Some shocking breaking news this morning from WSMV-TV in Nashville. Country music great Merle Haggard has been hospitalized in Georgia for an unknown condition. His manager told the television station that Merle has been sick for about a week. Merle was to perform in Macon, Georgia last night but fell ill several minutes before his show and was rushed to hospital.
Three upcoming shows have been canceled. We hope Merle has a speedy recovery and will be back on his feet soon!
UPDATE: Merle has canceled the rest of his shows for January, and he was hospitalized for pneumonia, his publicist tells Newsday.