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5 Most Unforgettable Country Music Moments of 2016 (So Far)

The Boot looks back at 2016's most unforgettable country music moments (so far).

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Ben Haggard Performs Late Father Merle Haggard’s ‘Silver Wings’ [WATCH]

Ben Haggard has shared a video of himself performing his late father Merle Haggard's hit "Silver Wings."

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Merle Haggard’s Fishing Boat Returned to Son Ben

An old fishing boat that once belonged to Merle Haggard has made its way back to his son Ben.

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46 Years Ago: Merle Haggard’s ‘Okie From Muskogee’ Album Hits No. 1

On May 22, 1970, Merle Haggard's 'Okie From Muskogee' album hit No. 1 on the charts.

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Country Artists Who Have Died in 2016

A photo gallery of country stars who have passed away in 2016.

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Merle Haggard Workin Man Blues
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47 Years Ago: Merle Haggard Records ‘Workin’ Man Blues’

On May 16, 1979, Merle Haggard recorded "Workin' Man Blues", from his 'A Portrait of Merle Haggard' album.

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Big Barrel Country Music Festival 2015 - Day 3
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Merle Haggard’s Final Song, ‘Kern River Blues’, Released [LISTEN]

Merle Haggard's last song, "Kern River Blues," has been released.

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2016 Golden Boot Awards: Vote for the Year’s Most Unforgettable Moment

A readers' poll to determine the year's most unforgettable moment for the 2016 Golden Boot Awards.

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2016 ACC Awards Merle Haggard tribute
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Toby Keith Honors Merle Haggard With Moving Medley at 2016 ACC Awards [WATCH]

Toby Keith and Merle Haggard's band, the Strangers, performed a medley in honor of the recently deceased country icon at the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards.

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Merle Haggard memorial Muskogee
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Merle Haggard Memorial Coming to Muskogee

A memorial in honor of Merle Haggard will soon be erected in Muskogee, Okla.

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