OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma country music superstar Reba McEntire is encouraging fans to “Pray For Peace” in her latest song and video.
On her Facebook page Reba says, “The idea to write the song “Pray For Peace” came to me last year as I was walking on our place in Gallatin, Tn. For days I’d sing, “Pray for Peace”, over and over. It wasn’t until several months later did the other parts start to fall in place. Some, not until we got into the studio to record it.
I feel this song is a gift from God. I have never worked on a song as long as this one. It went from a bass drum, fiddle and singers to guest artist singing with me, adding more instruments and even a choir and a bagpipe!
It’s an act of perseverance, prayer, hope, fellowship and mostly love.”
Reba says “Pray For Peace” was not intended to be political.
“We had no way of knowing what would be happening in the world when we decided to release the video this week,” Reba told PEOPLE. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims and families of the Malaysia Airlines flight as we continue to pray for peace.”
Other stars are showing their support for Reba’s worthy cause, and recording their own “prayer” videos.
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For a free MP3 download of “Pray For Peace” visit Reba’s website.