"Are the good Times really Over (I wish a Buck was Still Silver)" is a song written and recorded through American country music artist Merle Haggard backed by The Strangers. It to be released in may 1982 as the third single from his album large City. The song reached #2 on the Billboard Hot nation Singles chart and #1 top top the RPM nation Tracks graph in Canada.
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Merle Haggard Merle Ronald Haggard (born April 6, 1937) is one American nation music track writer, singer, guitarist, fiddler and also instrumentalist. Together with Buck Owens, Haggard and also his tape The Strangers helped develop the Bakersfield sound, i m sorry is identified by the distinct twang that Fender Telecaster and the unique mix v the traditional country steel guitar sound, new vocal harmony styles in which the words space minimal, and a stormy edge no heard ~ above the much more polished Nashville Sound recordings the the very same era. More »
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