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16 Biggest Hits (Merle Haggard album)

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Released  July 14, 1998
Release date  14 July 1998
Genre  Country music
Artist  Merle Haggard
Label  Legacy Recordings
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16 Biggest Hits (1998)  For the Record, 43 Legendary Hits (1999)
Similar  Merle Haggard albums, Country music albums

16 Biggest Hits is a 1998 Merle Haggard compilation album. It is part of a series of similar 16 Biggest Hits albums released by Legacy Recordings.

Contents

All songs except "Big City", "Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver)" and "Going Where the Lonely Go" are re-recordings from October 1994.

The album was certified Gold in 2002 by the RIAA. It has sold 955,000 copies in the US as of May 2013.

Track listing

  1. "Swinging Doors" (Merle Haggard) – 2:50
  2. "The Bottle Let Me Down" (Haggard) – 2:42
  3. "I'm a Lonesome Fugitive" (Casey Anderson, Liz Anderson) – 3:09
  4. "Branded Man" (Haggard) – 3:09
  5. "Sing Me Back Home" (Haggard) – 2:50
  6. "Mama Tried" (Haggard) – 2:10
  7. "Hungry Eyes" (Haggard) – 3:37
  8. "Workin' Man Blues" (Haggard) – 2:41
  9. "Okie from Muskogee" (Roy Edward Burris, Haggard) – 2:41
  10. "The Fightin' Side of Me" (Haggard) – 2:52
  11. "Daddy Frank (The Guitar Man)" (Haggard) – 3:39
  12. "I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" (Haggard) – 3:40
  13. "Big City" (Haggard, Dean Holloway) – 3:00
  14. "Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver)" (Haggard) – 4:14
  15. "Going Where the Lonely Go" (Haggard, Holloway) – 4:50
  16. "Silver Wings" (Haggard) – 2:47

Chart performance

16 Biggest Hits peaked at number 55 on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums chart in 1999.

Songs

1Swinging Doors2:51
2The Bottle Let Me Down2:43
3I'm a Lonesome Fugitive3:10

References

16 Biggest Hits (Merle Haggard album) Wikipedia


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