: he's a white boy) -- "A working man can't get nowhere today," 1977 -- His country girl with hot pants on -- He's always on a mountain when he falls -- "Rainbow stew," 1981 -- He wishes a buck was still silver (not really) and likes the taste of yesterday's wine (really) -- "Kern River," 1985 -- He's going where the lonely go -- "Me and crippled soldiers," 1990 -- The hag versus the man in black -- If he could only fly : Merle Haggard in the twenty-first century -- Cuba, Missouri, July 15, 2010 -- Selected discography.
Subject Haggard, Merle.
Country musicians -- Biography.
Country music -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780292717718 paperback alkaline paper
0292717717 paperback alkaline paper

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