The Whole World Needs a Kitchen

Album: This Ole Boy (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • Morgan penned this tribute to family meals with longstanding creative partner Phil O'Donnell and Shane Minor. He explained to Yahoo! Music: "Just a song that talks about a political perspective, in a non-political way. You know, there's a lot going on in the world, and it's one of those songs that talks about the reason we're having so many problems is because we don't gather as a family anymore.

    In my house, the kitchen was the place where everybody gathered - still does to this day. As a kid, I remember growing up, I used to sit on the bottom stair, it came right outside the kitchen, and my mom would cut my hair there. There's something special about walking through the house, or into the house and through the kitchen... the smell of supper cooking on the stove. These are things that verbally we created such images that you don't even have to close your eyes to see it. It's just a wonderful song talking about how the world is a better place when you have a good kitchen."

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