Kenny Chesney signs on for Farm Aid.
CHICAGO, IL Monday Jul.25.2005 /netmusiccountdown.com/ --
The guy that sang about his "sexy tractor" may be doing one of the sexiest things of his career...putting his talent to helping the people that use tractors, American farmers.
And on September 18, Chesney joins Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Dave Matthews and his friend John Mellencamp to participate in the 20th anniversary of Farm Aid Concert.
"I remember the first Farm Aid, and the spirit of all those musicians coming together to be the voice of the families who made their living as farmers -- and had for generations," says the Luttrell, Tennessean.
"And what I love about Farm Aid is, even beyond raising money -- and they've raised over 27 million dollars -- they make sure that America doesn't forget about the people who are a lot like the folks where I come from, who grow the food that we eat and think about it as something they'd feed their families. Now that's powerful."
The 20th Anniversary Farm Aid Concert will be held at the Tweeter Center in Tinley Park, Illinois -- located in the same kind of heartland country as 1985's original concert in Champagne, Illinois. This year's show is being sponsored by Silk Soymilk.
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