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re: The Kids

That town-hall-style (how described it) hour at GW was on CMT? That changes my view of country-music demographics and makes me greatly optimistic about the college crowd. In other words: Alright! If they are listening to “Little White Church” and “Mine” and “Love Like Crazy” and “Temporary Home” and “This Ain’t Nothin’” — this is good. 

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