“I saw Ravi Shankar at Carnegie Hall in 1966 or 1967. Because of the Beatles, of course. And I learned so much about music from that one concert. Not that the lesson stayed with me; it wasn’t like that. But it set me up for hearing music in a different way than I was used to (that is, as pop songs on the radio; as forty-fives on my record player; as the songs we sang at camp about the cat coming back or your heart going where the wild goose goes; or, worse, much worse, as the moth-eaten songs from musicals on Broadway).”
Read more of Brian Cullman on Ravi Shankar here.

“I saw Ravi Shankar at Carnegie Hall in 1966 or 1967. Because of the Beatles, of course. And I learned so much about music from that one concert. Not that the lesson stayed with me; it wasn’t like that. But it set me up for hearing music in a different way than I was used to (that is, as pop songs on the radio; as forty-fives on my record player; as the songs we sang at camp about the cat coming back or your heart going where the wild goose goes; or, worse, much worse, as the moth-eaten songs from musicals on Broadway).”

Read more of Brian Cullman on Ravi Shankar here.

  1. mmbris reblogged this from ray-dee-oh-head
  2. ray-dee-oh-head reblogged this from sid-john
  3. bewareof-theiguana reblogged this from sid-john
  4. whacked-out-teenagers reblogged this from sid-john
  5. wickdpleasures reblogged this from sid-john
  6. magical-mystery-tardis reblogged this from sid-john
  7. jasminkb reblogged this from theparisreview
  8. troublesbraids reblogged this from theparisreview and added:
    late, but lovely nonetheless. losing an artist is always a bigger loss than the world immediately realizes.
  9. firefliesanddragons reblogged this from theparisreview
  10. lellaji said: was fortunate to see him at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia with his daughter Anouska….indellible sound !
  11. floooooooooom reblogged this from theparisreview
  12. thekingsowl reblogged this from theparisreview
  13. lwasylivna reblogged this from theparisreview
  14. c21ridley reblogged this from theparisreview
  15. teamashleyarabian reblogged this from theparisreview
  16. sid-john reblogged this from theparisreview
  17. freedomwarriorsof-ylove reblogged this from theparisreview
  18. vapidprofoundsubversive reblogged this from theparisreview
  19. christen29 reblogged this from theparisreview