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“How do you calculate the influence of a song in your life? We have songs that carry enormous meaning for us, songs we want played at our weddings or at our funerals, songs that every time we hear them, every single … Continue reading

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From A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens: “It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that, while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” British … Continue reading

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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. To 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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