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1994

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1994

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Merle Haggard
Producers:
Curb
genre:
Country

We gave it a B

Country’s favorite vagrant, Merle Haggard has been sounding pretty vacant for the last decade, but on 1994 he comes up with a surprisingly energetic album that resuscitates his creative muse. From a portrait of the failed farmer (”In My Next Life”) to the country-jazz ”What’s New in New York City,” Haggard shows the kind of spunk that suggests it’ll take more than a long dry spell to count this Okie out. B

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