Taylor marched up to the woman behind the front desk and went into gear. “Hi! I’m Taylor Swift! I’m eleven and I want a record deal!” She handed the woman her CD. “Call me!” she said and flashed her a cheery smile.
“She thought I was cute,” Taylor said when she was back in the car. “The usual. Go away and come back when you’re eighteen.”
Taylor stared out the side window as her mother drove slowly down Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee. As they passed by the famous Bluebird Café, she said, “Someday I’m going to sing here.”
Jill Parker is a native of Los Angeles with a lifelong passion for movies, music, books, and cats. Tay is her first foray into pop culture biography.
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