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About Merle Haggard
Merle Haggard was an American country singer and songwriter known for his instrumental role in creating the Bakersfield sound along with his back-up band The Strangers. Throughout his career, he released several dozens of number one hits, including I'm a Lonesome Fugitive, Mama Tried, Daddy Frank, Kentucky Gambler and Natural High.
In 1993, he married Theresa Ann Lane, with whom he fathered two children. Prior to his marriage to Theresa, he was married and divorced four times. He had four children with his first wife Leona Hobbs.
Over the course of his career, he won several Academy of Country Music awards and Grammy Awards, among other prestigious awards. He was an inductee into a number of Halls of Fame, including the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. He received the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors in 2010.
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Famous quotes by Merle Haggard
Everybody likes Johnny Cash. I think the sad part of it is his health is givin' him problems.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
It sounds like something from a Woody Guthrie song, but it's true I was raised in a freight car.Merle Haggard
It's easier to force feed people than it is to give 'em what they want. It makes more money.Merle Haggard
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
Merle Haggard's Popularity
Merle Haggard was a famous American singer-songwriter and musician, who was born on April 6, 1937. As a person born on this date, Merle Haggard is listed in our database as the 21st most popular celebrity for the day (April 6) and the 24th most popular for the year (1937).
People born on April 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Merle Haggard is the 754th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Merle Haggard's birthday, Merle Haggard is the 4969th most famous American.
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