Holding Jason Morphew Holding Merle Haggard

by Golden Birds



HJMHMH is part one of three of NEW WORLD

All songs © 1995 Jason Morphew
All recordings ℗ 2011 Golden Birds
(Except "Leonard" and "Our Paths May Never Cross"
© 1980 Merle Haggard ℗ 1980 / 1990 MCA)


released December 31, 2011


Recorded August 2007 – November 2010: in Bakersfield, CA; Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, CT; the Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL; on the edge of a country club course, Chevy Chase, MD; Spirit Shop, Williamstown, MA & Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV; Bazooka’s Showgirls, up in Kansas City, MO; in a duplex in New Jersey (Newark); the Miss New York USA Pageant, Albany, NY; an army jeep, Tyrone, PA; down in the woods, near Afton, VA; and on the highway, on my way back to Chicago, outside Albion, WI.




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Track Name: Side A
1) Holding Merle Haggard
2) Names
3) The Love You Save
4) Gambling Dice
5) My Love Makes Me Stoned
Track Name: Side B
6) Sittin' On Top of the World
7) Lovers' Divorce
8) Faithful Heart
9) Waiting on the Irony
10) I Am Blind
11) Bakersfield Again