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Country Music Legend Merle Haggard

Haggard has been on the country music scene since the early sixties and has more number one hits than any country music star except Conway Twitty. Recently, two tribute albums of his songs were released: Mama's Hungry Eyes and Tulare Dust. Haggard was also recently inducted to the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Other segments from the episode on April 6, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 6, 1995: Interview with Merle Haggard; Commentary on Sugar Hill Records; Interview with Wendy Kaminer; Review of Edwidge Danticat's book "Krik? Krak!"

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