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Top 10 Things You'll Never Understand About A Musician

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Richland123, Jan 2, 2019.


  1. Richland123

    Richland123

    Apr 17, 2009
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  2. bassdude51

    bassdude51 "You never even called me by my name." Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2008
    Central Ohio
    Should be #1 for the 10 things............

    How are they able to make a living.
    Street_musician.
     
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  3. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    :thumbsup:
     
  4. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    Minneapolis
    I may be a musician, but #1 is kind of iffy...
     
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  5. zontar

    zontar

    Feb 19, 2014
    J-5
    Hmm, let's see--good list.
    Most of it fits me.

    I've wanted to play guitar for as long as I can remember--even as a small child--and so #1 wouldn't have applied--I would have had no idea what that meant.

    #2 sure, being famous may have some perks--but the level of fame was never my goal--it was more about having enough to make a living at it--play concerts, make recordings, etc.--so the fame wasn't the goal--it was a tool in a sense.

    #3 I have been called weird--both in an affectionate or endearing way & in an insulting way.

    #4 I have made big decisions in my life not he basis of music--They haven't always been the best decisions I could have made or worked out well--but it is a part of who I am.

    #5 True--although I don't think I eve reached that level--but I get what it means. And for what I do & what role music plays in my life--I guess I am successful in some ways.

    #6 Some people don't get it--because they don't get it, or they don't like it.

    #7-in a variety of ways

    #8 I find even among musicians some seem to hold to this and don't realize there are more levels--even though they are somewhere in between--so I can have patience with non musicians who think that way

    #9--sometimes I can just listen to a song as a listener & nothing else--but I have to try--and even then I sometimes think about it--but I still get a lot of enjoyment out of music.

    #10--this is my #1--it's in me & it's got to come out (& then it refills)
     
  6. Agreed. It was sure as hell in the mix when I started out.....and it worked too. :D
     
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