Uncuffed My Mixtape: Mama Tried
The Uncuffed My Mixtape is a selection of our producers' favorite songs. This week, Ryan Pagan talks about Mama Tried, by Merle Haggard.
The first time I heard that song I was in High Desert State Prison, and I heard it about a few months before my mother passed away.Ryan Pagan
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