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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 04:51 PM
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I haz a favor to ask
My brother wrote and recorded this song a few years back. He just found out he has a neurological disorder and fears losing his ability to play guitar and sing. (I hope that will not happen, but whatever).

Anyhow, if you could find it in your hearts to make his day as I am taking him for tests Thursday, please like his youtube vid.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPJYpZ_mXxU

His name is Jesse




and he's way cool

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RebelOne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 04:54 PM
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1. I voted to like this tune.
Edited on Tue Nov-29-11 04:55 PM by RebelOne
Hope Jesse's tests come out OK.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:09 PM
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2. Thanks!
That means so much to me, you have no idea....
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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:14 PM
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3. In case you hadn't noticed I really enjoy shattering the illusions of strangers' artistic ambitions
But I can't do it with that clip because I genuinely liked it.

Really.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:28 PM
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5. Awwww, thanks!
Actually, he has much better stuff, but he wrote this about a girl who boke his heart and he's STILL not over her.
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Tripper11 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:14 PM
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4. Done!
Nice song....
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:29 PM
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6. I could kiss you!
:hug:
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livetohike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:31 PM
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7. Liked! He sounds like Leon Russell to me
:-). Sending healing vibes for Jesse :hug:.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:33 PM
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8. He'd love hearing that, livetohike.
Thanks so much!
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sibelian Donating Member (543 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:45 PM
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9. I liked it...

and, i liked it...
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:46 PM
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10. I like you back!
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freshwest Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:08 PM
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11. Kick!
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WillParkinson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:09 PM
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12. Done!
And it's lovely music.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:12 PM
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13. Thank you. He's a softy, regardless of his past.
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Bossy Monkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:21 PM
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14. Outstanding! Done and done. And best wishes to Jesse. n/t
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:54 PM
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16. OOOXXX
:toast:

Much appreciated!
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GoCubsGo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:27 PM
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15. What a lovely song!
I "liked" it, too. I hope he'll be able to continue to write and record more like it.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:55 PM
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17. Thank you, GoCubsGo
Go Cubs!
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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:59 PM
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18. Jesse has such a tender, lovely voice...
Plus he's gorgeous!

I hope his tests all come out really well, my dear graywarrior...

And yes, I "liked" it!

:hug:
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 08:10 PM
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27. Thanks, CP!
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trof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:04 PM
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19. Sure thang, sweet thang.
:-)
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:18 PM
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20. Wuv you!
:evilgrin:
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trof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:24 PM
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21. Dang. Wanna go steady?
You can wear my fraternity pin if I can find it.
woohoo
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:59 PM
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24. Tay!
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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 08:29 PM
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29. D'oh!
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knowbody0 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:25 PM
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22. beautiful man
lovely music. I'da picked him out of a crowd as your bro.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 08:00 PM
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25. Ha! He reminds me frequently that he's prettier...lol!
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rrneck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 07:33 PM
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23. Done. It's nice work. All the best to Jesse. nt
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 08:02 PM
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26. Thank you very much!
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frogmarch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 08:22 PM
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28. Very nice! My husband likes it too.
We wish your dad well.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 08:36 PM
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30. He's my brother....and thank you!
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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 12:13 AM
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31. kick
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pacalo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 12:26 AM
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32. That was GREAT!!!
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Morning Dew Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 02:11 AM
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33. Very nice.
Thanks for sharing this.
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livetohike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 12:43 PM
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34. A kick for graywarrior and her brother Jesse
:kick:
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backtoblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 12:48 PM
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35. don't have a youtube acct. but I'll
kick for you and your brother graywarrior! He looks like he has an artist's heart and that's a special gift to have. Best of vibes for him!

Love,
backtoblue
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redwitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 12:50 PM
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36. Done. Liked the song very much.
And your brother is gorgeous!
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 05:01 PM
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40. Thanks, redwitch
When we lived at home during our teens and early 20's, the phone never stopped ringing at it was always some girl wanting to talk to him. That picture of him was taken at a Thanksgiving dinner we volunteered at and he was swarmed by giggling 50 year olds. Pathetic.

I have to travel on the subway with him to Boston tomorrow. I guarantee he will make at least 5 friends on the 15 minute ride. Always the performer. LOL.
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redwitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 08:02 PM
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42. It was like that with one of my brothers.
Jr. High, giggling girls on the phone all the time. And half of my friends madly in love with him. :-)

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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 08:28 PM
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43. Oy! Brothers and their groupies.
I have a friend who is and exec dir for a huge non-profit. She met him Thursday and turned into a giggly school girl right in fron of my eyes. Unfugginbelievable. And him? Oblivious.
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redwitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 08:30 PM
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44. LOL
Edited on Wed Nov-30-11 08:32 PM by redwitch
Damn. In my next
life I am coming back as a femme fatale!

Edited to change net to next. In my net life I AM a femme fatale!
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 08:31 PM
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45. Series!
I wanna be a male rock star in my next life.
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MiddleFingerMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 01:19 PM
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37. I tried clicking "Like", but I'm not sure if it worked or not (the number of likes stayed the same).
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Your brother is devastatingly handsome.
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It was like looking in a mirror.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 04:56 PM
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39. LOL!
He's a serious chick magnet. It's his bad boy image they love.
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mwdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 01:20 PM
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38. Done. Great song!
Best of luck to your brother.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 05:02 PM
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41. !
:hug:

Thanks, we're both kinda nervous.
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mwdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:58 PM
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55. I always look for your posts!
:hug: I'm not here much anymore, either.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 07:32 AM
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59. Awwww, that's nice to know
We've both transcended to other things....like having a life?
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mwdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 10:57 AM
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66. You got it.
Glad to hear from you!
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OhioBlue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:11 PM
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46. love the song!
clicked like on youtube - but as a previous poster said, it appeared to stay at the same number of "likes".

I'll have that song in my head for a while.. "I just want someone to love"....
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:14 PM
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47. Well, there are 40 likes there now, thanks to all you generous DUers
:loveya:
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Xipe Totec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:17 PM
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48. Awesome Video!
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:24 PM
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49. Thank you for doing what you just did. You are awesome!
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Xipe Totec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:44 PM
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54. You are my friend. nt
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Broken_Hero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:33 PM
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50. done, nt
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:37 PM
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51. Tay!
:toast:
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mulsh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:40 PM
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52. done and am sending lounge vibes your ways.
n/t
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 07:33 AM
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60. Thanks, leaving in a few minutes for Boston
:hug:
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Remember Me Donating Member (730 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:42 PM
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53. I love it! Please tell him!
And best wishes to both of you.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 07:34 AM
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62. Will do!
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progressoid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 11:08 PM
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56. Wow, very nice!
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 07:35 AM
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63. Thanks for saying so!
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Dystopian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 12:39 AM
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57. Did this on the run yesterday..
graywarrior
It's after midnight, so guess I did it when you posted.
:thumbsup: Like! Love!

Questions:
1. Is he married?
2. Is he married?

Great song! Beautiful voice...
I have a thing for musicians... ;-)

peace~
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 07:34 AM
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61. LOL, no he is not married nor in a relationship
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luv_mykatz Donating Member (198 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 12:42 AM
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58. Done!
Blessings and wishes for good health to him.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 07:36 AM
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64. Thank you, that means a lot to me
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auntAgonist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 10:40 AM
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65. I REALLY really LIKED this.
Best wishes to your brother.

aA
kesha
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 04:23 PM
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67. Tests inconclusive. Docs disagree on diagnosis. What a f'n drag!
BUT, Jess was so moved by your liking his vid. Seriously, the tough guy was really touched. Thank you all!
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auntAgonist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 08:13 PM
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68. His music / voice / video is wonderful.
I hope he can get some resolution from these Doctors. Best wishes to him.

aA
kesha
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 08:54 PM
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69. .
:hug:
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 10:02 AM
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79. Well, at this point he is frustrated because it takes so long for
doctors to agree to certain tests. He's back at square one after yesterday.
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Capn Sunshine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 12:44 AM
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71. it was neat
I hope he works it out. You are good people. :hi:
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 09:59 AM
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77. Thank you Capn!
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ellisonz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 02:22 AM
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72. Good Vibes!
:applause: Jesse
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applegrove Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 09:18 PM
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70. vibes to him.
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Rhiannon12866 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 03:41 AM
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73. #58! No dislikes...
:applause:
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 10:00 AM
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78. Amazing, huh?
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Rhiannon12866 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 05:25 PM
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80. Very well done and I wish him all the best!
:applause:
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6000eliot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 03:53 AM
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74. I voted "Like." I really do like it, too.
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era veteran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 05:48 AM
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75. Good luck Jesse
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era veteran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 05:48 AM
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76. dupe
Edited on Fri Dec-02-11 05:49 AM by era veteran
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Kat45 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-03-11 02:09 AM
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81. I hit "like" but not sure if it "took."
You don't have to sign in first, do you? There was some tasty guitar in the song too.

Your brother is a good looking man. I didn't know there were any good looking older guys around, since whenever I see men in my age range, they look like 'old guys.'



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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-03-11 08:49 AM
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83. Yep, the ladies love him
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jobycom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-03-11 02:20 AM
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82. You did me the favor. That was great. Reminded me of Earl Thomas Conley.
I could hear the Leon Russel and Kris Kristofferson comparison, too. He's got a richly complex voice like all three of those. I could see buying a CD of songs like that one.

Make sure to show him this thread. After trying about sixty hundred times to remember my Youtube name and password, I had to give up or risk hurling my monitor at the floor. So, to save the floor, I will give my rec here.

BTW, here's the Conley song I thought of. It doesn't in any way sound like your brother's, but the voice and vocal style made me think of it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DArOKcgq-Zs
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-03-11 08:52 AM
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84. Wow, that is a huge compliment. I love Conley!
Jess is the only person on the planet who refuses to own a computer. I will have to take my laptop and bring him to Panera's so he can see this. He knows, but he has no idea how much attention he's gotten from DUers. It's so amazing.
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