From: Glenn Pearl <;>;
Date: Sat, 4 Nov 1995 21:59:29 -0600
Subject: Popper's previous post, and a request

On reading the reposted message that Popper sent to Usenet (thanx for
posting it here, Mike!), I think I see a parallel. Could it be that Popper
has a misconception as to what a harmonica convention really is, much in the
same way that many of y'all on the list don't really know what happens at a
BT show? It seems to me from my short association to this list that his
blanket comments about the harmonica community are way off the mark. Had
anyone tried to repond to his post from here, maybe sending him some
programs from some recent SPAH cons? I'll be honest...I don't ever plan on
going to a harp con either. That doesn't mean I'll never go b/c of any
misconstrued principles. If I'm ever around where it's being held, I'll
probably go, but I can't see myself travelling to one.

On a very related note, this goes out to Mike C., Joe T, Winslow, Hugh,
Arnand, Tim M., Richard H., Harmonica John, Rocket, and anyone else who
joins this thread.

I mentioned on the HordeNet mailing list that this thread was progressing.
I have received several requests to forward the messages there. If its OK
to repost y'alls' posts, mail me, pls. If I do not receive anything from
y'all, I will ~not~ use your post. I will also be happy to edit out email
addresses, if desired. Believe me, I'm not trying to start anything. I
just think that all that's being said here would be of interest to those
that listen to (and in many cases, revere) Popper. BTW, there's probably a
good chance that posts to HordeNet will wind up being forwarded to the BT
List (which I'm not subscribed doesn't have SuperPolySpamProtection!)

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