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Minimum safe distances between street musicians and the public:

• Violinist: 25 feet
• Bad Violinist: 50 feet
• Tone Deaf Guitar Player who knows 3 chords: 75 feet
• 15 year-old Electric Guitar Player with Nirvana fixation: 100 feet
• Accordionist: 60 miles



Link: http://www.mit.edu/~jcb/jokes/#vocal

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Marianne 5 days ago

Accordionists get no respect.

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PhilboydStudge 5 days ago

In response to “Accordionists get no respect.

Lol, they are indeed the least appreciated.
(omg)(biggrin)(hehe)

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Marianne 5 days ago

Awww, now....i give em all a listen for their effort.
Some listens being somewhat shorter than others.

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Carla 5 days ago

In response to “Awww, now....i give em all a listen for their...

Lol, indeed, if they are producing a cacophony, the ears might hurt too quickly.
(ono)(hmm)(hehe)(hehe)

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Marianne 5 days ago

Haven't seen or heard an accordion in years now. (hehe) (hehe) (hehe)

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Rooster 5 days ago

In response to “Haven't seen or heard an accordion in years...

Lol - you might, though, remember some old instrumental classics:

Y. Horner:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3frNNbO_hPU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6KKHsn_CYk

(smile)

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Marianne 5 days ago

In response to “Lol - you might, though, remember some old...

My sister used to play the accordian, and I tried, lol.

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PartyOfOne 5 days ago

In response to “My sister used to play the accordian, and I...

Lol, that must have been funny.
(smile)(hehe)

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Marianne 2 days ago

In response to “Lol, that must have been funny. (smile)(hehe)

At the time, it looked comical - I was a skinny 14 year old and that thing was bulky. I learned to mimic a couple songs but I learned fast that I wasn't meant to be a musician - oh, well... :)

Hugs and best wishes with your day, my excellent friend - be good to yourself.

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PartyOfOne yesterday

In response to “At the time, it looked comical - I was a...

Lol - thank you, PartyOfOne, I'll do my best.
Hugs and a wonderful day to you. (smile)

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Marianne yesterday

In response to “Haven't seen or heard an accordion in years...

And - you remember Benny Andersson (ABBA)?
He is also accordionist, even if he was often seen playing the piano.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benny_Andersson

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Marianne 5 days ago

You got that right...some things I can only take a minute or two of...

Bag pipes are right up there too..

(hehe)

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DandyDon 5 days ago

In response to “You got that right...some things I can only...

Indeed, bagpipes might have a worse "impact".

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Marianne 5 days ago

LOL!!! Excellent, my cherished friend :D

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PartyOfOne 5 days ago

In response to “LOL!!! Excellent, my cherished friend :D

You're very welcome, PartyOfOne.
(smile)

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Marianne 5 days ago

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