Nashville Notes

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Merle Haggard has been admitted to a California hospital to be treated for a recurring case of double pneumonia. The 78-year-old is postponing his March concerts, just as he delayed some of his February performances as he dealt with an earlier bout of the illness.

Country Music Hall of Famer Don Williams is retiring after six decades of recording and performing. Known for his hits like “Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good,” “I Believe in You,” “Some Broken Hearts Never Mend” and many more, the 76-year-old was forced to call off his 2016 tour after unexpected hip replacement surgery last month.

Little Big Town guests on The Talk Wednesday on CBS. You can catch the weekday gabfest at 2 p.m. ET.

Willie Nelson serenaded a bed-ridden Miss Piggy with his signature song, “On the Road Again,” Tuesday night on the season finale of ABC’s The Muppets. If you missed it, you can check out the episode online.

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