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Merle Haggard ‘Back on the Bus’ After Battle With Pneumonia [VIDEO]
Merle Haggard ‘Back on the Bus’ After Battle With Pneumonia [VIDEO]
After a string of serious health issues and hospitalizations, 74-year-old Merle Haggard said in a statement on Wednesday that he’s “feeling good and ready to get back on the bus.” This comes after the Country Music Hall of Famer was hospitalized multiple times in the past few months, receiving treatment for double pneumonia, stomach ulcers, the removal of eight polyps from his colon and esophageal
New Merle Haggard Album, ‘Working in Tennessee’ Set for October Release
New Merle Haggard Album, ‘Working in Tennessee’ Set for October Release
Cancer survivor Merle Haggard says he’s “swinging back in full throttle right now,” and his engine is revving thanks in part to his new album, ‘Working in Tennessee,’ which is due Oct. 4 on Vanguard Records. “Music keeps me alive. It makes me breathe better,” says Haggard, who had a cancerous tumor removed from his right lung in November 2008.