- Created by: chas fenn
- Created on: 09-07-20 08:57
In times like these when we are experiencing unprecedented events Frank Turner's lyrics from 'Be More Kind' ring true;
“In a world that has decided
That it's going to lose its mind
Be more kind, my friends, try to be more kind."
intro carry on
English punk and folk singer-songwriter from Meonstoke, Hampshire.
in this speech, I am going to speak to you about ..........
people who inspire me
why guitar change life
main paragraph 1
5 went to playfest in eccles
saw ft for first time
not long after 1st guitar
early age love listening to music
keen to learn
main paragraph 2
primary opportunity to learn uke by inspirational teacher Geoff Sharkey
session musician in 19702 bands called Ginhouse
he helped and taught me rhythm/ timing helped me slow down everyday life
variety of genres and was always kind and patient
played alongside him at some school events
main paragraph 3
busy learning at school with Sharkey went to 1st big weekend festival latitude. when I was around 7
saw ft second time
transfixed by the sound coming from his guitar
saw lots of bands but guitar took my attention
main paragraph 4
Hearing music and watching musicians made me feel alive and less self-conscious
parents and i love music we can all share
Our last concert was Muse which was amazing.
missed ft and tk
I find there is something very special when you are part of a crowd who are all there for the same band.
I recently emailed Frank Turner to tell him that he will be featured in my speech and he came back with a really nice response. He described the guitar as an amazing companion that you can carry around.
main paragraph 5
weekly guitar lesson through out school years
unable in lockdown
have used tutorials on the internet.
use as a way of relaxing and calming down
peoples person cant be on my own for more than 10 min
content own company when playing guitar
My mum always encouraged me to keep going and never give up playing the guitar and I believe this is a good lesson for life.
Thank you for listening. Are there any questions?