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Recording Artist hopes to preserve Route 66

Recording Artist hopes to preserve and restore Route 66

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Many will travel home today from the route 66 international festival but one man will continue along the mother road.

Jess Mcentire, a world wide recording artist began Project Route 66 in 2008 with the sole purpose to preserve and restore Route 66. Mcentire has a his troy on route 66 and promised his parents before they passed he would give something back to the mother road.

He decided to record a cd called "Man on a Mission". The CD features country artist Loretta Lynn, and will go toward placing billboards along Route 66.

"In one of the songs I made the statement if it takes a life time or the shirt off my back to get this accomplished - so when somebody's coming out of Miami they see a sign that says take a trip on Route 66 I made my parents a promise and I'll do it with or without help." Mcentire says.

For more information, visit the web site:
Http://www.projectroute66.com/

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