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Saluting America's Heroes for Memorial Day Weekend 2017

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This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017

THEME/TOPIC:  MEMORIAL DAY

Dedicated to All Who Died In The Line Of Duty.

There are no celebrity guests on this program, just "A Look At The Arts" host Tom Lounges and "All Things Considered" host Dan Clark playing songs in tribute to the fighting forces of the U.S.A. and our domestic heroes who rescue and protect citizens within our borders.

Memorial Day Weekend is ALL about the American Heroes who have suffered and died for the sake of this country and its people, and that includes our police officers, firefighters and all first responders, who walk into the unknown without hesitation to serve and protect when "we the people" call upon them.

This program honors those amazing people who have worn the various uniforms deserving of our undying respect and thanks -- through music.   This program features songs of loss, songs of hope, songs for and about Heroes -- by such artists as: Billy Ray Cyrus,  Eddie Bush, Trace Adkins, Dennis DeYoung, Aaron Tippin, Charlie Daniels, Chely Wright, and Chely Wright.    

Please listen, remember the fallen, and celebrate the many sacrifices of all those who have served our nation with honor so that the chimes of freedom can ring.   

God Bless and Keep America's Heroes!     

Tom Lounges has been a region radio personality and a music journalist since 1979. For the last 35-years, he has been reporting on entertainment as a weekly columnist and feature writer for The Times newspaper. He was also publisher and editor of the monthly tri-state entertainment magazine ("Midwest BEAT Magazine") for over two decades, he has written hundreds of features for numerous national glossy magazines over the decades, and he wrote "Liner Notes" for over a dozen albums release by Sony Records.