The only writing I did yesterday was emailing Eleven Sweets to a bunch of friends and family and writing a riff at 11:55.
My wife took me for a 'I love you' lunch at the Soulsville Steakhouse. They play music that makes everything taste better. I honesty almost wept tears of joy at the beauty of the second bar of the chorus of Stop! In The Name Of Love. In fact every chord in that song is perfect (may the names of Holland Dozier Holland be forever blessed). I just wish we hadn't been seated at the Ike & Tina Turner table on our date. That's bad joojoo.
I am listening for the first time to A Night At The Opera by Queen. It seems to be a day for awe inspiring beauty. They created so many incredible singles that it's at least excusable to forget they made albums too.
Ever wondered what all the mean snarky judgemental people did before the internet?
Now I know. They wrote letters to guitar magazines.
One of my pupils gave me 120 issues of Guitar World, Guitar, Guitar One, Guitarist and so on and every single letters page contains the following flamefests
1) "I can't believe you f***** a******** ran another interview with [insert metal/thrash/hardcore band] those guys are talentless w*****. Why the hell don't you feature some decent music like [insert blues/alternative/indie artist]"
2) "I can't believe you f***** a******** ran another interview with [insert blues/alternative/indie artist] those guys are talentless w*****. Why the hell don't you feature some decent music like [insert metal/thrash/hardcore band]"
3) Yngwie/Clapton/Page/Dimebag/EVH is God. You're all d******
4) Yngwie/Clapton/Page/Dimebag/EVH is a pathetic joke. You're all d******
And so on...
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