Category Archives: Merle Haggard

Finding My Lost Fury

The first part of my tribute article to the great Don Knotts. Finding My Lost Fury By Richard Mabey Jr. There was a time in my life, when a flame of fury, determination and persistence burnt brightly in my heart … Continue reading

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My Tribute to Merle Haggard

One of my favorite photos of Merle Haggard. My Tribute to Merle Haggard By Richard Mabey Jr. I really don’t know where to begin. Merle Haggard is my hero. I write “is my hero” because even though dear old Merle … Continue reading

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