Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson teamed up on several occasions through the years and were able to release numerous collaborative albums. And without a doubt, “Pancho and Lefty” is the most iconic one out there. Released in 1983, the song ...

Darius Rucker & Kris Kristofferson / Youtube “Pancho and Lefty” was a smash hit record for country outlaws Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard in the 1980s. And this time, the 21st century, songwriting legend Kris Kristofferson and country crossover Darius ...

Yes, Merle Haggard has a total of 38 No.1 songs on the country charts. Splendid isn’t it? In the course of his career, Merle Haggard was known to be one of the best country artists, one of the most loved ...

One of the best duets ever recorded in country music over the decades, I must say, is “Pancho and Lefty”. Composed by Townes Van Zandt’s, many consider it as his most enduring and well-known song. Then, two of the biggest ...

John Townes Van Zandt (March 7, 1944 – January 1, 1997).  He is highly regarded as a songwriter’s songwriter for his profound influence on many distinguished artists. Among them are Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Guthrie Thomas, Norah Jones, Lyle Lovett, Nanci ...