An old dog learns a new trick

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

That may be true of dogs, but not people.

This story is about a musical technique, but the lesson could apply to any endeavor.

So here’s my case in point:

I made a decision when I was 16 years old that I would never try to play bottleneck slide guitar because I would never be able to do it anywhere near as good as Duane Allman.

Duane had mastered the slide guitar. He had such a clear and sizzling tone and played with such high energy, it

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