It’s safe to say that many of country music’s best, including these three gentleman, wouldn’t be playing country music if it wasn’t for Merle Haggard.
In honor of the all-time classic “Okie From Muskogee” going platinum back in 1991, Cody Johnson, William Michael Morgan and Mo Pitney came together to honor Merle with a cover of the lauded tune.
“I think the world was a better place for him, so here’s to the Hag” says Cody Johnson.
And, he ain’t lying.
Growing up, the legendary Merle Haggard was one of my biggest musical inspirations. Paid tribute to The Hag's “Okie From Muskogee”, in honor of the album goin platinum 26 years ago today. William Michael Morgan Mo Pitney