- Name: Merle Haggard
- Born: 04/06/1937
- Died: 04/06/2016 (79 years old)
- Occupation: Singer, songwriter, musician, guitarist
- Website: merlehaggard.com
Merle Ronald Haggard (April 6, 1937– April 6, 2016) was an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler.
Birth Name: Merle Ronald Haggard
Alias: The Hag
Genre: Country, outlaw country, Bakersfield sound
Birth Place: Oildale, California, U.S.
Death Place: Palo Cedro, California, U.S.
Merle Haggard quotes :
When I grew up there wasn't air-conditioning or anything of that nature, and this old car had a wall thickness of about ten inches. So we had a little warmer house in the winter and a little cooler in the summer.Merle Haggard
It sounds like something from a Woody Guthrie song, but it's true I was raised in a freight car.Merle Haggard
In 1960, when I came out of prison as an ex-convict, I had more freedom under parolee supervision than there's available... in America right now.Merle Haggard
Everybody likes Johnny Cash. I think the sad part of it is his health is givin' him problems.Merle Haggard