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Merle Haggard’s Last Song Released

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Merle Haggard may have been sick the last few months of his life battling the pneumonia that finally felled him. But he also spent time recording a few songs with “Kern River Blues” slated to be out on Thursday on SiriusXM channel’s Willie’s Roadhouse. While sick, The Hag was hospitalized …

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Merle Haggard Dead at 79

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Country music legend Merle Haggard, who was known for hits like “Okie From Muskogee” and “Mama Tried,” died on his 79th birthday. Haggard’s manager, Frank Mull, said the country icon died in Palo Cedro, California, of pneumonia that he had been battling for months. He had kept up an ambitious …

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