Dueling Lifestyles Songs – Tom T. Hall - Kenny Rogers - Merle Haggard | Eastern North Carolina Now | Song that give advice on how to live your life can be dangerous.

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Ted Mcdonald and I have a dilemma on lifestyles as presented in songs.

   On the one side of the coin is the advice of Tom T. Hall in the song below.

Faster Horses





   On the other side of the coin is the advice of Kenny Rogers in the song below.

Slow Dance More





  Flip again and see which of these is your choice.

THE GAMBLER



   


    Tom T. Hall also had this advice:

OLD DOGS CHILDREN AND WATERMELON WINE



Old Dogs, Children, and Watermelon Wine

   I wish I had heard these songs before I actually lived them. It would have saved me a bunch of money and heartache, but I always thought that I could be a songwriter and they say you have to live it to write it. That is my excuse and I am sticking to it.

What is your vote on this most important issue?


   There was a time when I lived by Merle Haggard's advice.


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