Merle Haggard Dead at 79

Country music star was known for being an outlaw hero and inspiring fans and fellow musicians.
1:02 | 04/07/16

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Transcript for Merle Haggard Dead at 79
Finally celebrating it country music legend. Oh me tonight we remember the singer many call the police with a problem that rule had. And his country music's outlaw how about a little bit of mama truck that are mild side at least 1960. Okay. One gets here. Good during the depression hikers will in the box call going from serving as students and Quentin prison. To the Kennedy Center with a few years ago fodder for the lifetime achievement award. What he can't. They had started loving you again recorded by more than 400 different performers. It's. And hundreds died today of his 79 birthday so round. I'm David Muir I hope to see you right back here tomorrow.

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