16 Biggest Hits is a 1998 Merle Haggard compilation album. It is part of a series of similar 16 Biggest Hits albums released by Legacy Recordings. All songs except "Big City", "Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver)" and "Going Where the Lonely Go" are re-recordings from October 1994. The album was certified Gold in 2002 by the RIAA. It has sold 955,000 copies in the US as of May 2013. Swinging Doors" (Merle Haggard) – 2:50. The Bottle Let Me Down" (Haggard) – 2:42.
The discography for American country music singer Merle Haggard includes fifty-nine studio albums, three Christmas albums, three Gospel albums, five instrumental albums featuring his backing band the Strangers, as well as several live and compilation albums.
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Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist - Artist (Sample). Merle Haggard was one of the few country music singers left. The songs on this album take me back to younger days.
This LP traces Merle Haggard's journey from unknown ex-con to country music superstar, mixing proudly sung prison tunes ("Sing Me Back Home") with love songs as devastating as the finger-picked Christmas downer "If We Make It Through December. Then there’s "Okie From Muskogee," which sets wry, nationalist lyrics to clean, rock-influenced beats.
Merle Haggard - "Big City". A decade-plus out from "Okie" in 1981, this chart-topper had lyrical content that was in line with some of his best work - a song about the plight of the working man. Haggard’s tribute to slower pace in life made for one of his biggest hits of his run on Epic Records, thanks in part to some tasty fiddle licks from veteran instrumentalist (and one time Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys member) Tiny Moore. 19. Merle Haggard - "Someday When Things Are Good"