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Nanci Griffith

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Born Monday 6 July 1953

Professions: Musician, Songwriter, Writer

Nationality: American

I feel like, in some ways, I'm just a journalist.

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I was always more interested in story songs, things with a point of view... and things that informed me.

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I've always been a very prolific writer.

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It was nice to focus on things outside of my body. Music has always done that for me.

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Live well. Sing out, sing loud, and sing often. And God bless the child that's got a song.

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Being a good songwriter means paying attention and sticking your hand out the window to catch the song on the way to someone else's house!

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Even though my songs may sound very personal, to me most of them are fiction. It is a great way for me to be able to live a fantasy life as a writer because I get to be someone else, someplace else for three and a half minutes, just like the listener.

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I decided it was time to pay tribute to my own songs, to give them the opportunity to mature and be adult.

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