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R.I.P. Country Legend Merle Haggard

Songwriter Was 79 Years Old

Apr 06, 2016 Merle Haggard Bookmark and Share

Country music icon Merle Haggard has died today on his 79th birthday. He passed away after a bout with double pneumonia but was tough as nails and a true fighter until the end. Haggard had an undeniable impact on country music, especially the outlaw country movement. He had more than 100 Billboard-charting singles.


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