My husband and I had an interesting conversation with one of our younger musician friends recently that I wanted to share with you all. Evidently, his band and others they have talked to who tour their independent bands in bars across America are having a very hard time paying for anything other than gas when they do their road tours. Keep in mind that we are not talking about Springsteen or The Stones but a bunch of 20 somethings trying to live the life. So when you go out and see these kids, buy their Cd or flip them a tip so they can eat. Or give them a roll of quarter to do laundry. Believe me I was pretty grossed out to hear about the modified hygiene habits of these kids. Would you want to put on a pair of pants you'd drummed in for five days in a row without underwear? Disgusting!