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Merle Haggard looks like Freddy Krueger on his new album. Maybe he is Freddy Krueger. The title for the album, I Am What I Am* seems like he’s getting it off his chest. Iconic country singer by day, psychopathic dream murderer by night.
*Or I Am What I Am could be a Popeye reference**
**but if it was a Popeye reference it would be I Yam What I Yam, so ignore the Popeye reference***
***or the Yam reference. Yams**** are Merle Haggards favorite food.
****Candied yams mostly