That's Just Me

Album: Southern Way Of Life (2013)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is one of two songs on Southern Way Of Life that Carter wrote with Kacey Musgraves ("Merry Go 'Round"). She recalled to American Songwriter magazine: "It was just fun, it had a lot of Dolly roots to it. A good riff and tempo. It talks about the roots of who we are and making the best of a situation. The lyric says 'It's not the crown that makes the queen.' It's that kind of thing. 'What's the point in a pot of gold if you haven't got a hand to hold.' Just cool little lyrics that now, seeing her whole career and how she writes and us together, it was just a real good match. It was serendipity."

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