@thebittersweets - The Bittersweets

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The Nashville Welcoming Committee and Welcoming Committees across the country are living examples of how to be love and a force for change in the world. Thank you for inspiring us to be good neighbors on this planet. And thank you to @forestsunmusic @luisalopezmusic @mpjmusic @peterbradleyadams and @alisamccance for celebrating them at this rockin’ event at @citywinerynsh ️#bethechange #loveyourneighbor #asylumseekers #refugeeswelcome
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The Nashville Welcoming Committee and Welcoming Committees across the country are living examples of how to be love and a force for change in the world. Thank you for inspiring us to be good neighbors on this planet. And thank you to @forestsunmusic

This Friday, 9/6 in Nashville upstairs @citywinerynsh  Get tix while you can to support one of the best causes out there. With @forestsunmusic @luisalopezmusic @peterbradleyadams @mpjmusic AND joining us on fiddle is amazing @alisamccance and her talented husband #gregbieck ️ See you there! #nashvillewelcomingcommittee #livemusic
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This Friday, 9/6 in Nashville upstairs @citywinerynsh Get tix while you can to support one of the best causes out there. With @forestsunmusic @luisalopezmusic @peterbradleyadams @mpjmusic AND joining us on fiddle is amazing @alisamccance and her tal

In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word. -Walt Whitman 
#sundayvibes
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In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word. -Walt Whitman #sundayvibes

Ben and Kassie of @myoneandonlyofficial are the best people and some pretty incredible musicians. Thankful we all call Nashville home and excited that they’re gonna be some of our best friends for life (they just don’t know it yet 🤪) Check out their music! The Willow Tree @thewillowtreejc is a sweet venue and we’re so happy we got to make music there with those two. ️#johnsoncitytn
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Ben and Kassie of @myoneandonlyofficial are the best people and some pretty incredible musicians. Thankful we all call Nashville home and excited that they’re gonna be some of our best friends for life (they just don’t know it yet 🤪) Check out their

Happy Friday, see ya Saturday! #livemusic #johnsoncity
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Happy Friday, see ya Saturday! #livemusic #johnsoncity

Excited to make some music with @myoneandonlyofficial this Saturday 8/17 @thewillowtreejc in Johnson City. #livemusic #johnsoncitytn
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Excited to make some music with @myoneandonlyofficial this Saturday 8/17 @thewillowtreejc in Johnson City. #livemusic #johnsoncitytn

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Which do you like better? Ocean or lake?🤔It’s a tough call for us. Anyway, in the spirit of the #backtoschool vibe and fresh starts, we thought we’d formally introduce ourselves, since we haven’t officially done that in awhile. We’re Chris and Hannah, an Americana duo called The Bittersweets. We met in the San Francisco Bay Area but Nashville has been home for *gulp* 12 years now. We love making music and chasing our two little boys around. And also our 9-year-old yorkie. In our pre-kids life we enjoyed cooking, reading books and going on long bike rides together, but we pretty much just eat leftover chicken nuggets and watch Peppa Pig these days #phasesoflife In all seriousness, we hope you’ll stick with us on our journey! We’re excited to hopefully release some new songs this year, and continue working on some truly worthwhile projects that are way bigger than ourselves #whatitsallabout Check out our “shows” highlights for what’s coming up, and keep watching for more info on “Delivered,” an exciting new thing we’re putting together with @thistlefarms graduate @clingerjennifer ️Happy Back to School, y’all!  @compassrecords #nashville #americanaduo
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Which do you like better? Ocean or lake?🤔It’s a tough call for us. Anyway, in the spirit of the #backtoschool vibe and fresh starts, we thought we’d formally introduce ourselves, since we haven’t officially done that in awhile. We’re Chris and Hannah

Thank you, @sweetwatermv and @victoriageorgemusic for having us! It was so great seeing the new Sweetwater and finally visiting the North Bay again. It was wonderful to see all who came out. We’ll miss you and can’t wait to play on the Best Coast again soon. ️#livemusic #sfbayarea
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Thank you, @sweetwatermv and @victoriageorgemusic for having us! It was so great seeing the new Sweetwater and finally visiting the North Bay again. It was wonderful to see all who came out. We’ll miss you and can’t wait to play on the Best Coast aga

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Wednesday 7/31 at The Sweetwater Music Hall with @victoriageorgemusic See our “Shows” highlight for ticket info. #millvalley #bayarea #livemusic #northbay
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Wednesday 7/31 at The Sweetwater Music Hall with @victoriageorgemusic See our “Shows” highlight for ticket info. #millvalley #bayarea #livemusic #northbay

Thank you to @thelostchurchsf for having us and to @forestsunmusic for making music with us! ️️️
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Thank you to @thelostchurchsf for having us and to @forestsunmusic for making music with us! ️️️

San Francisco-bound tomorrow!Can’t wait to see y’all...er, we mean can’t wait to see you guys! 🤗 Looking forward to playing with @forestsunmusic at @thelostchurchsf on Saturday 7/27. Hope you get your tickets!
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San Francisco-bound tomorrow!Can’t wait to see y’all...er, we mean can’t wait to see you guys! 🤗 Looking forward to playing with @forestsunmusic at @thelostchurchsf on Saturday 7/27. Hope you get your tickets!

a week from today, we’re packing up and leaving the humidity behind for a couple weeks  to head to our West Coast home. Looking forward to playing with @forestsunmusic and @victoriageorgemusic while we’re there. See our “shows” highlights for details! #sanfrancisco #livemusic
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a week from today, we’re packing up and leaving the humidity behind for a couple weeks to head to our West Coast home. Looking forward to playing with @forestsunmusic and @victoriageorgemusic while we’re there. See our “shows” highlights for details

We are not well/We’re scared of losing all control/So we walked across these burning coals/Sacrified our souls/We are not well/And if the war we created turns to fighting infidels/If the truth, so obfuscated, burns until we cannot tell Heaven from Hell/We’ll be standing at the pearly gates singing “We are not well...”  #newsong #musicmonday #wearenotwell
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We are not well/We’re scared of losing all control/So we walked across these burning coals/Sacrified our souls/We are not well/And if the war we created turns to fighting infidels/If the truth, so obfuscated, burns until we cannot tell Heaven from He

“Until we are all free, we are none of us free.” -E. Lazarus ️🇺🇸#4thofjuly #endfamilyseparation #closethecamps
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“Until we are all free, we are none of us free.” -E. Lazarus ️🇺🇸#4thofjuly #endfamilyseparation #closethecamps

Lucky enough to be at @nissanstadium for the men’s #goldcup2019 with the USA and Jamaica! 🇺🇸
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Lucky enough to be at @nissanstadium for the men’s #goldcup2019 with the USA and Jamaica! 🇺🇸

Thanks for having us, @truemusicroom The rooftop pool did not disappoint ️ #livemusic
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Thanks for having us, @truemusicroom The rooftop pool did not disappoint ️ #livemusic

Welp, we had to leave before the soccer game @nashvillesc ever started (something about lightning happening really far away???) but we still had fun, because that’s what you do. #fun #nashvillesoccer @firsttnpark
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Welp, we had to leave before the soccer game @nashvillesc ever started (something about lightning happening really far away???) but we still had fun, because that’s what you do. #fun #nashvillesoccer @firsttnpark

Here’s a bit of our take on “Heaven,” a song on our friend Luisa’s new record, entitled 45. We recorded it at @omnisound_studios , filmed by @ananakaye  Check out Luisa’s music and profile at @luisalopezmusic #thebittersweets #heaven
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Here’s a bit of our take on “Heaven,” a song on our friend Luisa’s new record, entitled 45. We recorded it at @omnisound_studios , filmed by @ananakaye Check out Luisa’s music and profile at @luisalopezmusic #thebittersweets #heaven

Tag a friend in honor of of #worldrefugeeday to be entered in our #giveaway that ends tonight. We are releasing the official music video for “I Will See You Home” on this special day. This song is close to our hearts. Link to full vid in bio #stepwithrefugees
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Tag a friend in honor of of #worldrefugeeday to be entered in our #giveaway that ends tonight. We are releasing the official music video for “I Will See You Home” on this special day. This song is close to our hearts. Link to full vid in bio #stepwit

We have something to share with you tomorrow and we can’t wait!  Hint: it’s related to #worldrefugeeday #stepwithrefugees
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We have something to share with you tomorrow and we can’t wait! Hint: it’s related to #worldrefugeeday #stepwithrefugees

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe ️Thinking of those who are up against what seems impossible today.️#nevergiveup #truthfultuesday .
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#recovery #newday #thebittersweets #musicians #marriedmusicians #photoshoot #nashville #nashvillemusicscene #singersongwriters #singersongwriter #altcountry #countrysinger #americanamusic #americana #outlawcountry #holdontight #loveyou #folkpop #folk #duo #folkduo #youarenotalone
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“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe ️Thinking of those who ar

Happy Father’s Day to this amazing dad. You may not be very good at finding things around the house even when you’re staring right at them, but you’re really good at keeping tabs on our boys and making sure they don’t run into traffic. You’re our rock. Cheers to all the dads out there today. ️#fathersday
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Happy Father’s Day to this amazing dad. You may not be very good at finding things around the house even when you’re staring right at them, but you’re really good at keeping tabs on our boys and making sure they don’t run into traffic. You’re our roc

GIVEAWAY CLOSED! Thanks to all who participated! Congrats @tissas1 for winning. Just goes to show you, hard work pays off. 
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#giveaway #shirtgiveaway #freeshirt #tshirts #photoshoot #livemusic #livemusicisbetter #marriedduo #thebittersweets #marriedmusicians #folk #folkrock #folkpop #americanamusic #americana #outlawcountry #altcountry #countrysinger #singersongwriters #singersongwriter #love #nashville #nashvillemusicscene #winning #soinlove
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GIVEAWAY CLOSED! Thanks to all who participated! Congrats @tissas1 for winning. Just goes to show you, hard work pays off. . . . . . . . . . . #giveaway #shirtgiveaway #freeshirt #tshirts #photoshoot #livemusic #livemusicisbetter #marriedduo #thebit

I’ll give you all my love/give you all my love/won’t you give some love to me?/if your heart should fail...to see/the love behind the fear...the fear I’m losing part of me...Another little clip from @eddiesattic of one of my most favorite songs that Chris has ever written. #livemusic
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I’ll give you all my love/give you all my love/won’t you give some love to me?/if your heart should fail...to see/the love behind the fear...the fear I’m losing part of me...Another little clip from @eddiesattic of one of my most favorite songs that

All in a day’s work!
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All in a day’s work!

Today is D-Day...and also Hannah’s folks’ 48th anniversary🤷‍️️The two of them have been the town’s music teachers for about as long, too  Oh, and they’re not retired yet. 🤔Neither of their parents could afford to help pay for the wedding, so they did things like count out exactly 6 Jordan almonds for each guest as wedding favors, and Mom made the bridesmaids’ dresses herself. So amazed by this couple. They’ve been through a whole lot of crap, and yet they keep doing life side by side.  Cheers, you two!!! #loveisnotavictorymarch
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Today is D-Day...and also Hannah’s folks’ 48th anniversary🤷‍️️The two of them have been the town’s music teachers for about as long, too Oh, and they’re not retired yet. 🤔Neither of their parents could afford to help pay for the wedding, so they did

Tiny clip of “I Will See You Home” which was released last week (link in bio)! Had a really great time at @eddiesattic this weekend.
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Tiny clip of “I Will See You Home” which was released last week (link in bio)! Had a really great time at @eddiesattic this weekend.

Had a fun show on Saturday!🥁Plus you guys ate up all the birthday cake, way to go. Thanks for rockin’ out with us, @hollandlee @cbdonohue @lesspaulmoreme and @stevenmcmorran ️
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Had a fun show on Saturday!🥁Plus you guys ate up all the birthday cake, way to go. Thanks for rockin’ out with us, @hollandlee @cbdonohue @lesspaulmoreme and @stevenmcmorran

Hope you all have a fun long weekend planned! We’ll be busy with two shows celebrating the release of our latest single (link in bio!): Saturday at @douglascornercafe with @stevenmcmorran and the full band, and Sunday at @eddiesattic with @amberrubarth These are “Chris’s Birthday Shows” so there will be treats, people. Check out www.thebittersweets.com for ticket info. And no, the little guys sadly won’t be in attendance, but we’ve promised them donuts as a consolation prize, which they think is pretty awesome. ️🇺🇸#livemusic #memorialdayweekend
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Hope you all have a fun long weekend planned! We’ll be busy with two shows celebrating the release of our latest single (link in bio!): Saturday at @douglascornercafe with @stevenmcmorran and the full band, and Sunday at @eddiesattic with @amberrubar

This guy will be in Atlanta with us on Sunday. Jason @jasongoforth has been putting up with us for years. Known him since moving to Nashville and really he’s like family. We asked him if he would play with us at @eddiesattic this coming Sunday with @amberrubarth and he said yes so it’s too late to back out now, Jason, the cat’s out of the bag. And it’ll be Chris’s birthday too and he said he’d help us serve cake. 🥂Oh, and he’s a pretty good player, too. #mynameisjason #goforth #atlanta #decatur #eddiesattic #birthdayshow
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This guy will be in Atlanta with us on Sunday. Jason @jasongoforth has been putting up with us for years. Known him since moving to Nashville and really he’s like family. We asked him if he would play with us at @eddiesattic this coming Sunday with @

Our single, “I Will See You Home,” is up for streaming, folks! Link to the song in bio. Many thanks to #gregbieck @kenlewisdrums @cbdonohue and @jasongoforth for making the music happen️ #musicmonday
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Our single, “I Will See You Home,” is up for streaming, folks! Link to the song in bio. Many thanks to #gregbieck @kenlewisdrums @cbdonohue and @jasongoforth for making the music happen️ #musicmonday

Time flies so fast and it’s not fair! Reflecting today on all that’s happened over the course of just one year. About this time last Spring, this guy was recently out of diapers (which took lots of bribing with candy). And we were just starting to play out again after a long chapter of investing our time and creativity in other areas that were demanding our attention. And now here we are, still breathing and creating and striving to stay focused on who we truly are and what’s really important to us on this crazy journey. Lots of fun stuff to share about this upcoming week! ️
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Time flies so fast and it’s not fair! Reflecting today on all that’s happened over the course of just one year. About this time last Spring, this guy was recently out of diapers (which took lots of bribing with candy). And we were just starting to pl

Three chords and the truth. That’s what a country song is. - Willie Nelson
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Three chords and the truth. That’s what a country song is. - Willie Nelson

Hey Chris, our single “I Will See You Home” is dropping THIS Friday May 17th!Don’t look so bummed out about it...🤷‍️PS: link in bio to follow us on @spotify so you don’t miss it! #thebittersweets #newsingle #iwillseeyouhome #americana
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Hey Chris, our single “I Will See You Home” is dropping THIS Friday May 17th!Don’t look so bummed out about it...🤷‍️PS: link in bio to follow us on @spotify so you don’t miss it! #thebittersweets #newsingle #iwillseeyouhome #americana

This woman was on a waiting list to adopt my sister for 5 years and me for 7. I can’t imagine how hard those years of waiting must’ve been for her and my dad but I’m sure glad they persevered. Happy Mother’s Day to my mom, who has always modeled honesty, resilience, courage and unconditional love. We love you! ️#adoptionrocks
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This woman was on a waiting list to adopt my sister for 5 years and me for 7. I can’t imagine how hard those years of waiting must’ve been for her and my dad but I’m sure glad they persevered. Happy Mother’s Day to my mom, who has always modeled hone

@stevenmcmorran is gonna do some music with us at @douglascornercafe on May 25th to celebrate our single release and Chris’s birthday and not to mention Memorial Day weekend 🇺🇸@cbdonohue @lesspaulmoreme @hollandlee and others will be joining us, too! Plus we’re planning to go LIVE with Steven next Sunday night, 5/19 to chat and sing a little something. Requests? 🤷‍️Show tix link in our bio, please come! #livemusic #nashville #newmusic
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@stevenmcmorran is gonna do some music with us at @douglascornercafe on May 25th to celebrate our single release and Chris’s birthday and not to mention Memorial Day weekend 🇺🇸@cbdonohue @lesspaulmoreme @hollandlee and others will be joining us, too!

NEW SINGLE COMING OUT MAY 17th! Or, “dropping,” as the kids say.
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NEW SINGLE COMING OUT MAY 17th! Or, “dropping,” as the kids say.

We covered this awhile back. It may pop up in our shows in the future! #aerosmithcover #livinontheedge
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We covered this awhile back. It may pop up in our shows in the future! #aerosmithcover #livinontheedge

“Why don’t we go out for pizza? It’ll be so relaxing.” 🤦‍️Will we ever learn? And was it a coincidence that they chose to seat us right next to a table full of cops? Please tell us it gets easier. #meyersfamilyband #thebittersweets #littlesweets #raisingboys
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“Why don’t we go out for pizza? It’ll be so relaxing.” 🤦‍️Will we ever learn? And was it a coincidence that they chose to seat us right next to a table full of cops? Please tell us it gets easier. #meyersfamilyband #thebittersweets #littlesweets #rai

Gearing up to head to Atlanta. May 26th @eddiesattic with lovely @amberrubarth Link to tix in bio!
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Gearing up to head to Atlanta. May 26th @eddiesattic with lovely @amberrubarth Link to tix in bio!

That time when @michaellogen @angelsnowofficial and f-ing Don “The Gambler” Schlitz graciously did a house show in our backyard. #flashbackfriday #onlyinnashville #donschlitz @don4adollar
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That time when @michaellogen @angelsnowofficial and f-ing Don “The Gambler” Schlitz graciously did a house show in our backyard. #flashbackfriday #onlyinnashville #donschlitz @don4adollar

Just watching the pedal taverns go by...
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Just watching the pedal taverns go by...

Calm after the storm.”There is peace even in the storm.” -VanGogh ️#wisdomwednesday
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Calm after the storm.”There is peace even in the storm.” -VanGogh ️#wisdomwednesday

“...Bruce Dickinson: Easy, guys. I put my pants on just like the rest of you — one leg at a time. Except, once my pants are on, I make gold records.”  Tell us where this line came from for a thousand points. 🤓#tuesdayquotes #justforfun #wearekindofabigdeal #justkidding
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“...Bruce Dickinson: Easy, guys. I put my pants on just like the rest of you — one leg at a time. Except, once my pants are on, I make gold records.” Tell us where this line came from for a thousand points. 🤓#tuesdayquotes #justforfun #wearekindofab

#memorymonday
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#memorymonday

#fbf #nola
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#fbf #nola

#tbt to recording some bgv’s while our first was not yet born Looking forward to getting back in the studio in a few days to work on a fun project with @luisalopezmusic Can’t wait to share more about it soon! @lukehyder #bgvs #singingwhilepregnant
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#tbt to recording some bgv’s while our first was not yet born Looking forward to getting back in the studio in a few days to work on a fun project with @luisalopezmusic Can’t wait to share more about it soon! @lukehyder #bgvs #singingwhilepregnant

Can’t wait to be back at @eddiesattic with @amberrubarth  May 26th!
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#thebittersweets #americanamusic #birthdayshow #atlanta
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Can’t wait to be back at @eddiesattic with @amberrubarth May 26th! . . . . #thebittersweets #americanamusic #birthdayshow #atlanta

Q: What's the difference between a mandolin player and a pizza ?
A: A pizza can feed a family of four.  Tell us your favorite corny musician jokes!!!  #mandolin #gandolin #whatchulookinatwillis
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Q: What's the difference between a mandolin player and a pizza ? A: A pizza can feed a family of four. Tell us your favorite corny musician jokes!!! #mandolin #gandolin #whatchulookinatwillis

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