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Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write "Mary's Song"?

Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 2:24 PM

It is my favorite song.
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    RE: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write "Mary's Song"?

    Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 3:26 PM

    Taylor wrote this song about a couple who lived next door to her.

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    RE: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write

    Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 8:10 PM

    Swifty618 wrote:
    Taylor wrote this song about a couple who lived next door to her.



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    RE: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write "Mary's Song"?

    Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 9:11 PM

    I remember reading or hearing somewhere that she she wrote it about her neighbors. I think I remember seeing that she said that they came over for dinner or something one night and she love their relationship and stories so much that it inspired her to write a song! I think its so incredible how she is able to put feelings into words in such a magical way

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    RE: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write "Mary's Song"?

    Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 9:32 PM

    she wrote it about an old couple who she lived near her. the couple came over to their house for dinner one night and taylor enjoyed listening to all their stories about how they met. the couple had met when they were really little and well the song describes it. but they are still together now! she thought it was a perfect example of forever. that couple inspired "mary's song"!

    this story was on her old website when she had the backgrounds of the songs on here.

    i love. love. love. this song too!!! it's my favorite song of her's actually :)
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    RE: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write "Mary's Song"?

    Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 9:32 PM

    Hope this helps :) :

    Mary's Song Story

    "I wrote this song about a couple who lived next door to us. They'd been married forever and they came over one night for dinner, and were just so cute. They were talking about how they fell in love and got married, and how they met when they were just little kids. I thought it was so sweet, because you can go to the grocery store and read the tabloids, and see who's breaking up and cheating on each other (or just listen to some of my songs, haha). But it was really comforting to know that all I had to do was go home and look next door to see a perfect example of forever."

    from this thread http://taylorswift.com/forum/taylors-music/998182/page/1

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    RE: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write

    Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 10:33 AM

    jess_ka13 wrote:
    Hope this helps :) :

    Mary's Song Story

    "I wrote this song about a couple who lived next door to us. They'd been married forever and they came over one night for dinner, and were just so cute. They were talking about how they fell in love and got married, and how they met when they were just little kids. I thought it was so sweet, because you can go to the grocery store and read the tabloids, and see who's breaking up and cheating on each other (or just listen to some of my songs, haha). But it was really comforting to know that all I had to do was go home and look next door to see a perfect example of forever."

    from this thread http://taylorswift.com/forum/taylors-music/998182/page/1

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    RE: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write "Mary's Song"?

    Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 6:50 PM

    Yes, she said it was inspried by her neighbours who knew each other from when they were kids, grew up together, then got married. That's what I read on her website when it would say what her songs were about(: "I wish I could freeze this moment right here, right now, and live in it forever" - Peeta Mellark

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    RE: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write

    Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 7:23 PM

    Hmmm, I'm not sure...

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    Re: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write "Mary's Song"?

    Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 1:45 PM

    This is definitely one of my favourites. a real goosebump song.
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    Re: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write "Mary's Song"?

    Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 3:45 PM

    I absolutely adore this song but also the fact that the inspiration was so true to the story. It's the fairytale image of love lasting forever and it's a true story :)

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    Re: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write "Mary's Song"?

    Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 9:14 AM

    A couple who lived next-door

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    Re: Did Taylor ever say what inspired her to write "Mary's Song"?

    Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 12:43 PM

    Yeah about a couple that lived next door and were married for a long time.
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