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Joshua / Dolly Parton

Beyond all the hair and boobs and makeup and glitter, Dolly Parton is, at her essence, a songwriter – and a prolific one at that. She’s written some of the most iconic country songs of all time, and if country … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Everywhere / Lynn Anderson

I am behind. Two posts behind to be precise. But this isn’t a “blog daily” thing it’s a “do 30 posts in 30 days” thing. So I still have time to catch up because it is still early. When Lynn … Continue reading

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I Feel Lucky / Mary Chapin Carpenter

“I Feel Lucky” wasn’t the first Mary Chapin Carpenter song I heard, but I’m pretty sure it was the second. The first was (naturally) “Down At The Twist & Shout” which really put her on the country music map, even … Continue reading

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Islands In The Stream / Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton

When it comes to Dolly Parton songs, I have to admit that “Islands In The Stream” is not one of my favorites. Even though it is one of Dolly’s biggest pop hits, I don’t think it’s aged terribly gracefully, and … Continue reading

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There Goes My Baby / Trisha Yearwood

I’m cutting it pretty close tonight – it’s 11:05 PM and I’m finally writing today’s post. All I can say is that I’m glad I have a three day weekend ahead of me.  Tonight’s song is courtesy of Keith, who I met … Continue reading

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7 Songs: Pam Tillis

I found out recently that Pam Tillis is going to be at the Lakeside Casino & Hotel in Osceola, IA in October and I’m already plotting how to get there.  I always forget about Pam Tillis, but every so often … Continue reading

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There’s Your Trouble

I really kind of miss the Dixie Chicks. I loved their brassy attitude and fun country songs. Martie was always my favorite, but I’m always partial to a good fiddle.  Natalie Maines released a solo album this year that I … Continue reading

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