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Merle Haggard To Get ACM, Artist Tributes

The month of April will see a couple of tributes handed out to Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard. Many top country stars of today will lend their voices to an album of Haggard hits. The other tribute will come from the Academy of Country Music

Luke Bryan, Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean and Toby Keith are among the artists lending their voices to Working Man's Poet: A Tribute to Merle Haggard, out April 1 on Broken Bow Records.

During the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 6 — Haggard's 77th birthday — he'll be the recipient of a multi-artist tribute segment and receive the ACM's Crystal Milestone award, honoring his 50th anniversary in country music.

Read more about the tributes here and see a track list of Working Man's Poet.

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