44 years ago this week, Merle Haggard had the top country song in the nation with, "Mama Tried."

Merle Haggard's "Mama Tried" was the fifth of 38 singles to hit the number one spot on the country music charts from 1966 to 1987.



This weekend, enjoy an all-'60s edition of Cat Classics Sunday morning at 6:00 on Cat Country 107.3!