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Micro-Post: Ptit Bonheur Retour

July 11, 2012

My post yesterday covered three days and more than a thousand words – I think – and was certainly at the level of the verbal runs. So today, given lack of time and a sense of compassion for my faithful readers, I have decided only to post the videos from my evening at the Ptit Bonheur la Chance open mic in Paris last night. And to say that it was a fabulous night with some amazing performers. There were some amazing guitars, too, and interestingly, one guitar reminded me of Pierre Bensusan – since it was a Lowden – and a song from someone up after that was a traditional Irish song done in the interpretation of Pierre Bensusan. That’s the evening in a nutshell, micro-post, as opposed to mini-post.
PS: When I sang “Just Like a Woman,” and I sang the words, “she breaks just like a little girl” there was a huge crash of around 10 to 15 beer glasses breaking on the stairs behind me. It felt like I commanded her break….

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