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Old 11-25-2013, 05:18 PM   #271 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Gavin B. View Post
Don't knock busking. If you're a talented musician in a good location you can make pretty good tax-free money for a couple hours work. I used to see Tracy Chapman busking in the Harvard Square subway station in Cambridge even after she recorded her first album. Mary Lou Lord (recording artist and girl friend of Kurt Cobain before Courtney Love came along) was always busking in the Park Street subway station in Boston Common in the 80s.
Hey, that´s interesting ! Busking is a very honourable rite-of-passage for many musicians before they record, but far fewer musicians go in the reverse direction, I imagine.

Here´s an entertaining London busker I just found on Youtube; if he hits the big time, remember that you heard him here first:-

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