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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The 2012 release Icon rounds up 11 songs Merle Haggard recorded for MCA in the late '70s and early '80s -- a period that sometimes gets overlooked between his seminal early stint at Capitol and his later successes at Epic. Unfairly so, as he had several terrific songs during this time, many of which are featured here on this affordable compilation. Highlights include two of his classic drinking songs, "I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" and "Misery and Gin," a live version of "Rainbow Stew," "I'm Always on a Mountain When I Fall," and "From Graceland to the Promised Land." Not all of his greatest sides for MCA are here, but enough are to make this a good ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The 2012 release Icon rounds up 11 songs Merle Haggard recorded for MCA in the late '70s and early '80s -- a period that sometimes gets overlooked between his seminal early stint at Capitol and his later successes at Epic. Unfairly so, as he had several terrific songs during this time, many of which are featured here on this affordable compilation. Highlights include two of his classic drinking songs, "I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" and "Misery and Gin," a live version of "Rainbow Stew," "I'm Always on a Mountain When I Fall," and "From Graceland to the Promised Land." Not all of his greatest sides for MCA are here, but enough are to make this a good representative sampler.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/14/2012
  • Label: Mca Nashville
  • UPC: 602537038190
  • Catalog Number: 001689002
  • Sales rank: 66,834

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Merle Haggard Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Merle Haggard Composer, Producer
Jimmy Bowen Producer
Hank Cochran Producer
Johnny Durrill Composer
Don Grant Producer
Chuck Howard Composer
Ken Nelson Producer
Sonny Throckmorton Composer
Porter Wagoner Producer
Fuzzy Owen Producer
Barry Korkin Compilation Supervisor
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
Snuff Garrett Composer, Producer
Sujata Murthy Publicity
Glenn Martin Wilson Composer
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