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Jason Aldean's 'Try That' is the latest in a genre of songs that pit cities against small towns

Jason Aldean performs during the 2023 CMA Fest on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. (Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
Jason Aldean performs during the 2023 CMA Fest on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. (Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes speaks to Amanda Marie Martinez, country music historian and postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about the controversy behind Jason Aldean’s “Try That in a Small Town.”

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