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Gene Watson's Peers within the country music industry believe in the sheer talent of this unassuming man from east Texas, so much so that Gene is regarded by many of them as 'the singer's singer' - and rightly so!

All of Gene Watson's Peers, who were contacted during 2013, were most gracious with their time and words.

It is here, within this special part of The Gene Watson Fan Site, that you have an opportunity to read a quote from Dickey Lee, which he submitted to this site on Thursday 6 June 2013.

Sean Brady would like to take this opportunity to say 'thank you' to Dickey Lee who has made a special contribution to a unique part of this online 'celebration of a Lone Star Hero'.



Dickey Lee
This quote was submitted on Thursday 6 June 2013.

'I believe that Gene Watson is truly one of the greatest country voices of our time!'

Thank you, Dickey Lee, for your support of Gene Watson.

About Dickey Lee...

Dickey Lee was born Dickey Lipscomb on Sunday 21 September 1941 in Memphis and began playing in a band while in high school. The group won several talent shows, earning them a spot on a local radio station.

In 1954, Dickey Lee got his first break from disc jockey Dewey Phillips, who was the first to play an Elvis Presley single - Elvis Presley (Tuesday 8 January 1935 - Tuesday 16 August 1977).

Dewey Philips introduced Dickey Lee to Jack Clement who, at the time was a studio engineer at Sun Records; Dickey Lee was signed to the label and saw the release of two singles in 1957, 'Good Loving' and 'Fool, Fool, Fool'. Neither of the singles did especially well on the charts.

Dickey Lee finally hit the big time in early 1962 when George Jones (Saturday 12 September 1931 - Friday 26 April 2013) recorded his song 'She Thinks I Still Care' and included the track on 'The New Favourites Of George Jones' (United Artists Records, 1962); the track was No.1 on the country charts for six weeks in 1962.

As a result of George Jones (Saturday 12 September 1931 - Friday 26 April 2013) recording 'She Thinks I Still Care', Dickey Lee's 'Patches' (written by Barry Mann and Larry Kolber) reached No.6 on the pop music singles chart on Saturday 6 October 1962.

'Patches' (written by Barry Mann and Larry Kolber) was included on Dickey Lee's debut album, 'The Tale Of Patches' (Smash Records, 1962), which was released by Smash Records in September 1962.

Dickey Lee's debut album, 'The Tale Of Patches' (Smash Records, 1962), also included the following tracks:

'Wolverton Mountain', which was written by Merle Kilgore (Thursday 9 August 1934 - Sunday 6 February 2005) and Claude King (Monday 5 February 1923 - Thursday 7 March 2013)
'Little Bitty Tear', which was written by Hank Cochran (Friday 2 August 1935 - Thursday 15 July 2010)
'Tell Laura I Love Her' (written by Ray Peterson)
'Travelin' Man' (written by Jerry Fuller)
'Miller's Cave', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013)
'Teen Angel' (written by Jean Surrey and Red Surrey)
'Running Bear', which was written by J.P. Richardson (Friday 24 October 1930 - Tuesday 3 February 1959)
'Devil Woman', which was written by Marty Robbins (Saturday 26 September 1925 - Wednesday 8 December 1982)
'Ebony Eyes', which was written by John D. Loudermilk ()
'Ballad of a Teenage Queen', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013)

Eddy Arnold (Wednesday 15 May 1918 - Thursday 8 May 2008) recorded Dickey Lee's 'She Thinks I Still Care' (co-written with Steve Duffy) and included the track on 'Our Man Down South' (RCA Records, 1963).

The Wilburn Brothers (Doyle Wilburn & Teddy Wilburn): 'Trouble's Back in Town' (Decca Records, 1963)

The Wilburn Brothers - Doyle Wilburn (Monday 7 July 1930 - Saturday 16 October 1982) and Teddy Wilburn (Monday 30 November 1931 - Monday 24 November 2003) recorded Dickey Lee's 'She Thinks I Still Care' (co-written with Steve Duffy) and included the track on 'Trouble's Back in Town' (Decca Records, 1963).


In 1965, Dickey Lee saw the release of 'I Saw Linda Yesterday' (Smash Records, 1965), which included one track which was a hit single on the Billboard pop music singles chart:

'I Saw Linda Yesterday' (No.14, 1965)

Johnny Paycheck (Tuesday 31 May 1938 - Wednesday 19 February 2003) recorded Dickey Lee's 'Big Brother', which was co-written with 'Cowboy' Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013) and Allen Reynolds, and included the track on 'Jukebox Charlie' (Little Darlin' Records, 1967).

Hank Thompson (Thursday 3 September 1925 - Tuesday 6 November 2007) recorded Dickey Lee's 'She Thinks I Still Care' (co-written with Steve Duffy) and included the track on 'The Gold Standard Collection' (Warner Bros. Records, 1967).

Nat Stuckey (Sunday 17 December 1933 - Wednesday 24 August 1988) recorded Dickey Lee's 'She Thinks I Still Care' (co-written with Steve Duffy) and included the track on 'Stuckey Style' (Paula Records, 1969).

Check out Ann M. Stuckey's 'Peer's Quote' about Gene Watson, which was submitted on Saturday 25 January 2014

In 1970, Dickey Lee signed with RCA Victor Records and persuaded legendary producer Chet Atkins (Friday 20 June 1924 - Saturday 30 June 2001) to let him record country music singles; Dickey's first release was 'Mahogany Pulpit', which reached No.55 on the Billboard country music singles chart in early 1971.

In December 1971, Dickey Lee saw the release of 'Never Ending Song Of Love' (RCA Victor Records, 1971), which was produced by Allen Reynolds; the album reached No.12 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart in 1972, while the title track reached No.8 on the Billboard country music singles chart in late 1971.

Dickey Lee's 'Never Ending Song Of Love' (RCA Victor Records, 1971) included the following tracks:

'Never Ending Song Of Love' (written by Delaney Bramlett)
'On The Southbound' (written by Dickey Lee and Allen Reynolds)
'The Year That Clayton Delaney Died' (written by Tom T. Hall)
'Everybody's Reaching Out For Someone' (written by Dickey Lee and Allen Reynolds)
'Take Me Home Country Roads', which was written by John Denver (Friday 31 December 1943 - Sunday 12 October 1997), Bill Danoff and Taffy Nivert)
'Weekends' (written by Dickey Lee and Allen Reynolds)
'My Blue Tears' (written by Dolly Parton)
'Mahagony Pulpit' (written by Dickey Lee and Allen Reynolds)
'There's Nobody Home To Go Home To' (written by Dickey Lee, Allen Reynolds and Mitt Addington)
'Special' (written by Jerry Foster and Bill Rice)

In June 1972, Dickey Lee saw the release of 'Ashes Of Love' (RCA Victor Records, 1972), which included two tracks which were hits on the Billboard country music singles chart:

'I Saw My Lady' (written by Gove Scrivenor) (No.25, 1972)
'Ashes Of Love' (written by Johnny Wright, Jack Anglin and Jim Anglin) (No.15, 1972)

Dickey Lee's 'Ashes Of Love' (RCA Victor Records, 1972) also included the following tracks:

'Waiting For A Train', which was written by Jimmie Rodgers (8 September 1897 - Friday 26 May 1933)
'She Thinks I Still Care' (written by Dickey Lee)
'Kingdom I Call Home' (written by Dickey Lee and Allen Reynolds)
'Catfish John' (written by Bob McDill and Allen Reynolds)
'Got Leavin' On Her Mind', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013)
'Let Time Be Your Friend' (written by Allen Reynolds and Susan Taylor)
'It's Four In The Morning' (written by Jerry Chesnut)
'Sparkling Brown Eyes' (written by Billy Cox)

Personnel involved in the recording of Dickey Lee's 'Ashes Of Love' (RCA Victor Records, 1972) included the following:

Billy Sanford, Jimmy Colvard, Dale Sellers and Chip Young (guitar)
Lloyd Green (steel guitar, dobro)
Weldon Myrick (Monday 10 April 1939 - Monday 2 June 2014) (steel guitar)
Joe Allen (bass)
Kenny Malone (drums, percussion)
Buddy Spicher and Johnny Gimble (fiddle)
Charles Cochran (Saturday 29 February 1936 - Thursday 7 June 2007) (piano, organ, accordion)
Bobby Thompson (Monday 5 July 1937 - Wednesday 18 May 2005) (banjo)
Danny Flowers (harmonica)

Kenny Rogers recorded Dickey Lee's 'She Thinks I Still Care' and included the track on 'Backroads' (Jolly Rogers Records, 1972).

In November 1972, Dickey Lee saw the release of 'Baby Bye Bye' (RCA Victor Records, 1972), which included the following tracks:

'Baby Bye Bye' (written by Don Williams)
'On Susan's Floor', which was written by Shel Silverstein (Thursday 25 September 1930 - Saturday 8/Sunday 9 May 1999) and Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 - Saturday 22 November 2003)
'Song Sung Blue' (written by Neil Diamond)
'I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry', which was written by Hank Williams (Monday 17 September 1923 - Thursday 1 January 1953)
'Tupelo County Jail', which was written by Mel Tillis and Webb Pierce (Monday 8 August 1921 - Sunday 24 February 1991)
'Crystal Chandeliers' (written by Ted Harris)
'Sleep Walkin' Blues' (written by Chesse Curver)
'That Heart Belongs To Me', which was written by Webb Pierce (Monday 8 August 1921 - Sunday 24 February 1991)
'Let The Chips Fall', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013)
'Way To Go On' (written by Bob McDill and Allen Reynolds)

Personnel involved in the recording of Dickey Lee's 'Baby Bye Bye' (RCA Victor Records, 1972) included the following:

Jimmy Colvard, Harold Bradley, Jerry Shook and Chip Young (guitar)
Lloyd Green (steel guitar, dobro)
Weldon Myrick (Monday 10 April 1939 - Monday 2 June 2014) and Hal Rugg (steel guitar)
Tommy Cogbill (bass guitar)
Henry Strzelecki (bass)
Kenny Malone and Jim Isbell (drums)
Buddy Spicher (fiddle)
Charles Cochran (Saturday 29 February 1936 - Thursday 7 June 2007) and Bobby Wood (piano, organ)
Charlie McCoy (harmonica)

In March 1973, Dickey Lee saw the release of 'Crying Over You' (RCA Victor Records, 1973), which included the following tracks:

'If She Turns Up In Ohio' (written by Bob McDill and Dickey Lee)
'Shelter Of Your Eyes' (written by Don Williams)
'Country Song', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013)
'Little Drops Of Hurt' (written by Jerry Foster and Bill Rice)
'If She Just Helps Me Get Over You' (written by Bob McDill and Allen Reynolds)
'If You Really Want Me To I'll Go' (written by Delbert McClinton)
'Nothing Compared To Now' (written by Dickey Lee and Allen Reynolds)
'This Is My Year For Mexico', which was written by Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 - Saturday 22 November 2003)
'My World Around You' (written by Dickey Lee, Allen Reynolds and James Casey)
'Crying Over You' (written by Danny Flowers)

Personnel involved in the recording of Dickey Lee's 'Crying Over You' (RCA Victor Records, 1973) included the following:

Billy Sanford, Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004), Dale Sellers and Red Lane (guitar)
Chip Young, Bob McDill, Allen Reynolds and Rick Simpson (rhythm guitar)
Harold Bradley (bass guitar)
Lloyd Green (steel guitar, dobro)
Weldon Myrick (Monday 10 April 1939 - Monday 2 June 2014) (steel guitar)
Joe Allen (bass)
Jim Isbell (drums)
Buddy Spicher, Johnny Gimble, Vassar Clements (Wednesday 25 April 1928 - Tuesday 16 August 2005) and Jim Buchanan (fiddle)
Charles Cochran (Saturday 29 February 1936 - Thursday 7 June 2007) (piano, organ)
Bobby Wood (piano)
Charlie McCoy (harmonica)
The Gary S. Paxton Singers, Allen Reynolds and Don Williams: background vocals

Brenda Lee recorded Dickey Lee's 'Everybody's Reaching Out For Someone' (co-written with Allen Reynolds) and included the track on 'Brenda' (MCA Records, 1973).

Anne Murray recorded Dickey Lee's 'She Thinks I Still Care' and included the track on 'Danny's Song' (Capitol Records, 1973); the track was No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for two weeks in July 1974.

In 1975, Jo-El Sonnier recorded a Cajun version, partially translated into French, of Dickey Lee's 'I've Been Around Enough To Know' (co-written with Bob McDill) for Mercury Records; the track was released as a non-album single and reached No.78 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1975.

Waylon Jennings (Tuesday 15 June 1937 - Wednesday 13 February 2002) recorded Dickey Lee's 'The Door Is Always Open' (co-written with Bob McDill) and included the track on 'Dreaming My Dreams With You' (RCA Records, 1975).

In October 1975, Dickey Lee saw the release of 'Rocky' (RCA Victor Records, 1975), which included four tracks which were hits on the Billboard country music singles chart:

'I Use The Soap' (written by David Gates) (No.46, 1974)
'Give Me One Good Reason' (written by Wayland Holyfield) (No.90, 1974)
'Busiest Memory In Town' (written by Geoff Morgan) (No.22, 1974)
'Rocky' (written by Jay Stevens) (No.1 for one week in November 1975)

Dickey Lee's 'Rocky' (RCA Victor Records, 1975) also included the following tracks:

'Tennessee Blues' (written by Bobby Charles)
'You Make It Look So Easy' (written by Bob McDill and Don Williams)
'Darcy Farrow' (written by Steve Gillette and Tom Campbell)
'The Door Is Always Open' (written by Bob McDill and Dickey Lee)
'Closest Thing To You' (written by Bob McDill)
'Sweet Fever' (written by Bob McDill and Dickey Lee)

In May 1976, Dickey Lee saw the release of 'Angels, Roses And Rain' (RCA Victor Records, 1976), which included three tracks which were hits on the Billboard country music singles chart:

'Angels, Roses And Rain' (written by Bob Morrison, Jim Zerface and Bill Zerface) (No.9, 1976)
'Makin' Love Don't Always Make Love Grow' (written by Sterling Whipple) (No.35, 1976)
'9,999,999 Tears' (written by Razzy Bailey) (No.3, 1976) / this track also reached No. 52 on the Billboard pop music singles chart in 1976

Dickey Lee's 'Angels, Roses And Rain' (RCA Victor Records, 1976) also included the following tracks:

'I Never Will Get Over You' (written by Wayland Holyfield and Dickey Lee)
'Smile As You Go By' (written by Paul Craft)
'I'll Be Leaving Alone' (written by Wayland Holyfield and Dickey Lee)
'Yours For Life' (written by David Gates)
'Danna' (written by Wayland Holyfield and Dickey Lee)
'I'm Not That Good At Goodbye' (written by Bob McDill and Don Williams)
'I've Just Seen A Face', which was written by John Lennon (Wednesday 9 October 1940 - Monday 8 December 1980) and Paul McCartney

In August 1976, Dave & Sugar saw the release of their self-titled debut album, 'Dave & Sugar' (RCA Records, 1976), which was produced by Jerry Bradley, Charley Pride and Dave Rowland and included three tracks which were hits on the Billboard country music singles chart:

'Queen Of The Silver Dollar', which was written by Shel Silverstein (Thursday 25 September 1930 - Saturday 8/Sunday 9 May 1999) (No.25, 1975)
'The Door Is Always Open' (written by Bob McDill and Dickey Lee) (No.1 for one week in July 1976)
'I'm Gonna Love You' (written by Baker Knight) (No.3, 1976)

Dave & Sugar's self-titled debut album, 'Dave & Sugar' (RCA Records, 1976), also included the followinng tracks:

'Can't Help But Wonder' (written by Sharon Sanders)
'Whole Lotta Things To Sing About' (written by Ben Peters)
'I've Been So Wrong For So Long' (written by Bud Reneau and Hal Bynum)
'Fools', which was written by Johnny Duncan (Wednesday 5 October 1938 - Monday 14 August 2006)
'Late Nite Country Lovin' Music', which was written by Johnny Duncan (Wednesday 5 October 1938 - Monday 14 August 2006)
'I'm Leavin' The Leavin' To You' (written by Jim Rushing and Bobby David)
'Queen Of My Heart' (written by Billy Swan and Benny Whitehead)

Elvis Presley (Tuesday 8 January 1935 - Tuesday 16 August 1977) recorded Dickey Lee's 'She Thinks I Still Care' (co-written with Steve Duffy) and included the track on 'Moody Blue' (RCA Records, 1977); the track was the 'B' side of 'Moody Blue' (written by Mark James) and was No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for one week in February 1977.

Charley Pride recorded Dickey Lee's 'I'll Be Leaving Alone' (co-written with Wayland Holyfield) and included the track on 'She's Just An Old Love Turned Memory' (RCA Records, 1977); the track was No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for one week in July 1977.

 

In 1979, Dickey Lee signed with Mercury Records and saw the release of three albums; 'Dickey Lee' (Mercury Records, 1979) in August 1979, 'Again' (Mercury Records, 1980) in August 1980, which was produced by Buzz Cason, Garth Fundis and Roy Dea, and 'Everybody Loves A Winner' (Mercury Records, 1981) in 1981.

Mickey Gilley: 'That's All That Matters to Me' (Epic Records, 1980)

Mickey Gilley recorded Dickey Lee's 'Blues Don't Care Who's Got 'Em' (co-written with Wayland Holyfield) and included the track on 'That's All That Matters to Me' (Epic Records, 1980).

Dickey Lee's 'Again' (Mercury Records, 1980), which was released in August 1980 and was produced by Buzz Cason, Garth Fundis and Roy Dea, proved to be the most successful of his three Mercury Records albums; Dickey Lee's two highlights during his time with Mercury Records were 'Workin' My Way To Your Heart' and 'Lost In Love', both of which reached No.30 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1980. The latter track, which was a duet with Kathy Burdick, became a pop music hit single for Air Supply, also in 1980.

In 1981, after a disappointlng period with Mercury Records, Dickey Lee decided to pursue songwriting exclusively, a decision which proved to be very successful.


Kirsty MacColl: 'Desperate Character' (Polydor Records, 1981)

Kirsty (Anna) MacColl (Saturday 10 October 1959 - Monday 18 December 2000) recorded Dickey Lee's 'He Thinks I Still Care' (co-written with Steve Duffy) and included the track on 'Desperate Character' (Polydor Records, 1981).

Charly McClain recorded Dickey Lee's 'Do It Again (A Little Bit Slower)' (co-written with Wayland Holyfield and Randy Hatch) and included the track on 'Too Good To Hurry' (Epic Records, 1982).

Reba McEntire recorded Dickey Lee's 'You're The First Time I've Thought About Leaving' (co-written with Kerry Chater) and included the track on 'Unlimited' (Mercury Records, 1982); the track was No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for one week in April / May 1983.

Melba Montgomery recorded Dickey Lee's 'He Thinks I Still Care' (co-written with Steve Duffy) and included the track on 'I Don't Care' (Phonorama Records, 1983).


Reba McEntire recorded Dickey Lee's 'He Broke Your Memory Last Night' (co-written with Bucky Jones) and included the track on 'Just a Little Love' (MCA Records, 1984); the track reached No.15 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1984.

George Strait recorded Dickey Lee's 'Let's Fall To Pieces Together', which was co-written with Tommy Rocco and Johnny Russell (Tuesday 23 January 1940 - Tuesday 3 July 2001), and included the track on 'Right or Wrong' (MCA Records, 1984); the track was No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for one week in September 1984.

Dan Seals (Sunday 8 February 1948 - Wednesday 25 March 2009) recorded Dickey Lee's 'She Thinks I Still Care' (co-written with Steve Duffy) and included the track on 'San Antone' (EMI America Records, 1984).

Emmylou Harris recorded Dickey Lee's 'Someone Like You' (co-written with Bob McDill) and included the track on 'Profile 2' (Warner Bros. Records, 1984); the track reached No.26 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1984.

John Schneider recorded Dickey Lee's 'I've Been Around Enough to Know' (co-written with Bob McDill) and included the track on 'Too Good to Stop Now' (MCA Records, 1984); the track was No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for one week in November 1984.

Jeanne Pruett recorded Dickey Lee's 'I've Been Around Enough To Know' (co-written with Bob McDill) and included the track on 'Jeanne Pruett' (Dot Records, 1985).

Jeanne Pruett recorded Dickey Lee's 'Let's Fall To Pieces Together', which was co-written with Tommy Rocco and Johnny Russell (Tuesday 23 January 1940 - Tuesday 3 July 2001), and included the track on 'Jeanne Pruett' (Dot Records, 1985).

Crystal Gayle recorded Dickey Lee's 'Everybody's Reaching Out For Someone' (co-written with Allen Reynolds) and included the track on 'Ain't Gonna Worry' (Capitol Records, 1990).

Louise Morrissey recorded Dickey Lee's 'She Thinks I Still Care' as 'He Thinks I Still Care' (co-written with Steve Duffy) and included the track on 'When I Was Yours' (Ritz Records, 1990).

Doug Stone recorded Dickey Lee's 'In A Different Light' (co-written with Bucky Jones and Bob McDill) and included the track on 'Doug Stone' (Epic Records, 1991); the track was No.1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks Chart for one week in May 1991.

Don Williams recorded Dickey Lee's 'Standing Knee Deep In A River (Dying Of Thirst)' (co-written with Bucky E. Jones and Bob McDill) and included the track on 'Currents' (RCA Records, 1992).

Kathy Mattea recorded Dickey Lee's 'Standing Knee Deep In A River (Dying Of Thirst)' (co-written with Bucky E. Jones and Bob McDill) and included the track on 'Lonesome Standard Time' (Mercury Records/Polygram Records, 1992); the track reached No.19 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks Chart in 1993.

The Cox Family recorded Dickey Lee's 'Everybody's Reaching Out For Someone' (co-written with Allen Reynolds) and included the track on 'Everybody's Reaching Out For Someone' (Rounder Records, 1993).

Tracy Byrd recorded Dickey Lee's 'The Keeper Of The Stars', which was co-written with Danny ‘Bear’ Mayo (Monday 2 October 1950 - Saturday 2 October 1999) and Karen Staley, and included the track on 'No Ordinary Man' (MCA Records, 1994); the track reached No.2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks Chart in 1994.

A year after its release, in 1995, 'The Keeper Of The Stars', was named 'Song of the Year' by the Country Music Association (CMA).

It was also in 1995 when Dickey Lee was inducted as a member into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Randy Travis recorded Dickey Lee's 'Long On Lonely (Short On Pride)' (co-written with Bob McDill and Bucky Jones) and included the track on 'Full Circle' (Warner Bros. Records, 1996).

Logue & McCool: 'Unconditional Love' (Hazel Music, 1997)

Logue & McCool - Chris Logue and Pat McCool (Tuesday 14 October 1952 - Monday 18 October 2010) - recorded Dickey Lee's 'You've Got Her Eyes' (co-written with Mark Samari) and included the track on 'Unconditional Love' (Hazel Music, 1997).


Tracy Byrd re-recorded Dickey Lee's 'The Keeper Of The Stars', which was co-written with Danny ‘Bear’ Mayo (Monday 2 October 1950 - Saturday 2 October 1999) and Karen Staley, and included the track on 'Ten Rounds' (RCA Nashville Records, 2001).

Doug Stone re-recorded Dickey Lee's 'In A Different Light' (co-written with Bucky Jones and Bob McDill) and included the track on 'In A Different Light' (Lofton Creek Records, 2005).

Jamey Johnson recorded Dickey Lee's 'The Door Is Always Open' (co-written with Bob McDill) and included the track on 'That Lonesome Song' (Mercury Nashville Records, 2008).

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