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A Merle Haggard-Developed Weed Strain Is Hitting the Market

One of Merle Haggard's final projects was creating his own strain of marijuana, which could be available on the market within the next few months.

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Miranda Lambert Breaks Hearts With Merle Haggard Tribute at ACM Honors

Miranda Lambert paid tribute to the late Merle Haggard by performing her own rendition of his classic "Misery and Gin" during the 2016 ACM Honors event, which was broadcast Friday night (Sept. 9).

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Sturgill Simpson Clarifies ACM Facebook Rant

Just hours after he roundly criticized the ACM in a scathing Facebook post, Sturgill Simpson posted an update clarifying his remarks.

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Sturgill Simpson ‘Disgusted’ With ACM’s Merle Haggard Spirit Award

On Monday singer/songwriter Sturgill Simpson took to Facebok to blast the ACMs for creating an award that celebrates Merle Haggard’s legacy. He accused the Academy of Country Music of joining others who have “hitched their wagon to his name.”

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Miranda Lambert to Receive First-Ever ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award

Miranda Lambert will receive a major honor on Tuesday (Aug. 30) during the 10th Annual ACM Honors in Nashville, Tenn. The singer will be recognized with the inaugural ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award at the ceremony held at the Ryman Auditorium.

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ACM Awards Establish Merle Haggard Spirit Award

The ACM Awards have established a new honor in memory of one of country’s most iconic artists, Merle Haggard.

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Toby Keith Performs Impressive Tribute to Merle Haggard [Watch]

Toby Keith gave a poignant tribute to the late country icon Merle Haggard during his performance at the Grand Ole Opry in May, blending together several of the legend’s hits for one memorable performance.

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12-Year-Old Slays Merle Haggard’s ‘Twinkle, Twinkle’ on ‘America’s Got Talent’ [Watch]

When 12-year-old Kadie Lynn opens her mouth to sing, your jaw will soon be on the floor. The young girl recently tried out for America’s Got Talent and showed off her big voice with Merle Haggard’s “Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Star,” a tune originally released in 1987, years before Lynn was born.

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Ben Haggard Challenges Willie Nelson’s Son Via Social Media

The son of the late Merle Haggard, Ben Haggard, turned to social media on May 17 to post a rendition of the classic country hit "Seven Spanish Angels." The track went all the way to No. 1 in 1984 when one of Merle's closest friends, Willie Nelson, released the single as a duet with Ray Charles.

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Merle Haggard’s Beloved Boat Returns Home to Son Ben

Merle Haggard loved writing songs and catching fish in his many custom-made boats, and now through an almost fate-like story, one of those fishing boats is back home after collecting many years of memories with another family.

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