rocking bow’s one hundred and forty-nine comments

  • Re: burned out

    I think the answer is in your statement "I'm growing bored playing the same songs over and over again." Listen to some material you've never heard before, something new, exciting, and difficult. Then learn it. more…

  • Re: How ignorant are you?

    What bothers me is when people greet me like an old friend and I haven't a clue who they are. They've heard me play. Musicians get introduced to the audience, but who introduces the audience to the musicians? more…

  • Re: Odd habit

    A neuropsychologist I met called it "motor overflow." more…

  • Re: What are your hobbies?

    Gardening, watching movies, writing. more…

  • Re: Puddy tats

    I used to have a budgie that would sit on the head of my guitar and sing his little heart out when I would play. Come to think of it, he sang to the vacuum cleaner, too. more…

  • Re: Titletales…

    The first time I perused O'Neill's was in the early 1982, in one of Kalamazoo's college libraries. Kazoo has several colleges. I was just a year into my mandolin habit. It was a small book, with about 2000 tunes crammed into it. It had old-fashioned print... more…

  • Re: Saliva Problem

    I thought it was the banjo player that drooled. That's how you can tell when the stage is level: the drool comes out both sides of the mouth. more…

  • Re: A few musician jokes…

    The first violinist of the local symphony orchestra came home one night to find his house all ablaze. Fire engines with their lights flashing were everywhere and the firefighters were spraying water on the flames. The police chief aproached the violinist... more…

  • Re: Easter Snow

    We just did our Easter egg hunt, but we didn't bother to color them this year. We find that the white eggs are harder to find. We will have a roast chicken for dinner around noon, with stuffing, mashed potatoes, and gravy, and ice cream for desert. Might ... more…

  • Re: How old were you when you started?

    The concertina pinches my leg more…