Just months after releasing an album of duets, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard will hit the road, together. The Django and Jimmie Tour is set to begin in October in Florence, S.C. So far eight dates have been announced, centered in the Midwest and East Coast.
Country legend Merle Haggard rose to fame from humble beginnings, growing up in a train boxcar home in Oildale, Calif. Now the unique dwelling will be honored for its service to the country community by being featured in the Kern County Museum in nearby Bakersfield.
Country legend Merle Haggard sat down with Men’s Journal recently for a unique, personal interview, and the star didn’t hold back. Haggard took the opportunity to share his feelings on a wide range of topics, from marijuana use to prison to his friend Johnny Cash.