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Merle Haggard (1937–2016)


Merle Haggard was born on April 6, 1937 in Bakersfield, California, USA as Merle Ronald Haggard. He was married to Theresa Ann Lane, Debbie Parret, Leona Williams, Bonnie Owens and Leona Hobbs. He died on April 6, 2016 in Redding, California. See full bio »

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 2014 The Judge (writer: "The Bottle Let Me Down")
 2014 Ragamuffin (arranger: "This World Is Not My Home")
 2012 Jack Reacher (performer: "The Fightin' Side of Me") / (writer: "The Fightin' Side of Me")
 2012/V The Factory (performer: "Put Me In Your Pocket")
 2012 The Sapphires (writer: "Today I Started Loving You Again" - as Haggard)
 2012 The Players (performer: "Workin' Man Blues") / (writer: "Workin' Man Blues")
 2011 Memphis Rising: Elvis Returns (performer: "From GraceLand To The Promise Land") / (writer: "From GraceLand To The Promise Land")
 2010 Country Strong (writer: "Silver Wings")
 2010 Legion (performer: "If We Make It through December") / (writer: "If We Make It through December")
 2008 The Strangers (performer: "Mama Tried") / (writer: "Mama Tried")
 2006 Come Early Morning (performer: "THE WAY I AM", "SILVER WINGS") / (writer: "SILVER WINGS")
 2005 Brokeback Mountain (performer: "I'm Always on a Mountain When I Fall") / (writer: "I'm Always on a Mountain When I Fall")
 2005 Three Burials (performer: "Workin' Man Blues" (1969)) / (writer: "Workin' Man Blues" (1969))
 2005 The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico (writer: "Working Man Blues")
 2004/I Crash (writer: "Swinging Doors" (1966))
 2002 Ken Park (performer: "Mom and Dad's Waltz")
 2002 The Slaughter Rule (writer: "Silver Wings")
 2000 County Kilburn (performer: "Mixed up a mess of Heart") / (writer: "Mixed up a mess of Heart")
 1997 Wag the Dog (performer: "Courage Mom") / (writer: "Courage Mom")
 1997 Niagara, Niagara (writer: "I Think I've Found a Way")
 1997 Fathers' Day (performer: "The Bottle Let Me Down") / (writer: "The Bottle Let Me Down")
 1996 Ed (performer: "I Don't Want to Sober Up Tonight") / (writer: "I Don't Want to Sober Up Tonight")
 1996 Fargo (performer: "Big City") / (writer: "Big City")
 1992 The Turning (performer: "Make Up And Faded Blue Jeans") / (writer: "Make Up And Faded Blue Jeans")
 1990 Big Bad John (performer: "Pancho and Lefty", "Big City") / (producer: "Big City") / (writer: "Big City")
 1986 Platoon (performer: "OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE") / (writer: "OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE")
 1986 Heartburn (performer: "Are the Good Times Really Over?") / (writer: "Are the Good Times Really Over?")
 1982 Six Pack (performer: "Rainbow Stew") / (writer: "Rainbow Stew")
 1981 The Legend of the Lone Ranger (performer: "The Man in the Mask")
 1980 Honeysuckle Rose (writer: "Working Man Blues")
 1980 Bronco Billy (performer: "Misery and Gin", "Barroom Buddies")
 1979 Saint Jack (performer: "An Okie from Muskogee", "If We Make It Through December") / (writer: "An Okie from Muskogee", "If We Make It Through December")
 1978 Convoy (performer: "Okie from Muskogee") / (writer: "Okie from Muskogee")
 1976 Pony Express Rider (performer: "There's a New World Waitin'")
 1976 Drive-In (performer: "Today I Started Loving You Again") / (writer: "Today I Started Loving You Again")
 1975 Young and Abused (performer: "Okie from Muskogee" - uncredited) / (writer: "Okie from Muskogee" - uncredited)
 1970 Chisum (performer: "Turn Me Around")
 1969 From Nashville with Music (lyrics: "Branded Man", "Today I Started Loving You Again", "Hungry Eyes") / (music: "Branded Man", "Today I Started Loving You Again", "Hungry Eyes") / (performer: "Branded Man", "Today I Started Loving You Again", "Hungry Eyes")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (performer: "I'm a Lonesome Fugitive")
 1968 Killers Three (performer: "The Ballad From Killers Three (Mama Tried)", "Killers Three") / (writer: "The Ballad From Killers Three (Mama Tried)", "Killers Three")
 1967 Hillbillys in a Haunted House (performer: "Someone Told My Story", "Swinging Doors" - uncredited) / (writer: "Someone Told My Story", "Swinging Doors" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

CD: "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" (USP) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 10 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Merle Ronald Haggard

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

Willie Nelson's the one who told me the reason it costs so much to get divorced is because it's worth it. See more »

Trivia:

Underwent surgery for lung cancer in November 2008. See more »

Nickname:

Mighty Merle See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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