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What Sam Hunt had to say about cultural integration at the Greek Theatre

What Sam Hunt had to say about cultural integration at the Greek Theatre

Sam Hunt started out in one place Tuesday night but ended up in quite another.

The singer of the year’s biggest country hit, “Body Like a Back Road,” was about halfway through the first of two concerts at the Greek Theatre when he sat down on a stool for a “little chat,” as he put it, about how he developed his distinctive sound.

Growing up in a small town in Georgia, he said, he listened to country music because that was the only kind available to a kid who “couldn’t tell you the difference between Nirvana and Madonna.” As he got older, though, he discovered other stuff, much of it online, which quickly...

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