A little bit country
Staff - Signal Staff Writer

Take Me To Post Comment Form

My friends back home are going to be pretty shocked when they read this.

My family will be in utter disbelief when they find out that,

I became a fan of country music.

How come no one told me that country music was like, the greatest thing since sliced bread? I seriously feel like I've been out of touch with reality.

Actually, I had a couple of friends that tried to get me into country a while back but, the song they played for me was about a guy doing wheelies in his pickup truck. I didn't have a car back then so I wasn't quite fond of the song.

Maybe I was just jealous that he had a car and I didn't, but whatever.

It took a random encounter with country group, Lonestar that made my musical taste buds soar. I was invited to attend a concert at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center this past weekend featuring country starlet SaraBeth and of course, Lonestar.

I was hesitant of going at first because...
Okay this is kind of embarrassing to admit but, I don't know anything about country music.

Like at all. I didn't even know who Willie Nelson was until a couple of weeks ago. I felt that I was going to snooze halfway through the performance because there isn't one song that I know. I don't even know half of a half of a song, if that makes any sense.

But when Lonestar came out and played, "Amazed," my heart completely melted. I'm not gonna lie, I got a little nostalgic and emotional after the song was over. I wish I had lighter with me at that moment, because all I wanted to do was light that sucker up and throw my hands in the air.

Since my encounter with Lonestar, I've been listening to a couple of more country songs. So far I've come across Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Faith Hill and Taylor Swift.

But I don't even think Taylor Swift really counts.


Latest Activity: Feb 25, 2014 at 2:29 PM

Blog has been viewed (545) times.

Log In to post comments.

Previous blog entries by nangel
Life's a beach
May 05, 2014
I don't know what it is about the beach, but I find myself around the sandy ocean almost every weekend. It's my special place where I can relax and let go of any worries I had during the week.My worries seem little and insignificant by simply gazing through the waves ...
Read More »
A little piece of home
April 29, 2014
It's been a good two months since I've taken a drive up North and visited my hometown. And I have to say I'm not really happy about it.It's becoming even more difficult to take a weekend off and go visit my family because of the busy agenda I've had these ...
Read More »
Happy anniversary
April 26, 2014
An anniversary is a cause for a celebration - and I have every reason to celebrate because today marks another month of the life-changing decision I made.Exactly seven months ago today-wow! Can't believe it's been that long -- I took a leap of faith and left my old life behind ...
Read More »
The fortune collector
April 16, 2014
If I could eat sugar and cookies and cake all day, I totally would.Just give me a roll of Oreos - there's about 13 of them in a roll - a glass of milk and a huge spoon, and I'll eat those bad boys in about seven minutes. But there's ...
Read More »
Little Tokyo
April 15, 2014
There are still some things I haven’t gotten quite used to since I moved to Santa Clarita. The parking is still pretty much unbearable, but I will say that I parallel parked the other day all by myself without any assistance from neighbors and/or random people on the street. I’ve ...
Read More »
[View More Blogs...]

Powered by
Morris Technology