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Bert and Ernie Fill in for Lefty: Traveling Wilburys - Vol. 3

Dave DiMartino, Musician, December 1990

THEY SAY YOUR PERSPECTIVE changes when you’ve got a kid, and since little Mikey hit the one year mark at our house, I’ve been listening to music for a whole new batch of reasons. Every morning at eight Mikey goes nuts when he hears the opening theme of Sesame Street, which, as a music-lovin’ dad, makes me happy as a clam. His grandmother just bought him one of those kiddie cassette players for his birthday, so now I’m starting to make him tapes. I just played him an advance of the new Raffi, which is about the environment, and I’m not sure he liked it that much — too hard to understand and all.

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