Amy Ray released Stag, her first solo record, on 6 March 2001. At the time, I was a senior at R.J. Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem, NC. Looking back through the sands of time, I can recall counting down the days until the Tuesday release date, checking for updates on turn-of-the-century fan sites, such as Lifeblood.com. When the day came, I skipped my fourth-period class so that I could drive to the Borders bookstore and purchase my copy of Stag. I had waited a long time for this. I needed to hear Amy all by herself.

Amy Ray is well known for being one...

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