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Merle Haggard: Salute To A Country Legend A&E Special Now Available On Demand

Merle Haggard – Salute To A Country Legend

You can now stream the Merle Haggard: Salute To A Country Legend A&E Special (requires signing in via your provider). Click here for details.

In a career that spanned more than 50 years, Merle Haggard racked up an astounding 38 number-one country hits and every major award imaginable. Songs like “Mama Tried,” “Okie From Muskogee,” “I’m A Lonesome Fugitive” and “The Fightin’ Side Of Me” continue to inspire new generations of artists and fans alike, and as we approach what would have been a major milestone, the time has come to celebrate his truly remarkable career. He was an iconoclast who refused to bend to country music convention and helped create the indelible Bakersfield sound. He gave voice to outlaws and outsiders and in a way that few, if any, have ever equaled.

Merle Haggard – Salute To A Country Legend captures the most iconic moments from a one-night-only concert event honoring Merle Haggard and his music on what would have been his 80th birthday. This one-hour program is packed with captivating live performances, never before seen interviews and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage with some of music’s biggest superstars.

The Merle Haggard Sing Me Back Home Shop

Check out the Merle Haggard shop featuring official merchandise from the Merle Haggard Sing Me Back Home concert!