Josh Turner sings at Memorial Day event
Friday, May 25, 2007
– Josh Turner will perform three songs live at the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Sunday, May 27. Turner will sing the
National Anthem, "America The Beautiful" and a cover of Willie Nelson's
"Always On My Mind" during the hour and a half special that airs on PBS
beginning at 8 p.m. eastern.
Others scheduled to attend include Gary Sinise, Joe Mantegna, Natalie
Cole, Gen. Colin Powell, Bonnie Hunt, Jimmy Smits, Charles Durning,
CeCe Winans, Dianne Wiest, Jane Monheit, Maestro Erich Kunzel and the
National Symphony Orchestra.
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