QTSO: April Birthday Boys Willie vs Merle
They were buddy's in life and music plus they share a Birthday month. Tonight's QTSO has the spotlight on two huge legends of country music who were both born in April. The first is Willie Nelson still making music and getting ready to come to Bethel Woods this Summer. Willie will celebrate his 86th birthday on April 29th this year. The other country legend is the late great Merle Haggard who sadly left us in April of 2016 on his birthday the 6th at the age of 79. Yes Merle managed to be born and die on the same date in April.
So let's break out the fun-fetti and celebrate these born in April legends. Tonight you get to pick which one of them you want to hear first on your ride home at quittin' Time.
Willie Nelson - On the Road Again - Released in August of 1980 became Willie's 9th number by November of that year. Plus it won Nelson a Grammy (source: Wikipedia)
Merle Haggard - Mama Tried - Released in July of 1968 it went number 1 by August and became the 5th number one for Merle and his band "The Strangers". It also won a Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999. (source: wikipedia)
So which song by which country legend born in April do you pick tonight?
Each week night we put two songs up for your vote. One of these songs will be the one you hear on your car radio, smart speaker or smart phone with the Wolf Mobile App as you head out of work and towards after work fun. If you have a song you want us to put up for the spin-off let us know in the comments below or through the Wolf App’s text studio.