Well, the CD was released yesterday to coincide with Armed Forces Week (May 8th -May 15th) and to celebrate, Sony Masterworks would like to give one lucky Lady V dZine reader their own copy of 4Troops.
4Troops are a group of four United States combat veterans- Former Cpt. Meredith Melcher, Former Sgt. Daniel Jens, Staff Sgt. (Ret.) Ron Henry, and Former Sgt. David Clemo. – who served on the front lines of Afghanistan and Iraq. While overseas, music was an important and integral part of their lives. While serving abroad, the four would sing at everything from large military events to more intimate settings, jamming in their bunk and trying to recall a slice of home. They also raised their voices to remember those that had been lost at memorial services. The group was brought together by veteran Victor Hurtado. 4Troops now come together for one purpose, and that is to sing on behalf of all troops, to honor their sacrifices and to create awareness for their needs. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of their debut album will benefit veteran-related organizations.
Listen to 4Troops perform the second track from their album, For Freedom.
4Troops Track Listing:
1. Bless The Broken Road
2. For Freedom
3. Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (2010)
4. I’m Already There
5. Dance With My Father
8. You Raise Me Up
9. You’ll Never Walk Alone
10. Medley (Battle Hymn of the Republic, You’re a Grand Old Flag, America The Beautiful)
11. Here We’ve Been
12. Raise Your Glasses
Where you can buy it…
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A special thanks to Lori Jordan-Rice, who provided me with copies of Miss Trimble’s Trapdoor and Miss Trimble’s Trapdoor: The Perseverance of Christopher Columbus to facilitate this review and who is also providing the copies for the winning entrant.
Contest open to the US. Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on 05/28/2010. Winners will be selected via random.org. Winner will be notified by email and will have 72 hours to respond with mailing address. If no response is received from the winning entrant, a new winner will be selected.
FTC Compliant Disclosure: I received copies of Miss Trimble’s Trapdoor and Miss Trimble’s Trapdoor: The Perseverance
of Christopher Columbus to facilitate this review. All opinions expressed are 100% mine.
For more information on 4Troops, please visit their official site at www.4TROOPSmusic.com.
A portion of the proceeds from the sales of the album will benefit veteran related organizations, including the IAVA, the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, the USO, and the American Legion.