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Riff: TIm McGraw – “Number 37405″

Feb 4, 2013

And the music from his radio is like freedom down a dirt toad/Makes that eight by ten a brighter hill

from Number 37405 lyrics by Tim McGraw

Reflecting on the 15-year jail term, where the Top 40 countdown provided the only solace, and the tragic incident which led to it, “Number 37405″ tells the cautionary tale of a one-time honky-tonk singer whose life turned upside down following a DUI. Take note Randy Travis.

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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