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“A guitar sounds good even if you drop it on the floor. A beginner can find music in the guitar that has escaped the virtuoso. It’s a magical instrument, constrained by a short range and a peculiar tuning, that produces … Continue reading

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“The real musician is not the one who can knock your eyeballs out with fast, difficult runs. A real musician can make the simple songs vibrate and sparkle with the life that is within them.” That quote has been posted … Continue reading

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My wife Andrea is a long time member of the Chapter to Chapter book club. The club’s book for September (at Andrea’s suggestion) was The Social Animal – The Hidden Sources of Love, Character and Achievement (2011) by David Brooks. … Continue reading

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This quote caught my ear on the Saturday, January 25, 2014 broadcast of the long-running, Boston-based NPR sports show It’s Only A Game, hosted by Bill Littlefield. The piece was by reporter Doug Tribou and it was called “Fans Hedge … Continue reading

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Quotations Marked

This is going to be a new “category” here at sixstr stories.┬áTo start things off, here are two quotes about Folk music. “All music is Folk music. I ain’t never heard no horse sing a song.” Louis Armstrong (1901-1971) American … Continue reading

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