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Remembering Merle Haggard

I woke up this morning to the sad news that country legend Merle Haggard had passed away -- on his birthday -- at the age of 79. Merle was legendary in many ways: after a youth of petty crime and riding the rails, he built a 53 year music career studded with 38 #1 hits. His influence truly shaped...
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