Tennessee

Album: Harper Simon (2009)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is a track from Paul Simon's son, Harper Simon's, self-titled solo debut set. He recorded the album after years as a job for hire singer or guitarist, including a stint with indie band Menlo Park.
  • Simon's father wrote the lyrics to this song, which Harper refers to as a "mock-autobiographical" country tune. Simon told Rolling Stone: "He enjoyed the challenge of taking on a very traditional country structure. He'd never done that before."

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