#AprilCountry, April 28th, “Harper Valley PTA”, Jeannie C Reilly

Country music is, with the partial exception of hip hop , the only popular music genre to preserve the narrative song. Songwriter (amongst other things) Tom T Hall is known as “The Storyteller” for his narrative songs, and few were as famous as the tale of small town hypocrisy and moralising, “Harper Valley PTA”, a song so successful is spawned a sequel and a movie

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