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Alan West “You’re on your own”

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Alan West, Dean Barnes & Pat McInerney outside of Browns

Back in 2006 I was in Nashville making my “Songs from a neophyte” album….Most days we’d take a break from recording in the afternoon and I’d nip up to Brown’s Diner on Blair Blvd for a burger….They’re good!!!

One Wednesday afternoon I spotted one of my musical heroes at the bar … Someone who had been a massive influence, from afar, on my career….. I had two burgers that day and spent probably 45 mins observing ….I learned a lot in that short space of time…..Mostly though that things aren’t always the way that they might appear……

When I got back to the UK, I told this story to my buddy Steve Black and I’m proud to say it was the catalyst for “You’re on your own” …….Probably one of Blacky’s finest moments to date……..

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Annette Gibbons
Hi, I’m Annette, I have been a huge country music fan since the early 90s those were the days we were lucky enough to have CMT in the UK. I enjoy nothing more than listening to country music whilst having a cold beer (or a moonshine) with friends. I try to as many gigs as I can here in the UK and in the USA; I think of Nashville as my second home and I am lucky to have made some amazing friends in Tennessee. Think Country is something I am very proud of, I just want to share my love and passion of all things country music related with you all.
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