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Meet Your Neighbors: Music lover has passion for helping youngsters

February 17th, 2014 11:00 am by Gary B. Gray

Meet Your Neighbors: Music lover has passion for helping youngsters

Collin McHenry tunes a guitar at Campbell's Morrell Music in downtown Johnson City. (Photos by Lee Talbert/Johnson City Press)

Frank Zappa once said, “Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.”

It’s a good bet Collin McHenry can relate to that quote, though the mellow musician likely would frame the meaning of sound in a more subtle manner. The 33-year-old has worked at Johnson City’s Campbell’s Morrell Music for 12 years, and he enjoys what he does.

His job title?

“I don’t think anybody here really has a title — maybe number one goon,” McHenry said while stringing up a guitar at Campbell’s for perhaps the gazillionth time.

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