This emotional performance reminds us exactly what The Hag stood for and who better to sing it than his three incredibly talented sons.
Taking the stage during Country’s Family Reunion special about their father, Marty, Noel, and Ben Haggard paid tribute to their father through a song that left an incredible impression on Americans everywhere.
“Workin’ Man Blues” debuted mid-summer 1969 to a roaring crowd of country radio listeners that quickly pushed it to the top of the charts in multiple countries and has become and everlasting staple of the genre in the years since.
Declared a tribute to Merle Haggard‘s core group of blue-collar American fans, this hit quickly became one of his signature songs and was played at nearly every performance since its release.
During this beautiful tribute, his sons honor their father with a stunning three-part performance of this iconic song that left everyone breathless.
Armed with just several guitars and a small band, the Haggard trio brought this nearly 50-year-old song to life with ease.
Watch their full performance in the video below and let us know what you think in the comments.