Merle Haggard Passes Away on His 79th Birthday | This Week In Music History

This week, we remember Merle Haggard, who was born on April 6 and died on his 79th birthday. Did you know he attended Johnny Cash’s famous San Quentin State Prison concert as a prisoner?

Head to our website to hear the full story on his episode of The Big Interview with Dan Rather:

Subscribe to AXS TV for more great music content:

More from AXS TV:

Sammy Hagar Talks Rock Heroes with Todd Rundgren and Paul Rodgers | Rock & Roll Road Trip:

Styx’s Tommy Shaw on Writing ‘Renegade’ and ‘Too Much Time On My Hands’ | The Big Interview:

Godsmack Talk Final Studio Album, “Lighting Up the Sky” | Power Hour: