Merle Haggard slams young country starsFebruary 6th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 06 (ANI): Country music legend Merle Haggard, who is recovering from cancer surgery, has condemned young country stars, insisting they are having hits with all the wrong tunes.
The 71-year-old says he hates the songs of country music’’s current crop of leading ladies, with Carrie Underwood topping the list.
“Carrie Underwear, or Underwood. I mean, I like her, but where’’s the songs. You have to get past the belly buttons and the videos, Contactmusic quoted Haggard as telling America’’s Globe.
“Anyone can do a record nowadays - you don”t have to stay in key; they”ll (producers) put you in key,” he added. (ANI)