Country Legend Merle Haggard Dies at 79

Country Legend Merle Haggard Dies at 79

It's a sad day for the music industry. Country Legend, Merle Haggard has passed away on his 79th birthday.

His manager has confirmed with the singer has passed away this morning at 9:20am in California after the singer has been struggling through health issues. 

He had canceled tour dates in December of 2015 after checking into a hospital and was later diagnosed with double pneumonia. After being Hospitalized for over 2 weeks, he then canceled shows scheduled for Jan. 30 and 31. His double pneumonia had returned. 

We are sending Merle's family and friends our deepest condolences and strength to get through this difficult time.  

Let's take this time to remember a Country Legend and never forget this Iconic man!

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