Friday Night Video – Don’t Blame Merle Haggard’s Mama

“I turned 21 in prison doing life without parole. No one could steer me right but Mama tried, Mama tried”. For various reasons Merle Haggard’s classic “Mama Tried” has been stuck in my head, on and off, for about two weeks. So, in an attempt to exorcise the demon, here’s Merle performing the song on TV, I’m guessing in the 70s.