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Musical Inspiration: How to Catch Lightning in a Bottle

We've all heard the stories: Some composer or inventor or some other creative person is in the shower, unwittingly working up a fine shampoo lather when suddenly out of nowhere - BAM!  The most glorious idea magically strikes them, and they race out of the shower -...

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