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Merle Haggard Cancels Remaining February Tour Dates

Merle Haggard's struggle to recuperate following his bout of pneumonia has forced the country legend to cancel the remainder of his February tour dates.

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Merle Haggard Cancels Another Show Due to Illness

Merle Haggard was forced to cancel a concert in Riverside, Calif., on Feb. 2 at the last minute due to his continued illness.

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Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn and Kid Rock Weigh in on Donald Trump’s Presidential Candidacy

Kid RockLoretta Lynn and Merle Haggard haven't been shy about sharing their thoughts on Donald Trump running for president.

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Merle Haggard Cancels Two Concerts in New Mexico

Due to health issues, Merle Haggard has canceled two upcoming concerts in New Mexico.

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2016 Grammy Awards Best American Roots Song nominees
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POLL: Who Should Win Best American Roots Song at the 2016 Grammy Awards?

Best American Roots Song is a fairly new category at the Grammy Awards, approved by the Grammys' Board of Trustees in 2013. The first-ever winners in this category, which is awarded to songwriters, were Edie Brickell and Steve Martin in 2014, and Rosanne Cash took home the prize in 2015. And in a few weeks, music fans will find out who wins the trophy in 2016.

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Merle Haggard, Avett Brothers and More to Play Inaugural G Fest

A new music festival is coming to Muskogee, Okla., in 2016.

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46 Years Ago: Merle Haggard’s ‘Okie From Muskogee’ Album Is Released

Forty-six years ago today, on Dec. 29, 1969, Merle Haggard's Okie From Muskogee album was released. The record, along with the title track, both soared to the top of the charts.

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Top 10 Country Christmas Songs

The most wonderful time of the year is here, and the hustle and bustle of shopping, parties and tree-trimming is probably keeping you busy. But you can't have the holidays without music!

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Merle Haggard on Pneumonia Hospitalization: ‘I Guess I Was Nearly Dead’

Merle Haggard's recent hospitalization for pneumonia turned out to be quite serious -- and the country icon says that he's very thankful for all of those that prayed for him and helped him get better.

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Top 10 Country Music Albums of 2015

The year 2015 has been a busy one, both bitter and sweet: New engagements and marriages, new babies and new artists rising to fame have made it a year filled with tears of joy, while a bevy of celebrity divorces, the deaths of legendary artists and worldwide tragedies have also filled the year with tears of sorrow. But whatever the occasion, whatever the mood, there's been a soundtrack.

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