Keep Promoting Arlington sign now

Do to critism by a minority of Americans Trace Adkins and Capitol Records have decided to NOT promote the song Arlington. For the Majority of us that would like to continue supporting and requesting the song please sign this petition.

Letter from Trace (which you can find on his website: www.traceadkins.com)

It has come to my attention that a portion of radio listeners are uncomfortable with my single "Arlington". While the number of people may be relatively small, and limited to only a few areas of the country, I feel that I should address this to each of you, who have supported this song with so much enthusiasm.

This is a very special song to me, and I never intended for it to be unsettling to anyone. Recording it was my own way of paying homage and tribute - in a very respectful and very deep emotional way - to all American war veterans who have given that last full measure for our freedom. I have received an overwhelming amount of response from so many people expressing their appreciation for the son and the patriotic feelings it evokes. However, I can completely understand how this song might make some people who have family members on active duty or deployed in combat zones feel apprehensive. This is a regrettable and totally unintended consequence, which I am taking very seriously. Therefore, it is out of respect for these Americans and their families that we have decided not to continue actively promoting "Arlington"and will soon move onto our next single.

Thank you radio for making this the fastest rising single of my career. Your continuing support of me and my music means the world to me.

God bless you.

Sincerely,

Trace Adkins

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Latest Signatures

  • 26 December 2015200. Andrea T
    Name Andrea Telles Address, Zip Code 5320 Timberwolf, 79903 Military/Non Military Non Military A beautiful song, deserved to be heard!
  • 23 December 2015199. Kathryn Lh
    Name John G. Howard Address, Zip Code 2100 Kanawha Trail, Lot #1, Covington, Virginia 24426 Military/Non Military Non-Military This song is of great comfort to me because my youngest son was killed in Irag last year and he is buried in Arlington. Will I
  • 23 December 2015198. Virginia S
    Name Peaches Address, Zip Code 3117 Military/Non Military Muldoon Rd. Lot-A My first reaction was, WHY ???? Darryl Worley, Toby Keith, Alan Jackson sure stood there ground !!!! Now I say, ok Trace Adkins, you are the man I thought you to be, just a diff
  • 21 November 2015197. Christy B
    I support this petition
  • 16 November 2015196. Lisa C
    Name Lisa Address, Zip Code 8919 E. County Rd. 250 South Dugger, In 47848 Military/Non Military non military PLEASE KEEP PLAYING ARLINGTON!!!! It's the most touching patriotic song I've ever heard!
  • 08 November 2015195. Geo Reid
    Name Terry Baker Address, Zip Code RR#2 Box 142 Tioga Pa 16946 Military/Non Military MILITARY FAMILY Even if it hurts, It makes you stop and think and remember!!
  • 28 October 2015194. Delores As
    Name Delores A Sowinski Address, Zip Code 125 Wilma Drive, Apollo, PA 15613 Military/Non Military Non Military I have been listening to the song Arlington for almost one year now at Traces concerts, on the Grand Ole Opry cruise, on his disk Songs About M
  • 12 October 2015193. Maureeen D
    I support this petition
  • 06 October 2015192. Torintrace Frederick
    Name Victoria Jacobs Address, Zip Code 9812 Santa Gertrudes Av., Whittier, Ca 90603 Military/Non Military Coast Guard Auxiliary - 25 years. O6 Arlington Honors those who give their life in service to this country and also those who served with honor. We
  • 27 September 2015191. Carl S
    I support this petition
  • 20 September 2015190. James Nl
    Name Christine E. Ludington Address, Zip Code 1059 Shannon Street, Upland CA 91784 Military/Non Military Vietnam veteran God bless
  • 26 August 2015189. Todd R
    Name todd richeson Address, Zip Code 1703 ridgevue ave, clifton forge, va 24422 Military/Non Military non military FREEDOM OF SPEECH, THATS WHAT THIS COUNTRY WAS FOUNDED ON. NEVER FORGET THAT !!!
  • 15 August 2015188. Kuntrygurl Vang
    Name Rhonda Lane Address, Zip Code 2998 Co. Rd. 12 Military/Non Military Non Military I find this song very touching and will play my CD loudly for ALL to hear. Keep on doing what we all can to keep this song out there. I cant see what is so offensive a
  • 09 August 2015187. Tricia D
    Name Tricia Dean Address, Zip Code 409 Timberlake Ave Erlanger, Ky 41018 Military/Non Military non KEEP THE SONG!!!!!!!!!!!
  • 08 August 2015186. Alexis Ford
    Name J Address, Zip Code Chicago Military/Non Military Non Military I love this song. I come from a family who has served in some brach of the military for the past 4 generations. This song paints the perfect picture of what our loved ones have done to
  • 07 July 2015185. Sara G
    I support this petition
  • 27 June 2015184. Debra S
    I support this petition
  • 21 June 2015183. Fay Atkinson
    Name Francisco Address, Zip Code Southwest Ranches, FL 33330 Military/Non Military Non Military "Arlington" is respectful and heartfelt, and when Trace sings it, you can see he means it that way. I respect those of the opposite opinion about this song an
  • 21 June 2015182. Amber B
    Name Amber Boos Address, Zip Code 6305 Brownlee Ln. Military/Non Military Non Military I am very moved by this song and would like to continue hearing it on the radio
  • 14 June 2015181. Candi B
    Name Candi Barnard Address, Zip Code RR 2 New Milford PA 18834 Military/Non Military Non Military This song is done with great respect. Don't put it on the shelf!
  • 29 May 2015180. Michael Wl
    Name Michael W. Landis Address, Zip Code 1023 E. Dolly Ann Dr, Covington, VA. 24426 Military/Non Military USAF-SP/USA Lt. Weapons Instructor THis is a WONDERFUL SONG and it REALLY NEEDS to keep on and on!!!
  • 27 May 2015179. Teresa A
    I support this petition
  • 26 May 2015178. Debbie T
    Name deb Address, Zip Code imperial beach ca 91932 Military/Non Military former Navy Brat while those few have the right to speak up about not liking the song, we the MANY have the right to say WE LOVE THE SONG!
  • 22 May 2015177. Sara G
    I support this petition
  • 11 May 2015176. Ann L
    I support this petition
  • 14 April 2015175. Whitney E
    I support this petition
  • 06 April 2015174. Cynthia J
    Name cindy j Address, Zip Code conneaut,ohio 44030 Military/Non Military non This song makes you think and gives you the feeling of true patriotism.

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