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Merle Haggard ‘Back on the Bus’ After Battle With Pneumonia

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 diverticulitis.

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Merle Haggard Returns to Hospital

Merle Haggard attempted to go home to Northern California last week, following treatment for double pneumonia. However, he returned to the hospital partway through the bus ride, realizing something still wasn't right.

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Merle Haggard to Be Released From Hospital

Merle Haggard will be heading home to northern California soon. WMAZ in Macon, Ga. reports that the 74-year-old singer's condition has improved and that he'll be released shortly.

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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.

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Merle Haggard Hospitalized for Pneumonia

Country legend Merle Haggard hadn't been feeling well in recent days, but chose to press on with a run of tour stops across the south. The illness caught up with him on Tuesday night, however, as Haggard was hospitalized for pneumonia just minutes before he was scheduled to begin a set in Macon, Ga.

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Merle Haggard Released From Hospital After Canceling Show in Texas

Country legend Merle Haggard is returning home to California after canceling a show in Ft. Worth, Texas this weekend. The 74-year-old singer was briefly hospitalized after feeling ill before a scheduled show at Billy Bob's in Ft. Worth. Haggard spokeswoman Tressa Redburn tells the Associated Press that he'll be checked out by his doctors upon returning home.

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Merle Haggard to Release New Album ‘Working in Tennessee’ on October 4

Merle Haggard has settled on the 11 tracks that will make up his next album, 'Working in Tennessee,' available on October 4. The 74-year-old country legend wrote nine of his 77th studio album's cuts, including the title track, which tells the story of his frequently volatile relationship with Music City. The two remaining songs are Johnny Cash classics.

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Early Willie Nelson, Conway Twitty, Merle Haggard + Patsy Cline Recordings Released

Country legends Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, along with the late Conway Twitty and Patsy Cline, are now a part of the Hickory Vintage Masterpiece series for Sony/ATV. The series culls material from Hickory Records, a significant country music label. Albums from the four superstars are now available via digital platforms like iTunes and Amazon, amongst other digital retailers.

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Merle Haggard: ‘It’s Almost Criminal What They Do With Our President’

After being honored at the White House for his lifetime achievements in the performing arts and outstanding contributions to American culture, Merle Haggard is forming an opinion about President Barack Obama based on character, not political agenda. The 77-year-old country legend, who's actually visited the White House as a guest of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan in years past, made an appearance in Washington D.C. for the 33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors. While there, he mingled with the President, the President's wife and several other notable honorees.

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