The Blues Saved My Life

“The Blues Saved My Life”

“I figure I’ll throw my story in with everyone else’s.
I was going through some personal stuff that had me down and decided the only way to get over it was suicide. I picked a night that no one was home so they couldn’t stop me. I had a gun to my head and sat down on the remote for the stereo. Some radio station was playing nothing but blues and blues rock. I kept hearing songs I wanted to listen to one last time.
About three hours later I put the gun away and sat back down listening to the radio till I fell asleep. When I woke up the radio was off. No one that I know had heard the same broadcast that I did. I don’t know if I imagined it or someone was watching out, but the blues saved my life that night.”

-Charles

 

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