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From Wylie, an Old Law School Pal Who Played an Acoustic Guitar...

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In law school, I was a real masochist and tried to play a 12-string Gibson, which I found impossible to do anything with but strum, but that was okay: in college, that is, strumming had been good enuf when you were getting drunk with a bunch of friends....

 


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But I digress.

 

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Just yesterday I received an email from Wylie Sheldon, a classmate at Stanford Law '66 who finger-picked on a six-string very well: 

 

 

The text of the email was: 

 

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"A musician named Dave Carroll recently had difficulty with United Airlines. Dave spent over 9 months trying to get United to pay for damages caused by baggage handlers to his custom Taylor Guitar. During his final exchange with the United Customer Relations Manager, he stated that he was left with no choice other than to create a music video for YouTube exposing their lack of cooperation. The Manager responed: 'Good luck with that one pal.'

 

"So he posted a retaliatory video on YouTube. The video has since received over 6 million hits. United Airlines contacted the musician and attempted settlement in exchange for pulling the video. Naturally his response was: 'Good luck with that one, pal.'

 

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I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...)
 
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