Posts Tagged ‘merle haggard’

Father’s Day Special: An Interview With Jim Avett (Father to Scott and Seth Avett)

Father’s Day Special: An Interview With Jim Avett (Father to Scott and Seth Avett)

[Originally published on Father’s Day 2010, ATF decided to re-run this interview in honor of good fathers everywhere. Jim Avett is the father of Scott and Seth — you know, the Avett Brothers. Jim Avett’s latest album, Second Chance, was released in February 2012 and is available on iTunes. Enjoy.] When asked about his plans […]

News: Merle Haggard on Letterman – CBS, 8-31-10, 11:30pm EDT

News: Merle Haggard on Letterman – CBS, 8-31-10, 11:30pm EDT

As our own Jon Black discovered when he interviewed the legendary Merle Haggard for Awaiting the Flood, the man is a country music traditionalist and an internet prophet. Haggard will appear on the Late Show with David Letterman tomorrow night. CBS, 11:30pm EDT. Catch the show live or set your TIVO / DVR. Great chance to see the […]

Merle Haggard: Country Music Traditionalist, Internet Prophet

Merle Haggard: Country Music Traditionalist, Internet Prophet

In April 2010, Merle Haggard’s latest album, I Am What I Am hit stores and radio stations around the nation. Amid the smooth, polished, heavily produced (some would say overly-produced) opus of much of the modern Nashville sound, I Am What I Am was like a revelation — a voice and sound that seemed to […]