Country Girl At Heart...

Okay so I probably don't look like the typical country girl at all.  I grew up in NYC, in the smallest borough of it.  Very italian and irish... lots of hair gel, fake nails, fake tans and techno music.  Sure I went through my "Typical SI girl" phase.  Then I just said screw it to trying to be like everyone else...
I have a twang, thanks to living in a few other areas of the country for short periods of time.  I sing karaoke every weekend.  And when I sing, 95% of the songs are country.  Thankfully I found a bar (actually two sister bars) that are country friendly.  My boyfriend is fairly country too. 
Everyone out here laughs when I say I listen to country music.  They all think I'm joking at first... but then when they realize I'm not kidding then they usually start laughing at me.  But thats where I feel comfortable.  Whenever I get out of NYC, out into the country, upstate or in pennsylvania, I feel like I've come home.   Heck, we lost our country music radio station a few years back...   thank god for satellite radio! Now if only we really could get our country radio back though!  :-)
somebunni somebunni
26-30, F
2 Responses Aug 1, 2007

This video was produced by a local group at The Silver Dollar Saloon in downtown Marysville, CA in 1994. The guy, Chris, now lives in Texas. Maggie, the singer, is my insurance agent. She can still sing, but doesn't very often. I wrote the lyrics on a bet that I could not write a country song, and everyone liked it so much that I always thought it should get a wider audience.<br />
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WgT8on0Lck

No country music in your area? What happened?<br />
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It seems strange that Opera, Country, Show Tunes, Jass and Soul have basically disapeared, except for a few scattered here and there in the always present popular and rock music stations. <br />
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In California, there is only ONE Classical station in the southern part of the state. <br />
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My husband is a professor of music at a local university, his musical loves are Opera and Classical piano. I adore these, but I do not want to go without all the others. <br />
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Once I studied music appreciation and began to haunt different clubs, and theaters, I became more in tune with other's preferences, and understood why these prefered venues meant so much. As I collected various friends, I enjoyed sharing their experiences in music. <br />
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I would not have had so much fun if I had not learned to enjoy them and their love of music. <br />
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I am always thankful to them.