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I Wish I Could Play Music

I can a little, but it has never come easily

This is what a real guitar player looks like. Photo by writer

If I could magically acquire a skill, it would be music — either guitar or fiddle. I believe any skill can be learned to some degree. I can play the notes. I know the chords. On my best day, it is not very good.




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James Jordan

Teller of tales, many of which are actually true. Award-winning journalist, and the William Allen White Award for reporting.

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