The Power of Music

October 8, 2014 6:47 PM

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The Power of Music

I am a highly associative person. Not just the smells of fall bringing me back to years on the soccer or rugby fields, not just with blueberry pancakes making me think of one grandmother cooking breakfast at our family camp, or macaroni and cheese from a Crockpot made by my other grandmother, but music. There are any number of songs that instantaneously transport me to specific moments in time.

Marcy Playground's "Sex and Candy" makes me think of middle school friends and our borderline obsession with a local DJ. "Ring of Fire" by Johnny Cash makes me think of my friend, B, who once had a drunken night losing his flip flops. The Killers' "Mr. Brightside" never fails to make me think of AWC...

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