Here Are a Couple Good Merle Haggard Songs

Alex Pareene · 04/06/16 04:37PM

Merle Haggard, one of the finest singers (and songwriters) in American popular music history, died today, on his 79th birthday. Here are a couple good songs.

Except For Dinner Last Night, I Haven't Had a Drink This Year

Ken Layne · 01/02/14 06:00PM

Alcohol plays a large role in everyone's life. We use it to clean our many wounds, and we add certain percentages of the stuff to our gasoline, within certain states where that's required by regulations. Some of us even drink alcohol, for pleasure or otherwise. But you can count me out of that last group. For all of this year, so far, I have been "on the wagon."