52 years ago today in country music by Kaye Spencer #westernfictioneers #countrymusic

52 years ago today, country music artist Merle Haggard had his third No. 1 hit with Sing Me Back Home. Stop by the Western Fictioneers’

A small tribute to country music legend Merle Haggard by Kaye Spencer #classiccountry #countrymusic #westernfictioneers

April 6, 1937 and April 6, 2016 are significant dates for those of us whose country music roots are in what I call ‘classic country’…

Sing Me a Classic Song Sunday by Kaye Spencer – Merle Haggard and Johnny Paycheck #singmeaclassicsongsunday #classiccountry #singmeasong

Sing Me a Classic Song Sunday highlights two songs with similar themes (music videos and/or audio version below). Today’s comparison is Mama Tried by Merle

History #Trivia – Week of Feb. 26 – Mar. 4 by @kayespencer

Feb 26-1983: Michael Jackson’s Thriller album reaches No. 1 and stays there for the next 37 weeks. Feb 27-1807: Born: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – Listen