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Artists sought for Merle Haggard statue coming to Muskogee

Posted on AllSides March 29th, 2023
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A bronze statue of Merle Haggard is coming to the Oklahoma town he sang about in “Okie From Muskogee.” A news release said the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame and the Merle Haggard Statue Committee unveiled plans for a statue of Haggard, who was in the inaugural Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame induction class in 1997. The statue will stand outside Muskogee Civic Center, where Haggard recorded the live album “Okie From Muskogee” in 1969. “It is undeniable that, to this day, over 50 years after the release of the...

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