Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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The Bluegrass Is Callin' For Me
Mountain Dew - When It's Time For The Whippoorwill to Sing - Bluebirds Are Callin' - Old Love Letters - He Took Your Place - Goldrush - Before I Met You - Blueridge Mountain Music - White Dove - Lonesome 77203
David Green is one of our long-time Iowa pickers and singers that has over the years stayed in the background. He is without a doubt one of the cleanest Martin lead guitar pickers in our entire area, and he has an excellent grasp of picking 'lead' even though he might never have played the song before. It's the same with his singing, he is one of those wonderful vocalists that stays out of the limelight. Why that is, I don't know. Probably shyness, or maybe just not interested, or more likely, in the upper Midwest if you step too strongly into the lime-light you might be considered too pushy, or perhaps "he's full of himself" as some might say, but none of that is true with David. He comes from a very gifted family of old-time country music makers, singers, writers, and players. I first heard his Uncle Ben Green a long time ago. Ben was from Kansas, and had an incredibly good bluegrass band. David is well on the way of following in his Uncle Ben's footsteps. His selection of tunes is a direct result of not only listening to his Uncle play these old mountain songs, it's also a reflection of what he has picked up over the years playing behind a huge number of other singers and pickers. The name of this project is "The Bluegrass Is Callin' For Me," and I believe that is exactly where David is headed. The total mix on this project has a few ups and downs in volume levels, but in total it's a good representation of what this kind of music is. The mandolin and banjo is missing on this particular session, which in my estimation puts it sort of where old-time mountain music might be. Produced and recorded at the R&H Studios in Iowa, Rick Andersen is on acoustic guitar and harmonica, with his wife Harriette on acoustic upright bass. David played acoustic rhythm and lead guitar, and overdubbed his own vocal harmonies. If you like your country music, and in this case old-time country music, the way it was all those many years ago, this is a perfect fit for your ear. I really like the very last song "Lonesome 77203" in which David managed to get his Dad to sing it with him. His Dad was a long-time picker and singer of old-time country music, but suffered no less than two strokes before David had this opportunity to get him into a recording studio. And yes, Dad did just fine. He put the finishing touch on a finely recorded CD. "That's a wrap." I have a couple of other favorites too, "Bluebirds Are Calling" is especially well done. "Goldrush" also has that up-tempo that demonstrates some fine pickin' All in all I suspect this one will be listened to with interest by the Rural Roots Music Commission.
Bob Everhart, Reviewer www.ntcma.net
4:57 PM Christian Lamitschka No comments
Great Speckled Bird
Great Speckled Bird - Roll On By Muddy Water - I Had To Know The Bad Times - That's What Love Does - Sweet Gentle Saviour Of Mine - Jesus Pleading Now For Me - I Found A Pearl - God's Home Coming Reunion - Freedom's Only A Whisper Away - You Alone Are Worthy - I Can Climb Walls - I Would If I Could - Mystery Of God
Ginny Peters is New Zealand's classic country superstar. Over the years she has provided her faithful fans and new listeners to the very core of what classic country music is all about. Classic country music is not really a 'stop in time' or a 'fit the mold' kind of music. It's a rural down-home kind of music that not only comes from the heart it touches the heart. That's what Ginny Peters has done for more than 60 years, and honestly her voice is as 'real' and as 'gentle' and as 'true' today as it has ever been. Even more, this petite woman with a strength difficult to understand, is a 'real' country music songwriter. She qualifies in every circumstance. She writes from the heart. She writes from real experiences. She writes to tell the truth. She is a 'gifted' woman. How can someone listening to someone sing say that? Not easy. Good songs have to give the listener a little chill. That's one way. It has to give the listener goose bumps, that's what my mom would say, and what I would say. Ginny Peters gives me goose bumps. Another very conclusive way to know is that it makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up. Here I sit, cold, goosebumps and unruly hair on the back of my neck. These are all measuring sticks that country folks use to tell if the singer and songwriter is doing something that moves them. This particular CD has all of those elements. It's a compilation of several years endeavor, and it represents some of the very best of Ginny Peters, going all the way back to her days working with Cliffie Stone and RCA-Victor records. This particular CD is already gathering some worthy and justifiable airplay around the world. And it should be noted that Ginny's name is listed on every song as a writer or co-writer except the Great Speckled Bird. What a beautiful way to introduce a new listener to some incredibly good 'real' country music. The entire project is worthy of #1 around the world. Hopefully it will make it to America where our country music listeners are so longing to hear some 'real' country music. Musicians are not listed, but they are all excellent, from an incredibly good fiddle to the Dobro and all those wonderful in-between instruments that makes country music so special. Lest I forget, there are also some soulfully written and sung gospel songs on this project that not only rings true about what they are saying, but ringing true just like a bell calling us to church. Get the bags packed Errol, this CD is going to wrack up every point possible for Classic Country CD of the Year.
Bob Everhart, Reviewer, www.ntcma.net
4:48 PM Christian Lamitschka No comments
CRAIG CAMPBELL RELEASES DETAILS FOR
NEW ALBUM, NEVER REGRET, AVAILABLE MAY 7
Nashville, TN… (April 24, 2013)… Bigger Picture artist Craig Campbell recently gave fans a sneak peek at his highly anticipated sophomore album, NEVER REGRET, via social app VINE. The Georgia born and bred country singer posted a series of brief video performances highlighting all twelve tracks from his upcoming album, including the evocative new single, “Outta My Head.”
Campbell broke through over the last year with his debut album and hits "Family Man" and "Fish," selling over a half-million downloads and earning rave reviews from some of the nation’s toughest critics. Craig first got his break playing keyboards in Luke Bryan's band and has since gone on to open shows for the likes of Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum and Martina McBride to name a few, and has toured internationally in Switzerland and Australia.
On Never Regret, Campbell continues to work with Grammy Award winning producer Keith Stegall (Alan Jackson, Zac Brown Band) and CCMA Album of The Year producer, Matt Rovey. The creative team joins forces to deliver a solid, new traditional sound from start to stop. Campbell’s no-nonsense warm baritone and relatable songs make the collection unapologetically country and fresh.
“I wanted the title to be a declaration of how I feel about life and the choices I've made ever since I decided to move to Nashville to pursue a career in music,” shares Campbell. “I go with my gut instinct and will Never Regret the choices I’ve made.”
Campbell co-wrote six of the twelve songs on this album. His sophomore project is truly a family affair, sharing writing credits with his wife Mindy on “Topless” and daughter Preslee opening with sweet and pure vocals on “When She Grows Up,” a song he dedicates to his two young girls. The album’s lead-single “Outta My Head,” which has recently been praised by peers Luke Bryan and Chris Young on twitter, is quickly climbing the charts, already at #35 Mediabase / #34 Billboard.
1. “Truck-N-Roll” (Craig Campbell, Brett Beavers, Chris Lindsey)
2. “Keep Them Kisses Comin’” (Dallas Davidson, Ben Hayslip)
3. “When She Grows Up” (Craig Campbell, Alex Dooley, Arlos Smith)
4. “Tomorrow Is Gone” (Tommy Conners, Kevin Denney, Phillip White)
5. “Never Regret” (Craig Campbell, Jason Matthews, Jim McCormick)
6. “My Baby’s Daddy” (Brandon Kinney, Cole Swindell)
7. “Topless” (Craig Campbell, Mindy Ellis, Blair Daly)
8. “When Ends Don’t Meet” (Jonathan Singleton, Tony Lane, Dan Isbell)
9. “Outta My Head” (Brandon Kinney, Michael Carter, Cole Swindell)
10. “That’s Why God Made A Front Porch” (Craig Campbell, Lee Thomas Miller)
11. “You Can Come Over” (Brandy Clark, Jessie Jo Dillon, Mark Narmore)
12. “Lotta Good That Does Me Now” (Craig Campbell, Michael White, Justin Wilson)
Fans can pre-order the album now at Amazon and purchase the Craig Party! bundle via his official website. The exclusive bundle includes the Never Regret CD and a customized Team Cocktail t-shirt. Every Craig Party! bundle order received at his website by May 1st will be entered into a random drawing to have their CD personally autographed by Craig!
ABOUT CRAIG CAMPBELL: After moving from his hometown of Lyons, Georgia to Nashville in 2002 to pursue his country music dreams, American Country Awards nominee Craig Campbell quickly picked up work as a keyboardist in Luke Bryan and Tracy Byrd’s bands and was later discovered playing a regular gig at legendary Nashville honky-tonk, The Stage. Since signing with Bigger Picture, he has entertained crowds across the U.S., Australia and Switzerland, performed for national TV audiences on Fox & Friends, Huckabee and Marie and has been profiled in HLN’s series Road Warriors. The singer-songwriter has earned well-deserved praise from the country’s toughest critics for his 2011 self-titled debut album, which has sold more than a half-million tracks. Campbell’s autobiographical lead single, “Family Man” was a top 15 hit followed by fan-favorite “Fish.” His current smash "Outta My Head" is the lead single from his sophomore album, Never Regret, set to release on Tuesday, May 7. To learn more about Craig, visit www.craigcampbell.tv and follow him on Twitter @craigcampbelltv.
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JANIE FRICKE: RADIO ROMANCE EXHIBIT
OPENED AT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM
OPENED AT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM
Nashville, Tenn. (April 23, 2013) – Janie Fricke, one of country music’s original 80’s ladies, is being spotlighted in one of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s latest exhibits. Radio Romance: Mainstream Country in the 1980s highlights a collection of artists that heavily incorporated pop influences into their country music. The exhibit traces Fricke throughout various points in her career including her early days as a popular background vocalist.
Fricke is featured alongside other revolutionary pop-country artists Barbara Mandrell, Eddie Rabbitt and Steve Wariner. The exhibit is located on the 2nd floor inside the “Sing Me Back Home” exhibit and will run through April 2015.
The artifacts on display in the Radio Romance include:
• Stage costume: Ruth Kemp designed a bugle-beaded blouse, belt and skirt for Fricke to wear when she performed at Camp David for President Reagan in 1981
• Awards: Fricke’s 1982 CMA Award for Female Vocalist of the Year and 1983 ACM Award for Top Country Female Vocalist
• Datebook: Janie’s “little black book” details all of the studio sessions she attended when she worked as a popular background vocalist. The book is opened to December 11, 1974; a day where Janie sang back-to-back sessions with Skeeter Davis, Lynn Anderson and Barbara Mandrell
About Janie Fricke:
Janie Fricke has taken country music to town, to the moon and to the upper gold and platinum reaches of the national sales charts on the way the way to becoming one of the most distinctively recognizable female artists in the music industry.
It was, in fact, that “distinctive” quality in her voice that moved her from the nameless-faceless world of national jingles and commercials to center stage stardom. A litany of top commercials for national corporations such as Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, United Airlines and Pizza Hut established Janie as ‘the voice’ behind the products America loved –virtually projecting her voice into every living room in the country. Janie is credited as being the first female voice to be heard on the moon when her weather jingle, exclusively produced for NASA, was broadcast to the astronauts aboard Apollo 12.
In the 70’s Janie became Nashville’s #1 most in-demand session singers lending her voice to artists like Elvis Presley, Tanya Tucker, Barbara Mandrell, Eddie Rabbitt, Merle Haggard, Charlie Rich, Conway Twitty and Ronnie Milsap, to mention a few.
But it was seven little words sung on Johnny Duncan’s #1 hit “Stranger,” released in 1977, that undoubtedly skyrocketed Janie Fricke towards super stardom. The ‘mystery girl voice’ on the song, singing the line: “Shut out the light and lead me,” intrigued music fans and professionals alike. Ultimately, Janie attracted the attention of Country music’s key players and she landed a solo deal with Columbia Records for Janie. Her down-home Indiana charm combined with sophistication, natural beauty and a brilliant mega-watt smile made Janie Fricke an unstoppable Country music super star.
Delivering a string of consecutive #1 hits in the early 80’s, Fricke claimed Country Music’s top honor of Female Vocalist of the Year in both 1982 and 1983, which celebrated a remarkable career landmark. Janie established herself as the top country/pop mainstream artist, producing hits such as “Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me Baby” and “It Ain’t Easy Bein’ Easy,”—both of which topped the charts at #1. The Academy of Country Music awarded her Top Female Vocalist honors in 1983 complimenting her Top Country Female Vocalist awards from both Billboard and Cashbox. The highly-accredited voting membership of NARAS recognized her industry impact with nominations including Best Female Country Performance and Best Duet Performance. After becoming one of Country Music’s leading goodwill ambassadors overseas and being recognized as the Most Popular International Female Artist by one of the UK’s leading music publications, it was clear that Janie’s success resonated globally as well as nationally.
Still viable in the new landscape of Country music, with 23 studio albums that have produced gold and platinum sales as well as a string of #1 hits to her credit, Janie Fricke prefers to wear the mantel of ‘legend’ lightly. She remains passionately loyal and committed to her music and her fans as one of the most distinguished and likable performers in the industry.
About the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum
Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is operated by the Country Music Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization chartered by the state of Tennessee in 1964. The museum’s mission is the preservation of the history of country and related vernacular music rooted in southern culture. With the same educational mission, the foundation also operates CMF Records, the museum’s Frist Library and Archive, CMF Press, Historic RCA Studio B and Hatch Show Print®.
More information about the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is available at countrymusichalloffame.org or by calling (615) 416-2001.
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Chris Henry Celebrates Album at Third & Lindsley
NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Chris Henry is a devoted student of Bill Monroe’s music but casual listeners to his new — and free — album, Making My Way To You, might easily overlook his more traditional leanings. In fact, the songs on Making My Way To You (available as a free download through Noisetrade.com) draw from a very deep well of influences that range from straight ahead bluegrass to hip hop.
Henry will perform songs from the album on Thursday, May 2 at 9:30 p.m. in Nashville at Third & Lindsley.
“As someone who loves Bill Monroe so much, the last lesson to learn from him was not to do what he did,” says Henry, the son of noted bluegrass veterans Red and Murphy Henry. “He expected music to grow, not to become stagnate. If you’re going to follow his model, learn what he did and be progressive with it. Be yourself. I’m not interested in doing ‘bluegrass theater’.”
Monroe himself was a revolutionary figure in the music world, Henry points out. The Father of Bluegrass brought influences to acoustic music that were at the time unheard of, blending modern black influences of blues and jazz music with folk and old time Celtic.
While Henry grew up in the bluegrass and folk circles, he has followed a natural muse that has opened his own sound to country, rock and hip-hop music. “I’ve not tried to sequester myself from any of the modern influences, and even though you can’t hear it distinctly, the hip-hop is there,” Henry says. “In fact, one line in my song, “Down” is directly lifted from Wu Tang Clan.”
His band is called Hardcore Grass, and the reason is because of the intensity with which they perform his music. It’s best described as a kind of “white-knuckle, bite the cap off the coke bottle grit.”
There is certainly a hardcore element to Henry’s music, heard in the bold intent to the performances. “That’s what makes music compelling,” he says. “The focus is on the song and not on how fast we can play.”
Being raised by two remarkable musicians had its advantages, among them being taught by masters. The young Henry began playing mandolin as a four year old (though he made his first bluegrass festival appearance at the age of three playing a ukulele.
In 1994, he met Monroe backstage at the Grand Old Opry. Henry played “Rawhide” on Monroe’s mandolin after which the legend put his hat on the youngster’s head and danced around the room. Afterwards Monroe told Henry “If you ever need anything, boy, you come and let me know.”
A Fender Telecaster for his 16th birthday quickly turned Henry’s head to rock music making the rounds to heavy metal, and then punk rock where he ended up playing the drums in a band called The Bends for five years. Back in Virginia in 2001, he began work on his first full length mandolin album titled, “Mandolumination”, a combination of traditional hardcore bluegrass mandolin, mixed with his interest in eastern intervals. Half of the album also featured MIDI orchestration as well as live mandolin and guitar. It was also the first year that he and his dad, Red, started playing folk festivals in Florida. They have since become a favorite among the attendees at the Florida Folk Festival, Will McLean Memorial Festival, and the Gamble Rogers Memorial Festival.
Henry continued to expand his musical horizons by getting into rap and hip-hop music. It was a natural transition to make since he had been “making beats” through MIDI for almost ten years at that point. After a while, his interest in the rhyming side of things compelled him and he went on to record two solo rap albums as well as a group album with two friends. He produced all the music for these three albums and led to Henry becoming an in-demand producer in the Northern Virginia area.
Though much of his time was spent in his forays into more urban music, he was still honing his bluegrass chops being a frontman and lead singer for Dalton Brill and the Wildcats, a favorite local bluegrass band.
In 2003, Henry decided it was time to join his sister in Nashville with dreams to play bluegrass full time. He was hired shortly after moving to town to pick mandolin and sing tenor with 1946, a retro-style bluegrass band. After a year with 1946, and a year with Audie Blaylock and Redline, Henry and his sister Casey formed a band called Casey and Chris and the Two-Stringers, and recorded a CD with many of his original songs. It was very difficult for the duo to find musicians who really supported their vision of mountain-style bluegrass in Nashville, so after a couple of years they decided to pursue other opportunities.
One evening at the famed Station Inn in Nashville, Henry met Adam Olmstead, a gifted songwriter and singer. In the following years, he recorded mandolin and sang on Olmstead’s two studio albums which led to Henry and the album’s producer, Alan O’Bryant, to New Brunswick for tours of the maritimes including Nova Scotia.
He followed with a mandolin album which made the long nomination list for IBMA’s Instrumental Album of the Year. He was contacted by the late Butch Baldassarri who initiated the project’s concept. The album features many of the best in bluegrass: Red Henry, Casey Henry, John Hedgecoth, Jason Carter, Ronnie McCoury, Alan O’Bryant, Roland White, Robert Bowlin, Adam Olmstead, Butch Baldassarri, and Charlie Cushman.
Around this time, Shawn Camp was looking for a mandolin picker to play some gigs, and upon Mike Bub’s recommendation, Henry got the job that continues to this day. Along with teaching many lessons and camps, Henry has become one of the most respected traditional bluegrass musicians in Nashville.
The family band traveled abroad in 2007 to perform at the Scotland Bluegrass Festival. The crowds were highly enthusiastic to hear the Henry family bring their authentic brand of bluegrass across the water.
Henry moved to Paducah, KY in spring of 2008 to join forces with the Bawn in the Mash band who was gearing up to record their album “Confluence”, which Chris engineered and produced in the summer. The group fused bluegrass and roots music together with rock and jam band influences to create a new and interesting sound that was well received by their audiences and in the press.
In 2009 he had the good fortune of getting more international exposure by performing at the Calgary and Winnipeg Folk Festivals with Danny Barnes and Mike Bub. The trio was well received by Canadian audiences.
Returning to Nashville in early 2011, he started working on what would become his album, Burns Station. It is a Telecaster-based album that features 11 original songs, one original mandolin instrumental, and a Gamble Rogers cover. This album was well received in Nashville by his peers. His song “Walkin’ West to Memphis” was recorded by the Gibson Brothers and went on to be a top five hit and was nominated for IBMA and SPGBMA Song of the Year.
In 2012, Henry was offered an opportunity to host a weekly bluegrass night in Nashville at Bootleggers Inn. This night has become one of the favorite places for bluegrass in Nashville for musicians to congregate and perform, and for fans to listen and enjoy the atmosphere. He debuted the first bluegrass band he has led, Chris Henry and the Hardcore Grass, and has quickly gained a supportive local following.
“I’m not afraid of the psychedelic or mystical, the earthy or the spiritual. To sacrifice any of the intensity is not something we’re willing to do. That’s what inspires me. It impresses me. It lets me feel God’s grace and the gift. Not every bell is graceful, but I’m thirsty for it and I try to find it everywhere. It shows up in some pretty strange places.
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New Album Releasing by Trinity River Band April 30
Band Celebrating with Nashville CD Release Party at Two Old Hippies
Band Celebrating with Nashville CD Release Party at Two Old Hippies
Nashville, TN (April 23, 2013) Trinity River Band is proud to announce the April 30 new album release, TODAY DON’T LOOK LIKE RAIN. The group will hold a CD Release Party that day at 6:00 pm at Two Old Hippies located at 401 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN. Tickets are free. For more information, please call 615.254.7999.
Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Carl Jackson serves as Consulting Producer for the new album and said, “Great harmony + great musicianship + great songs = FANTASTIC project!!! Simply put, that’s what you have with Trinity River Band’s latest release, Today Don’t Look Like Rain. Oh, and one more thing… I’ve got a short list of singers whose voices I like to describe as 'angelic'… Sarah Harris, welcome to the club.”
The album includes a variety of music styles including the first single release, “Today It Don’t Look Like Rain,” a beautiful duet “What Did I Ever Do” with Trinity River Band lead vocalist, Sarah Harris and Josh Williams (Rhonda Vincent & The Rage); a high energy bluegrass instrumental tune; a cover of Pure Prairie League’s “Amie” with lead vocals by Mike Harris, and many more. The full track list includes:
01 - I Hung My Head And Cried
02 – When I Come Home, Lord
03 – Today It Don’t Look Like Rain
04 – Amie
05 – What Did I Ever Do (duet with Sarah Harris and Josh Williams)
06 – Riptide
07 – The Farmer’s Wife
08 - From Now On
09 – Oh The Pain Of Loving You
10 – Rose In Paradise
“Great songs and great singing! Trinity River has an incredibly close and beautiful family harmony. Miss Sarah Harris is a fantastically gifted and emotional singer. I look for great things from his band from Florida,” said Larry Cordle, award-winning singer-songwriter.
Trinity River Band includes the talents of Sarah Harris (Lead & Harmony Vocals, Mandolin); Mike Harris (Guitar, Lead & Harmony Vocals); Lisa Harris (Bass, Harmony Vocals); Josh Harris (Banjo, Dobro, Harmony Vocals); and Brianna Harris (Fiddle, Harmony Vocals). The band recently made their debut on the “Daytime” TV show. Fans can view the segment at youtube.com.
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NEW ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Tate Stevens
By Bob Doerschuk
© 2013 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc.
Tate Stevens’ triumph on Season 2 of “The X Factor” confirms that Country Music is stronger than ever. More important, it heralds the arrival of a performer whose music is in step with what America wants to hear.
On his self-titled upcoming Syco Music/RCA Nashville debut, Stevens flaunts a raw vocal power. This Missouri native and onetime construction worker has clearly lived the life he sings about. When it comes to connecting to the real world of his fans, this ability to project from real experience can’t be learned in a classroom.
There’s plenty of humor in his delivery too. Whether giving a friend advice on the how to treat women right (“That’s How You Get the Girl,” written by Dallas Davidson, Ben Hayslip and Rivers Rutherford) or joking about being distracted from his work by a pretty young thing (“Can’t Get Nothin’ Done,” by Stevens, Ashley Gorley, Wade Kirby and Phil O’Donnell), he comes across more as a good-time pal than a star on the rise. But when called on to deliver a ballad with intensity and drama on his first single, “Power of a Love Song” (Jeremy Bussey, Bradley Gaskin and Marcus Franklin Johnson), he can go toe-to-toe in the spotlight with anyone else.
IN HIS OWN WORDS
“Joe, Joe, Joe Diffie.”
CD IN YOUR STEREO
“Randy Houser’s How Country Feels.”
SONG YOU SING IN THE SHOWER
“’I’m Too Sexy’ … ha ha!”
FAVORITE MODE OF TRANSPORTATION
ACTOR TO PORTRAY YOU IN A BIOPIC
“It’s a tie between Brad Pitt and Channing Tatum!”
MOMENT YOU’D LIKE TO RELIVE
“The day both my kids were born.”
FAVORITE FOOD ON THE ROAD
“It was in 1995, at the Red Rover club in Clarksville, Tenn. It went great – I was hooked!”
SOMETHING WE’D NEVER GUESS ABOUT YOU
“I’m terrified of spiders of any size.”
On the Web: www.TateStevensOfficial.com
On Twitter: @TateStevensCtry
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