Why Create Music? Why Create Anything?

Why I create music 

Guitarist Pat Reilly

Music is not my hobby. Music is my path, my passion, my oxygen, my reason for wanting to get up every single day! 
The path of an artist is a difficult one. It is like traveling through an unpredictable storm of anxiety, financial uncertainty, deception and judgment, yet you keep on traveling. 
Why would anyone put themselves through such a life if not for some deep unexplained need to create? 
Next time you meet a musician or artist of any kind, try not to think, oh that's cute, but what do you really do for a living?

 

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