November 19, 2002

The Politics of Merle Hagga...

The Politics of Merle Haggard: When Merle Haggard's supposedly evolving politics was a bit on the facile side. Now Jesse Walker has responded with a nice little political/musical profile of the guy he calls "the best bandleader in current country music, one of the finest singers in American pop, and, along with Bob Dylan and Ray Davies, one of the three greatest songwriters of the last century."

Posted by at November 19, 2002 05:11 PM
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I sorta dealt with this back in August:

http://www.kenlayne.com/blogarchives/week_2002_08_25.html#002668

Lesson? Don't waste anything on a damned blog. Paint it up real pretty and sell it as a column.

Posted by: Ken Layne at November 19, 2002 07:46 PM
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November 19, 2002

The Politics of Merle Hagga...

The Politics of Merle Haggard: When I read it, I thought this Alexander Cockburn column discussing Merle Haggard's supposedp://mattwelch.com/warblog/archives/week_2002_11_17.html#000547">Beato vs. Malkin: The subje... »

November 19, 2002

The Politics of Merle Hagga...

The Politics of Merle Haggard: When I read it, I thought this Alexander Cockburn column discussing Merle Haggard's supposedly evolving politics was a bit on the facile side. Now Jesse Walker has responded with a nice little political/musical profile of the guy he calls "the best bandleader in current country music, one of the finest singers in American pop, and, along with Bob Dylan and Ray Davies, one of the three greatest songwriters of the last century."

Posted by at November 19, 2002 05:11 PM
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I sorta dealt with this back in August:

http://www.kenlayne.com/blogarchives/week_2002_08_25.html#002668

Lesson? Don't waste anything on a damned blog. Paint it up real pretty and sell it as a column.

Posted by: Ken Layne at November 19, 2002 07:46 PM
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