"There are some towns across the USA who still call themselves "towns". They have a downtown area swarming with pedestrians, pan handlers, townies, tourists, and musicians. Always musicians. These towns always have a soundtrack. It's not always great, but hearing someone destroy a dylan song on an out of tune guitar or play 80's melodies on a sax is far more charming than your favorite CD pumped through even the best of speakers. It's called "live" for a reason. It's alive. It breaths. You hear it and it hears you back.
[via], (Another sincere and passionate critique on Northampton's newest proposed "panhandling" ordinance)
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