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Stagecoach 2015: Merle Haggard enjoys viral success, praises Django Reinhardt
Stagecoach 2015: Merle Haggard enjoys viral success, praises Django Reinhardt

Merle Haggard took a few minutes before his set Friday at the 2015 Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio to talk to The Times about "Django and Jimmie," his forthcoming collaboration with fellow vet Willie Nelson. The record doesn't drop until June 2, but Haggard sounded delighted talking to his tour manager Frank Mull about the early response to the first song, "It's All Going to Pot." The official video, documenting the two country giants in the studio working on the song between puffs from what appear to be joints, was released Monday, April 20, a.k.a. 420, the international cannabis appreciation day. Outlining the number...

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