USA SPECIAL  ON  TV  MAY 31 @ 9 & 11 PM


Pioneer Troub was backstage
as a guest of Merle Haggard's,
who was one of the stars of
the Outlaws and Angels
that only Willie could
have rounded up

After a long day of rehearsal
and a historic show, Willie is
heading "home to his bus."



Willie Nelson
Merle Haggard
Bob Dylan
Keith Richards
Jerry Lee Lewis
Carole King
Al Green
Kid Rock

Ben Harper
Lucinda Williams
Toby Keith
Shelby Lynne
Rickie Lee Jones
Toots Hibbert
Holmes Brothers


Wilie Nelson's bus parked

Merle Haggard's bus


Toby Keith bus just behind Merle's bus


Jerry Lee Lewis and Kid Rock are 
being interviewed by CNN...on the
rt Jerry Lee arrives as one of the
performer "outlaws" for Willie...

Talk about outlaw

I was there as a guest of Merle Haggard and to set up a meeting with 
him and Ralph Peer, Jr., who is the CEO of Peer Music.  Ralph's dad 
discovered Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family back in 1927,

and we are working with Merle doing a documentary DVD on

the life and music of Jimmie Rodgers and a Dylan and Haggard

Concert to be  announced... Jerry Lee Lewis sang and banged away on the piano Merle
Haggard, Keith Richards and Willie Nelson rocked on guitars and Kid
Rock was on top of the piano singing his heart out with the outlaws...


Ralph Peer Jr. is on Merle's bus with him talking about Jimmie
Rodgers and his dad back in the early days...

Shelby Lynn and Toots

Frank Mull with Haggard

for 35 + years

Merle Haggard in LA