August 2, 2013

The Moody Blues and writing in corners

The story of Moody Blues begins at a young age, as other musician’s tales seem to do a lot.  Kids are born into a family that either has embraced music or as rejected it – but one way or another, the child has accepted the idea that they want to be involved in music for a living.  For many kids, it really depends on where they live.  If your neighbors and relatives are interested in music, then you are much more likely to take it up at a young age.  Even without an instrument or access to an instrument, there is still much that can be done.

Songwriters often begin writing at a young age, maybe around high school and sometimes even younger.  At that point in their lives, these songs are nothing but words on a paper.  It isn’t until they meet the right people that their lives change …