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Drew BaldridgeAs a 12-year-old Drew Baldridge and his buddy rolled his father's Old MGB in front of the derby crowd because the car wouldn't even start, the youngster was already a seasoned performer. The duo went on to perform a stellar rendition of «Greased Lightning» with his buddy in the back of the car, fake cigarette in mouth, sliding down the front of the car, and with detailed choreography to match the racy lyrics. You could say it was quite salacious for the small town of Patoka, IL, population 600. «It made perfect sense to become a country artist. I like to tell stories, and singing about where I come from,» explains Baldridge. «I love what Keith Urban says about creating music; 'We don't make music to impress, but to inspire.' I truly believe that you know.» «I want to build my career the way Eric Church built his. He has an incredible fan base that he gained out on the road, which is similar to what we are doing. „Team work makes the dream work' is the motto me and my band go by.“LANcoOne singer might be a force, but five is a family. It's impossible to deny: there's just something about the power of a band, where songs form a bond thicker than blood. Which speaks to so many different corners of the music lover's heart. That experience is at the core of LANCO — singer and lyricist Brandon Lancaster, Chandler Baldwin (bass guitar), Jared Hampton (keyboards), Tripp Howell (drums) and Eric Steedly (guitar) — and their version of modern country that's fit for arenas but sounds equally sweet on the jukebox of a local honkytonk. It's a collective effort from five artists with solid southern roots that rocks and twangs equally, making songs like „Greatest Love Story,“ their newest single, resonate like few others: one part classic, one part cutting edge and completely honest. „A song like 'Greatest Love Story' defines the reason we are in country music,“ says Lancaster. „We all relate to it. Anyone who knows about finding love or losing love, there is a piece of their story in the song. We've already seen how much it impacts people, and it means the world.“ „Greatest Love Story,“ is pure LANCO, showcasing Lancaster's smooth vocals alongside the band's infectious melodies. Anchored by lush acoustic guitar, a thumping drumbeat and hints of John Mellencamp-style rock, it's the kind of song that makes the listener optimistic about love — and the future of country music.Musicians On CallProceeds benefits Musicians On Call, a nonprofit organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. By delivering live, in-room performances to patients undergoing treatment or unable to leave their beds, Musicians On Call adds a dose of joy to life in a healthcare facility. Since 1999, their volunteer musicians have performed for nearly half a million patients and their families. With your help, they can do even more.