A cousin of mine unearthed this clip after hearing about the passing of Merle Haggard. For a guy who worked awfully hard at developing his own sound, he was really good at duplicating other people’s:
More recently, “here’s one for all the ex-convicts in the house”:
Besides, he never got closer to Muskogee, Oklahoma than, oh, 19 miles or so, at least not until much, much later.
Okay, 2016. You can stop taking people away now.
Addendum: Here’s a typically thoughtful sendoff by Lisa.