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Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

“Me, Me, Me, Me, Me”: Honky Tonk Opera

Opera meets Opry in this self-centered song that opens Liz Anderson’s 1968 RCA album, Like a Merry Go Round:

“Me Me Me Me Me”     Liz Anderson     1968

“Me, Me, Me, Me, Me” also served as the B-side of Anderson’s “Cry, Cry Again” RCA 45.

Liz Anderson LP

It was my friend and indefatigable record collector, Tom Avazian, who pointed out that Liz Anderson not only wrote much of her own material but also a number of songs for her daughter, Lynn — including at least five songs that made top 40 on the country charts.

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