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  1. Country Legend Merle Haggard Returns to Stage After IllnessRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | ABC News

    Country legend Merle Haggard has returned to the stage after canceling several shows in February because of health issues caused by pneumonia. A statement from his publicist Monday says the 78-year-old singer performed in Las Vegas on Saturday as previously planned.

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  2. Merle Haggard resumes tour following bout with pneumoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    Merle Haggard, shown during his 2015 performance at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, has returned to the road following his hospitalization in December for pneumonia. Merle Haggard, shown during his 2015 performance at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, has returned to the road following his hospitalization in December for pneumonia.

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  3. Rhonda Vincent, Farm Hands Win Big at...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CMT.com

    ... formidable musician and record producer in his own right, having worked closely with the Osborne Brothers and Merle Haggard during the brightest periods of their careers. He also wrote Conway Twitty's No. 2 hit from 1978, "Boogie Grass Band." Now ...

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  4. Country legend Merle Haggard cancels February showsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | KLTV Tyler

    Country legend Merle Haggard has canceled his shows in February due to health issues caused by pneumonia in both lungs. A statement released by his publicist said the singer-songwriter was still feeling weak from his recent struggle with the illness and has decided to seek further treatment.

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  5. Merle Haggard performs at Uptown Theatre on Friday, December 12th.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | SFGate

    Merle Haggard has canceled his February tour dates, including a scheduled stop at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa on Wednesday, Feb. 10, as he seeks treatment for his ongoing struggle with double pneumonia. The announcement comes after the 78-year-old Country Music Hall of Fame star scrapped a performance minutes before taking the stage in Riverside, California on Tuesday, Feb. 2, telling fans, "Sadly I'm just not strong enough yet."

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  6. The Nashville insurgencyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | MacLeans

    ... sweat. Had their industry been reduced to a single song? Mercifully, no. Even as critics as authoritative as Merle Haggard declare country moribund, a strain of daring, visceral music is bringing new life to the genre-rescuing it, some hope, from ...

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  7. Health Issues Force Merle Haggard To Cancel Upcoming California, Nevada ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | CBS Local

    APRIL 24: Musician Merle Haggard performs onstage during day one of 2015 Stagecoach, California's Country Music Festival, at The Empire Polo Club on April 24, 2015 in Indio, California. NASHVILLE, Tenn.

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  8. Merle Haggard, country music legend, cancels shows after pneumoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | CBC News

    Country legend Merle Haggard, seen performing at the 2015 Stagecoach Festival at in Indio, Calif., has cancelled a host of dates, citing continuing health issues after battling pneumonia in both lungs. Country legend Merle Haggard has cancelled his shows in February due to health issues caused by pneumonia in both lungs.

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  9. Susan marks 40 years of a glittering careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Fermanagh Today

    ... viewers. Susan has charted well with the song The Old Man on The Porch from her latest CD Through the Years. Merle Haggard cancelled two concerts at the weekend in New Mexico as a result of a continuing battle with double pneumonia. Merle, who ...

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  10. Five questions with Caleb Caudle, whose album 'Carolina Ghost' debuts Feb. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Huffington Post

    ... Prine interview where he talks about how for a certain amount of time in the '80s he listened to nothing but Merle Haggard records. I got way into about a six-record stretch of his and I just really loved the way his band played off of each other ...

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  11. Merle Haggard, Chris Thile's Punch Brothers coming to Iron City in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Alabama Live

    Merle Haggard has many awards to his credit, along with a long, distinguished recording catalog. His No.

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  12. Enjoy Valentine's Day Weekend with Suzy BoggussaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Grapevine Texas Online

    ... Songbook , a collaboration with Cracker Barrel, and most recently Lucky , which celebrates the songwriting of Merle Haggard. Love will be in the air as many songs throughout her set center around the theme, including some written with her favorite ...

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  13. Calgary 2016: The city's music scene comes of ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Canada.com

    ... who was as at home in the city's pair of biker bars as he was at Ranchman's, and would tour with acts such as Merle Haggard and the Ozark Mountain Daredevils. The Black Diamond-born musician who scored with the hit High Rider and would earn Juno ...

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  14. Scotty McCreery: 'Killin' it' in KalamazooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | MLive.com

    ... -- is more like an old soul. He's not afraid to go back in time with classic, traditional country music (think Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash), and he's not afraid to unleash some tracks that feed off the high-energy stage show with his backing ...

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  15. Merle Haggard Cancels New Mexico Show, Cites Health ReasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Spin

    Country icon Merle Haggard has been forced to cancel an upcoming performance at the Inn of the Mountain Gods in New Mexico on January 30 due to health issues. In a tweet, Haggard's youngest son, Ben Haggard, confirmed that his father had developed double pneumonia again.

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  16. A Little Bit Country, and a Whole Lot Everything ElseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | RollingStone

    ... ry-rock insurrection, Pawn Shop works an expansive version of Americana that connects Lynyrd Skynyrd to U2 and Merle Haggard to Bob Seger. Those put off by drawls and banjos will be missing out on one of the best rock records in a long while.

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  17. How Chris Stapleton and Jason Isbell triumphed without country radioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Nashville Scene

    ... radio, and suddenly they were on top. And they weren't the only ones. Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, Don Henley and Aaron Watson also had No. 1 country albums in 2015 while being more or less ignored by mainstream country radio. ...

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  18. Selected factoids from the 2015 Country Music Critics' PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Nashville Scene

    More country artists than usual were able to combine commercial and critical success in 2015. Nine different acts finished in both the Top 40 of Billboard 's Top [Selling] Country Albums and the Top 40 of the poll's Best Album category: Chris Stapleton , Kacey Musgraves , Don Henley , Eric Church , Jason Isbell , Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard , Zac Brown , George Strait and Alan Jackson .

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  19. Red Dirt Rangers, Aubrie Sellers, Paul Benjaman, Carter Sampson and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | NewsOK.com

    ... announcements about the addition of even more local artists! They will join previously announced performers Merle Haggard, The Avett Brothers, Old Crow Medicine Show, The Swon Brothers, Marty Stuart, Turnpike Troubadours, Robert Randolph & The ...

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  20. Making Sense of This Chris Stapleton/Hank Williams Jr. TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Houston Press

    ... If Stapleton was heading out with Willie Nelson, I'd sell everything I owned for tickets. He opened for Merle Haggard at Billy Bob's 4th of July party in Fort Worth last year, and it was probably the best country bill I saw in 2015. The idea of ...

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