Country Stars Mourne A Country Music Legend
Artists Remember Merle Haggard…Icon…Legend…Friend
Today country music mourns the loss of a legend. As He Dies on his 79th birthday
Many country artists and friends took to social media to express their sadness.
@tylerfarr We lost one of the best today. Rest in peace Merle Haggard…. You will be missed
@DierksBentley: literally just fell to the floor. can’t believe we lost the hag. rip merle haggard
@oakridgeboys Oh no!!! Merle passed away this morning… This is devastating news..
@dustinlynch Hard to believe the news about Merle Haggard. Working with him is something I’ll never forget & will cherish forever
@tootsiesnet We lost one of the greatest today. Merle Haggard… Rest in peace old friend….
@cowboytroy God bless the soul of Merle Haggard …the world will miss him
@JonPardi Sad day today @merlehaggard has passed. RIP to a true songwriter, a pioneer of California Country, and country music.
@ACMawards Okie from Muskogee. Poet of the Common Man. Hag. RIP, @MerleHaggard. Your talent & influence will never be forgotten
@LuckymanEddie my heart is aching really bad right now !! Merle Haggard past today!! Gonna find me a bar and have a double shot!!! Rest in piece
@BradPaisley There are no words to describe the loss & sorrow felt within all of music with the passing of Merle Haggard. Thank God for his life & songs.
@carrieunderwood Love and prayers for the Haggard family. Merle was a pioneer…a true entertainer…a legend. There will never be another like him.
@ChaseRiceMusic No one could steer me right but Mama tried… RIP Merle.
@KipMooreMusic RIP Merle…you paved the way for so many. You had what we all hope for…a voice that matters and survives the ever changing trends.
@TheJoshThompson Merle Haggard is the reason I do what I do. I can’t believe he’s gone. @stevewariner Can you believe it. Merle said he was going to pass away on his birthday. Well today is his birthday! @SmTownPistols So sad about the news of Merle Haggard passing. This legend helped shape the country music genre. He’s still an inspiration RIP Working Man @Travistritt He was more than a great talent. He was a gifted poet. What a huge inspiration he was to everyone! RIP Merle Haggard @EliYoungBand Our hearts are heavy w the sad news of Merle’s passing.Thanks for your lifelong contribution 2 country music. Your influence is astronomical @moonshineband Goodbye Merle. Rest in peace. @TheJulieRoberts Man, the world lost a true country music artist today. Prayers to Merle Haggard’s family and may he RIP. So sad.
– Posted by TawnyTucker CMTT