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Commentary: STEEL MEN – Setting the record straight! – By Dave Martins

  — By Dave Martins

 When you live a long life as I have, in some ways, because of the huge amount of passing time involved, the limits of the brain will come into play and you forget chunks – sometimes trivia, but also very important pieces – of what you went through or learned or overcame, and it takes a remark from a friend, or a reference you see in the press, to remind you of an episode, or even a response to a song, in your own life that should have great relevance for you.  My musician friend George Jardim, here in Guyana, often comes up with a reference to something, or some aspect of something, that hits me like a slap in the face.  “Oh rant, budday…I had forget all about dat.”    Continue reading