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August 22, 2007
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Hi All,

News just keeps pouring in and I'm doin' my best to keep up, but as usual, my best isn't near what it used to be. I won't waste your time yakkin' as there's far more interesting things here to read. Enjoy!

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MKOC Store
Find Books, Music, Videos, Software, Electronics, Website Hosts/Servers .... Don't pay the high prices you find in the stores. I've researched the links posted to give everyone an opportunity to buy great things at the best prices.

Artist Info
Artists, be sure to check out the "Info" section as it's been updated with even more info.. web links, sheet music, instruments and more.

 

MKOC Official Artists
Song Clips Added.. Just Click a Song Title to hear music in Real Audio
Narvel Felts
Narvel Felts
Until The End of Time
Joe Tinoco
Joe Tinoco
Five Cards on the Mantle
Red Johnson
Red Johnson
Veteran's Day
Tommy Riddle
Tommy Riddle
No Right to Cry
Tony Oliphant
Tony Oliphant
Can't Change Your Mind
Debbie Miles
Debbie Miles
You Ain't Been Worth A Dime
Hoyt Hughes
Hoyt Hughes
WWW.Gone
Tecia McKenna
Tecia McKenna
Goodbye's What You Got
Harold Hill
Harold Hill
San Antonio Sweetheart
The song collection above are some of my favorites of the MKOC Official Artists. Please take time to visit their web sites to hear all the music and choose your favorites. Write me, and maybe your favorite will be the next song showcased.
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BRAD PAISLEY ANNOUNCED AS HOST OF 4TH ANNUAL MUSIC CITY JAM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 20th, 2007

Contact:
Jeff Walker - AristoMedia - 615.269.7071/ext.123 - jwalker@aristomedia.com
Ed Salamon - CRB, Inc. - 615.327.4487 - Ed_Salamon@crb.org

BRAD PAISLEY ANNOUNCED AS HOST OF 4TH ANNUAL MUSIC CITY JAM
BradPaisley.jpg (3381 bytes)NASHVILLE, TENN (August 20th, 2007) – The Academy of Country Music® and Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. ® (CRB) have announced that Brad Paisley will host and headline this year’s Music City Jam. The concert which will take place on Wednesday, March 5th at the Nashville Convention Center, is sponsored by the Academy of Country Music and United Stations Radio Networks.

Brad was set to perform last year, but was forced to cancel his appearance due to the birth of his first child.

“The Academy of Country Music is so excited that Brad is hosting the Music City Jam,” said Bob Romeo, Executive Director of the Academy of Country Music. “As the Academy’s reining Top Male Vocalist, he is sure to make it a great show and a good time for all CRB registrants.”

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More Brad Paisley CDs Here

“Brad Paisley is a longtime friend of The Country Radio Broadcasters. He was one of the CRS New Faces of 2000 and has participated in many of our events over the years,” said Ed Salamon, Executive Director of The Country Radio Broadcasters. “I have great memories of Brad playing in tribute to Eddy Arnold when CRB honored Eddy with a Career Achievement Award in 1999, and I am really looking forward to this one-of-a-kind event where Brad will interact with other stars.”

Brad Paisley's fifth Arista Nashville album, 5th Gear, was released on June 19th, 2007 and has already sold nearly a half a million units. Paisley’s previous four Arista Nashville albums have all been certified Platinum or Double Platinum, with total sales well in excess of seven million copies. Paisley's BONFIRES AND AMPLIFIERS will continue through the fall. Brad’s current single “Online” is rocketing up the country charts.

CRB registration information is available at www.crb.org

About The Country Radio Broadcasters:
The Country Radio Broadcasters is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization founded in 1969 and the principal entity that brings Country radio together with the Country music industry for learning opportunities that promote growth. The CRB is headquartered in Nashville Tennessee. For more information on The Country Radio Seminar, The Country Music Radio and DJ Hall of Fame, or any of the other Country Radio Broadcasters’ initiatives, please visit www.crb.org

About the Academy of Country Music:
The ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC, an artist and industry-driven organization, exists to produce a world-class network television awards show, and its associated events, to provide the financial resources to ensure the on-going philanthropic work of its Charitable Fund. The Academy of Country Music Charitable Fund promotes and supports music education and humanitarian programs that transform the human spirit. Through its charitable donations, the ACMCF works towards two main goals: encouraging Learning Through Music and Healing Through Music. The Academy, which is comprised of more than 4,500 professional members and more than 40,000 associate members, was established in 1964 and is headquartered in Encino, Calif. For more information on the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS and the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC, please visit www.acmcountry.com. For more information on the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC CHARITABLE FUND, please visit www.acmcf.org


Joe Nichols

ORDER REAL THINGS NOW!

Wait No Longer! Joe's  new album Real Things is in stores NOW! You can now order  at BestBuy.com (which includes an exclusive package with 3 bonus tracks – acoustic versions of “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off”, “Brokenheartsville” and
“I’ll Wait For You”), and Walmart.com (which includes a digital download of his new single "Another Side Of You" at time of purchase. Remember you can also order #1's & More only at Wal-Mart. ORDER NOW!

Target
? also has an exclusive bonus track called "When I'm Hurtin". Don't miss out on all of these Joe Nichols' extras. more!

You can also buy Joe Nichols CDs on Amazon
NICHOLS UPHOLDS COUNTRY TRADITION

CD REVIEW: With 'Real Things,' he's gone thematic

By MARIO TARRADELL / The Dallas Morning News

Twenty years after Randy Travis, Dwight Yoakam and Ricky Van Shelton put country music's new traditionalist movement on the map, Joe Nichols heads the second wave of male singers honoring hallmarks of the genre. more!

HANK WILLIAMS, JR. RETURNS TO ESPN'S MONDAY NIGHT
FOOTBALL WITH BRIAN SETZER AND NEW ALL-STAR BAND


Music Legend to Sing MNF Anthem for 19th Year; New Open Debuts Sept. 10

HankJr-Football.jpg (16614 bytes)The names of the NFL superstars who have performed on Monday Night Football the past two decades are constantly changing, but one name has remained constant since 1989 – Hank Williams, Jr. The legendary singer has earned four Emmy awards (1991-1994) and national acclaim among fans for singing the anthem that kicks off the NFL's weekly primetime showcase game. That legacy will continue for the 19th year when Williams will perform the opening theme to ESPN's MNF this fall with a new all-star band featuring singer/songwriter Brian Setzer and other popular artists.

Williams will again perform "All My Rowdy Friends Are Here on Monday Night" – based on his hit song "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight." This year's version will offer a "boogie-woogie" and big-band music flare with the addition of Setzer and 13 members of the horn section from the Brian Setzer Orchestra. ESPN introduced the all-star band concept during its inaugural MNF season a year ago, and this year's diverse collection of musicians is scheduled to feature new artists representing rock 'n roll, pop, country and funk, including:

Guitarists Brian Setzer (Stray Cats/Brian Setzer Orchestra), Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi), country music sensation Gretchen Wilson, and young phenom Drake Bell, the 21-year-old actor/singer/songwriter from the popular Nickelodeon series Drake and Josh; Keyboardist John Ondrasik (Five for Fighting); Funk bassist Bootsy Collins (Parliament Funkadelic); and Drummer Cindy Blackman (drummer for Lenny Kravitz).

"The open was such a huge hit last fall, we knew we had to assemble another all-star band to join Hank as ESPN's Monday Night Football continues to put its own special stamp on this iconic music ritual that gets fans 'ready for some football' each Monday during the NFL season," said Norby Williamson, executive vice president, production, ESPN.

Williams added: "Bootsy Collins, Gretchen Wilson, Richie Sambora...these are definitely some of my rowdiest friends. With names like these in the open for Monday Night Football, this year's theme will get everyone fired up for that pigskin."

The MNF opening video will feature team-specific lyrics and visuals each week based on the 17 regular-season ESPN match-ups. The taping will take place Monday, Aug. 20 at House of Blues Las Vegas with all of the musicians. Setzer and John Colby are music directors for the project with lyrics by Williams and Mike Szykowny. ESPN's Rick Paiva (producer) and Chris Mantzaris (director) are overseeing production of the video with technical resources provided by Stephen Levy of Habana Avenue.

The MNF video will debut prior to kickoff of ESPN's MNF regular season-opening doubleheader Sept. 10 – Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals (7 p.m. ET) and Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers (10:15 p.m.).

In 2006, ESPN kicked off its first season of MNF with Williams and an all-star band performing the opening theme. Collins is the only returning player this year from the line-up that also included guitarists Chris Burney (Bowling for Soup), Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick), Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Steven Van Zandt (E Street Band); keyboardists Little Richard and Bernie Worrell (Parliament Funkadelic); fiddler Charlie Daniels; saxophonist Clarence Clemons (E Street Band); and drummers Angela Webster (The Believers) and ?uestlove (The Roots).

With more than 70 albums to his credit, Williams has a fascinating career to reflect upon for a legend still in his prime. His discography chronicles a bold profile of growth from adored offspring of a legendary father, to titan of the modern country rock movement in his own right. For more than a decade, America has come to its collective feet each fall Monday night when this larger than life superman of a musician looks into the camera and unleashes the national anthem for viewers of Monday Night Football — 'Are you ready for some football?' Those simple words have won Williams an entirely new generation of fans and given him the distinction of being the first country performer to ever win an Emmy.


ESPN'S MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

ESPN's inaugural season of Monday Night Football was the most-watched series in cable television history and the only NFL series nominated for a 2007 Sports Emmy in the Outstanding Live Sports Series category. The 17 games were the biggest 17 household audiences for cable television in 2006 and nine of the top 10 on the list of cable's biggest household audiences ever (excludes breaking news), including the N.Y. Giants-Dallas Cowboys game (10/23/06) which ranked No. 1 with 11,807,000 homes based on a 12.8 rating. For the season, MNF averaged a 9.9 rating and 9,109,000 homes (12,325,000 P2+), increases of 39%, 43% and 41%, respectively, compared to 2005 ESPN Sunday Night Football; the accompanying "Monday Night Surround" content on ESPN.com sparked an increase of Monday traffic to the site of 52%.

Media Contacts:
Webster & Associates Public Relations
P.O. Box 23015
Nashville · TN · 37202
(615) 777-6995
Kirt Webster
Extension 30
kirt@websterpr.com



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A country music tribute show benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Sunday, August 26th
Nashville Palace, 4pm-8pm
$10 donation at the door

Host: Calvin Ray

Featuring:
Stu Phillips, Jack Greene, Tommy Cash, The Legarde Twins, Jim Vest and the Nashville Cats

Opening:
Walt Evans and Eric Blankenship

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Rhonda Vincent - Setting Records In Bluegrass History!

For Immediate Release - (Nashville, TN) Rhonda Vincent - The All American Bluegrass Girl and seven consecutive IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year, is once again headed for a chance at beating her own record with her eighth consecutive female vocalist award nomination.

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage were collectively nominated for 12 International Bluegrass Music Awards. Nominations were announced on August 16, 2007 at the Ford Theatre in Nashville, TN, located in the Country Music Hall of Fame.

"We are humbled by these 12 nominations. A true testament to the incredibly talented musicians I have the honor of working with each day," says Rhonda Vincent from her Martha White tour bus, as she traveled to Kansas City, Missouri. "I was listening to the nominations on our satellite radio. I was so excited as they read each name!"

RhondaVincent-All American Bluegrass Girl.jpg (6292 bytes)The IBMA nominations include:

Female Vocalist of the Year - Rhonda Vincent

Entertainer of the Year - Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

Vocal Group of the Year - Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

Song of the Year - Rhonda Vincent - All American Bluegrass Girl

Album of the Year - Rhonda Vincent - All American Bluegrass Girl

Recorded Event of the Year - Rhonda Vincent - New Songs Old Friends/Jerry Salley

Fiddle Player of the Year - Hunter Berry

Recorded Event of the Year - Hunter Berry - Wow Baby

Instrumental Album of the Year - Hunter Berry - Wow Baby

Bass Player of the Year - Mickey Harris

Recorded Event of the Year - Kenny Ingram - Double Banjo Spectacular/Tony Trishka

Instrumental Album of the Year - Kenny Ingram - Double Banjo Spectacular/Tony Trishka

The International Bluegrass Music Awards will be held on October 4, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee at the Grand Ole Opry House.

2007 has been a phenomenal year for Vincent and her band The Rage. Vincent received a double Grammy nomination in the bluegrass album category for "All American Bluegrass Girl" and Country Vocal Collaboration as a duet with Bobby Osborne for "Midnight Angel", from her "All American Bluegrass Girl" album.

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage continue a rigorous tour schedule, and will appear at the prestigious country music festival in Gstaad Switzerland on September 21 & 22, 2007. Rhonda shares the experience of creating her next studio project, with photos, diary, and special video clips at www.rhondavincent.com "Join The Journey!"
CONTACT INFO:

UPPER MANAGEMENT
PR: Julia Mottesheard
615-390-5423
www.rhondapr.com

Management: Herb Sandker
615-390-8198
Rounder Records - www.rounder.com



Trisha Yearwood

PURE HEAVEN ON CMT LOADED *NOW*

You can catch the premiere of Heaven, Heartache, and The Power of Love now on CMT Loaded! Remember the more we stream it the more we see it on CMT!  more!

WATCH IT NOW!

VIDEO FOR HEAVEN DEBUTS THIS WEEK!

Want a little piece of Heaven? Well, next week you'll get one!

Trisha's video for "Heaven, Heartache and The Power Of Love" will debut next Thursday, August 23rd on CMT & GAC. Also, don't miss the video on CMT Pure Country on Friday, August 24th. more!

A LABOR OF LOVE

Most people don’t walk 60 miles on a typical weekend, but for Trisha Yearwood, her participation in last weekend’s Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk in Chicago proved to be a labor of love. “Many of my fans know I have been training with several of my girlfriends for the past few months. Everyone knows someone who has battled cancer, so this seemed like the perfect way to show support for cancer research and push myself at the same time,” noted Trisha during an interview with US99/Chicago following the walk.  more!



ENTER TO WIN TICKETS TO SEE CMT'S CROSS ROADS LIVE WITH TRISHA YEARWOOD

Great music knows no boundaries. Trisha Yearwood and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds will perform together for 1 very special night! CMT Crossroads shows the far-reaching roots of country music by pairing country artists with musicians from other genres.

August 31st you and a friend may be chosen to see this event live in Nashville, TN. Simply enter your full name, email address, and phone number. Winners will be chosen at random and notified no later than August 27th.  ENTER NOW!

TRISHA ON TV

Date

Program & Time

Channel

08/22

Opry Live @ 1:00 AM ET

GAC

08/22

Soundstage @ 3:00 PM ET

RAVE

08/26

CMT Giants@ 1:00 AM ET

MHD

08/26

Soundstage @ 3:00 AM ET

RAVE

08/26

Soundstage @ 8:00 AM ET

RAVE

08/26

Soundstage @ 8:00 PM ET

RAVE

08/29

Stacked@ 4:30 PM ET

CMT

Click here for more Trisha on TV.


TOUR DATES 2007

Date

City/State

Venue

09/08

Fayetteville, AR

Walton Arts Center

09/09

Meridian, MS

Riley Ctr for the Perf Arts

09/10

Fort Worth, TX

Bass Performance Hall

09/12

Albuquerque, NM

Sandia Casino Amphitheater

09/14

Park City, UT

Eccles Ctr for the Perf Arts

09/15

Reno, NV

Grand Sierra Casino

09/16

Santa Rosa, CA

Wells Fargo Center of the Arts

09/18

Bakersfield, CA

Fox Theater

Click here for more of Trisha's Tour Dates!
Buy Trisha Yearwood CDs Here

T.G. SHEPPARD & KELLY LANG BECOME MR. & MRS. T.G. SHEPPARD
A NIGHT OF HAPPINESS & TOGETHERNESS


TGSheppard-KellyLang.jpg (6490 bytes)At 7:30PM/CST tonight (8-21-07) in Gallatin, Tn. as the sun set over beautiful Old Hickory Lake, there was music and happiness all around the guests who were invited to one of the most beautiful homes on the lake, to celebrate to wedding of our friends, Kelly Lang and T.G. Sheppard.

T.G. came out to the gazebo with his son who was his best man, and waited for his bride to be, as she came down the steps with her children to meet her husband to be. She was dressed in a beautiful white full-length gown, and she was as beautiful as I have ever seen her, and T was the handsome prince smiling as he took her hand and led her into the gazebo to take their vows. They exchanged their wedding vows, placed the wedding rings on each others hands, and finally the minister said the magic words that we had all waited to hear, "I now pronounce you man and wife, and then told T that he could kiss his bride." If you will look at the smiles in the above picture, you will see the happiness that will make their marriage complete. They have been knowing each other many years, and have been dating for over 6 years, so all of us in the industry know that this marriage was meant for each of them to live happily ever after.

They went into the mansion for a few minutes then returned to greet all of their friends and guests. Then the awesome wedding cake was brought out and T and Kelly brought everyone up on the steps and balcony of this beautiful home, where they cut the cake and again pledged their love for each other, with the exchange of cake to each other and the champagne toast that followed. In the many years that I have known T.G. and Kelly, I cannot recall ever seeing them this happy. In T.G., Kelly has a caring and loving husband, who was there for here through her serious health issues, and Kelly is the shoulder and love for T to be able to lean on. Happiness is not something that is bought with money, it is given freely with time and togetherness, and tonight I was envious to see this much happiness and togetherness within these two wonderful human beings. God Has Blessed them and touched their hearts and minds and souls with his loving hand.

Some of those in attendance for the wedding were the members of T.G.'s band, Ric, Jimmy, Tim, Kenny, Smoke, and Greg, The Oak Ridge Boys, Lorrie Morgan as beautiful as ever, and her son, who I think looks like his Mom, Helen Cornelius, Jeannie Seely, Pete Fisher and his wife, Roxanne Russell Atwood and her husband Tim, who is a member of the Grand Ole Opry Staff Band, The Mayor of Hendersonville Scott Foster and his wife. I am sure that I have missed many of those that were there, and many that I did not know, so please forgive me.

Mr. & Mrs. T.G. Sheppard has a wonderful ring to it, does it not. And now they will spend the rest of their live's together, loving and caring for each other in all of their needs and with the love of The Good Lord to support them through their long life.

Congratulations Kelly and T for allowing us to witness your magic night.

Marty Martel
martymartel@legendsfest.com

T.G. Sheppard Official Web Site

T. G. on Amazon

 


Belated Sad News

Barbara Nancy LUMAN Sumner
Age 66
August 2, 2007
Age 66 of Hendersonville and Chilliwack B.C., Canada. Passed away peacefully on August 2, 2007. Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, the late Grand Ole Opry member Bob Luman. Survived by her daughter, Melissa Luman Phillips (Jeff) of Hendersonville; sister, Patsy Tisman of Chilliwack, British Columbia; her companion, Pete Caldwell of Nashville, TN. Barbara was born in Vancouver, Canada on August 4, 1940 and after meeting her husband Bob, moved to Hendersonville where she stayed for 35 years until returning to British Columbia in 1999 until her death. A celebration of her wonderful life will be held on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 from 9 a.m. until the time of service at HENDERSONVILLE MEMORY GARDENS & FUNERAL HOME, 353 Johnny Cash Parkway, Hendersonville, TN, (615) 824-3855 www.harpethhills.com

Marty Martel
martymartel@legendsfest.com


ABSOLUTELY AWESOME
8-19-07

DavidFrizzell-ShellyWest.JPG (2704 bytes)If you were not able to listen into the Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree last night, or you forgot, you missed a very special night in country music, the reunion of one of the most dynamic duets in our music industry, DAVID FRIZZELL & SHELLY WEST. They have and still do, a very special chemistry between them that we have missed for 25 years, and last night's performance on the ETMJ is evident that we will be hearing much more from David and Shelly.

David looked great and his voice was right on the money. He is the true entertainer, singer in country music and continues to bring the name of Frizzell to the forefront of country music, and it does not hurt to be the brother of Lefty Frizzell.

Shelly looked fabulous and sounded as awesome as in the days that they were the CMA Award winning duet. She did not miss a beat in this reunion of these two giants in country music. But to say that she looked great, would not be enough, she was beautiful, and they both sang like it was just yesterday that they had recorded "Your The Reason God Made Oklahoma."

The record shop was filled to capacity to witness this super reunion, and none of us were disappointed. I could see things happening once again for both of them and I am keeping my fingers crossed that one of the major labels in town will also see the great potential of this powerful duet team.

Congratulations David and Shelly and we can't wait to hear more great music from you.

Marty Martel
martymartel@legendsfest.com

Buy David Frizzell CDs on Amazon
Buy Shelly West CDs on Amazon

 


Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan

8-19-07
Our ABC Radio interview from last night.

Click this link to hear our interview with John Nutting on ABC radio, Australia, last night (Saturday in Australia)... http://www.abc.net.au/snc/stories/snc_mod_12.asx

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Visit the Music Room MESSAGE BOARD .... "it's a little bit different."

ME AND JOE DIMAGGIO.

Jack-JoeDimaggio.jpg (9117 bytes)We've met a lot of legends in our travels, and here's one I'm especially proud of. That's me in the upper left hand corner, just behind Joe DiMaggio.

I sat with him and drank coffee while he had dinner that  evening. He was kinda reserved, but very polite and friendly.

Actually, so was Richard Nixon when we met him.

The man on my right is the restaurant owner, the man in white (front center) is the chef, and in the lower right hand corner is Swifty Morgan. He was a colorful Hollywood hustler, and in "The Lemon Drop Kid", a movie about him, Bob Hope played Swifty.

Jack Blanchard
© 2007.

Please visit our Home Page at: www.jackandmisty.com
THE JACK BLANCHARD & MISTY MORGAN ONLINE CD CATALOG:
http://www.elvinsystems.com/jm/catalog.htm

 


AARON TIPPIN HELPS BRING LEGENDARY WORLD WAR II PLANE TO NEW ORLEANS

AaronTippin.jpg (8455 bytes)(Nashville, TN) – Last week, country music star Aaron Tippin brought along a special guest for his performance at the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) benefit in New Orleans, Louisiana. A restored World War II B-25 Mitchell bomber, also known as "Panchito," traveled in the air and water to reach her destination…and it was Aaron Tippin who helped get her there.

The B-25 bombers are famed for being a major force in bringing hope back to the country during WWII. It was the B-25 that Lieutenant Colonel James Doolittle chose to use in a raid against the Japanese after their attack on Pearl Harbor. "Doolittle's Raid" was deemed a success thanks to the sixteen B-25 bombers used in the attack.

Aaron Tippin, also a licensed pilot, helped fly one of the restored B-25s from Oshkosh, Wisconsin to New Orleans. Once there Aaron, equipped with his very own "Working Man's PhD," helped load the plane onto a barge on Lake Pontchartrain. After being loaded, the legendary aircraft was taken to Spanish Plaza and put on display for the DAV benefit show.

"It was a great pleasure to be part of the team that brought 'Panchito' as a gift from the DAV to the city of New Orleans" says Aaron. "Man…it was hot!"

After the aircraft's trip was over, Aaron performed several of his hit songs for the DAV benefit. "Where the Stars and Stripes and The Eagle Flies" was included in the performance, an appropriate song for "Panchito" and her history.

The DAV organization was honored to have Aaron on hand for the voyage. "Aaron is a long time advocate of our service members and veterans and his participation in getting 'Panchito' here is greatly appreciated" said Arthur H. Wilson, National Adjutant/CEO of DAV. "His music has long evoked patriotism and promoted the American way."

The entire trek was filmed by Sleeping Dog Productions for the DAV. A televised documentary is being planned for later in the year.

Aaron Tippin entered the music scene sixteen years ago with "You've Got To Stand For Something," a solid workingman's anthem that quickly established him as a true spokesman for the American people. Between 1990 and 1997, he had seven hit records and created such memorable singles as "There Ain't Nothin' Wrong With The Radio," "That's As Close As I'll Get To Loving You," and "I Got It Honest." With his success and ability to relate to the people, he traveled to Saudi Arabia with Bob Hope in the early 90s to become the first singer to entertain the troops during the Gulf War.

Media Contacts:
Webster & Associates Public Relations
P.O. Box 23015
Nashville · TN · 37202
(615) 777-6995
Don Grubbs
Extension 22
don@websterpr.com

 


Terri Lynn

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Hello, I'm Terri Lynn..

I have hosted the Writer's Night with Chart band here in Nashville for over eleven years. I took a year off recently and now I'm back., by popular demand......

This special event will occur twice each month starting in Sept..

Some spots will be preset, some will be paid showcases and others will be open sign up.. You bring in your Nashville Numbers Charts and I give you a three song spot on stage with my band.. No rounds here.. Just you and a great session band singing your songs.. If you are not a writer but you are an artist looking for songs, you can sing a cover but you must know who wrote it and be ready to have songs plugged to you after your performance..bring your business cards, this is always a major networking event.

LYRIX MUSIC BAR & CAFE
94 PEABODY STREET
NASHVILLE, DOWNTOWN

In the month of September the dates will be:
Sept. 5 & 26th.. from 6 PM til 11 PM
Terri Lynn
615-557-2436

Terri Lynn


Major Artist Pitched Song by James Kennedy

Hello Everyone. My name is James Kennedy. Last week you may have noticed a link to my song, "A Candle on A Cupcake", in the MKOC newsletter. I want to thank everyone who stopped by, to tell you all that the song has been pitched to a MAJOR ARTIST! I can't say who it is at this time, but I'm sure Marli will keep you all updated as things develope. Again Thanks for stopping by, and feel free to download it, or one of my other songs, at www.soundclick.com/jameskennedy

 

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MONTGOMERY GENTRY TO APPEAR ON JERRY LEWIS MDA TELETHON


MontgomeryGentry.jpg (4425 bytes)(Nashville, TN)- Country music duo MONTGOMERY GENTRY will lend their support to assist in eradicating muscular dystrophy by performing on legendary comedian Jerry Lewis' annual MDA Telethon live from Las Vegas on Sunday, September 2nd, 2007.

First broadcast over Labor Day weekend in 1966 by just one TV station in New York City, the unique event quickly caught the public's attention and raised more than $1 million. Now the show will be broadcast on "190 MDA Love Network" stations across the country.

For more information or to find your local station, please visit www.mdausa.org/telethon.

Montgomery Gentry is currently touring throughout the country and promoting their latest album, Some People Change. Their latest single, "What Do Ya Think About That" is currently climbing the country music charts.

Media Contacts:

Webster & Associates Public Relations
(615) 777 – 6995
www.websterpr.com
Kirt Webster
Extension 30
Kirt@websterpr.com
Chelsey Shults
Extension 25
Chelsey@websterpr.com
Columbia Records / SonyBMG
Craig Campbell
615-858-1314

Buy Montgomery Gentry CDs Here

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