Posts tagged "Merle Haggard"
Merle Haggard at 78

Merle Haggard at 78

When I heard that Merle Haggard was going to play the Keswick Theatre just outside Philadelphia, I knew I had to go. I’m a firm believer in seeing the greats as many times as possible and at 78, and a lung cancer survivor, it is possible he might not make it to this side of...
Dylan’s Swing Time Waltz in the Face of the Apocalypse: Modern Times (2006)

Dylan’s Swing Time Waltz in the Face of the Apocalypse: Modern Times (2006)

Sometime back in the era of Nashville Skyline, but long before Self Portrait I was talking with a friend of mine who was heavily into Dylan, and had just written a paper for some course at Columbia University on “Time and Space in Bob Dylan songs.” We were in a little hamlet called Shady in...