Country Music

Merle Haggard’s Sons Deliver Impressive Performance Once Again

Noel Haggard and Ben Haggard are carrying on the musical legacy of their father, the legendary Merle Haggard. The two brothers recently released a tribute album titled “The Runnin’ Kind,” which features covers of some of their father’s biggest hits. The album showcases the brothers’ impressive musicianship and deep understanding of their father’s music, as they bring a fresh perspective to these classic songs.

One standout track on the album is “I’m A Lonesome Fugitive,” which was originally released by Merle Haggard in 1966. Noel and Ben give a heartfelt rendition of the song, honoring their father’s original recording while also putting their own stamp on it. The brothers’ voices blend beautifully together, creating a hauntingly beautiful sound that is sure to resonate with fans of Merle Haggard’s music.

Another highlight of “The Runnin’ Kind” is the track “All In The Movies,” which was originally released by Merle in 1975. Noel and Ben inject a new energy into the song, infusing it with a rockabilly flair that gives it a modern edge. The result is a standout track that showcases the brothers’ versatility and ability to make these classic songs their own.

Overall, “The Runnin’ Kind” is a fitting tribute to Merle Haggard’s legacy and a testament to the talent of his sons, Noel and Ben. With their exceptional musicianship and deep connection to their father’s music, the brothers have created an album that honors the past while also looking to the future. Fans of Merle Haggard’s music and country music in general will not want to miss this remarkable album.

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