American Masters

Merle Keeps You On Your Toes

Clip: Season 30 Episode 6 | 3m 12s

In this outtake from Merle Haggard: Learning to Live With Myself, band members of The Strangers talk about Merle Haggard's unique and carefree performance style that ultimately pushed each musician to become better.

Aired: 04/06/16

Rating: NR

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