Merle Haggard April 6, 1937 – April 6, 2016

Country legend Merle Haggard passed away today, his birthday, at his home in the San Joaquin Valley, California, after a battle with pneumonia. He was 79 years old.  

Merle Haggard, who over six decades composed and performed one of the greatest repertoires in country music, capturing…

Posted by Rolling Stone on Wednesday, April 6, 2016