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Re: OT "He is" or "I am"

I/We/He would like to take this opportunity to delurk for a moment. 
Fortunately I/We/He am/are/is a hobbiest, so "I" have  thrown up a page of 
tunes. All improv looped guitar, most pretty old. I hope to have some time 
to record some new ones soon. I love this list,been away awhile...here is 
the link hope ya like em. http://thisphase.org/lips.html

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "RICK WALKER" <looppool@cruzio.com>
To: "LOOPERS DELIGHT (posting)" <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 2:10 AM
Subject: OT "He is" or "I am"

> Dear Michael,  you wrote:
> "I don't know how to put it. If I say "he is" it sounds like somebody 
> has written it about me, while everybody knows that I wrote it myself."
> This is an assumption that after having been in the music business
> professionally
> for 30 years making money at different times as both a
> producer/promoter/publicist/band leader/band manager/
> and solo artist that I must disagree with.
> There seems to be an unwritten prejudice in western culture (at least)
> that there is something unseemly about
> self promotion, but the fact of the matter is a huge amount of the
> promotion you see on the web is just that and
> , furthermore,  it is self promotion that is under the guise of non-self
> promotion.
> If you write  "I am",there are many, many people who will not take you
> seriously,  whereas,though people may
> suspect that you wrote the material when you say  "He is",   they will 
> be able to make that assumption.
> Usually, a great deal of the promotion you see out in the world is self
> promotion.
> The most important thing is the art,  imnsho!
> yours,  Rick
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