Country And Bluegrass Artists Team Up For Boot Campaign
January 18, 2011 at 7:44 AM (PT)
More Country artists have joined THE BOOT CAMPAIGN, by taking off their boots and replacing them with ARMY boots. The BOOT CAMPAIGN was inspired by retired US NAVYSEAL and author of the book “Lone Survivor,” MARCUS LUTTRELL and is a way for AMERICANS to give back and say thank you to our armed forces.
Country music artists involved include: GEORGE JONES, OAK RIDGE BOYS, JAN HOWARD, MEL TILLIS, LEE GREENWOOD, CHARLIE DANIELS, JOSH TURNER, PHIL VASSAR, JOE NICHOLS, RANDY HOUSER, GRETCHEN WILSON, LITTLE TEXAS, JOE DIFFIE, JAMIE O’NEAL, HEIDI NEWFIELD, JUSTIN MOORE, CHUCK WICKS, COLT FORD, RANDY ROGERS BAND, ELI YOUNG BAND, DEREK SHOLL, JOEY + RORY and JACK INGRAM.
DANIELS, who even chose the BOOT CAMPAIGN to be a part of his annual charity event at the NASHVILLE PALM said: “I’ve never seen anything quite as unique as the BOOT CAMPAIGN, and I’ve seen a lot!”
Also on board are Bluegrass artists THE GRASCALS and THE ROYS, along with TEXAS artists CROSS CANADIAN RAGWEED, ROBERT EARL KEEN, JASON BOLAND, AARON WATSON, MICK AND THE MOTORCARS, RECKLESS KELLY, WADE BOWEN, KEVIN FOWLER, STONEY LARUE, NO JUSTICE, BLEU EDMONDSON and GRANGER SMITH.
The campaign encourages AMERICANS to purchase a pair of ARMY combat boots to wear in support of our nation’s troops. Proceeds from the boot sales are donated to partner charities, including LUTTRELL’s LONE SURVIVOR FOUNDATION.
For more information about The BOOT CAMPAIGN, visit: www.bootcampaign.com.