Let There Be Music!



Music is definitely fuel for me. Sometimes it is JUST the fuel I most benefit from to change my vibe.

I sense it is time to change the string on my guitar! Happy New Year!


That’s great referring to music as Fuel. I loved putting on loud pumping base pounding music and dancing. I agree it is more than inspiration it’s FUEL.


“Check out Guitar George… he knows all the chords”

I’d never seen them on video! Not what I pictured, and sounds so good.


Hunter S. Thompson!!! Now there’s a flash to the past!! :sweat_smile: “I have always needed Fuel (Inspiration). I am a serious consumer.” His mind is unique!


Who is George? Or is that a metaphor?

It’s a line in the song lyrics of Sultans of Swing. My favorite line. :heart_decoration:

Lyrics to Sultans of Swing - click to see

You get a shiver in the dark
It’s a raining in the park but meantime-
South of the river you stop and you hold everything
A band is blowing Dixie, double four time
You feel alright when you hear the music ring

Well now you step inside but you don’t see too many faces
Coming in out of the rain they hear the jazz go down
Competition in other places
Uh but the horns they blowin’ that sound
Way on down south
Way on down south
London town

You check out guitar George, he knows-all the chords
Mind, it’s strictly rhythm he doesn’t want to make it cry or sing
They said an old guitar is all, he can afford
When he gets up under the lights to play his thing

And Harry doesn’t mind, if he doesn’t, make the scene
He’s got a daytime job, he’s doing alright
He can play the Honky Tonk like anything
Savin’ it up, for Friday night
With the Sultans
We’re the Sultans of Swing

Then a crowd a young boys they’re a foolin’ around in the corner
Drunk and dressed in their best brown baggies and their platform soles
They don’t give a damn about any trumpet playin’ band
It ain’t what they call Rock and Roll
And the Sultans
Yeah, the Sultans, they play Creole

And then the man he steps right up to the microphone
And says at last just as the time bell rings
“Goodnight, now it’s time to go home”
Then he makes it fast with one more thing

“We are the Sultans
We are the Sultans of Swing”

Source: LyricFind

Songwriters: Mark Knopfler

Sultans of Swing lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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I checked out Guitar George ~ he wasn’t quite what I expected either but I listened / watched for several minutes (mostly because I loved his accent!) and learned more about chords than I did when I explored learning the guitar when I was a kid!

Ah Guitar George! I didn’t know the lyrics. I just liked the song/beat.

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