"Tennessee" as written by and Gillian Welch David Rawlings....
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    General Commentthis song is so gorgeous, even as it tackles a tough subject matter

    so many great lines about self destructive engagements,
    reconciled in typical Gillian fashion, with a knowing quiet smile,

    ..your affront to my virtue was a touch too much, but you left a little twinkle in my eye..

    been there, hopefully learned from that

    I do hear one line differently..

    why can't I go and live the Life of Riley
    riteron July 14, 2011   Link

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