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Five Firsts: Dona Frank of the Spurs, USA

Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Dona Frank and The Spurs

NAME: DONA FRANK
BAND AFFILIATION: THE SPURS, USA
INSTRUMENT: VOCALS, GUITAR, TAMBOURINE

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Highway 61 Revisited,” Bob Dylan. It was a toss-up between this and the Beatles’ “Rubber Soul,” but I was not able to convince my parents to give me the money to buy both. I wasn’t much of a “chore” person, but I remember working in the neighbor’s yard to earn the money to eventually buy “Highway 61.” This came to be one of the most important records of my life and led me on a path of poetry, music and literature. There is a very impactful phrase in one of the cuts, “Like A Rolling Stone,” that I repeated then and still do today… “When you ain’t got nothing, you’ve got nothing to lose. You’re invisible now, you’ve got no secrets to conceal”. It still says it all.

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