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Riff: Tim McGraw – “Nashville Without You”

Feb 4, 2013

No ghost of the man in black/No long white Cadillac/No woman standin’ by her man/In the place where it all began

from Nashville Without You lyrics by Tim McGraw

Referencing everyone from Cash to Wynette, this ode to the birthplace of country music reads like a who’s who of the genre’s greats. But perhaps to make up for the record’s occasional ladies’ man boasts, McGraw also grovels to his wife by claiming that it wouldn’t be the place it is without her.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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