High five, Holden Caulfield...

I saw someone post this in relation to music on a messageboard recently. It pretty much describes how I felt (and feel) about my favorite records - especially in my more formative musical years, sitting in my room, headphones on, vinyl record spinning, an album cover in my lap:

"What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it."
Holden Caulfield, in Chapter 3 of "Catcher in the Rye"

It's odd that you feel like you know people when you love their music. Like you could just hang out and "pick up the convo where you left off."

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