Written by PETA
Chances are that by now, you've seen the red-hot viral video
of the Utah jazz band New
Hot 5 playing music to entertain a herd of cows while on a trip to
If, like me, you've always thought that "The Utah Jazz" was
a strange name for an NBA team, the charming sight of these cows gathering to
listen to "When the Saints Go Marching In" might change your mind.
Inspired by the band's act of kindness to these arts-loving
animals too often viewed merely as raw materials for hamburgers, PETA came up
with five hot new reasons to make music for cows instead of eating them:
Sounds like it's time to dust off the old saxophone. But
while PETA can't help you master chord progressions, you'll find plenty of help
here to kick the meat
habit for good!
Written by Jeff Mackey
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