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Merle Haggard classic live album reissued


Next week Merle Haggard’s live album Okie From Muskogee gets reissued on CD by Capitol Nashville to mark its 45th anniversary. It is also paired with another live album previously unreleased on CD, Merle Haggard & The Strangers with Bonnie Owen, The Fightin’ Side of Me.

Disc 1: Merle Haggard & The Strangers, Okie from Muskogee (Recorded “Live” in Muskogee, Oklahoma) (originally released as Capitol ST-431, 1969)

Introduction by Carlton Haney
Mama Tried
No Hard Times
Silver Wings
Merle Receives Key to Muskogee
Merle’s Introduction to Medley
Swinging Doors
I’m a Lonesome Fugitive
Sing Me Back Home
Branded Man
In the Arms of Love
Workin’ Man Blues
Merle’s Introduction to “Hobo Bill”
Hobo Bill’s Last Ride
Billy Overcame His Size
If I Had Left It Up to You
White Line Fever
Blue Rock
Introduction to Okie from Muskogee
Okie from Muskogee

Disc 2: Merle Haggard & The Strangers with Bonnie Owen, The Fightin’ Side of Me (originally released as Capitol ST-0384, 1970)

Introduction by Carlton Haney
I Take a lot of Pride in What I Am
Corrine, Corrina
Every Fool Has a Rainbow
T.B. Blues
When Did Right Become Wrong
Philadelphia Lawyer
Stealin’ Corn
Harold’s Super Service
Medley of Impersonations: Devil Woman
Medley of Impersonations: I’m Movin’ On
Medley of Impersonations: Folsom Prison Blues
Medley of Impersonations: Jackson
Medley of Impersonations: Orange Blossom Special
Medley of Impersonations: Love’s Gonna Live Here
Today I Started Loving You Again
Okie from Muskogee
The Fightin’ Side of Me


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