Merle Haggard is the greatest country artist of all time -- at least according to the editors of Rolling Stone. The music mag has compiled a list of the Top 100 country artists in history, and Merle takes the top spot. Hank Williams Senior is number-two, and Johnny Cash is number-three. Here's the whole Top 10:
Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, The Carter Family, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Dolly Parton, George Jones, Garth Brooks.
Other notables include Glen Campbell at number-17, George Strait at number-20, Shania Twain at number-25, Charlie Pride at number-31 and Miranda Lambert at number-33. When Alabama lands at number 79 and Carrie Underwood at 99 you'll be even more shocked by who made the list, who didn't and where some of your favorites rank. Check out the entire 100 best according to Rolling Stone Magazine at