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Merle Haggard Hospitalized With Undisclosed Illness
We're wishing a speedy recovery to Merle Haggard, who was hospitalized in Macon, Ga., Tuesday night (Jan. 17). According to Nashville's WSMV-TV, the 74-year-old country icon fell ill prior to a scheduled performance and was rushed to a local hospital...
Joe Nichols Finds Life Is ‘All Good’ These Days
Joe Nichols has definitely had his share of ups and downs over the last decade, from being named the Academy of Country Music's Top New Male Vocalist and garnering three Grammy nominations to losing his father and coming to terms with an addiction problem during a stint in rehab a few years bac…
Merle Haggard Admits He’s Jealous of Jamey Johnson
Merle Haggard is a prolific songwriter, as well as dynamic entertainer, who has penned several of his own hits, including 'Okie From Muskogee,' I Wonder If They Ever Think of Me' and 'My Favorite Memory.' Yet in spite of his success, in a legendary career that is still going strong more than 45 year…
Merle Haggard Continues ‘Working in Tennessee’
Country legend Merle Haggard is set to release a new album, 'Working in Tennessee,' on October 4. The disc is his second offering under the Vanguard Records label.
Despite his 2008 lung cancer diagnosis, with part of his lung being removed, the 74-year-old hasn't lost his voice...
George Strait, Reba Bring ‘Real Country’ to Austin
Lee Ann Womack said it best when she took the stage on the opening night of George Strait and Reba McEntire's 2011 co-headlining tour Friday night (January 14) at Austin, Texas' Frank Erwin Center: "I hope you like real country music." And that is what the audience got, a…

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