Texas Pickers Strum Germans to Set Record

The Texas Observer | September 23, 2009
On an August afternoon hotter than Jerry Jeff Walker's temper, two extraordinary things transpired: I played two songs with 1,867 other guitar ­pickers to set a Guinness world record. And I rekindled a subliminal inner joy ­buried for years.

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