Discusses the 2017 Edition of 'A Capitol Fourth'
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Will You Use This Story? --
"Independence Day"-celebration--"A Capitol Fourth"--returns for its 37th-annual broadcast, on
P-B-S--live from the West Lawn of the U-S Capitol. This
year's concert will be hosted by John Stamos--and Trace Adkins will present a tribute to
America's servicemen and -women...
"THIS YEAR, ON
'[A] CAPITOL FOURTH', I'LL BE DOING A SONG CALLED 'STILL A SOLDIER'.
IT'S A TIP OF THE HAT; IT'S A TRIBUTE TO THOSE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE SERVED TO PRESERVE OUR FREEDOMS THAT
WE'RE CELEBRATING ON THE FOURTH OF JULY. AND, THAT'S THE SONG [THAT]
I'LL BE PERFORMING."
This year's lineup also includes: the
"Beach Boys", featuring special guests Mark McGrath on vocals, and John Stamos on drums;
Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi, as the "Blues
Brothers"; the "Four Tops"; Chris Blue; Sofia
Carson; Kelli Pickler; Yolanda Adams; and Laura
Osnes--with Jack Everly, conducting the "National Symphony
Orchestra". "A Capitol Fourth" will air live, on P-B-S, Tuesday, July 4th, at eight p-m, Eastern; check local listings, for the time in your area.
For more information, visit "p-b-s"-dot-org-slash-"capitol-fourth".
Also available is audio from John Stamos.