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Mighty Merle Haggard video - America First

"Why don't we liberate these United States"
http://youtu.be/UodJB1tRNVE



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I love Merle's

impressions! http://youtu.be/t4V3S7kGNjY

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

No.7's picture

bump. +1

The Hag and Charlie Daniels are doing big things
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDYmGsRJCqI

The individual who refuses to defend his rights when called by his Government, deserves to be a slave, and must be punished as an enemy of his country and friend to her foe. - Andrew Jackson

Finally!

When musical legends start talking, fans listen. Nice song for sure!

In Liberty

damn i never really listened to country music

grew up in LA listening to hip hop (not the radio bs) but real hip hop. and now i just realized merle haggard is like the mos def of country music and his "god bless johnny cash" is like a country equivalent to a "big l rest in peace" (kudos to anyone who got that).

damn liberty does really bring people together, while mainstream heads on both sides, hip hop and country, bicker with each other about whose music is more ignorant.

the corporate media neocons have their hand in everything, just like they co-opted the tea party/occupy wall street, they've co-opted real hip hop and real country music...giving a bad name to both.

Im a Mos Def fan...and a huge Merle fan

...and so, with respect, I will say that maybe you meant "Mos Def is the Merle Haggard of Hip-Hop" and not the other way around...Merle is a legend, Mos Def is getting there. ;)
You should listen to more "old country"...shoot, most of those guys were wild non-conformists...in fact,most of those crazy bastards have shot a bandmate or done something similar. In fact,Merle Haggard, in 1958, was an inmate at San Quintin (burglary) on the outskirts of San Francisco, and heard Johnny Cash play there and became a singer after that.

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bigmikedude's picture

If you listen to all of Haggard's music

you realize he was probably much more like a FOX type neo-con. I love his music for being good music, but a lot of his lyrics are telling as to what his thoughts were.

FOX NEOCON?

Please... Merle is a die hard democrat. He wrote a song for Hillary Clintons campaign last go around which she chose not to use. I have been a fan of merle's for my entire life and he is very political but his views are def not anywhere close to that of Fox news. His is a Libertarian and he just dont know it :)

Fox Neocon...Democrat...

Fox Neocon...Democrat...

All the same difference.

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

bigmikedude's picture

Rest my case

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGZF8m9MCm0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoiJSDgoDjQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbEstJ98TcM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxLtXJzo3Ew

These few, off-hand, just for example, are not the thoughts of a liberal democrat.

Pro-war

Anti-welfare

Pro-Drug war ....

This new song is different

Not sure exactly what that says about Merle.

What do you think of this? www.theonlinemarket.org

He knew who his audience was

He's not stupid.

SteveO24's picture

Come on now.

Come on now.

If I were Mitt Romney I'd bet $10,000

that you never hear this on FM radio. I know I haven't in the last 4-5 years since he released this.

*May the only ones to touch your junk, be the ones you want to touch your junk.*

Beautiful!

I wonder if there's any chance he might endorse RP...

I am happy he's promoting Dr Paul's message of Liberty.

And a sensible foreign policy.

Free includes debt-free!

Debbie's picture

Great - thank you!

Love Merle Haggard.

Debbie

You have to love Merle

and did you young folks know that when Reagan was governor of California he pardoned Merle from Prison?

Good ole Merle..

still cranking them out,and in fine form as always.Great tune,saying exactly what my own family has been saying for years,"let's take care of america first".Thanks so much for posting!

man that's a

great video that really makes perfect since !!!! why can't the rest of the sheeple understand ?