Dave Matthews, Ian Anderson, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, and Joni Mitchell, all come to mind. Petty is probably my personal favorite, overall. U2, REM and Beatles for "bardish" *bands*.
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <authfriend@...> wrote: > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb <no_reply@> wrote: > (snip) > > For the bard, however, the request inspires another > > kind of koan. The crowd has asked for a tale, and you > > have many. Which is the appropriate one to tell tonight? > > How will you manage to tell it in such a way as to > > cause everyone in the audience to believe that it is > > the first and only time you have ever told this tale? > > > > Because -- from the bard's side -- that is the magic > > of telling stories. Every one is new. Even if you have > > told it a thousand times before. > > Unless, of course, you've told it a thousand times > before to the same crowd (and they never asked for > it in the first place). >