SOURCE: Lance Larson Music

December 19, 2007 10:15 ET

Musician Lance Larson Releases "Song for the Soldier" for Free to All Military Service Members and Veterans for Christmas

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ--(Marketwire - December 19, 2007) - Musician, singer, song writer Lance Larson has released for worldwide electronic distribution "Song for the Soldier" for free to all military service members and veterans of the armed forces for Christmas. Larson wrote this song for his father, a WWII veteran, and is intended as tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the military. The song can be downloaded from the military section of:

The featured track, "Song for the Soldier" is the first single released from the just released album "Songs for the Soldier," a rich compilation of songs that cross over his roots in classic, country, and R&B style rock; songs that Larson hopes will appeal to a broad spectrum of musical tastes. Music featured on the album, artist and purchasing information can be found at Digital version of "Songs for the Soldier" is presently distributed by iTunes worldwide, Napster, Emusic, Rhapsody,, Amazonmp3, Goupie Tunes online music stores.

Larson was honored to have many of his close friends perform on "Songs for the Soldier;" friends who are well-known and respected in the music industry including Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Tico Torres from Bon Jovi, Buddy Cage from New Riders of the Purple Sage, Jack Scarangella from Bo Diddley, Jimmy Leahy from the John Waite Group, Ryan Cavanaugh from Bill Evan's Soul Grass, Garry Tallent from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Bobby Bandiera from Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes as well as many other well known musicians and singers.

Lance Larson has been a driving force in New Jersey's rock and roll scene for over 30 years. Larson developed his unique sound on the Jersey Shore club circuit alongside Bruce Springsteen, Bill Chinnock and Jon Bon Jovi. He was heavily influenced by the passionate songwriting and music of Warren Zevon, Smokey Robinson and Steve Earle and is equally comfortable in the realms of rock, soul and country. His music, lyrics and voice are all of a piece, reflecting his life and often hard times, gritty and from the heart. Lance Larson is credited with advancing the America's Jersey Shore Sound and continues to write new music and perform live today.

Lance Larson will be touring in support of his CD "Songs for the Soldier" in 2008 at State, National venues and military bases.

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