Overheard at the music store-

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  1. Jakedog

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    Since I haven't been on the road, I've been working part time a couple days a week at a little mom and pop music store in a rural area about an hour away from where I live. It's really laid back and mellow, good people, and gets me out of the house a couple days a week to do something besides just gigging.

    I often hear some whacky stuff, though. And some of it is downright hilarious.

    The other day there was an older gentleman looking at banjos, when a teenaged kid came in with his mom to look at guitars. They were standing next to the older guy, and all were making friendly conversation, small town and all. So the older guy asks the kid how long he's been playing, and the kid says he doesn't, but he wants to, and can't decide between acoustic and electric.

    The old guy says "depends on where you want to end up."

    Mom says "what do you mean?".

    Old guy says "well, the electric will get you to hell a lot quicker."
     
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    Aint that the truth!
     
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    Outstanding!
     
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    Spoken by a man looking at banjo's...:eek:
     
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    Not lost on me. Lol.
     
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    I heard there's a highway that goes there.
     
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    He ain't just a woofin'!
    It (the electric guitar) has taken me to heck, and back!
     
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    So I assume the kid said, "heck yeah!" and bought a Marshall as well.
     
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    Funniest thing I've heard in a while!
     
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    Banjo is the devils instrument... never take advice from an old guy looking at banjos that brings up hell...
     
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    You might be onto something there...
     
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    Was his last name Legba ?
     
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    That’s hilarious.

    I think I’ve told this one once before but I used to teach guitar at a music store and one of my fellow teachers overheard one of the salespeople saying, “...yep, this is the guitar that Miles Davis used to use”. Wha? I actually prefer Coltrane’s guitar playing to Miles’
     
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    Well, with Mom right there, he just screwed the kid's chances for an electric.:(
     
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    Then again, if the banjo geezer was actually playing, remember - banjo repulsion knows no gender.

    So mom might have gotten that pre-puke bile to come up in her mouth listening to the "Sister-Courtin' Waltz" or whatever Homer was playing and decided right then that Rick Springfield played an electric and so did Bryan Adams (or whoever she had on her bedroom walls) and dammit , that's just fine for little Jason too !
     
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    hey wait a minute
     
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