Thank you!You know this is, I haven’t done a concert, in about six years. andIt’s oh thank you... but it’s very exciting iMust say, but it’s also terribly, terriblyScary... ooh, God I wish I was back on the set!Mmm, I gotta tell you this funny thing. but it’sNot so funny. but talking about being scaredI was even more scared till I spoke to friendsOf mine also performers, you know...and theyWere telling me that they also... uh ...[drinksTea] tastes much better that way! the japaneseSaid so! anyway... they told me that in orderTo conquer their fears, you know, they ... ehWell, some of them drink; but I really hateThe taste of liquors, so i...you know, I can’tDo that... and some of them... uh ... take pills;But I can’t even swallow aspirin, so I can’tDo that, but... more important than that... iHave found, and I believe, that performersShould be very strong, you know, and... you don’tKnow what I’m gonna say... your way ahead of me tonight.It’s still illegal? we should face our problems headOn! you know... what I was about to say you see,I have found that the way I conquer my fear ofA performance is just to... uhm... you know,Talk about it, and you get it out in the open,And you discuss it with a little...excuse me...[sniff] you just, you just talk about it freely and just...Everything... and she’s... what a fantasticAccord you just played... what was that of f minor7th with a demented pinky on the 5th it was really high.
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