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Power of MusicMusic captivates me.  It can be powerful; it can be beautiful.  Music moves me far beyond other art forms.  Music has the capacity to excite or relax.  It can be a comfort or the reminder of love lost.  It sometimes explains someone to me.  It sometimes explains a part of me to myself.

The lyrics within songs can be bland and catchy.  Or they can be deep and thought-provoking.  Or somewhere in the middle.  I’ve always paid attention to the words within a song.  I enjoy attempting to understand the artist’s message.  Or at least deciding what the song or line means to me.

In this series of posts, I’ll try to highlight some songs and artists that mean something to me.  Sometimes it’s a whole song or album; sometimes just a verse.  But all parts of the soundtrack of my life:

Sturgill Simpson: Turtles All the Way Down

B.B. King: The Thrill Is Gone

Jamey Johnson: In Color

Jason Isbell: Cover Me Up

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