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Leo Kottke

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I am evidence that you don't have to sell a lot of records or succeed in the usual way to have a big audience and a job.

— Leo Kottke

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I do have a library of events I can talk about and I always expect to find a different point of view on it so even if I talk about the same event in the same town it's fresh.

— Leo Kottke

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I had been playing single note instruments and I wanted to hear a guitar played as a piano.

— Leo Kottke

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I have always thought of myself as a performer first and way down the line as a recording artist.

— Leo Kottke

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I seem to find different material every four to six months and I frequently forget it which is a shame because it would be nice to have a bigger library.

— Leo Kottke

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I think if you are writing an instrumental you are dealing with more of an aesthetic in a sense but a lyric is more of a putting yourself on the line and a much more expensive exercise.

— Leo Kottke

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I was taking a nose dive somewhere between eleven and twelve because my sister had died and I was practicing something that siblings do which is follow in their footsteps and die as well.

— Leo Kottke

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I was two and a half and my folks would put it on the record player and I would run around the house screaming, but I haven't been that hip since.

— Leo Kottke

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I would say that if you don't feel like talking to the crowd something is wrong and if you force yourself to talk to them things will happen and to that extent things aren't choreographed.

— Leo Kottke

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I will literally open my mouth not knowing what is coming out.

— Leo Kottke

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About Leo Kottke

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Kottke has also combined previously-recorded tunes into new compositions notably the mini-suite "Bigger Situation" also released on One Guitar No Vocals. Two years later Kottke returned with Peculiaroso produced by Rickie Lee Jones. Leo Kottke (born September 11 1945 Athens Georgia U.

Kottke overcame a series of personal obstacles including partial loss of hearing and a nearly career-ending bout with tendon damage in his right hand to emerge as a widely-recognized master of his instrument. S. Focusing primarily on instrumental composition and playing Kottke also sings sporadically in an unconventional yet expressive baritone famously self-described as sounding like "geese farts on a muggy day".

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