Saturday Song: Bread: Guitar Man

In last week’s Saturday music feature, you heard a song about a man playing a piano in a bar. Today’s hit is about a man entertaining with a guitar. I can relate to this, since most of the senior facilities where I perform don’t have a piano, at least in the room where I’m playing. If I were a guy, they’d probably call me the guitar man. Enjoy, and have a great Saturday.


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Author: abbiejohnsontaylor

I'm the author of two novels,, two poetry collections, and a memoir with another novel on the way. My work has appeared in various journals and anthologies. I'm visually impaired and live in Sheridan, Wyoming, where for six years, I cared for my totally blind late husband who was paralyzed by two strokes. Please visit my website at

4 thoughts on “Saturday Song: Bread: Guitar Man”

  1. David Gates said he wrote the song because the guitar is an easy instrument to relate to. Most people either have played guitar, are playing the instrument, or want to learn how to play it. I totally agree. Somebody needs to write a song about a guitar lady. Maybe it’s up to me to do that, though I’m a lousy musician. Even so, I have fun and that’s all right.


  2. This is a great song. I have no musical talent…singing or playing. I am more of a classical music listener. Wonderful post, Abbie.


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