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Re: Merle Haggard

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(CNN)Merle Haggard, the grizzled country music legend whose songs such as "Okie from Muskogee" and "Fightin' Side of Me" made him a voice for the workingman and the outsider, has died. He was 79.
Haggard died Wednesday, his birthday, of complications from pneumonia at his home in Northern California, his agent Lance Roberts told CNN.
Haggard recorded more than three dozen No. 1 country hits in a musical career that spanned six decades, from the 1960s into the 2010s. He overcame an early life of petty crime and a prison term in San Quentin to develop a rugged, outlaw image that helped sell millions of records.
http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/06/entertainment/merle-haggard-country-music-dies/index.html

 

Think about what it takes to have recorded more than three dozen number 1 hits...   loved his voice!!

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Merle Haggard

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                    Merle Haggard country music icon dies at 79. Enjoyed alot of his music.