Ooh, another tune I ain’t heard in years…

…from the great Merle Haggard, at Willie’s Place, Sirius Ch. 64: “…And she had the likeness of a girl I’d seen in my dreams…but lights can do wonders, with makeup and faded blue jeans…”
A cut from Merle’s 1980 album Back to the Barrooms, “Make Up And Faded Blue Jeans” seems to be one of those forgotten Hag singles. I don’t even remember the last time I heard and don’t have a clue as to how it did on the charts, but I always did like it. Single-wise that was a pretty strong album, though; it also featured “Misery and Gin,” “Leonard,” and my favorite tune from Merle’s stint at MCA Records, “I Think I’ll Just Stay Here And Drink.”

Advertisements

Tags:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: