Mollura, Michael
September 2005
Music Connection;9/12/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p8
The article focuses on charitable contributions that are being made by the music community in the United States. In June 2004, Emily Kent, a six-year-old girl, was riding in a car with her mother when they spotted a turtle crossing the road. Stopping to save the turtle from the traffic, Emily ran into the road and was hit and killed. The rock band Yachay has written and recorded "Wildflower," a song that was inspired by the compassionate story. All proceeds from downloads and physical sales of "Wildflower," will be donated directly to the Emily Kent Fund. Musicians Big Kenny and John Rich recently added their finishing touches to a 10-foot-tall guitar sculpture which will be placed in Nashville, Tennessee, as part of the city's "Guitartown" event. The arts project is an exhibit of a 10-foot-tall guitar sculpture and a showcase of guitars which will later be auctioned off for charity.


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