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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Joe Diffie

Unlike last week’s widely known artist, occasionally musicians aren’t well known across the industry—but are very popular and respected within a particular genre. Today’s featured act seems to be a country music staple but is likely someone most people haven’t heard much of. This post is dedicated to the memory of Joe Diffie 1958-2020.
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Eleven online resources to stay active at home

National policies regarding the COVID-19 virus continue to evolve and now, many of us are living under “safer at home” orders. This means that nonessential business are closed—including gyms. Here are eleven online resources you can use to help you stay active while abiding by the law as we all hope to flatten the curve.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Kenny Rogers

After an illustrious career that spanned an incredible sixty years, Rogers passed away just four days ago. What better way to pay tribute to a legend, give The Gambler a shot today. You never count your money when you’re sittin’ at the table—wiser words never spoken. RIP Kenny.
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Ways to balance work and parenting young kids at home

We’re in unprecedented times here, so whatever you do to make your workday work and keep your child content, good on you! We've pulled together some great ideas and online resources to help make it easier on everyone.
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Mt. Juliet service impacted by tornado

TDS services are being impacted by the tornado that hit Nashville and Mt. Juliet overnight on March 3. Get updates on the restoration efforts as new information is available.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Gorillaz, Plastic Beach

Plastic Beach debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 in the U.S. and U.K. charts alike. The unique collaborations make every song almost sound like you're hearing a whole different band. Listen and you'll understand why now this one is considered one of the best in the decade.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Chaka Khan

After her recent turn on The Masked Singer, it's the perfect time to revisit one of Chaka Khan's most-popular albums. On this album Khan embraced a high-tech funk, disco/electro feel, with some pop contemporary elements to it. The album worked, reaching number 16 on the Billboard 200 and earning her a Grammy. Give this legend a listen today!
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Siobhan Donaghy

Sometimes one Cheap Tunes posts inspires another—like today's feature on Siobhan Donaghy. She first found success as a member of Sugababes, but then branched out on her own. Her sound is unique and backed by her outstanding voice. Give it a listen!
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Collective Soul

Although it was their sophomore effort, the band considers their simply titled Collective Soul album their true debut. It spent 76 weeks on the Billboard 200 charts, spawned five popular singles and has currently sold nearly 10 million copies worldwide—including "The World I Know” which became one of the most-played songs in the history of television, cinema, and advertising.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: James Blunt

An album consisting of mostly ballads, Back to Bedlam is a great debut effort. What makes the content rare—beyond his crooning voice and distinctive falsetto—is that James Blunt is a former member of the British military. This album is totally worth a a listen today.
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