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Wynonna finds "Love Heals"

Monday, April 26, 2010 – Wynonna Judd will release a collection of her top singles and three new tracks, "Love Heals," through Cracker Barrel. The new CD can be pre-ordered beginning today and will arrive in all Cracker Barrel locations on May 24th.

The project is being done in conjunction with Wounded Warrior Project and its efforts to assist wounded service men and women and their families. Cracker Barrel will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of every "Love Heals" CD to Wounded Warrior Project. In 2008, Wounded Warrior Project started coordinating retreats for caregivers who help their wounded loved ones facing a range of physical and mental challenges. The retreats provide the caregivers with rest, rejuvenation and a place to connect with other caregivers.

I am deeply moved by the caregivers who take on the responsibility of caring for our wounded warriors," said Judd. "I appreciate Cracker Barrel for their continued support of Wounded Warrior Project and its mission to honor and empower wounded warriors as they continue life beyond the injury."

The CD includes No One Else On Earth, Only Love and She Is His Only Need along with three tracks that have not been available for sale, including Let Your Light Shine.

"We're very excited to provide our guests with this collection of Wynonna's most popular songs," said Peter Keiser, Vice President of Marketing at Cracker Barrel. "Wynonna welcomed the idea of producing a project that would benefit our nation's service men and women. Her appreciation of veterans is very sincere, and we're honored to have Wynonna by our side as Cracker Barrel continues its support of Wounded Warrior Project."

During the pre-order process, fans can also register to win A Weekend with Wynonna in Music City Sweepstakes. The grand prize package includes a trip to Nashville to meet Judd and see her perform at the Grand Ole Opry. The winner will also get to visit many of Nashville's top attractions. Other prizes including autographed Wynonna "Love Heals" CDs and complimentary meals at Cracker Barrel.

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Concert Review: LSD tour provides a lot of highs – This was not your grandkids' country, that's for sure. Even the name of the tour - the LSD Tour - was a throwback (albeit far before the principals were making music). But make no mistake about it. With the ever cool country traditionalist Dwight Yoakam, the country with some rock and blues and rabble rousing of Steve Earle thrown in and the... »»»
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