Story Songs - N: Night that the Lights Went Out in Georgia


This is the song that made me want to choose "story songs" as a theme for this year's challenge. Can you imagine this on paper? In novel format? On bookshelves? Powerful stuff. 

It's sung by the incomparable Reba McEntire who "plays" the sister's role as the story unfolds. For those keeping score at home, this is THE country vengeance ballad.

The Night that the Lights Went Out in the Georgia: Reba McEntire


  1. Great song for N. I used to listen to this one a lot.

  2. I;m not a country fan, but Reba has a good voice. And she can act!

  3. I used to like this song a log, still hear it on the radio occasionally.