The Afternoon News with Kitty O’Neal, NewsRadio KFBK
April 7, 2016
Some of country music’s biggest stars are expressing their sorrow at the passing of Merle Haggard.
On Twitter, Brad Paisley said there are no words to describe the loss and sorrow felt within all of music. Dierks Bentley tweeted “literally just fell to the floor, can’t believe we lost the hag.” The White House reacted as well saying Haggard was a country music legend who will be missed by millions of fans.
Haggard was inducted into the 2011 class of the CA Museum of Fame here in Sacramento. Executive Director of the museum, Amanda Meeker, tell us more about his legacy: