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    I'll just have so much fun it will take a day or two to get my head back in the game at work.
    Fill your boots, man!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Relio View Post
    This is what I was going to say - excluding the comment about liking the Old Crow version :-)
    It's all about the way they say bouquet of dogwood flowers...and, I live in NC, though I wouldn't be headed to Raleigh to see my baby...but, it always gets the crowd up!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bertram Henze View Post
    The way from the parking lot leads through murky back streets, weird people crossing my way, blood oozing from the garbage cans...
    So you've been to the Hartford, CT session?

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    Just got back from the New England Folk Festival (NEFFA), and spent at least five or six hours each day jamming. Gotta love it.

    Now my reason not to go to jams here is that they're not as good as the ones at NEFFA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CelticDude View Post
    So you've been to the Hartford, CT session?
    Thanks for the warning
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    The paraleptophlebia adoptive are hatching this evening.
    I have to stay home and look up Paraleptophlebia (sounds fishy, I know...)

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    Default Re: Reasons to avoid jamming

    I have just as much fun playing alone at home. (No I don't pull down the shades.)

    I refuse to jam for free on a Tuesday at venues I have played for money on a Saturday.

    They don't serve beer there.

    They serve beer there.

    The jammers don't listen.

    The jammers will hear me play.

    They have singing.

    They don't have singing.
    Fill your boots, man!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JeffD View Post
    No I don't pull down the shades.
    ...because I don't need to in my soundproof basement bunker.
    the world is better off without bad ideas, good ideas are better off without the world

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    Too many banjos...
    One watch by night, one watch by day...if you get confused, just listen to the music play.

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    Need more cowbell.
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    Default Re: Reasons to avoid jamming

    While opening some shows for the Bluegrass Boys, I was walking to the corner store for doughnuts with Tater Tate and Billy Joe Foster, a couple of great fiddlers I was really hoping to jam with. Tater said "The promoter wants us all to jam after the show. I don't get much out of jamming."

    There goes that idea.

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    Very funny lists! Jammin' is the greatest! But here's a "real" reason if I stay away from a jam -- sorry folks.... "There's a hammered dulcimer player there, who comes regularly." Gosh, those things are LOUD. I'll find another jam! (If anyone has a solution to my phobia, I'm listening.....)

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