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Crazy Fingers

This is Holly Bowling; later, I’ll show you Holly Drinking and Holly Stealing The Bowling Shoes and Holly Getting Tackled By A Cop. Right now, though, go watch Holly talk and listen to her play the piano, which she does well.

Now, obviously the woman practices, and knows her F-sharps from her G-flats, but one of the reasons she plays the piano so well are these:

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If you have fingers like that, you’re legally required to take piano lessons; it’s like how the tall kid had to be on the basketball team, even though he was a complete goon. Look at those ladyfingers! Nine or ten knuckles apiece, and long and skinny: like an aye-aye with a manicure. Good guitarists have big hands, but piano players have elegant hands.

9 Comments

  1. again with the fingers!

  2. She’s a fantastic pianist. If you didn’t catch it at the end of the clip, you can head to http://www.betterleftunsung to pre-order the album.

  3. The Help>Slip>Frank you’ll find there is beautiful –
    http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/betterleftunsung

  4. Mean, Green, Devil Eating Machine

    October 28, 2016 at 10:46 am

    🙂 You needs five hands to play all the parts of that Eyes. 🙂

  5. Mean, Green, Devil Eating Machine

    October 28, 2016 at 10:48 am

    Her full version here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voLdRQ-19dc Songs Of Their Own – #40 “Eyes Of The World” Holly Bowling

  6. Here’s the lovely Ms. Bowling performing a nice Cassidy – https://youtu.be/XM4PMJN3hpo

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