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Not too many years ago, Deana Carter was jumping up and down bouncing about the stage after she was just won single and song of the year for "Strawberry Wine" from the Country Music Association after her smash debut album "Did I Shave My Legs For This?" Six years later, Deana Carter is more circumspect about the music industry, but seemingly ever determined about her own career.
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Deana Carter comes from a rich musical background. No, not that Carter Family. Her father was legendary Nashville session man Fred Carter, Jr. That name may not be familiar, but it's a sure bet the man's music is. He's played with everybody from Buck Owens and Marty Robbins to Simon and Garfunkel. "There was a thing way back then called the Nashville Sound," explains Deana (pronounced DEAN-AH as in Dean Martin, after whom she is named). "And my dad was an integral part in creating that sound. Kind of post-Chet Atkins and the old school guys. " ...