> LARRY TAYLOR: Support 1st First Amendment, REAL BLUES 12/2 and 12/10
Sun Nov 28 15:27:06 EST 2004
If you are a blues Musician or any kind of musician That have a special
religion Invite all your people to your gig then you wont have to worry
about those other people.(Ha that's a laugh).
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce Bears" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2004 11:09 AM
Subject: Re: > LARRY TAYLOR: Support 1st First Amendment, REAL BLUES 12/2
> Just as a little follow up to your response Ricky, many of the people you
> are speaking of (especially the craziest ones like Osama) are members of
> radical Sunni Muslim sect called Wahabbism. I don't think it's accurate or
> fair to categorize all Sunni Muslims in the way that you have. As
> we need to understand who our real enemies are rather than blindly
> away at our "perceived" enemies. Of course if we continue on the path
> traveling now, all foreign born Muslims will become our enemies
> that is if they haven't already.
> On the other hand I think Larry's wrong to think that he's being
> discriminated against because of his religion (this is the Blues, where as
> far as race, religion and appearance etc.,.. anything goes as long as
> like your music..). The whole Blues business is tough right now. If you
> didn't establish your name in the Blues market ( with agents and promoters
> etc.,...) before 2000, you just might be shit out of luck, especially if
> you're trying to get started now, no matter who you are. You also need a
> realistic understanding of today's marketplace in order to survive in it,
> i.e., if you don't draw tons of people, you aren't going to be able to
> demand lots of money. Of course, if you are drawing well, you should get
> your fair share.
> So good luck Larry, I hope you can buck the trend.
> Bruce Bears
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ricky Stevens" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <BLUES-L@LISTS.NETSPACE.ORG>
> Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2004 9:32 AM
> Subject: Re: > LARRY TAYLOR: Support 1st First Amendment, REAL BLUES 12/2
> and 12/10
> > Larry,
> > Here's a response.
> > I'm glad that you have found some form of religious comfort. I find it
> > terribly crass to post your itinerary and to tell people they should
> > your music based on your religious convictions. People will support
> > music based on whether or not it appeals to them. Play your music and
> > people will come (or not) based on their affinity for your music.
> > I do see one glaring factual error in your post:
> > "It's been labeled that all Muslims are terrorists,
> > but that's not true. Sunna Muslims in particular deal with their
> > religion as a private spiritual matter rather than a political crusade."
> > The Sunni Imams preaching jihad in Madrasas in Saudi Arabia and
> > Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the former Soviet Republics are couching
> > political teachings in religious language, that of establishing a Muslim
> > nation ruled by Shari'a law throughout the world. They also preach that
> > non-Muslims are infidels and should be killed if not converted.
> > Osama bin Laden is Sunni. Abu Nidal was Sunni. Saddam Hussein is a
> > Sunni. Yasser Arafat was Sunni. Look at the evidence.
> > Ricky Stevens
> > Arkabutla, Mississippi
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Bonni McKeown" <email@example.com>
> > To: <BLUES-L@LISTS.NETSPACE.ORG>
> > Sent: Saturday, November 27, 2004 11:24 PM
> > Subject: > LARRY TAYLOR: Support 1st First Amendment, REAL BLUES 12/2
> > 12/10
> > > LARRY TAYLOR: Support the First Amendment and REAL BLUES
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > A letter from Larry Taylor Nov. 27 2004 to Blues L:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Some time ago I put out some information on the Blues L about Ramadan,
> > > as I am a Sunna Muslim. I was surprised to see that no one responded.
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