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Derby keeping national anthem country

For the second straight year, the Kentucky Derby is going to have a celebrity sing the Star-Spangled Banner, and like the inaugural turn last year, a country star will have the honors. Lexington and Louisville NBC affiliates (WLEX and WAVE, … Continue reading

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LeAnn Rimes to sing national anthem at the Kentucky Derby

Big-time sporting events have long had star musicians perform The Star-Spangled Banner with sometimes spectacular (Jennifer Hudson) and other times less-than-sterling (Roseanne) results. The Kentucky Derby, however, has avoided that trend, instead hanging its colorful hat on the annual sing … Continue reading

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