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I Had a Teacher . . .
© 1998 – Tom A.B. Taylor
I had a teacher when I was young, she was old and I…but a kid
I can’t recall her curriculum at all, but I’ll never forget what she did
She sat us all down on a rug on the floor, while she relaxed in’er old rockin’ chair
“Once upon a time,” she always began, then she’d lead us away from there
To forests, and castles and distant lands, and characters we’d clearly see
And we sat enraptured –…
Added by Tom Taylor on February 3, 2008 at 12:26am — No Comments
Saturday, February 2, 2008 - 12:05 a.m.
"It ain't about how pretty you sing,
it's all about how good you tell the story."
From traditional ballad singer of Madison County, North Carolina, U.S.A., Dellie Norton ~
I loved Ms. Norton's comment the moment I first saw it. "She nailed it," I…
Added by Tom Taylor on February 2, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Thursday, January 31, 2008
Years ago when I was touring my one-man show on Woody Guthrie, in the course of events - studying, researching, practicing, rehearsing, writing, editing, reading, traveling - it dawned on me that I ought to learn to play the spoons, AND bones, for the show - you know, to make it more authentic. Just seemed natural to me. An appropriate thing to do. No direct evidence that Guthrie did, but, still and all, none that he…Continue