by Michael dEstries
Categories: Music.

snipshot_b2mjf517vnm.jpgSeems Willie Nelson’s green ways are influencing other country music stars to follow a similar entrepreneurial path. 69-year-old Merle Haggard, who grew up in oil-rich Kern County, California, is exploring the idea of founding an alternative energy business to help the U.S. “kick its fossil fuel habit.” According to the Bakersfield Californian, “The project with local resident and actor Charlie Napier could also feature a museum and live music venue.”

Haggard is best known for such songs as “Okie from Muskogee,” “Pancho and Lefty” and “I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink.” There’s no word on what type of green energy business he might have in mind, but knowing California I’m guessing that solar energy would be a pretty good investment. Hit the article for more info!

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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