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     April 9, 2021      #86-99 KDJ

Sometimes a song hits close to home 

By Dennis Marek

I have been a country music fan since I first heard Garth Brooks sing “The Dance.” It was no surprise that I later found the whiskey voice of Chris Stapleton just as intriguing. I bought his CD with “Whiskey and You,” “The Devil Named Music,” “Daddy Doesn’t Pray Anymore,” and “Tennessee Whiskey.” I watched him win award after award, but I missed a song he put out in 2020 simply called “Maggie’s Song.” When I did hear it, the words floored me for personal reasons, and I would like to share his words.

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