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[17 Dec 2007 | No Comment | ]

I suppose…
Creativity is having the imagination to think of something no one’s thought of before.
Talent is the ability to execute on the idea.
Couple this with a compulsion to see the idea through to execution, if for no other reason than to see it through.
All three are present in Lindsay Buckingham’s rendition of "Big Love". He wrote this song whilst in Fleetwood Mac, then rearranged it years later as a solo performance. The latter I’ve been trying to master for some years now; [LINK] and [LINK].
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[7 Nov 2006 | No Comment | ]

Currently listening to Neil Young’s "Heart of Gold" DVD. This is basically a concert DVD made in an old theatre in Nashville with Young playing Hank William’s 50 year old guitar.
I have long been a casual fan of Neil Young, mostly his old stuff. I have to say this DVD is just a joy to watch or listen to. There’s some new songs mixed with some old stuff and the whole atmosphere of the film just makes you want to watch it over and over. Personal favs from …