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Rissi Palmer performs at American League championship game

Friday, October 12, 2007 – Newcomer Rissi Palmer will perform the National Anthem and "God Bless America" at Game 4 of the American League Championship Series Tuesday, Oct. 16 in Cleveland, where the Indians will play the Boston Red Sox. The game will be nationally televised on FOX at 8 p.m. eastern.

Palmer is also scheduled to perform the National Anthem at several upcomng National Football League games, including Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Miami Dolphins /New England Patriots game in Miami and on Sunday, Oct. 28 when the Carolina Panthers host the Indianapolis Colts in Charlotte.

Palmer's self-titled debut album is scheduled for release Tuesday, Oct. 23 on 1720 Entertainment Nashville, distributed by Koch. "Country Girl" is her first single and is presently climbing the country singles charts.

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Rissi Palmer hit the charts with the sassy, uptempo single "Country Girl," but that doesn't represent the majority of tunes on her self-titled debut. The Missouri native's 12-songs are chock full of ballads and a few mid-tempo songs. That's a good thing, considering Palmer has the vocal power to shine on everything from contemporary ballads like "I'm Not Of This World" and "Butterflies" to a well-done Patsy Cline cover, "Leavin' On Your Mind. »»»
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... »»»
Concert Review: No sugarcoating, Welch dishes out an experience – Gillian Welch (accompanied, as always, by master guitarist David Rawlings), celebrated her "The Harrow & The Harvest" album with a powerful night of music. She apologized many times for the utter unhappiness expressed through this album's songs, admitting it's "not the most chipper album" at one point.... »»»
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