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I inherited well over 1K LPs and CDs from my Boomer mom of music I was raised on that I cherish. The way I knew a boy liked me in school is that he would make me a mixtape. Thank you for the fond childhood memories, even if the painful ones still remain. Writing and music are my therapy.

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I wish kids

Could experience

The Limewire days of burning CDs

Even mediafire links

I miss rapgodfathers.com and 2dopeboyz.com

All these were vehicles that took us to hip hop

Without them, I don’t know if we’d ever meet Her

I still remember when I first heard the album Be by Common. Changed how I saw myself, changed how I saw the world.

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Oct 24, 2023Liked by Stanley Fritz

I feel this to my soul. Music has definitely saved my life. Some days it still does. I don't know if Spotify Playlist can ever replace the joy I would get from a mix-tape or CD.

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Oct 24, 2023Liked by Stanley Fritz

I like this article. Everybody, especially men, should go to therapy!

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