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Kellie Pickler

Small Town Girl

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October 30, 2006

This surprisingly good debut from the American Idol semifinalist is all "Red High Heels," missed family members and North Carolina spirit. In "Gotta Keep Moving," which has a cool late-Seventies Kenny Loggins vibe, Pickler stops repairing her truck to reconnect with her boyfriend; both of them, Pickler marvels in her game jet-fast soprano, will have "messed-up hair." "Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You" pines and speeds away like Tammy Wynette, while "I Wonder" just breaks your heart.

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