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40 Country Songs That Defined Your Life In The Early 2000s

They don't make it like they used to.

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10. "Somebody Like You" by Keith Urban

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Your away message during the summer of '02:

"I used to run in circles goin' nowhere fast.

I'd take, uh, one step forward end up two steps back.

Couldn't walk a straight line even if I wanted to, mmm, mmm.

I wanna love somebody,

Love somebody like you."

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18. "I Just Wanna Be Mad" by Terri Clark

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Lyrics that summed up what it was like to get in a fight with your friends:

"I think I'm right, I think you're wrong

I'll probably give in before long

Please don't make me smile

I just want to be mad for a while."

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28. "You'll Think of Me" by Keith Urban

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Lyrics your dramatic friend put in her AIM profile after she broke up with a guy she dated for three weeks:

"Someday I'm gonna run across your mind

Don't worry, I'll be fine

I'm gonna be alright

While you're sleeping with your pride

Wishin' I could hold you tight

I'll be over you

And on with my life."

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33. "Mississippi Girl" by Faith Hill

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Lyrics you put in your AIM profile to show how you've changed since freshman year but you're still the same person:

"And some people seem to think that I've changed

That I'm different than I was back then

But in my soul I know that I'm the same way

That I really always been."

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37. "Some Beach" by Blake Shelton

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Lyric that was TOO REAL:

"The nurse finally said doc's ready for you

You're not gonna feel a thing we'll give you some Novocain

That tooth will be fine in a minute or two

But he stuck that needle down deep in my gum

And he started drilling before I was numb."

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40. "I Go Back" by Kenny Chesney

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Lyrics that summed up what it was like going through this list:

"I go back to the smell of an old gym floor

The taste of salt on the Carolina shore

After graduation and drinkin' goodbye to friends."

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