Merle Haggard & Leona Williams – Old Loves Never Die (2001)
This superb release is an album in two halves, the first ten tracks feature both Leona Williams and Merle Haggard performing duets and the remaining eighteen are just Leona.Bear Family Records have done their usual excellent production job with Old Loves Never Die, showcasing the broad talents of two of country music’s most talented artistes and also giving the listener plenty of information within the sleeve notes.
Having been married during the period 1978 to 1984 had brought these two great song writers and performers together, indeed during that period Leona was to write two superb songs that were to become massive hits for Merle Haggard, Someday When Things Are Good and You Take Me For Granted, both of which are included on this release.
Old Loves Never Die is an album for country music fans young and old, quite simply a master class in how to compose and deliver traditional country music. A mammoth twenty-eight tracks of pure pleasure.
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