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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

What Songs Say Charlotte To You?

Artist Anthony Hamilton.

From James Taylor’s “Carolina In My Mind” to Cledus T. Judd’s “I Love Nascar,” some songs seem to scream Charlotte, North Carolina.

Roland Wilkerson, assistant features editor at the Charlotte Observer, put together a playlist he says helps describe the ever-evolving city for visitors to the Democratic National Convention.

What music comes to mind when you think of Charlotte? Tell us in our comments section or on our Facebook page or Tweet us.

A Charlotte, North Carolina Playlist

  • Anthony Hamilton, “Comin’ from Where I’m From” (Radio Mix)
  • Arthur Smith, “Dueling Banjos”
  • Earl Scruggs, “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” (Instrumental)
  • Dave McCarn, “Cotton Mill Colic”
  • Cledus T. Judd, “I Love Nascar”
  • Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs, “Stay” (Remastered 2003)
  • James Taylor, “Carolina In My Mind”

Guest:

  • Roland Wilkerson, assistant features editor at the Charlotte Observer

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