October 23

Lorrie Morgan’s No. 1 Single “What Part of No”

Lorrie Morgan grew up with a family of country singers. She is the daughter of George Morgan and was married to Keith Whitley.

The singer started her passion for music at an early age. She charted her first single back in 1979 and had continued her success all throughout the ’90s. In her song “What Part of No,” she exemplifies what it is like to be an empowered woman.

Lorrie Morgan’s Empowering Song

Lorrie Morgan‘s song “What Part of No” was one of her three singles that topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs. Her other two are “Five Minutes” and “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength.” What these songs have in common is that they are empowering and have great messages in it.

The track, “What Part of No,” is written by Wayne Perry and Gerald Smith. It was released back in 1992 under her album Watch Me. It is one of her biggest hits because it held the No.1 position for three weeks.

lorrie morgan, What Part of No
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Lyrics Breakdown

If I’ve told you once I’ve told you twice
I’m just here to unwind

Everyone has the power to say no to something that they don’t really want or like to do. This Lorrie Morgan-track empowers everyone especially women to say no if someone is being aggressive to them. Sometimes, people think that the world owes everything to them and they can take anything they want. That should not be the case and we must all learn to stand up for ourselves.

The song portrays a specific situation to us where the guy is trying to pick up the woman at a bar. She says no because she is not there to look for a quick one-night stand. She is there for herself, to unwind, and not think about her problems so it’s better to let her be.

Listen to her song here:



Lorrie Morgan

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