Country Legend Merle Haggard has passed away at age 79. According to Taste of Country, the singer had been in hospice care recently. Today, April 6, is also his birthday. Haggard was born in 1937 outside of Bakersfield, CA.
He will be greatly missed, but his music will live on for generations. RIP Merle.
This video is a recent performance from October at the Grand Ole Opry.