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  • Portion of Sales of Lady Gaga's Country Version of "Born This Way" to Be Donated to Charity

    Tue, 05 Apr 2011 09:30:39

    Portion of Sales of Lady Gaga's Country Version of "Born This Way" to Be Donated to Charity - The proceeds will go to GLSEN

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    The country version of Lady Gaga's smash hit "Born This Way" has become such a viral sensation since being released through her Twitter page that she has decided to officially issue the track for sale with a portion of the proceeds to benefit charity. The "Born This Way – Country Road Version," produced by Lady Gaga and Fernando Garibay, was recently recorded while on tour and features new Lady Gaga vocals and added guitar and harmonica. First released March 24th as a gift to her fans was marked by over 1,000,000 YouTube views in it's first few days of release, the song has prompted Lady Gaga to release the track officially, with Lady Gaga, her record label, and her publisher donating a portion of the proceeds from sales of the track to benefit the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN).

    About GLSEN
    Founded in 1990, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (glsen.org) strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes in creating a more vibrant and diverse community.

    Are you a fan of the country version of "Born This Way?"

    —Maggie Pannacione
    04.05.11



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