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October 21, 2009


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"He's harnessing his unrivaled cred to remind us that Christmas ditties are as deeply American—and often, as just plain deep—as anything Alan Lomax ever recorded in an Appalachian holler. Singing (or rasping) "Silver Bells" and "Do You Hear What I Hear?" and "Here Comes Santa Claus," Dylan is the haggard, haunting voice of the musical collective unconscious—our Ghost of Christmas Past."


They sure do love their contrarianism at slate.


"effective" is like "unshowy" or any of the million and one synonyms for "workmanlike" that used to be applied to Johnny Ramone and similar guitarists - it's a polite way of saying the guy sucks.

lemmy caution

Being an effective guitarist starts with the basics:

“In ‘69, Barney started a series of seminars in Northern England called “The Effective Guitarist.” He gave them all over the world for a number of years. These were four-day seminars - very intensive, but one of the things he talked about a great deal, and that people remembered who had taken the seminar, were how to be a good human being. How to lead your life and that it was a lot more than just playing the guitar well. That’s one of the things that was very important to him.”

lemmy caution

This is pretty funny:


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It have a fun, indeed.


Truer words.


And yet this post remains at the top of your blog for nearly a month? Hope you are all OK.

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