Friday, October 1, 2010

Benjamin Franklin Was A Busker

Imagine my surprise when I was educated by Sgt. Sexy that Benjamin Franklin was a Busker. According to Wikipedia, "Street performance or busking is the practice of performing in public places for money. People engaging in this practice are called street performers, buskers, street musicians, minstrels, or troubadours.
Street performance dates back to antiquity, and occurs all over the world."
Here is a Busker telling me her take on the Ban on the Hollywood Characters...

1 comment:

  1. You are right - there is a blog post by a busker in NYC who tells about Benjamin Franklin's busking history: