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Katherine Faucette
11/4 discussion
Fri Nov 4, 2011 12:43pm
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For my song to identify with, I choose “That’s What I Love About Sundays” by Craig Morgan. I choose this song because it is so true compared to my home town. Whenever I hear this song it makes me miss home. I come from a very small rural town just like the one in the song.
Every time I hear this song I smile and can’t help but to sing along. In the song, Morgan talks about all the things that his Sunday consists of in his home town which makes him love Sundays. In the first verse of the song, Craig Morgan talks about everyone coming into church in their “Sunday best” and how “sweet Miss Betty” is singing off key in the pew behind him. This makes me smile because it is just like the scene of my small church at home. The same families come in at the same time every week and sit on the same pew every week. Then we all leave in a line to shake the preacher’s hand. The second verse talks about how they “go home into your blue jeans, eat some chicken and some baked beans”. This is just like what my family does every Sunday. We always go home after church to change clothes, then we drive over to my great grandmothers’ (granny) house where we meet all out family and cousins for Sunday lunch (haha and there is always fried chicken). In the third verse, Morgan talks about reading the Sunday paper and seeing who “tied the knot”. This reminds me of how we all pass around the paper at grannys after lunch, always looking at the wedding and birth announcements and always knowing the people since we come from such a small town. In the fourth verse he talks about “cat-napping on the porch swing”. This is one of my favorite things about my Sundays at home. Leaving grannys and going home, not doing much of anything, and napping all afternoon.
This song accomplishes a happy intended message. I think I get out of this song exactly what Craig Morgan wanted his listeners to get. It makes me happy and reminisces on my life growing up in a small town on Sundays.

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