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Faith Hill, Reba, Collin Raye participate in Muhammad Ali fundraiser

Friday, March 21, 2008 – Faith Hill, Reba McEntire and Collin Raye were selected to perform at Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XIV, Saturday, April 4-5 in Phoenix to benefit the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute and other charities.

The evening also will feature an all-star lineup that includes Jordin Sparks, Kevin Costner, Clive Davis, John Mellencamp and Dionne Warwick. Raye will perform Friday, April 4, at the Celebrity Fight Night Founders Dinner and then on Saturday at the main event, where he will rock the house with his mega-hit song, "That's My Story."

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Twenty Years and Change CD review - Twenty Years and Change
With 15 number 1 singles under his belt, it would be easy for country tenor Collin Raye to rest on this past success and settle into musical mediocrity. Raye's first disc in more than four years - confirms that the man with the silky smooth voice isn't content to rest. The new record even finds the master lyric interpreter penning a couple of songs - the title track, and "All I Can Do Is Love," co-written with Melissa Manchester.Kickin' it off with a high-steppin' country anthem, in the vein of »»»
Can't Back Down
Collin Raye may be committed to not backing down, but he seemingly has never seen a big empty gesture he didn't like. Or so the evidence from this new release suggests. "End of the World," for example, suggests that the very elements themselves would disintegrate into a ball of nothingness if his girl ever left him. And while such a plot line might make for an eye-catching big budget Hollywood movie, such grandness doesn't work well at all for good country music. Country music's best perspective »»»
Tracks
Rev up the guitars and love potion, and you have another in a line of Collin Raye albums likely to light up the radio station airwaves, but not leave a lasting stamp. Raye aims for a Big Sound from the get go with blazing guitars and pounding drums being pounded on the lead-off lyrically silly "She's All That," which Raye wrote with brother Scott. And the love quotient is awfully high with song titles saying it all - "I Want to Be There," Completely," "You Will Always Be Mind and "You Still Take Me there. »»»
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: Evans brings the cheer – What's a country song without drinking? Morgan Evans seems to have gotten the missive loud and clear as a good chunk of his songs incorporate libations into the mix. And when the Australian-bred singer isn't confronting drinking, he's dealing with matters of the heart, but in keeping with the positive attitude he purveyed, love is most... »»»
Concert Review: Lambert smiles, dances the night away – Miranda Lambert didn't perform "Tin Man," one of her best, but also one of her saddest songs during this Wildcard tour stop. It's a song sung from the perspective of one who is sad that she has a heart that can be broken. That's not the current condition of Lambert's heart, though. She's apparently in a good... »»»
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