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Vince Gill records with Richard Marx

Monday, November 10, 2008 – Richard Marx and Vince Gill teamed up to record The Beatles classic And I Love Her, featured on Marx's November release, "Sundown." The longtime friends have previously worked together with Gill singing background vocals on Marx's 1994 multi-platinum release "Paid Vacation" and Marx co-writing and producing If You Ever Leave Me, Gill's 1999 duet with Barbra Streisand, and co-writing Someday from Gill's "Next Big Thing" album in 2003. Sundown is now being offered exclusively on www.RichardMarx.com.

Jessica Andrews also helps Marx out on the CD.

"I've been buddies with Vince for years," said Marx. "I remember seeing him perform at the Grammys in the early 90s. I was so blown away that I got his number and called him just to rave. We recorded And I Love Her the old fashioned way: live, in the same room, standing side by side. It was great fun to do."

Gill said, "Richard is a very, very talented man. He's a gifted singer, gifted songwriter and gifted producer. Even more importantly, he has a wicked sense of humor. God knows I love to laugh. It was an honor to be asked to do this duet."

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