George Strait is one of the biggest names in country music history, but he's a fan, too. In the wake of Merle Haggard's death on Wednesday (April 6), Strait shared that Haggard was his inspiration for wanting to pursue a career in country music.
Merle Haggard's health has forced him to cancel several tour dates this year. The singer was hospitalized last month for double pneumonia, and in a new interview with Garden & Gun Magazine, he reveals that his family wants him to quit touring.
Country legend Merle Haggard has canceled the remainder of his tour dates in February due to ongoing concerns with his health after a recent bout of pneumonia. The performances include a Feb. 3 show with Kris Kristofferson in Beverly Hills and five additional dates.
Merle Haggard was forced to cancel a concert at the last minute on Tuesday (Feb. 2) due to ongoing concerns over his health. The 78-year-old country legend was scheduled to play a date at the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside, Calif...