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While His Guitar Gently Weeps

Sue Kemple (CEO)

I was never much of a Tom Petty fan. I appreciated his immense talent, but for whatever reason, I was just never drawn to his music, his unique sound.

My brother was, though. He was a huge fan, had several of his albums. Vinyl records, of course, part of the collection we all went through when Matt died back in 1991.

Going through the belongings of a loved one who has died can be a tough exercise. But there is something

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New Ways Into the Brain’s ‘Music Room’

Natalie Angier (New York Times)

“Whether to enliven a commute, relax in the evening or drown out the buzz of a neighbor’s recreational drone, Americans listen to music nearly four hours a day. In international surveys, people consistently rank music as one of life’s supreme sources of pleasure and emotional power. We marry to music, graduate to music, mourn to music.

Given the antiquity, universality and deep popularity of music, many

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