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Merle Haggard, 1937—2016

Merle Haggard, 1937—2016

Originally published in the April 25, 2016 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Merle Haggard was a country music icon. In an era when the term is often used excessively and incorrectly, Merle embodied the term like few other entertainers. The entire music world lost a true legend when Merle died on April 6, 2016—his 79th…MORE

Stars Remember Merle Haggard

Stars Remember Merle Haggard

Originally published in the April 25, 2016 issue of Country Weekly magazine. The country music world took to Twitter to pay their respects to the country icon. “Literally just fell to the floor. Can’t believe we lost the Hag. RIP Merle Haggard.” —Dierks Bentley “Love and prayers for the Haggard family. Merle was a pioneer…MORE

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Honky Tonk Girl

Honky Tonk Girl

Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 87th birthday on April 14, but she will get the party started on April 1 with an All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena featuring performances by Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Trisha Yearwood and more.