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Tara Thompson


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    Someone To Take Your Place
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    My Dogs Are Home
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    Side Effects
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    Behind Bars
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Thompson is as tough and gritty as the Great Smoky Mountains she came from. Raised in the foothills of East Tennessee, Tara started singing when she was just a baby.
She was raised on Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, and you can still hear those influences in her music to this date. Surrounded by the familiar sights and sounds of small-town life, bars, mobile homes, horses and the mountains, Thompson’s music inspired by real life firsthand stories.
Thompson the cousin of country legend Loretta Lynn, left home as a teenager and moved to Nashville, shortly thereafter, she became a regular performer at many honky-tonks throughout Nashville. It was there that she was discovered her hard work and dedication would land her a record deal with Big Machine Label Group’s Valory Music imprint. Unfortunately like many other talented artist, she was let go from her label and is now on her own.
Never one to back down or give up, she knew she would just do it on her own then! “I had something to prove, that I belong in country music and no one can take that away from me.” Her forthcoming debut album, Circus, is a reflection of her years navigating the music industry. All of the ups and downs, heartache, and in true Thompson fashion a bit of humor. The autobiographical & humorous collection of songs showcase a singer & storyteller, who's ready to carry on her family's country legacy with one foot rooted in traditional Country music and the other pointing in a new, bold direction.


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