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Chesney plays Big Apple on Good Morning America in August

Thursday, July 9, 2009 – Kenny Chesney is playing the Big Apple and more in August. Actually, he'll play the Summer Concert Series on Good Morning America on Aug. 14.

"We're everywhere, they're there, and you've also got every tour in the world

trying to find a date to be part of GMA's Summer Series," Chesney said. "Sometimes it's just about finding the way to make it fit for everybody...You go back and forth until finally the pieces fit. But there is nothing like New York City in the morning. That place wakes up alive and ready to rock."

"That's been one of the cool things about this summer - and having a greatest hits out there," Chesney said. "It reminds me of all the places and people we've met over the course of these songs. There are a lot of memories, a lot of faces and a lot of laughs tied up in these songs - and when you step back and really think about all the places we've been, it's kind of amazing."

"And a record like this gives you the opportunity to go do something you might not otherwise," he said. "We haven't even thought about what we're gonna sing yet, but people may end up surprised. I think we might reach back for something a little bit fun because having a good time with it makes being up at that hour worthwhile."

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