A Complete Abridged History of Music (Part 18*)

November 3

* In the greater Alexandria, Minnesota, standard metropolitan statistical area

Now and then, an innocent man is sent to the legislature. ~ Kin Hubbard (c. 1900)

Researchers found that those who played an instrument for two years showed a stronger “neurophysiological distinction” between certain sounds than children who didn’t get the instrumental training. For instance, the music-makers more easily could tell the difference between the words “bill” and “pill,” a key skill in learning to read” (nammfoundation.org/articles). Anecdotal evidence to the contrary, I played trumpet in the 5th and 6th grades, and to this day, when I’m not feeling well, I take two ‘bills’ and call the doctor in the morning . . .

Sound Idea @ Garden Bar (Tim Cochran & Bruce Tatge), January 2018

Salty Dogs @ CCW, April 2018

Cheese Bots @ CCW, April 2018

Don Shelby as Mark Twain @ AAHS, April 2018

(w/ fans)

Lisa Lynn @ Copper Trails Brewery, April 2018

Charlie Roth @ CCW, May 2018

Robb Justice @ CCW, May 2018

Anthony & Jim Miltich @ Evansville Arts Center, July 2018

Anthony Miltich @ Methodist Church, July 2018

Cloud Cult @ TLHD, July 2018

George Mulder (w/ fan) @ Legacy of the Lakes Gardens, July 2018

Cheese Bots @ Garden Bar, August 2018

Lisa Lynn @ Copper Trails Brewery, August 2018

Patchouli @ CCW, August 2018

Salty Dogs @ Courthouse Lawn, August 2018

Anthony Miltich @ CCW, September 2018

Josie Nelson @ CCW, September 2018

Salty Dogs @ CCW, September 2018

Alli Prestby & Anthony Miltich @ December 2018

Erik Schultz @ Garden Bar, December 2018

“Whatever gets you through the night”

Texas was the only place where they didn’t look at me like I was crazy. ~ Jerry Jeff Walker (born Ronald Clyde Crosby in Oneonta, New York)

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