Want to sing with Elvis? No problem
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
– Not only did Carrie Underwood and Sara Evans sing with Elvis Presley long after his death, but so can you.
Sony Music Entertainment is giving Elvis Presley fans the opportunity to sing a Christmas duet with Elvis. The "Sing With The King" ecard makes it possible for fans to record their own version of Presley's classic Blue Christmas. The ecard uses the same unique technology that allowed country superstars like Martina McBride,Underwood and Evans to sing along with Presley on the "Elvis Presley Christmas Duets" CD, released in October.
At www.SingWithTheKing.com, fans can watch the new Presley and McBride Blue Christmas video, record their own version with Elvis and then send it to friends and family along with a personal message in the form of a holiday e-card.
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Editorial: Walking the talk
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Concert Review: Henry comes out the other end a better man
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Billy Strings may not be his real name, but the bluegrass performer more than lives up to his adopted moniker.
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