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Merle Haggard: Keswick Theatre, Philadelphia

Peter Stone Brown, peterstonebrown.com, 5 June 2015

WHEN I HEARD that Merle Haggard was going to play the Keswick Theatre just outside Philadelphia, I knew I had to go. I'm a firm believer in seeing the greats as many times as possible and – at 78, and a lung cancer survivor – it is possible he might not make it to this side of the country again.

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