Merle Haggard ‎– The Epic Years

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Epic ‎– 88883771432, Legacy ‎– 88883771432
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1-1 Man From Another Time
Producer – Ken Suesov, Merle HaggardWritten-By – F. Powers*, M. Haggard*
1-2 My Mary
Producer – Chips Moman, Merle Haggard, Willie NelsonWritten-By – J. Davis*, S. Hamblen*
1-3 It's All In The Game
Co-producer – Ray BakerProducer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – C. Sigman*, C. Dawes*
1-4 You Nearly Lose Your Mind
Co-producer – Ray BakerProducer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – E. Tubb*
1-5 Nobody's Darlin' But Mine
Producer – Lewis Talley, Merle HaggardWritten-By – J. Davis*
1-6 Blue Yodel #2
Producer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – J. Rodgers*
1-7 Trouble In Mind
Producer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – R. Jones*
1-8 The Old Watermill
Arranged By – B. H. HarrisProducer – Grady Martin, Merle HaggardWritten-By – Traditional
1-9 Big Butter And Egg Man
Producer – Grady Martin, Merle HaggardWritten-By – L. Armstrong*, P. Venable*
1-10 Pennies From Heaven
Producer – Fuzzy Owen, Merle HaggardWritten-By – A. Johnston*, J. Burke*
1-11 Thank Heaven For Little Girls
Co-producer – Ray BakerProducer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – A.J. Lerner & F. Loewe*
1-12 There I've Said It Again
Producer – Grady Martin, Merle HaggardWritten-By – D. Mann*, R. Evans*
2-1 This Cold War With You
Co-producer – Ron "Snake" Reynolds*Producer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – F. Tillman*
2-2 Making Believe
Featuring – George Jones (2)Producer – Billy SherrillWritten-By – J. Work*
2-3 That's The Way Love Goes
Producer – Merle Haggard, Ray BakerWritten-By – L. Frizzell*, S.D. Shafer*
2-4 Good Old American Guest
Producer – Lewis Talley, Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Haggard*
2-5 Big City
Producer – Lewis Talley, Merle HaggardWritten-By – D. Holloway*, M. Haggard*
2-6 Are The Good Times Really Over (I Wish A Buck Was Still Silver)
Producer – Lewis Talley, Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Haggard*
2-7 My Favorite Memory
Producer – Lewis Talley, Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Haggard*
2-8 I Always Get Lucky With You
Producer – Lewis Talley, Merle HaggardWritten-By – F. Powers*, G. Church*, M. Haggard*, T. Whitson*
2-9 Going Where The Lonely Go
Producer – Lewis Talley, Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Haggard*
2-10 What Am I Gonna Do (With The Rest Of My Life)
Producer – Merle Haggard, Ray BakerWritten-By – M. Haggard*
2-11 Someday When Things Are Good
Producer – Merle Haggard, Ray BakerWritten-By – L. Williams*, M. Haggard*
3-1 Shopping For Dresses
Producer – Merle Haggard, Ray BakerWritten-By – J. Dickens*, M. Haggard*
3-2 Let's Chase Each Other Around The Room
Co-producer – Ray BakerProducer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – F. Powers*, M. Haggard*, S. Rodgers*
3-3 I Had A Beautiful Time
Co-producer – Ron "Snake" Reynolds*Producer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Haggard*
3-4 Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star
Producer – Ken Suesov, Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Haggard*
3-5 Kern River
Producer – Grady Martin, Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Haggard*
3-6 Chill Factor
Producer – Ken Suesov, Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Haggard*
3-7 This Song Is Mine
Producer – Lewis Talley, Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Haggard*
3-8 Pancho And Lefty
Featuring, Producer – Willie NelsonProducer – Chips Moman, Merle HaggardWritten-By – T. Van Zandt*
3-9 Yesterday's Wine
Featuring – George Jones (2)Producer – Billy SherrillWritten-By – W. Nelson*
3-10 I Can't Hold Myself In Line
Featuring – Johnny PaycheckProducer – Billy SherrillWritten-By – M. Haggard*
3-11 Reasons To Quit
Featuring, Producer – Willie NelsonProducer – Chips Moman, Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Haggard*
4-1 A Place To Fall Apart
Co-producer – Ray BakerFeaturing – Janie FrickeProducer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – F. Powers*, M. Haggard*, W. Nelson*
4-2 Little Hotel Room
Featuring – Ray CharlesProducer – Billy SherrillWritten-By – F. Powers*
4-3 Jimmy The Broom
Featuring – Willie NelsonProducer – Merle Haggard, Willie NelsonWritten-By – F. Powers*, M. Haggard*
4-4 C.C. Waterback
Featuring – George Jones (2)Producer – Billy SherrillWritten-By – M. Haggard*
4-5 Carolyn
Featuring – Johnny PaycheckProducer – Billy SherrillWritten-By – T. Collins*
4-6 Why Do I Have To Choose
Featuring, Producer – Willie NelsonProducer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – W. Nelson*
4-7 Must've Been Drunk
Featuring – George Jones (2)Producer – Billy SherrillWritten-By – M.D. Barnes*, V. Gosdin*
4-8 Natural High
Co-producer – Ray BakerFeaturing – Janie FrickeProducer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – F. Powers*
4-9 Turnin' Off A Memory
Featuring – Johnny PaycheckProducer – Billy SherrillWritten-By – M. Haggard*
4-10 I Won't Give Up My Train
Featuring – Roger MillerProducer – Lewis Talley, Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Yeary*
4-11 Silver Wings
Featuring, Producer – Willie NelsonProducer – Merle HaggardWritten-By – M. Haggard*

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This Compilation © & ℗ 2010, 2013 Sony Music Entertainment. Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment.

Mastered at Battery Studios, New York.

Track Information:
Track 1-1 recorded June 30, 1987. From the album Chill Factor (Epic 40986), released 1987. ℗ 1987 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 1-2 recorded 1982. From the album Pancho & Left (Epic 37958), released 1983. ℗ 1983 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 1-3's recording date unknown. From the album It's All In The Game (Epic 39364), released 1984. Peak chart position: #54 Country. ℗ 1984 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 1-4 recorded October 4, 1983. From the album It's All In The Game (Epic 39364), released 1984. ℗ 1984 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 1-5 recorded July 19, 1981. From the album Going Where The Lonely Go (Epic 38092), released 1982. ℗ 1982 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 1-6 recorded September 1983. From the album The Epic Collection (Recorded Live) (Epic 39159), released 1983. ℗ 1983 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 1-7 recorded September 1983. From the album The Epic Collection (Recorded Live) (Epic 39159), released 1983. ℗ 1983 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 1-8 recorded October 22, 1984. From the album Kern River (Epic 39602), released 1985. ℗ 1985 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 1-9 recorded October 29, 1984. From the album Kern River (Epic 39602), released 1985. ℗ 1985 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 1-10 recorded October 22, 1984. From the album Out Among The Stars (Epic 40107), released 1986. ℗ 1986 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 1-11 recorded February 14, 1984. From the album It's All In The Game (Epic 39364), released 1984. ℗ 1984 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 1-12 recorded October 29, 1984. From the album Kern River (Epic 39602), released 1985. ℗ 1985 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 2-1 recorded October 14, 1985. From the album A Friend In California (Epic 40286), released 1986. ℗ 1986 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 2-2 recorded May 18, 1982. From the album Greatest Country Duets (Epic 39169), released 1984. ℗ 1984 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 2-3 recorded November 1982-August 1983. From the album That's The Way Love Goes (Epic 38815), released 1983. Peak chart position: #1 Country ℗ 1983 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 2-4 recorded June 20, 1981. From the album Big City (Epic 37593), released 1981. ℗ 1981 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 2-5 recorded July 9, 1981. From the album Big City (Epic 37593), released 1981. Peak chart position: #1 Country. ℗ 1981 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 2-6 recorded July 9, 1981. From the album Big City (Epic 37593), released 1981. Peak chart position: #2 Country. ℗ 1981 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 2-7 recorded June 22, 1981. From the album Big City (Epic 37593), released 1981. Peak chart position: #1 Country. ℗ 1981 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 2-8 recorded June 22, 1981. From the album Big City (Epic 37593), released 1981. ℗ 1981 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 2-9 recorded June 22, 1981. From the album Going Where The Lonely Go (Epic 38092), released 1982. Peak chart position: #1 Country. ℗ 1982 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 2-10 recorded November 1982-August 1983. From the album That's The Way Love Goes (Epic 38815), released 1983. Peak chart position: #3 Country. ℗ 1983 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 2-11 recorded March 29, 1983. From the album That's The Way Love Goes (Epic 38815), released 1983. Peak chart position: #1 Country. ℗ 1983 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 3-1 recorded August 19, 1982. From the album Going Where The Lonely Go (Epic 38092), released 1982. ℗ 1982 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 3-2 recorded October 3, 1983. From the album It's All In The Game (Epic 39364), released 1984. Peak chart position: #1 Country. ℗ 1984 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 3-3 recorded October 20, 1985. From the album A Friend In California (Epic 40286), released 1986. Peak chart position: #5 Country. ℗ 1986 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 3-4 recorded June 29, 1987. From the album Chill Factor (Epic 40986), released 1987. Peak chart position: #1 Country. ℗ 1987 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 3-5 recorded October 22, 1984. From the album Kern River (Epic 29602), released 1985. Peak chart position: #10 Country.
℗ 1985 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 3-6 recorded June 29, 1987. From the album Chill Factor (Epic 40986), released 1987. Peak chart position: #9 Country. ℗ 1987 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 3-7 recorded June 22, 1981. From the album Big City (Epic 37593), released 1981. ℗ 1981 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 3-8 recorded 1982. From the album Pancho & Lefty (Epic 37958), released 1982. Peak chart position: #1 Country. ℗ 1982 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 3-9 recorded May 17, 1982 From the album A Taste Of Yesterday's Wine (Epic 40986), released 1982. Peak chart position: #1 Country. ℗ 1982 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 3-10 recorded September 14, 1980. From the album Mr. Hag Told My Story (Epic 36761), released 1981. Peak chart position: #41 Country. ℗ 1981 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 3-11 recorded 1982. From the album Pancho & Lefty (Epic 37958), released 1982. Peak chart position: #6 Country. ℗ 1982 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 4-1 recorded October 3, 1983. From the album It's All In The Game (Epic 39364), released 1984. Peak chart position: #1 Country. ℗ 1984 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 4-2 recorded September 28, 1983. From the album Friendship (Epic 39415), released 1984. ℗ 1984 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 4-3 recorded April 8, 1986. From the album Seashores Of Old Mexico (Epic 40293), released 1987. ℗ 1987 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 4-4 recorded May 18, 1982. From the album A Taste Of Yesterday's Wine (Epic 38203), released 1982. Peak chart position: #10 Country. ℗ 1982 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 4-5 recorded September 16, 1980. From the album Mr. Hag Told My Story (Epic 36761), released 1981. ℗ 1981 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 4-6 recorded November 27, 1985. From the album Seashores Of Old Mexico (Epic 40293), released 1987. ℗ 1987 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 4-7 recorded May 19, 1982. From the album A Taste Of Yesterday's Wine (Epic 38203), released 1982. ℗ 1982 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 4-8 recorded October 4, 1984. From the album It's All In The Game (Epic 39364), released 1984. Peak chart position: #1 Country. ℗ 1984 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 4-9 recorded September 15, 1980. From the album Mr. Hag Told My Story (Epic 36761), released 1981. ℗ 1981 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 4-10 recorded 1981. Bonus track from Expanded Edition of Big City (Epic 65947), released 1999. ℗ 1999 Sony Music Entertainment.
Track 4-11 recorded April 8, 1986. From the album Seashores Of Old Mexico (Epic 40293), released 1987. ℗ 1987 Sony Music Entertainment.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 8 88837 71432 7
  • Barcode (String): 888837714327
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI L327
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI L328
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 3): IFPI L329
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 4): IFPI L329
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI 50BI
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI 5081
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 3): IFPI 50DF
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 4): IFPI 50AB
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): A02 DIDX-1031060 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): DIDX-1031061 1 A01
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3): DIDX-1031062 1 A01
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 4): DIDX-1031063 1 A02

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