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Subject: Re: Joaquin Phoenix & Guitaring


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Hi, Rich,

Not to gainsay your previously posted emailer, but Joaquin Phoenix appears to have told TIME Magazine (scrip required) a few weeks ago that he actually spent months learning to play guitar the way Johnny Cash did; he even had to re-learn all over again when it turned out he’d taught himself to strum in a manner different from Cash’s long, sweeping stroke. He went so far as to write a few songs of his own and set them to guitar, to get a feeling for what it was like to “create something out of nothing”…


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