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Merle Haggard Dies at 79: Country Stars React

Many country stars have been taking to social media to pay their respects to the late, great singer.

Written by Lauren Laffer
Merle Haggard Dies at 79: Country Stars React

The country music world is hanging its hat following the devastating announcement that Merle Haggard had passed away.

According to his manager, the legendary singer passed away this morning in California on his 79th birthday. He had recently been struggling with bouts on pneumonia and had canceled several dates on his tour.

Many country stars have been taking to social media to pay their respects to the late, great singer.

See some of their reactions and memories below…

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