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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As one of the song's writers, Ryan Hurd could have cut "What If I Never Get Over You" -- but ultimately, he's glad it went to Lady Antebellum.
Kelsea Ballerini and Halsey Accidentally Got a Little Drunk Before Their ‘CMT Crossroads’ …
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Story Behind the Song: The Swon Brothers (feat. Vince Gill), ‘Travelin’ On’
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