Ten Commandments For Guitarists

… as brought to you by Cpt. Beefheart.

8. DON’T WIPE THE SWEAT OFF YOUR INSTRUMENT You need that stink on there. Then you have to get that stink onto your music.

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5 Responses to “Ten Commandments For Guitarists”

  1. jim says:

    Ach du Limburger — but of COURSE!!! Finally I can see why it’s all been falling short! YES. The all-important “dish of water” for those quiet times … how could I have missed it?!?
    Viva CB!

  2. jim says:

    Ah, but of COURSE! How could I have forgotten the saucer of water for those slow times … ahhh yes … now everything should be just Tickety-Boo.
    Way to go Captain!

  3. urbangraffito says:

    Why the saucer of water? It’s for the fish, man! Get it?

  4. bernard says:

    Commandment #1 is : listen to the birds.
    Don’t laugh. Keep listening.
    For instance : Messiaen transcriptions
    http://lakecounty.typepad.com/life_in_lake_county/2007/06/messiaens_birds.html

  5. bernard says:

    Transcriptions of bird songs in musical scores ( Messiaen):
    http://www.oliviermessiaen.org/birdsongs/