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I once wrote an article pertaining to the birth of a donut, which I believe had something to do with an odd method of fending off the tedium and boredom a touring artist might encounter while stuck in a hotel room. 
As a touring musician, I have to admit that when I have the good fortune to spend time with another
Talk about going to extremes. 
As a teenager growing up in Huntsville, Alabama...
Many years ago I had a wonderful opportunity as a touring clinician for Tacoma Guitars.
Traveling the world is one of the major perks of a musician's lot.
My return trip to Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand in May 2012 was not going to happen
"Richard, one day you’ll go to another planet and play Classical Gas on a guitar made from a cement block for very nice folks who speak
From a players perspective...
Four MusikMesse trade shows in a row and Dan Moi World Instruments still holds
It may seem silly, but even a brief touring gig can really take it out of you...
This New Year has delivered yet another new surprise. 
After touring through nine countries during a six month span in the latter part of 2011,
I simply could not resist this title as my thoughts returned to a wonderful musical experience during the fall of 2011 in Jamestown, New York, the hometown of Lucille Ball and the legendary band, 10,000 Maniacs.  
Having just returned from seven non-stop weeks in New Zealand, Australia and Tasmania, I have a plethora of things I can talk about.
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