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So I gave them up, and just learned to play by ear.
All the boys play by ear, often improvising during performances.
The gift of these people is they play by ear," Rosemary Foley said.
Brought up on his father's record collection, he had learned to play by ear and would sit for hours in his bedroom playing along to old 45s of Freddie King, John Mayall and Eric Clapton.