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The World in Six Songs by Daniel J Levitin – Dedication

In Books, Psychology on September 8, 2010 at 3:49 pm

Neurology, Biology and Ani DiFranco perform together as subjects in Daniel J Levitin’s book The World in Six Songs. He analyzes our “musical brains,” uncovering the social and evolutionary triggers at work in songs like “War, What Is It Good For?”

Here’s the book’s dedication ~

To K.Z.

who always knows what music I’ll like

and for L.R.G.

who put the kibosh on that whole llama farm thing

Joni Mitchell gave Levitin this awesome quote for The World in Six Songs ~

“This is the worst idea for a book I’ve ever heard – it makes me want to vomit. The idea encapsulates the very worst part of Western thought. It makes a purely Socratic distinction about something that isn’t intellectualizable.” [One week later:] “I take it back – I’m sorry! This is great!”
— Joni Mitchell

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