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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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Cowboy Up

Cowboy Up

Congrats to Robert Earl Keen, who was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. REK joins Willie Nelson, George Strait, Lyle Lovett & more in the Lone Star State institution.