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Song of the Day: “D-I-V-O-R-C-E” by Tammy Wynette

Several months ago, I listened to an episode of Malcom Gladwell’s podcast, Revisionist History, which explored the songwriting differences between rock and country. It focused on songwriter Bobby Braddock. Braddock is a Nashville legend, having composed ten #1 country hits. His trademark? Almost all of his hits are sad songs. Soul-crunching tearjerkers, but usually in some thoughtful way.…