Merle Haggard passes away on his 79th birthday
Merle Haggard passed away this morning at his home in California. Today is his 79th birthday. Last week, The Hag cancelled April tour dates while recovering from recurring double pneumonia. Mr. Haggard is survived by his wife, Theresa, whom he married in 1993, and his children: Dana, Marty, Kelli, Noel, Ben and Jenessa. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We lost an American icon today. One of Country music's greatest legends! Let's remember him today by playing his music. Funeral arrangements are not available at this time.