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Country music

World news about “Country music” published by euronews.

07/04 02:36 CET

Country music legend Merle Haggard dies aged 79

Country music legend Merle Haggard dies aged 79

American Country music legend Merle Haggard has died at the age of 79 from pneumonia. Haggard was considered one of the most influential figures in the genre. Haggard’s fame skyrocketed in 1970 with “Okie From Muskogee”, an anti hippie song (“We…