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16 Song Music Challenge

Songs that Shaped my World at 16

Southern Rock was the foundation, with some tangents

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In 1973 I was 16 and music was my refuge. A year before our house had burned down while we were away. I saw how your whole world can change fast.

It was a year later, and the numbness of the shock had worn off. We were still in…

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