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Pat Metheny Shrugs Off Success

Laura Fissinger, Rolling Stone, 17 September 1981

NEW YORK CITY — In his salad days as a (barely) postadolescent college instructor, Pat Metheny should have been teaching Healthy Attitudes 101 in addition to improvisational jazz guitar. A couple of hours of conversation with the former whiz kid seems like a seminar on maintaining optimum mental health in the face of almost insurmountable pressures.

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