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"Love Story" is a song by American country music-pop music artist Taylor Swift. It is the first single from her second studio album, 2008's Fearless. The song was released in September 2008, and by November it reached the top of the Billboard country chart, becoming her third Billboard Number One. It has also become her first top five hit on the Billboard Hot 100. As with most of the songs on Fearless, Swift wrote "Love Story" herself. "Love Story" is Swift's first international single venturing into other markets outside North America and Australia. The single is also Swift's first single to receive remixes for the clubs. The song has already distinguished itself as the country song with the most paid downloads in history, tops the 3 million mark in paid downloads on the week ending March 15, 2009. It is also commonly played at Shooters in Durham, NC, a nightclub where cover paying is frequently.    Download this sheet!
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Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13; 1989) is an American country music singer-songwriter. Signed to the independent Big Machine Records label in 2006; Taylor made her debut on the U.S. Billboard country charts with the release of her debut single "Tim McGraw".Her self-titled debut album was released in late 2006; and has since been certified triple platinum by the RIAA in the United States. As of June 21; 2008 the album has sold 3;021;703 copies in the U.S and it has produced five Top Ten singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs; including two Number One singles with "Our Song" and "Should've Said No"; all five of her singles have also reached Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album was re-issued in 2007 with a set of bonus tracks. "Love Story" is a song by American country music-pop music artist Taylor Swift. It is the first single from her second studio album, 2008's Fearless. The song was released in September 2008, and by November it reached the top of the Billboard country chart, becoming her third Billboard Number One. It has also become her first top five hit on the Billboard Hot 100. As with most of the songs on Fearless, Swift.
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