DEF: Merle Haggard and Clint Eastwood “Bar Room Buddies” by Ray Schuck · Published July 26, 2020 · Updated July 25, 2020 For the his 1980 film Bronco Billy, Clint Eastwood teamed up with Merle Haggard to record the song “Bar Room Buddies.” Exactly 40 years ago, the song hit number one on Billboard‘s Hot Country Singles chart. How do you rate this post? Click on a star to rate it! Submit Rating Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0 No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.