Daily Discovery: Carolina Story, “Your Children’s Children”

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ARTIST: Carolina Story

SONG: “Your Children’s Children

BIRTHDATE: Ben (3/12/86) – Emily (1/8/86)

HOMETOWN: Ben (Pine Bluff, Arkansas) – Emily (Lennox, South Dakota)

CURRENT LOCATION: East Nashville, Tennessee

AMBITIONS: Play the Ryman to a sold out crowd, Hike the Appalachian Trail, See as much of the world as possible, Own a little pice of land and live in the country, Write lasting songs that leave a mark

TURN-OFFS: Pessimism

TURN-ONS: Optimism

DREAM GIG: Have several…The Ryman, Grand Ole Opry, Red Rocks, Newport Folk Fest & many, many more.

FAVORITE LYRIC:

Emily – “All of these lines across my face tell you the story of who I am. So many stories of where I’ve been and how I got to where I am. These stories don’t mean anything when you’ve got no one to tell them to.” – Brandi Carlile “The Story”

Ben – “But when that open road starts to callin’ me

There’s somethin’ o’er the hill that I gotta see

Sometimes it’s hard but you gotta understand

When the Lord made me, He made a Ramblin’ Man

I love to see the towns a-passin’ by

And to ride these rails, ‘neath God’s blue sky

Let me travel this land from the mountains to the sea

‘Cause that’s the life I believe, He meant for me” – Hank Williams Sr. “Ramblin’ Man”

SONG I WISH I WROTE: “The Night They Drove Ole Dixie Down” by The Band

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Dave Grohl, Neil Young, Brandi Carlile, Emmylou Harris, Bob Dylan

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Neil Young solo at The Ryman

 

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