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Merle Haggard’s Family Wants Him to Quit Touring
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.
Merle Haggard Cancels Remaining January Tour Dates
Country legend Merle Haggard has canceled four remaining January tour dates to recover from pneumonia. It’s not clear when, if at all, the 74-year-old will reschedule shows originally planned for Paducah, Ky., Lula, Miss., Ft. Worth, Texas and Tulsa, Okla.