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I am a 37-year-old male music enthusiast from the UK who has worked professionally as a musician since the 1990s. I've also written music reviews and articles for a number of well known publications and online music sites. My user name is derived from the title of one of my all-time favourite songs, "Kohoutek" by R.E.M., which is named after Comet Kohoutek. The song isn't really about the comet itself but instead, deals with the subject of lost love and features the line "Like Kohoutek, you were gone", referring to the fact that Comet Kohoutek won't be seen in our skies again for another 75,000 years. The 1138 part of my user name comes from a reoccurring number that appears throughout the Star Wars films and is a subtle reference to my love of the Star Wars saga.
For improving articles with others within the Dylan project. Richhoncho (talk) 12:59, 27 June 2010 (UTC)
The Invisible Barnstar
For your significant and helpful contributions to music articles, without seeking recognition for your work. Elitropia (talk) 10:57, 2 July 2010 (UTC)
The Barnstar of Diligence
For User:Kohoutek1138-- This is long overdue- for taking The Byrds to GA status and making it a carefully well-thought out article that makes enjoyable reading! My pleasure. Leahtwosaints (talk) 10:01, 2 August 2011 (UTC)
The Teamwork Barnstar
Thank you for working with others to help improve music pages on Wikipedia. Housewatcher (talk) 15:31, 8 August 2011 (UTC)
The Music Barnstar
The Byrds is one of the best GAs I've read in a long time, and I can see that was largely down to you. A fantastic effort! Bretonbanquet (talk) 21:41, 15 August 2011 (UTC)
For your contributions to bring Younger Than Yesterday to Good Article status. Thanks for all your great work in this area, and keep up the good work! -- Khazar2 (talk) 18:00, 3 November 2013 (UTC)
The Quarter Million Award
For your contributions to bring The Byrds (estimated annual readership: 380,000) to Good Article status, I hereby present you the Quarter Million Award. Congratulations, and thanks for all you do for Wikipedia's readers. -- Khazar2 (talk) 18:03, 3 November 2013 (UTC)
For Good Works on Music articles, and for displaying the right Wikipedian qualities.
Presented by SilkTork *YES! 20:25, 14 November 2009 (UTC)
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I realise that top 10 lists are nonsense but in true High Fidelity fashion, I just had to make one. Of course, it's impossible to sum up all of your musical loves with just ten items. After all, music isn't shoes - it's oxygen.