The Books On The Shelf – Jason Crigler


I first heard Jason Crigler’s name while I was watching a PBS documentary.  This guy’s life story is absolutely amazing and very influential.  He was an extremely sought-after guitarist and musician when one night in 2004, he suffered a major brain injury.  He lost his ability to speak, move and other things we take for granted, but he never gave up.  The most remarkable thing to me was that even during this horrible accident, he regained his ability to play guitar just as if nothing had happened. Eventually he learned to walk and talk and made an unbelievable recovery against all odds. For more info on Jason Crigler’s amazing story, go to his Website or this article on the PBS Website and watch the video.  It shows some of the recovery process that Crigler went through and is quite interesting.  “The Books On The Shelf” is a song that Crigler wrote about his injury and his recovery. What a great musician. Enjoy his music today!

-Ross

“The Books On The Shelf” by Jason Crigler

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The Lone Scientists are two college students from the great city of Minneapolis, Ross Rollin and Chris Madsen, who realized their passion for music and wanted to share it with others who enjoy discovering new music, listening to the classics, and those who just love music in general. We designed this blog to give an insight to our musical tastes. We will feature tracks, artists, and albums of all genres. The Lone Scientists welcome and encourage music requests, comments and feedback to make this blog as interactive as possible. Enjoy! View all posts by Lone Scientists

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