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Brief Addendum...

While I was pretty harsh on Clapton in my previous post, I feel compelled to note that, in my opinion, Duane Allman's soaring slide guitar solo in the second half of the song is one of the most transcendent moments in ...I was going to say popular music, but I think I can lump unpopular music in with that, and declare it one of my favorite musical moments, ever.



Here's a photo titled "Wacka Wacka Wacka. Your guess is as good as mine.

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Queen E said…
I believe that photo would be post-Mustache Party '05, and you're wearing the prize I received for the Most Colorful Mustache.

Oh, yes.

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