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Merle Haggard Dead - Country Music Legend Dies at 79

Merle Haggard Dead - Country Music Legend Dies at 79

Country music legend Merle Haggard has passed away at the age of 79, TMZ reports.

The singer was celebrating his 79th birthday today, and had been suffering from pneumonia. He died on Wednesday (April 6) at his home in Redding, California.

Merle had been battling pneumonia since last year when he was hospitalized for 11 days.

Merle had been struggling to recover, and he canceled his April tour dates to rest.

He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame back in 1994. Our thoughts are with Merle‘s loved ones during this time.

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