Mu­sic his­to­ry pro­fes­sor: Dar­win says that the sole pur­pose for liv­ing things is to sur­vive and pro­cre­ate. What about us, as mu­si­cians? Do we need mu­sic to sur­vive and pro­cre­ate? Well, some peo­ple be­lieve that mu­sic was cre­at­ed as a sort of mat­ing call. Com­pare the re­pro­duc­tive life of Ji­mi Hen­drix to the re­pro­duc­tive life of… well, me.
Class: Um…
Mu­sic his­to­ry pro­fes­sor: Well, clear­ly I win hands-down be­cause of all my groupies.

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