Thursday, July 30, 2015

Merle Haggard hospitalized

Country star Merle Haggard has been hospitalized for the second time in a week.

Merle Haggard hospitalized

0 comments
Blog Image
Merle Haggard's latest album, ', Working In Tennessee', was released in October.

Country star Merle Haggard is being treated for pneumonia in a Macon, Ga., hospital and has been forced to cancel the rest of his January concerts, his rep has announced.

Tresa Redburn says she had a phone chat with the 74-year-old singer Wednesday night in his hospital room. She says Haggard was admitted to hospital Tuesday after canceling a Macon show.

Haggard, who released his latest album, Working In Tennessee, in October, was briefly hospitalized this weekend in Texas after canceling a Fort Worth show  Saturday night. His rep did not disclose his illness at the time.

0 comments
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
 
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog
If you've got an insatiable appetite for the latest and greatest celebrity fodder, we've got your fix! Our Celebrities & Gossip blog highlights breaking local and national celebrity news.

Tirdad Derakhshani Inquirer Sideshow Columnist
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com:
letter icon Newsletter