Merle Haggard – Street Singer

“Street Singer” peaked at number nine on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and peaked at number twenty four on the Bubbling Under Hot 100. It reached number-one on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks in June 1970.

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Cover LP Merle Haggard Capitol 1970
Cover LP Merle Haggard Capitol 1970

“Street Singer” is a song written by Roy Nichols, and performed by American country music band The Strangers. It was released in April 1970 as the first single from their album Introducing My Friends The Strangers. The B-side was “Mexican Rose,” written by Roy Nichols and Norm Hamlet. The lineup of The Strangers during this time was Roy Nichols on lead guitar, Norm Hamlet on pedal steel guitar, Bobby Wayne on rhythm guitar, Dennis Hromek on bass, and Biff Adam on drums. “Street Singer” peaked at number nine on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and peaked at number twenty four on the Bubbling Under Hot 100. It reached number-one on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks in June 1970.



From the album Introducing My Friends The Strangers
B-side “Mexican Rose”
Released April 18, 1970
Genre Country
Length 2:10
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Roy Nichols
Producer(s) Ken Nelson






The Strangers:

Roy Nichols – lead guitar
Norman Hamlet – steel guitar, dobro
Bobby Wayne – rhythm guitar
Dennis Hromek – bass
Biff Adam – drums
with. Merle Haggard– vocals

Single Merle Haggard Capitol 1970
Single Merle Haggard Capitol 1970
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