Country singer Merle Haggard poses on the red carpet on arrival at a dinner held at the State Department honoring the recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010.... more 
Country singer Merle Haggard poses on the red carpet on arrival at a dinner held at the State Department honoring the recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, in Washington, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. The honorees are Haggard, Jerry Herman, Bill T. Jones, Paul McCartney, and Oprah Winfrey. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jacquelyn Martin
Tue, Dec 7, 2010 5:34 PM EST