My Life In Music, Part 1, 1975 – 1979

Prologue

1. The Music Of My Life

Music means everything to me. It has for as long as I can remember. Each night I fall asleep listening to music. Every morning I wake up listening to music. I play music in the shower. I play music in the car. I play music at the gym. If I am not actively listening to music, I hear songs in my head. When somebody is talking to me, …

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[Didi Conn with Adrian Zmed in the new play Middletown]

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