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Dustin Lynch reveals the real reason he plays guitar

The “Cowboys and Angels” singer chatted with SheKnows on the 2012 CMA Awards red carpet. Among his revelations? He picked up a guitar to attract the ladies.

Dustin Lynch at the CMA Awards

“Cowboys and Angels” singer Dustin Lynch is riding high these days — and one of the highlights has to be walking the red carpet at the 2012 CMA Awards. The 27-year-old is a whiz on the guitar, but it turns out he learned the instrument for more than just the love of music.

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“My crutch is my guitar,” he joked to SheKnows of using his six-string to pick up the ladies.

All kidding aside, Lynch has quite a history with women — specifically, dancing women. He told us that playing at a restaurant/strip club was definitely one of his weirdest performances. His parents weren’t thrilled, either.

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“They pulled the plug on that after about the second performance,” he joked.

Lynch’s career is anything but a joke, though. The singer and songwriter said he was inspired to write his debut single after learning of his grandparents’ relationship.

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“It’s about their love story. They were high school sweethearts,” he said. “It’s so neat to stand on stage and sing from a personal spot, and now people are singing it back to me.”

We’re totally in love with his laid-back, humble attitude. We’re expecting to see a lot more of him in the upcoming year — and maybe he’ll even get a CMA nomination in 2013?

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