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Storytelling Songs

Posted: April 18, 2017 12:38 p.m.

When I was almost 17 and started my career in media by hosting a weekend radio show on a country music station, I was no stranger to country music and the great stories told in its songs.

It was at my sixth birthday party that my friends and I did the twist - a dance born from rock and rock - to the twang of a Loretta Lynn album. She became my musical hero so my childhood was spent singing songs like, "You Ain't Woman Enough" and "Don't Come Home A-Drinkin'." For some reason, this did not cause my teetotaling ...

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