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SoundBites: Luke Simmons & The Lovestruck, SevenStones - And More

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(aired Thu 9/30/21)

Each month, SoundCorps - the music nonprofit here in Chattanooga - showcases five locally-produced songs in “SoundBites,” a service that supports our own musicians.

Stratton Tingle - executive director of SoundCorps - tells us about the latest SoundBites.

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