See Willie Nelson’s Touching Tribute To Merle Haggard

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Willie Nelson gave a touching tribute to his dear friend Merle Haggard after he died Wednesday.

Merle Haggard dies

(Photo: Willie Nelson, Facebook)

Nelson posted a black and white photo of him and Haggard grinning at each other on his Facebook page. He linked to a song the two of them frequently sang together, “Pancho and Lefty.” (RELATED: ‘I Just Fell To The Floor’ — Shocking Merle Haggard News Stuns The Stars)

“He was my brother, my friend,” Nelson wrote. “I will miss him.”

Merle Haggard dies

(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for The Smith Center)

The two country music legends often toured together, and they even had upcoming tour dates, but Haggard canceled them last week after he became sick. (RELATED: Merle Haggard Dies At 79)