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Norah Jones, Wyclef Jean record Katrina single

October 14, 2005

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Grammy-winning artists Norah Jones
and Wyclef Jean have recorded a single, “Any Other Day,” to
benefit relief efforts following Hurricane Katrina, publicists
said on Thursday.

All proceeds from the song, which was scheduled for release
on Friday exclusively as a download on MSN Music, will go to
the Red Cross and AmeriCares to aid victims of Katrina,
spokesman Matt Hanks said.

“As a child growing up in Haiti I experienced the wrath and
destructive power of hurricanes,” said Jean, a member of
reunited hip-hop trio the Fugees. “My heart is filled with
tears for the victims and all those who have lost loved ones in
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.”

Reuters/VNU




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