Wednesday, April 6, 2016

RIP Merle Haggard

Legendary Country Music singer Merle Haggard died in Palo Cedro, California on his 79th birthday April 6th. The Bakersfield, California born Grammy Award-winning singer whose autobiographical prison songs and populist political anthems, notably “Mama Tried” and “Okie From Muskogee,” made him one of country music’s most formidable and celebrated entertainers died of complications from double pneumonia. Haggard sang “Workin’ Man Blues’ in the modern day 2005 Euro-western “The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada”.

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