Life is so crazy, and it’s inevitable that musicians are going to intertwine their craft with the most important events of their lives. The Life category of the Ledger Note Blog shows just how important music is to each and every one of us, especially in those major moments. This is how music impacts our lives.

Peep Dude's Music Skills Despite His Birth "Enhancement"

Friday - Jan 15, 2016 Life

How many of us have had plans to learn to play the piano or guitar, but haven't even made the first move after even a decade or more?  We are full of excuses. We're too busy with college work.  Now we're too wrapped up in our jobs.  We'll learn once the kids grow up and leave […]

Violin Newbie to Fiddle Pro in 2 Years - Video Progress!

Wednesday - Jan 6, 2016 Life

This 24 year old Norwegian lady put her foot down. Like many of us, she dreamed of learning how to play masterfully the instrument that spoke to her heart.  For me, that'd be the Synthesizer or the Ocarina.  For her, it was the Violin! There's the saying that it takes 10,000 hours to master anything. […]

John Lennon Sketched the UFO Mentioned in "Nobody Told Me"

Saturday - Aug 1, 2015 Life

In John Lennon's solo song Nobody Told Me, he talks about all of the various scenarios he just wasn't pre-warned about when growing up.  From war to mindless mass media, to meaningless interaction and a lack of awareness, he had some insightful points to make about the way we live our lives. Strange days indeed! The […]

Musical Synesthesia - Paintings by Melissa McCracken

Wednesday - Jul 22, 2015 Life

I once learned of a condition called synesthesia (by indulging in a large dose of psychedelics, admittedly).  That term is a psychology label for the experience of "a crossing of the senses."  It happens differently in different people, but the main idea is that you can taste what you see, hear what you feel, see […]

Archangel Metatron told Santana to Collab with Pop Stars?!?

Saturday - Jun 13, 2015 Life

I don't even know what's going on any more... Carlos Santana, writer of a ton of awesome songs and channeler of spirit entities? wat We all know that Carlos Santana was into some stuff back in the day.  He used to eat copious amount of psychedelics and meditate a lot.  Heck, I do both of […]

Bob Marley Shared His Royalties With a Soup Kitchen

Thursday - Jun 11, 2015 Life

"I remember when we used to sit in a government yard in Trenchtown" Thus spake the memorable line by Bob Marley in his smash single No Woman, No Cry, arguably his most successful hit ever. Listen to No Woman, No Cry Above and Download Here No Woman, No Cry climbed the charts in 1975 on […]