Paraplegic playing maiden

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  1. HalfPlayer

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  2. two fingers

    two fingers Loud Mouth Know It All Blowhard Gold Supporting Member

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    That is insane! It is amazing what some people can do when they set their minds to it.
  3. Immigrant

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    Inspiring to say the least.

    The thread would get more views if it was titled aptly. I'm no expert, but I believe the term "paraplegic" refers to an affliction of the lower body and he's probably classified differently. If the title read "quadriplegic", everyone would more curious.

    Thanks for posting! Now I'm inspired to practice more and hopefully improve despite my ugliness. :atoz:
  4. edpal

    edpal The hell you say!? Gold Supporting Member

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    I've seen people with all four limbs and 10 fingers that can't rock it half as good as that guy. Truly heartwarming and inspiring. I'm guessing from his excellent body tone he hasn't always been a quadriplegic, which makes it even more awe inspiring. Most people would just want to die if they were in his place. He's choosen life and living it. Five stars!!!
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  6. smcd

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    Amazing.

    He's not a parapalaegic. He's a quadruple amputee, which makes what he' doing more impressive.
  7. Dug2

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    speechless. the things that people can do when they put their mind to it.

    i cant help but wonder; is that you halfplayer in this vid, or something you

    ran across on youtube?
  8. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks Supporting Member

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    that is f'n awesome.
  9. starmann

    starmann Flats and Fingers Supporting Member

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    Absolutely amazing...


    It's a TRUE inspiration to all.:bassist:

    Thanks for the post.
  10. Uncle Snake

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    Awesome! :bassist: :hyper:


    Also, this is the first time I've ever condoned using a pick for bass playing. Yup, I'm one of them....... :eek:
  11. Hopkins

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    Smcd is right. He is a quadruple amputee, he's not paralized.
  12. ENDEENDEA

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    A real musician,,,,,,!!!

    Thanks,,,,,,,,,,Alan,,,,!!!
  13. Roy Vogt

    Roy Vogt Supporting Member

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    Truly inspirational! I think he and Bill Clement should book the "The Rest of You Turkeys Have No Excuses" tour! Bravo!
  14. MOTORHEADBANGER

    MOTORHEADBANGER Spud-boy looking for a Real Tomato Supporting Member

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    Absolutely.
  15. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

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    Huge +1. Great vid.
  16. fleabee

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    Frign awesome
  17. bass81800

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    Inspiring and amazing, and note that he has some other videos as well. Just watched his Green Day one.
  18. BobaFret

    BobaFret Supporting Member

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    Love. I played a show with a guitar player that only had one hand (fretting) and taped a pick to the end of the other. I thought that was great, but this is mind blowing.

    Perseverance

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