Merle Haggard – Mama Tried

The first thing i remember knowing, was a lonesome whistle blowing And a young un’s dream of growing up to ride On a freight train leaving town not knowing where i’m bound No-one could change my mind but mama tried. One and only rebel child from a family, meek and mild My mama seemed to..


Merle Haggard – Silver Wings

Silver wings shinning in the sunlight Roaring engines headed somewhere in flight Their taking you away, leaving me lonley Silver wings slowly fading out of sight. Don’t leave me i cry Don’t take that airplane ride But you locked me out of your mind Left me standing here behind. Silver wings shining in the sunlight..


Merle Haggard – Workin’ Man Blues

It’s a big job just gettin’ by with nine kids and a wife I been a workin’ man dang near all my life I’ll be working long as my two hands are fit to use I’ll drink my beer in a tavern, Sing a little bit of these working man blues. I keep my nose..


Merle Haggard – Today I Started Loving You Again

Today i started loving you again I’m right back where i’ve really always been I got over you just long enough to let my heartache mend Then today i started loving you again. What a fool i was to think i could get by With only these few million tears i’ve cried I should have..


Merle Haggard – I Think I’ll Just Stay Here And Drink

Could be holding you tonight Could quit doing wrong,start doing right You don’t care about what i think I think i’ll just stay here and drink, Hey, putting you down won’t square the deal A least you’ll know the way i feel Hey, take all the money in the bank I think i’ll just stay..


Merle Haggard – Okie From Muskogee

We don’t smoke marijuana in muskogee We don’t take no trips on lsd We don’t burn no draft cards down on main street We like livin’ right, and bein’ free. I’m proud to be an okie from muskogee A place where even squares can have a ball We still wave old glory down at the..