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"The Dixie Chicks recorded 'Travelin' Soldier,' one of the first songs I wrote, and it did great until the girls got embroiled in that crazy media-frenzy."

I grew up in Bandera, a place that has gotten more interesting to me as I grow older because it’s a small town that’s also pretty open-minded. It’s a place where people go to have a good time, so there have always been a lot of tourists and interesting people coming through, and I’m still mining my experiences there for my songwriting.

I started writing relatively late, about twelve or thirteen years ago. I had quit school, and had no idea of what I wanted to do. I wrote a couple of songs for the

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