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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

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

Carry On, Stories behind the lyrics

The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: She taught me how to spell Mississippi

My Grandparents loved to travel. They loved exploring new places and sharing their love of travel with me and my sisters. In 1987, they took my sisters and my cousin and I to the Mississippi river. Being that we were coming from Madison, Wisconsin where I grew up, the river wasn't too far from us… Continue reading The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: She taught me how to spell Mississippi

Carry On Song Inspiration
Carry On, Stories behind the lyrics

The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Keep your chin up honey, Not everyone’s gonna love you like me

Was there ever someone in your life who said something to you and in one moment it immediately lifted your spirits and stuck with you for good? It's the best, right? My grandma Mary Jean, pictured here with me, once said.. "Not everyone's gonna like you. Just be nice to everyone, smile and... keep your… Continue reading The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Keep your chin up honey, Not everyone’s gonna love you like me