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Last Call

In his monthly Last Call blog, Nashville-based guitarist John Bohlinger muses on life as a working musician, connecting to music on a deeper level, and surviving touring. Great insights delivered with humor—just what we all need on a regular basis.


Last Call: Confidence Is Usually a Bluff

November 26, 2015
The courage to fearlessly try will often make you fly.
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Last Call: Get Bitter or Get Better

October 28, 2015
Rejection comes with the territory. How do you deal with it?
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Last Call: Player, Collector, or Hoarder?

August 17, 2015
It might be time to ask yourself some tough questions.
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Last Call: Wayne Pauley’s Tips for Tour Survival

July 20, 2015
Words of wisdom from a veteran front-of-house mixer and road sensei.
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Last Call: Hitting the Curve

June 8, 2015
Is fretboard mastery more about mind control than digital dexterity?
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Last Call: Money for Nothing

May 14, 2015
Sometimes making music is reward enough.
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Last Call: What is Style?

April 22, 2015
Are you expressing yourself or just wearing a costume?
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Last Call: Lost Knowledge

March 23, 2015
Was the Energy Dome-wearing Devo correct back in the 1980s when they proposed that society was regressing?
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Last Call: The Age of Ageism

February 18, 2015
Over 27? Don’t let your age dampen your enthusiasm for playing badass music.
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