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Old 08-14-2019, 01:42 PM
Acsenray is offline
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Originally Posted by RealityChuck View Post
Back around 1972, I saw Elvin Bishop in a festival setting. After he finished his final song, the band left the stage, but the audience clamored for more, so he returned and played the same song he had just finished playing.
"Encore" does literally just mean "again," after all.

Encores, like standing ovations, are no longer special things brought on by an audience's reaction to an outstanding performance. They're just routine social obligations.
*I'm experimenting with E, em, and es and emself as pronouns that do not indicate any specific gender nor exclude any specific gender.

Last edited by Acsenray; 08-14-2019 at 01:44 PM.