Merle Haggard fans are going to get to learn even more about him. A new biography, “THE HAG: The Life, Times, and Music of Merle Haggard” by Marc Elliot, comes out Tuesday.
The over 450 page book features info from more than 100 new interviews, including ones with country artists Dwight Yoakam and Marty Stuart, Haggard’s best friend Frank Mull, members of his band the Strangers and more.
According to the press release, the book delves into a aspects of Merle’s life, including the “self-created turmoil that expressed itself through drugs, women, booze, and betrayal,” as well as his five marriages, wealth, fame, poverty, and addiction.
Source: U Discover Music