August 29, 2012 1:00 PM

Still plenty of fight left in country icon Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard, who beat lung cancer in 2008 and turned 75 in April, is back on the road with his band, the Strangers, resuming a tour that was canceled in January when he was hospitalized for pneumonia. Tonight, he plays a sold-out show at Knuckleheads in Kansas City. Haggard doesn’t expect he’ll ever quit the road.

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