Published August 01 2012
Katie Couric takes stage as Jimmy Buffett backup singerNOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Katie Couric is no brown-eyed girl, but she can hold her own singing backup for Jimmy Buffett.
The ABC newswoman and TV personality joined Buffett on stage for several songs Tuesday during a concert in Noblesville, Ind., about 20 miles northeast of Indianapolis.
Couric told WRTV-TV in Indianapolis that she thought it would be a fun, visual "little fling."
Buffett, who covered and often performs the Van Morrison classic “Brown-eyed Girl” at his shows, says Couric can sing and thinks her performance “could be a career-starting move” for her.
Couric has other plans. She'll launch a new daytime talk show titled “Katie” on Sept. 10.