This is a song about a music star who hits a peak and is on his way down. The magic is over and there is nothing left but memories of the good old days.
Suggestion credit: Joel - La Ronge, Canada
This was written by veteran country songwriter Bobby Braddock ("Golden Ring," "He Stopped Loving Her Today). In his 2015 memoir, Bobby Braddock: A Life On Nashville's Music Row, the songwriter said this tune was inspired by a "lovable but washed up country singer" who was dating a friend of Braddock's girlfriend.
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