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Merle Haggard, Country Music Legend, Passes Away at 79

6 April 2016 2:55 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Country music legend Merle Haggard, best known for hits such as "Okie from Muskogee" and "Mama Tried," passed away earlier today, on his birthday, at the age of 79. The musician's manager confirmed the singer and actor's death to the Associated Press . Merle Haggard's health had been failing in recent months, as he battled double pneumonia. He was forced to cancel a number of concerts over the past few months due to his health. The musician's son, Ben Haggard, released a statement on his Facebook page earlier today, revealing that his father had actually predicted he would die on his birthday.

"A week ago dad told us he was gonna pass on his birthday, and he wasn't wrong. A hour ago he took his last breath surrounded by family and friends. He loved everything about life and he loved that everyone of you gave him a chance with his music. »

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Merle Haggard, Dead at 79, to Be Tributed in Wednesday Cmt Special

6 April 2016 1:45 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Country music legend Merle Haggard, who died on Wednesday — his 79th birthday — after a months-long battle with pneumonia, will be promptly remembered in a pair of TV specials.

Cmt will pay tribute to the singer with Cmt Remembers Merle Haggard, airing tonight at 8:30/7:30c. The special will feature never-before-seen footage and interviews, vintage performance clips and commentary from Haggard himself as well as some of country music’s biggest stars (including Miranda Lambert, Toby Keith, Florida Georgia Line, Vince Gill, Wynonna Judd, Dwight Yoakam, Brooks & Dunn and Bobby Bare).

Then on Thursday, Cmt will feature “All Merle, All »

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