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Tenor Fail

Posted at 8:41 PM on February 15, 2010 by John Birge (1 Comments)
Filed under: Fun finds, Musician stories

Thanks to Jeff Esworthy for passing along this audio clip, which brightened my day immeasurably! Perhaps we show our humanity at its best when making glorious mistakes like this one. No pussyfooting, just go for the high note:

And to hear how it's really done, here's Luciano; the moment is about 1:10 in:


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And he just kept going! That's the best part, in my opinion.

Posted by Gillian Martin | February 15, 2010 11:13 PM