Merle Haggard: Learning to Live with Myself

Merle Haggard: Learning to Live with Myself

Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:00pm

Credit: ©Travis Huggett

This revealing documentary follows musician Merle Haggard for two years, on tour and at home on his ranch.

American Masters followed musician Merle Haggard for two years, on tour and at home on his ranch to produce “Merle Haggard: Learning to Live with Myself,” airing Friday, November 22 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-TV. Known for his distinctive voice, finger-picking and interpretations, the former prison inmate recently survived major lung surgery; he’s now in top physical shape, full of creative juices and hitting new artistic and commercial highs. The program includes interviews with Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Ray Price, Dwight Yoakam, Lucinda Williams and Allison Krauss.

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