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Sad Songs That Hurt So Good

Rock and blues tunes may be the best at capturing the pain

Photo by Meghan Holmes on Unsplash

It hurts when your love interest decides they are not interested in you anymore. Maybe it’s their fault, or maybe it’s you. There’s that feeling of pain, and maybe some anger starting to float in. It’s the stuff of some of the greatest songs that have ever been written.




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