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Top Ten Songs

Michele tagged me with this one. I’ve picked the top ten songs that are in the last ten that I’ve bought. Made the activity easy! LOL.

You can see my tastes run heavy toward country music.

Best I Ever Had - Gary Allan
Believe - Brooks & Dunn
Must Be Doin’ Something Right - Billy Currington
If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot
Standing Still - Jewel
Baby Girl - Sugarland
Honky Tonk Badonkadonk - Trace Adkins
My Give A Damn’s Busted - Jo Dee Messina
Probably Wouldn’t Be This Way - Leann Rhimes
Lizzie and the Rain Man - Tanya Tucker

Lizzie and the Rain Man is a great “story song”. The heroine Dena in Starlit Destiny can make rain, and this song inspired that idea in my mind as much as anything because I’ve loved this song for thirty years. When I was a kid my best friend and I used to dance in the rain. We used to talk about controling the weather. This song wasn’t a conscious thought when I was writing the novel, but the ideas ideas in this song are part of who I am and so that is par…