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Old 03-14-2018, 06:20 PM
jbeecham jbeecham is offline
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Default A poignant song from an aging guitarist/singer/songwriter

I thought I would put this out here, perhaps as a sentimental exercise. As the baby boomers get older (my older brothers and sisters <g>), their music idols are passing away or have lost the ability to play music. Bruce Cockburn released a new collection of songs last fall and I thought this one in particular resonates. He has arthritic hands and anticipates a day when he cannot play guitar anymore.

I remember posting something about Cockburn in the past and it did generate some negative political comments. Let me say in advance that I don't think there is anything political about getting old.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyrbVJ3R9EQ

Here is a clip of him talking about his aching fingers:
https://youtu.be/wZs9_iLzVYU?t=920

Jerry

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