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#1974271 - 10/16/12 08:29 PM Bob Moog and Larry Fine???
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An interesting story for those who remember Bob Moog.

http://pianobuyer.wordpress.com/

The picture is worth the visit!!!!
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#1974291 - 10/16/12 09:53 PM Re: Bob Moog and Larry Fine??? [Re: Steve Cohen]
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The STORY is worth the visit too!!

Thank you for this.

visionary stuff, so cool.

Forrest
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#1974293 - 10/16/12 09:57 PM Re: Bob Moog and Larry Fine??? [Re: Steve Cohen]
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Steve, Thanks for the post. Robert Moog's synthesizer may be the most influential musical instrument in history. And, thank you Larry for sharing your experiences.

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#1974352 - 10/17/12 01:08 AM Re: Bob Moog and Larry Fine??? [Re: Steve Cohen]
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We had a professional friendship with Bob for 20 years. For all his fame and legacy he was one of the most gracious and warm people you could ever meet.

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#1974413 - 10/17/12 05:47 AM Re: Bob Moog and Larry Fine??? [Re: Steve Cohen]
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Some may also be interested in this:

http://www.amazon.com/Analog-Days-Invention-Impact-Synthesizer/dp/0674016173

It's a cultural history of the synthesizer replete with all kinds of details, including anecdotes on how Ikutaro Kakehashi named his company 'Roland' by flipping through an American telephone directory, amongst other things.

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