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Kent’s Songs A-Z – George Cue

This week’s song is George Cue. Here’s the MP3:

One of the great things about songwriting is that you can write tributes to people you like (and, actually, even people you don’t like for that matter, but that’s for another day). I’ve written quite a few songs as a tribute to people or places that have meant something to me. George Cue is a man from my hometown who taught me a lot of good life lessons when I was a kid. He taught me to drive a tractor long before I could drive a car. He let me ride in the combine with him when I was little and taught me more than I wanted to know about farm work when I was older.

When people think about George they think about what a good guy he is- what a good neighbor he makes.

The song is another “done me wrong song,” but with a twist. In the story, the singer’s girlfriend has left a broken life in the big city to return and build a good, simple life in the small town where she was born. She decides to go be a good neighbor to the people she has known all her life- to be a good neighbor just like George Cue.

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  1. very nice.my family is the cue's in cheraw s.c the george cue i know is black he a good and hard working man if you know any history on this please famliy help me out family tree and even if you can share notes about his family he my cousin. keep upthe good music'

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  • Kent Newsome

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    Kent Newsome (BMI) is a recorded songwriter who has been writing songs for over thirty years. He writes traditional country, alt. country, rock and blues. He has written songs on commercial recordings throughout the United States and Europe.

    If you're looking for songs for your next recording project, please browse our large selection of online, fully produced demos. We have a hit song for your next record.

    This is Kent's music publishing and song demos site. Check out Newsome.Org, his popular tech, music and life blog here.

  • History

    Err Bear Music, Inc. (BMI) (in this case Err rhymes with her) is a publishing company Kent Newsome formed in 1977, when his first song was recorded. Err Bear Music continues to administer the majority of Kent's catalog. If you're looking for some great songs for your next recording project, listen you our full length online demos via the Song Index pages above, or request a demo MP3. We'll send you some great songs for your next record.

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