WATCH: The Merle Haggard Tribute Last Night In Nashville Was EVERYTHING It Should Have Been!!!

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"Last night Nashville paid tribute to the late Merle Haggard , "Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard," held on what would have been Haggard's 80th birthday! Featured performances from Sheryl Crow, John Mellencamp, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Loretta Lynn, Toby Keith, Hank Williams, Jr. and Kacey Musgraves, Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Anderson, Bobby Bare, the Avett Brothers, Alison Krauss, Jamey Johnson, Ronnie Dunn, Alabama, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Warren Haynes, Lucinda Williams and Connie Smith. AND this!!!!! Keith Richards honored Merle Haggard with a grandiose version of "Sing Me Back Home" on Thursday, during a Nashville tribute concert for the late country legend. "It's good to be here – good to be anywhere," the Rolling Stones guitarist said during his intro. "We're here to celebrate Merle Haggard. This is his first birthday." ~CREDIT rollingstone.com

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