(CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and
out of the spotlight.)
I’ve known The Sound of Music by heart for as long as I can remember. Not just the
songs but the film dialog, as well. It was just that movie for me — the one you watch over and over, and somehow it
never gets old. I still cry when the von Trapps sing “So Long, Farewell” at the party, I still laugh when the children introduce
themselves to their new governess (“I’m Liesl. I’m 16 years old, and I don’t need a governess.”), and my heart still soars
when Captain von Trapp declares his love for his governess. But mostly, it’s the music that makes this movie so timeless.
And that is why someone like Carrie Underwood — who has a timeless