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  • Toby Keith reflects on Merle Haggard ahead of tribute 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 12:41 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country star Toby Keith said it was always a thrill to perform with Merle Haggard, whether it was playing together for fun or helping Haggard finish one of his last shows before his death at age 79.

  • American Country Countdown Awards to honor Merle Haggard story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-16 9:24 am

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Singer and songwriter Toby Keith will perform a tribute to the late legend Merle Haggard during the American Country Countdown Awards on May 1.

  • Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-06-16 4:31 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country giant Merle Haggard, who rose from poverty and prison to international fame through his songs about outlaws, underdogs and an abiding sense of national pride in such hits as "Okie From Muskogee" and "Sing Me Back Home," died Wednesday at 79, on his birthday.