Country Music

Although they have both passed, Merle Haggard and Marty Robbins remain a dynamic duo that represent the best of the best

“Today I Started Loving You Again” is a classic country song that has been covered by many artists over the years, but few versions are as memorable as the one sung by Merle Haggard and Marty Robbins.

The song was written by Haggard and Bonnie Owens in 1968 and first recorded by Haggard that same year. It quickly became a hit, reaching number two on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. The song has since been covered by numerous artists, including Elvis Presley, Emmylou Harris, and Dolly Parton.

In the version featuring Haggard and Robbins, the two legendary country singers bring their distinct voices and styles to the song. Haggard’s twangy baritone and Robbins’ smooth tenor blend together perfectly, creating a harmonious duet that captures the heartache and longing of the lyrics.

As they trade verses, Haggard and Robbins convey the emotions of a man who is trying to move on from a lost love, but finds himself drawn back to her once again. Their voices intertwine, rising and falling with the melody, until they reach the climactic chorus: “Today I started loving you again / I’m right back where I’ve really always been / I got over you just long enough to let my heartache mend / Then today I started loving you again.”

The song is a testament to the power of great country music, and to the talents of two of its most beloved performers. With their rendition of “Today I Started Loving You Again,” Haggard and Robbins created a timeless classic that continues to resonate with fans of all ages.

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