Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard Featured in Reissued 1978 TV Special

Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton and the late Johnny Cash and Tammy Wynette are among the country stars featured in an upcoming reissue of a 1978 television special filmed at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Titled Country’s Greatest Stars Live: Volume 1 and 2, the two-DVD set compiles nearly seven hours of performance and behind-the-scenes footage. Other featured artists include Roy Acuff, Eddy Arnold, Chet Atkins, Glen Campbell, Ray Charles, Charlie Daniels Band, Crystal Gayle, Barbara Mandrell, Bill Monroe, Anne Murray, Charley Pride, Conway Twitty and many more. The DVDs will be released on Jan. 26, 2010, through a partnership between the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Shout! Factory.