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Annie Lynn Radio: Your “YOU got this!” Spotify playlist

Annie Lynn Radio is a new playlist I created on Spotify, and it's playing now!! listen and "click the heart" to follow the playlist here.Remember mixed tapes?I've been taking a lot of walks lately. Not with a walk-man like the good ol' days (sigh), just me and my trusty phone. But on those walks I've been carefully curating a… Continue reading Annie Lynn Radio: Your “YOU got this!” Spotify playlist

Announcements, Song Releases, Stories Behind The Lyrics

5 Stories behind “Carry On” Song Lyrics

The song CARRY ON is inspired by the things my grandmother used to say to me. It includes lyrics based on her approach to life when things get tough. "Carry On" was released as a single on Friday, March 20th, 2020. It was co-produced by myself and Jourdan Hines. Get a free download of Carry… Continue reading 5 Stories behind “Carry On” Song Lyrics

Playing Carry On at the Bluebird Cafe
Carry On, Nashville Stories

Playing “Carry On” in Nashville: My Bluebird Cafe story

My first open mic night ever was in Nashville, Tennessee the summer of 2018. I had only been playing guitar for less than six months. It might be my sheer persistence that I was able to play at the Bluebird Cafe. But I did. It started like this: My husband suggested just the two of… Continue reading Playing “Carry On” in Nashville: My Bluebird Cafe story

Carry On, Stories Behind The Lyrics

The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Lay back, float

I've always hated swimming. I'm not really sure why though because I actually spent a lot of time in pools when I was growing up. Whether it was my grandparents' neighbor's pool next door or a hotel swimming pool on a family vacation, I'd typically just follow my sisters and go swimming. For me it… Continue reading The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Lay back, float

1980s DIY home haircut by grandma
Carry On, Stories Behind The Lyrics

The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Twirling my hair she’d say how pretty and She loved to talk

My grandma used to love to play with hair! She'd see wispy locks or curls dangling by your ear or your eyelashes and she just couldn't help herself. She'd reach right over and pinch your hair between her fingers and get busy. Twirling the hair back and forth she'd move it behind your ear or… Continue reading The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Twirling my hair she’d say how pretty and She loved to talk