• Reports: Country music legend Merle Haggard has died at age 79

    By: Cox Media Group National Content Desk

    Updated:

    Country music legend Merle Haggard has died at age 79.

    He died on his birthday.

    Haggard had been in ill health recently and had to cancel concert dates.


    The Bakersfield Californian confirmed the news.

    Fans took to social media to remember Haggard.

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