282. Eddie and Jake Form a Rock Band
Eddie loved to play the guitar. His favorite
of music to play and listen to was
and Roll. Eddie had been playing the guitar
the age of thirteen. He had an older
who also played the guitar. It was his
brother who first taught him how to play
guitar. Eddie, now seventeen years old, aspired to
a famous musician one day. He knew he
not do this by himself, so he set
on a talent search for someone to play
One day Eddie met another guitar
named Jake. Jake was around the same age
Eddie. Both Eddie and Jake shared a similar
in music. When Eddie asked Jake if he
like to form a band, Jake said yes. "
's the name of our band?" Jake asked. Eddie
not thought of a name for the group
. "I'm open to any suggestions you might have,"
said to Jake. The next day, Jake thought
a perfect name. Eddie liked the name as
as he heard it. From then on, the
of Eddie and Jake's band was Jetsam.
Jake started learning how to play songs on
guitars together. Although they both listened to a
of Rock groups, they focused primarily on learning
songs of their favorite ensemble -- The Beatles.
everybody loved The Beatles. Learning to sing and
their songs seemed like the best thing to
After learning a handful of songs, Eddie and
both felt ready to perform in front of
audience. Eddie and Jake got their acoustic guitars
performed at an open music night at the
community center. The audience roared with thunderous applause
Jetsam's set ended. Eddie and Jake bowed and
the audience for coming.