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January 08, 2010


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David Lowery in Iraq

Playing For The Troops

David Lowery is more comfortable on a stage than in a combat zone. But the lead singer of the rock band Cracker left comfort behind recently to play for the troops serving in Iraq. The singer is personally against the war. But one of his songs, Yalla Yalla, became a hit with soldiers. Dick Gordon finds out how a left leaning musician ended up playing his music for the troops in Iraq.

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