The most poignant lyric in that song is, in my opinion, "If I could only live my life the way she played piano."
She taught me how to play the piano when I was three years old. Twenty-four years later, I could be recording piano to a song about her. I'm not new to the recording studio -- in college, I was in a band with another girl and we recorded several songs, and we also played in a few places around town (including a coffee shop in which Peter Tork later held a concert).
|Playing at the Skylight Coffeehouse in downtown Lafayette, IN, circa Summer 2008. I'm on the left. Peter Tork later played on this stage November 5, 2009.|
Oh, and just for some proof that I have, in fact, met Peter Tork (and he totally flirted with me, but I have no proof of that):