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Sara Evans helps national Christmas tree lighting festivities

Wednesday, December 5, 2007 – Sara Evans will help the White House kick off the holiday season by performing at the 84th Annual Lighting of the National Christmas tree Thursday, Dec. 6. President George W. Bush will be on hand to continue the tradition begun in 1923 by President Calvin Coolidge who lit the first tree in President's Park.

During the ceremony, Evans will perform "Silent Night," "O Come All Ye Faithful" and "Go Tell It On The Mountain," accompanied by The United States Air Force Band and the St. Albans and National Cathedral Schools Choir.

Evans recently celebrated the release of her "Greatest Hits" album with four new songs, including the Top 15 hit single, "As If," plus "Love You with All My Heart," "Pray for You" and "Some Things Never Change," all co-penned by Evans. Also featured on the album are three top five singles and four number one songs, including "No Place That Far," "Born to Fly," "Suds in the Bucket," "A Real Fine Place to Start" and "I Could Not Ask for More."


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CD review - Copy That Nine songs in, Sara Evans finally unleashes a country song that she wanted to cover. And it's one of the most copied songs at that - Hank's "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry." The cut is a decided left turn from the rest of "Copy That," songs that Evans adored "plain and simple." Overcovered though it may be, Evans' version resonates. Let's face it, her vocals remain a powerful thing of beauty, power and emotion. And it helps that she is backed by ...
You gotta love country music, which still demonizes tobacco just like a Baptist Church Sunday sermon. "Marquee Sign," off Sara Evans' "Word" album begins with the country star announcing, "I wish you were a pack of cigarettes/'Cause you would have come with a warning." Cigarettes, like the tequila she sings about later, are clearly bad for you. Unfortunately, the man in this song didn't come labeled with a skull and cross bones. The album from whence ...
CD review - At Christmas Sara Evans is straight-up one of the best singers in country music, and when she performs "Go Tell It On The Mountain" backed by a supportive choir on her new holiday offering, "At Christmas," the girl is squarely in her element. She has the kind of strong voice that gives this lyric the spiritual declarative quality it requires. And yet, she can switch to the acoustic guitar-backed "Oh Come All Ye Faithful" and sing ever so prettily and quietly. ...


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