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The Road It Gives and the Road It Takes Away

[ 16 ] December 10, 2012 |

The life of a musician is one of high-risk, if for no other reason that they are on the road all the time. Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera is the latest to die far too young.


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  1. Major Kong says:

    I’ve flown the Airbus 300 in and out of Monterrey and there is some pretty serious terrain around that airport to the North, West and South.

    I’m not sure exactly what happened, but it would pretty easy to hit that terrain if you got off course.

  2. Anonymous says:

    I don’t understand. Why wouldn’t you post a video of Rivera performing?

  3. chris fleming says:

    lovely song. some people just don’t get it. living the musician lifestyle after 40 one typically feels as if it could end at any time. at least that is how I feel, and haven’t lived like that for a while now.
    btw–love the writing here.

  4. Alan Tomlinson says:

    WIth all due respect to the late, lamented singer, being a musician is not a dangerous job, not even fucking remotely. But nobody romanticizes fishing and logging. Or mining and roofing. Or . . . .


    Alan Tomlinson

    • cpinva says:

      clearly, you haven’t been watching enough tv, or you’d have realized your post makes no sense at all. all the industries cited have their very own reality tv shows. perhaps not “romantic” in the commonly accepted sense of the term, but certainly “glorified”.

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