Willie on Merle: 'I will miss him'

For over three weeks, country music legend Merle Haggard had been battling pneumonia. On Wednesday, he lost that battle and died on his 79th birthday.”He was my brother and my friend. I will miss him,” Willie Nelson said in a post to his website and social media.The two had recorded an album together last spring called “D’jango and Jimmie” and had been touring together for the past year.They were scheduled to appear in a three-night stand at the Whitewater Amphitheatre in New Braunfels on April 15, 16 and 17. The show is scheduled to go on, with Jamey Johnson joining

Aggregated News

Aggregated news from around the world, brought to you in a single source for convenience. These snippets of news include a link to the full article.

Please peruse our other editorial and original content, as well.

 

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar