Jamey Johnson added to Farm Aid
Monday, August 18, 2008
– Jamey Johnson was added to the line-up of the 23rd annual Farm Aid concert, being held Sept. 20 in Mansfield, Mass. Johnson will join Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Mathews, Kenny Chesney and others to raise awareness and funds to promote a strong family farm system of agriculture.
"I have no idea why Willie picked me to do this show, but I've been
looking forward to it since I was a kid," the Alabama native said of his
participation in the event that has raised more than $30 million for the
American farmer. "He has been no less than a hero for the American
farmer and for me too."
Johnson's "That Lonesome Song" debuted at number six on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and has achieved much praise.
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