KAYLA SLONE JOINS THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND

SINGING WALMART CASHIER  KAYLA SLONE JOINS THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND
ON-STAGE AT GRAND OLE OPRY


 (Photo credit: Chris Hollo)
The Marshall Tucker Band Invites Slone On-stage for Encore
Opry Performance – Joins Group to Sing Classic Hit, “Can’t You See”    
Nashville, Tenn. (March 27, 2013) – This past weekend on the stage of the historic Grand Ole Opry, THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND performed and welcomed a very special guest on-stage for a little help singing the group’s classic hit, “Can’t You See.”  That special guest was 21-year-old singing Walmart cashier sensation, KAYLA SLONE.
“I
had seen this girl on the news and when I found out she would be
performing on the Opry with us, I knew we had to invite her back out
after her set to help us sing ‘Can’t You See,'” says MTB lead singer and
founding member Doug Gray.
Slone
recently made national headlines after a customer recorded her singing
while on-duty as a cashier at a Walmart in her home state of West
Virginia.  The video recording was uploaded to the Internet and soon
attracted the attention of the national media (click
HERE
for more).  One of Slone’s dreams was to perform on the stage of the
Grand Ole Opry.  She was given that opportunity after the Opry contacted
her with a personal invite.
“It
was a real honor to sing on the Grand Ole Opry stage and be a part of a
great tradition,” says Slone.  “It was also a special treat to sing
with The Marshall Tucker Band and it goes to show you that dreams really
do come true!” 
Gray
notes, “We had so much fun singing with Kayla.  She was a real pro and I
know she will go far in this business.  I had chills up and down my
spine after hearing her sing!”
About The Marshall Tucker Band
Forty-one years ago, The
Marshall Tucker Band was founded in Spartanburg, SC.  Thanks to hits
like “Can’t You See,” “Heard It In A Love Song” and “Fire On The
Mountain,” the 5x Gold, 3x Platinum-selling southern rock group has sold
more than 15 million albums to date.  MTB songs have been featured in
major motion picture films and television series including 
BlowThe BoxSwing Vote, Half Nelson, My Name Is EarlCold Case and Good Guys.  CMT (Country Music Television) named the MTB’s “Can’t You See” the #4 Greatest Southern Rock Song .  The MTB’s debut album, The Marshall Tucker Band, reigns as Gibson Guitar’s #5 Greatest Southern Rock Album.  Recently, UltimateClassicRock.com crowned the MTB’s “Can’t You See” the #1 Greatest Southern Rock song ever recorded.
For additional information on The Marshall Tucker Band, visit www.marshalltuckerband.com.

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