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“[In 1969] Merle Haggard…. introduced the newly penned composition to a live audience at the noncommissioned officers club in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. ‘It was a small club and the audience had been exceptionally dead,’ Haggard later told a reporter. ‘But then we sang “Okie,” and the whole place went berserk’…. “Besieged, Haggard stiffened…. Within […]

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