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Anyone who ever wondered what Carrie Underwood, Sara Evans or LeeAnn Rimes would sound like singing a duet with Elvis Presely won’t have to wait much longer to find out.

A new album, called Elvis Presley Christmas Duets will include many of his greatest hits turned into collaborations with several of today’s stars. “Ill Be Home for Christmas,” is a duet with Carrie, and LeeAnn will add her voice to “Here Comes Santa Claus.”

352391R1032A_32A_111 Martina McBride, Gretchen Wilson, Amy Grant, and Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapaman will also have recordings on the new CD.

According to a news report form 1290 CJBK, Priscilla Presley praised the project, saying “We are so pleased that these accomplished artists are collaborating with Elvis in this unique way to make exciting new versions of his Christmas Songs. I am sure Elvis would be proud to have worked with them.

MerleH Merle Haggard, a legend in country music, has found a way to promote living a green lifestyle, backing it up with a little star power in the spring of 2009. The Green Train, a team coined by Merle and musician Bob Wolfe, will be traveling to 28 states this year displaying different ways to help the environment.

They plan on touring the country in six weeks, starting in Portland, Oregon and ending in Washington, D.C.  During the trip they will put on nine concerts in large venues, and put on 21 smaller acoustic performances in smaller cities. The tour will also include organizations with booths that show sustainable products.

I’m going out of town for the weekend, but I’ll be back with something new early next week. I hope you all have a wonderful weekend. Drop me a line and let me know how you spent your time away from work!

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  Anyone who ever wondered what Carrie Underwood, Sara Evans or LeeAnn Rimes would sound like singing a duet with Elvis Presely won't have to wait much longer to find out. A new album, called Elvis Presley Christmas Duets will include many of his greatest hits turned into collaborations...