Monday, October 4, 2010
Word of the Week: Busker
By Philin Phlash
One day, just like in Erin's song of the same name, walkin' down Division street, like a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day, Erin Martin's voice floats above the everyday traffic.
I felt like a tilty head dog following my ear to a great treasure. Before I knew it she is asking me, "What is Busking?"
My reply, "Exactly what you're doing, singing on the street."
After further investigation, I find that busking is performing for money from people walking, by not giving but taking from the public. Erin Martin, you were not busking, you were giving, making people smile wherever you stopped to sing a song, it was beautiful and so are you, and your song, One Day, which should be on the radio cause I know it's a hit, and I hope others discover you just like I did 'one day,' and I hope it's Today. Thanks for sharing your talents on the streets of Wicker Park,