Experience this ultimate collection of live performances, superbly capturing the sights, sounds and warmth of Merle Haggard in concert. The country music legend is at his best in the three concerts featured on this disc. Fans are treated to a very special upbeat performance in a huge outdoor stadium where, in addition to his world-famous award-winning "Strangers", he is joined by Willie Nelson, Johnny Paycheck and Bonnie Ownes. Add some hot fiddlin' and it gets the stands rockin'. Merle performs his best-loved songs in "Poet Of The Common Man", taped in Nashville, Tennessee. This recording reveals the magic of his music as well as his honesty, inner feelings and personal philosophy. That philosophy is conveyed through vignettes of Merle reciting his own poetry, short stories and memories that complement the music and enhance the live performance. The Best of Merle Haggard, was recorded live in Concord, California and includes some of his favorite songs. Merle says of this performance, "I am very proud of this live concert video, the material and the quality. Now you can enjoy this live performance in your own home.