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Posted By: freightdawg
23-Sep-04 - 09:43 PM
Thread Name: Why is a singer one of your favorites?
Subject: RE: Why is a singer one of your favorites?
Why my favorite artist is my favorite artist:

10. He was born in New Mexico and loved flying airplanes.
9. He performed for his audience, not his image.
8. He composed in several different styles - he experimented.
7. He allowed his music to evolve while staying true to his roots.
6. His lyrics actually meant something.
5. He sang with great conviction about his beliefs
4. Clear tone of voice that only improved with age.
3. Great guitar playing/guitar features to his music.
2. Beautiful melody lines to his music.
1. Topics of his music: the West, freedom, nature, love, and humor.

The singer: John Denver