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Top 10 Country Songs About Weed

Songs about weed have pervaded country music for decades, but it seems now more than ever there is a general acceptance of the use of the drug across the genre.

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Kacey Musgraves Honors Merle Haggard With Timely ‘Rainbow Stew’ Cover [Watch]

Kacey Musgraves' cover of Merle Haggard's "Rainbow Stew" is as timely as if it had been written this year.

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Joe Nichols Covers Merle Haggard’s ‘Misery and Gin’ Like No Other [Watch]

Joe Nichols paid tribute to Haggard with a "Misery and Gin" cover at Stagecoach Festival in 2016, six months after the legend's passing.

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Merle Haggard’s Wife Reflects on Singer’s Legacy, Influence [Exclusive]

Prior to his tribute concert, Merle Haggard's wife Theresa proudly spoke about her late-husband's influence and legacy, and the song she most relies on these days.

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Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney Team for ‘Pancho & Lefty’ at Merle Haggard Tribute Concert [Watch]

Kenny Chesney was among the many country stars who gathered in Nashville on Thursday night (April 6) to pay tribute to the life and legacy of Merle Haggard. Chesney joined co-host Willie Nelson onstage at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville to perform "Pancho & Lefty," which Nelson originally recorded with Haggard in 1983.

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Miranda Lambert Does Merle Haggard Proud With ‘Misery and Gin’ Cover [Watch]

Miranda Lambert took the stage at the Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard tribute concert in Nashville on Thursday (April 6) to perform "Misery and Gin."

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Merle Haggard Tribute Show Proves Legend’s Far-Reaching Influence

Country stars, rock stars, alt-country heroes and bluegrass angels all came together to celebrate Merle Haggard on Thursday night (April 6) in Nashville.

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Ben Haggard Giving Free Show With the Strangers After Merle Haggard Tribute

Merle Haggard fans are about to have not just one, but two once-in-a-lifetime moments to celebrate the country icon's life and career. After the all-star tribute to Haggard on Thursday (April 6) in Nashville, his son Ben Haggard is set to perform a free show at a local honky tonk with Haggard's legendary backing band, the Strangers.

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Willie Nelson Records Heartfelt Merle Haggard Tribute, ‘He Won’t Ever Be Gone’

Willie Nelson pays tribute to Merle Haggard in his new album’s closing track, "He Won’t Ever Be Gone."

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Jake Owen and More Added to Merle Haggard Tribute Concert Lineup

Jake Owen, Chris Janson and more stars have been added to the lineup of the upcoming Merle Haggard tribute concert.

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