Merle Haggard’s New Album Due Oct. 4

Merle Haggard will release a new album, Working in Tennessee, on Oct. 4 on Vanguard Records. Along with many of his new songs, Haggard recorded a version of “Working Man Blues” featuring his son, Ben, as well as Willie Nelson. In addition, Haggard wrote one new song with his daughter, Jenessa, and three others with his wife, Theresa. The album concludes with a rendition of “Jackson,” the classic Johnny CashJune Carter Cash duet, sung with Theresa. Haggard recorded the project in his home studio in California with producer Lou Bradley.