Country singer Merle Haggard hospitalized - WSMV Channel 4

Country singer Merle Haggard hospitalized

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MACON, GA (WSMV) -

Country singer Merle Haggard has been hospitalized in Georgia.

He was set to perform in Macon on Tuesday night but was struck ill before the show and taken to a hospital.

His manager said Haggard has been sick for about a week but didn't give specifics on Haggard's condition.

Three shows have been canceled.

The 74-year-old Haggard is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

His best known songs include Working Man Blues and Okie From Muskogee.

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