Merle Haggard

A Tribute to Merle Haggard
I’ve been a fan of Merle Haggard since his early days. My list of favorites pretty much reflects that. I guess it’s the way he sings, combined with his lyrics that I enjoy the most. He’s capable of capturing so much in so few words, and then making you feel it when he sings.
Merle Haggard Returns to Hospital
Merle Haggard attempted to go home to Northern California last week, following treatment for double pneumonia. However, he returned to the hospital partway through the bus ride, realizing something still wasn’t right.
Merle Haggard Cancels Remaining January Tour Dates
Country legend Merle Haggard has canceled four remaining January tour dates to recover from pneumonia. It’s not clear when, if at all, the 74-year-old will reschedule shows originally planned for Paducah, Ky., Lula, Miss., Ft. Worth, Texas and Tulsa, Okla.