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  •  I realize that he was being polite ... (3+ / 0-)

    ... and I was careful to note that his performance that night at the academy was atypical. He was playing to his audience, and it was an honor to perform before the cadets. I think he was also reacting from his own distaste at the negative reactions and marginalization that many Vietnam vets experienced in that era. His opening act that evening, BTW, was his brother Tom Chapin, who is a huge talent in his own right.

    Ah, my friends from the prison, they ask unto me, "how good, how good does it feel to be free? " And I answer them most mysteriously, "are birds free from the chains of the skyway? " (Bob Dylan)

    by JKTownsend on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 03:36:35 PM PDT

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