Albert and the lost key
Mon Jul 28 09:35:11 EDT 1997
On Mon, 28 Jul 1997 00:13:11 -0400 "Gregory A. Conn"
>Mike Curtis wrote:
>> Rejecting the larger picture because of an errant brushstroke....
> Poor analogy. An errant brushstroke doesn't necessarily destroy
>a painting. However playing a lead solo for about a minute in an
>entirely different key then the rest of the band is in definately
>destroys a song.
> What Mr. Collins did that night was much more than just an
And how many seven minute solos did the man do in his entire career?
It's a GREAT analogy. Seven minutes out of a career that spanned many
years and left an impressive legacy of music. It's not even a brush
But you don't have to listen to him if you don't like. Really.
I know plenty of guitarists who would have caught this immediately but
who are terrible musicians.
Am I making excuses for Albert? Not at all. I'm simply pointing out
that it's just not that important to most of us.
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