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Randy Houser, 4 year old fan debut Boots On video

Monday, April 27, 2009 – For several weeks, country music fans have been watching and forwarding the YouTube video of 4-year-old Drake Dixon lip syncing Randy Houser's new single Boots On, (currently in the Top 25). Drake's nanny captured the young performer on video when he was in his car seat in the back of her vehicle. The toddler lip syncs and plays plastic guitar.

CMT.com will premiere a video combining footage of Houser as well as footage from the original home video of Drake that was posted to youtube. (http://www.cmt.com/videos/randy-houser/376800/boots-on.jhtml?id=1610095).

Houser and others agreed Drake had to be part of the video. "When we saw the video, we knew we had to do something with it," said Fletcher Foster, URS Senior VP/GM. "We had to incorporate Drake's video somehow." Foster and video director Eric Welch came up with the idea to shoot Houser as if he is in the front seat of the car watching Drake in the back seat. Footage from the nanny's video will be cut into the footage shot of Houser to make a complete video.

At the shoot, it was discovered that both Houser and Dixon, whose father is songwriter Dillon Dixon, share the same birth date.

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