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Behind every great song is a story. In this special cover section, Country Weekly talks with the writers of such country hits as George Strait’s “The Chair,” Reba McEntire’s “Is There Life Out There,” “Before He Cheats” by Carrie Underwood and others. You’ll find out how they crafted these memorable songs and the impact they had on the artists who performed them. Check out these wonderfully crafted songs that still tug at the heartstrings, make you laugh and even inspire a change in the listener’s life.