In rock and roll music, the day the music died was the day when Buddy Holly and his crew died in a plane crash. Today, April 6, could be considered the day the music died in country music. We have lost two of the most legendary artists in country music history on this date.

The man, the Hag, Mr. Merle Haggard passed away two years ago today. Hard to believe it has already been two years. We also lost one of the most iconic female vocalists to ever grace our format when Tammy Wynette 20 years ago in 1998 on this date. Here is a signature tune from each of these superstars. You are missed but never forgotten.