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Rascal Flatts, Craig Morgan raise women's cancer awareness

Friday, September 28, 2007 – Rascal Flatts and Craig Morgan will perform on a first-of-its-kind television event "Frosted Pink" to raise awareness of women's cancers.

The artists will fly to Los Angeles next Saturday to tape the special. Rascal Flatts will perform songs from newly released album "Still Feels Good" and "Skin," their song about a young girl with cancer.

Morgan will sing "Tough," the second single from his "Little Bit of Life" CD. The song is about dealing with life when facing and beating breast cancer.

The show will feature a mix of music, figure skating and Hollywood stars to spark action against cancer as more than 250,000 women are diagnosed with women's cancers every year.

"Each of us knows someone who has been affected by cancer and hopefully this show will help bring further attention to the fight," says Gary LeVox, lead singer for Rascal Flatts. "We wish for the day that no mother, sister, wife or daughter ever have to come to terms with this disease."

The special will also feature musical performances by Olivia Newton-John, Joss Stone, Anastacia, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Heart plus figure skaters Katarina Witt, Nancy Kerrigan, Kristi Yamaguchi, Rena Inoue and John Baldwin, Sasha Cohen, Rosalynn Sumners, Katia Gordeeva, Oksana Baiul, Kurt Browning, Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto.

"Frosted Pink presented by sanofi-aventis and Wachovia" from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica will air nationally on ABC on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. eastern. The show will re-air on The Style Network on Monday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. eastern, followed by subsequent airings throughout the remainder of the month.

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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
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