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LISTEN: Melody Guy, “Dry the Rivers”

Jan 23, 2019

LISTEN: Melody Guy,

Artist: Melody Guy
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Song: “Dry the Rivers”
Album: Dry the Rivers
Release Date: January 25, 2019

In Their Words: “In my first apartment in Nashville, I went through a very depressing time in my life and had never lived anywhere with cockroaches. Eek! I woke up in the morning and stared out into the grey cold hallway. I couldn’t have been lower. The first line is ‘I’ve got monsters creepin’ in, I hear voices speaking sin.’ The monsters were emotional as well as the physical ones, the dark thoughts of: ‘How did I get there? There’s no way out.’ I decided that day I was not going down like this. I will be happy, I will continue, I will not let this winter emotion or season destroy me. My daughter Delaney Smith is singing harmony on this song as well, and when her harmonies come in, my heart starts to glow with happiness.” — Melody Guy

Photo credit: Cathy Partridge

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