Country Boys Like Me

Album: This Ole Boy (2012)
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  • Morgan told Yahoo! Music that he felt this Monty Criswell and Tim Mensy tune was "real strong, talking about who I am and how I feel and what I believe." However, his label had reservations about the cut. Said the singer: "One line in particular, when I played it for the label, they were like 'ehhhh....I don't know.' It says 'black kids bleed red just like me.' Everyone was like 'ahhh...I don't know.' But I was like, 'Why not? That's the real deal. That's what it's about. That's life.' And that's what we're supposed to sing about. And now that we've cut it, everybody's over-the-top excited that we did."


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