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Taylor Made

Friday, April 27, 2012
Taylor Made

Reporter: Lesley Stahl, CBS 60 Minutes
Producer: Shari Finkelstein

Six Grammies, 20 million albums and one of the healthiest bank accounts in the music business.

All this and Taylor Swift is barely into her twenties.

It's not just that she's a gifted songwriter with a super-sweet voice and a girl-next-door image.

What makes this country singer so beloved by her legion of teenage fans is the way she taps into their inner lives.

As Lesley Stahl from 60 Minutes US discovered, Taylor Swift turns everyday high school angst into poetry. And it's paying off - big time.

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