Carena Liptak is a writer and editor in Nashville, Tenn. She is a fan of strong coffee and large-eared dogs. When not writing, she can be found chasin' that neon rainbow and livin' that honky-tonk dream.
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"When we sing it onstage, it's kind of like the first time every time."
Dierks Bentley’s Rule for His 2018 Mountain High Tour: ‘Keep It Weird’ Backstage
"I'm trying to pack as much living as I can into every day."
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"If I'm going to be singing these new songs for over a year, I want them to be special."
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"I feel like I've just been getting by by the skin of my teeth the past couple of years."
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Thompson Square Celebrated With a Stranger the First Time They Heard Themselves on the Rad…
"We didn't have anybody to celebrate with, so I ran over to that lady's car ..."
Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean Drops First Country Single, ‘Back Porch Bottle Service’ [LISTEN…
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