Posted by fusionman on December 19, 2000 at 00:33:30:
In Reply to: Fame means you are communicating (more) posted by Glen on December 11, 2000 at 15:30:28:
: It means that vast numbers of people are hearing what you are saying. Interestingly, no amount of technical skill can guarantee that you have anything to say - or that people want to hear what you have to say! Write a song that speaks to their hearts, though, and see what happens....
: John McVie is a perfect example of this. Competent but totally unspectacular bassist for Fleetwood Mac. He acquired fame (& fortune) way beyond Stanley Clarke, Ray Brown, or any number of incredible players.
John who? I've heard of Fleetwood Mac but come on John the scotch man can't be more famous than Stanley "the first man playing a two hour gig only on bass" Clarke. The band might be but not John.
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