As far as he had been concerned there was enough tradition to go around and anyway… all of the best songs had already been written. What did he have to talk about that anyone would want to listen to? After all he was all of 15 years old and he already knew everything… and then… he realized that he could write a song to make himself feel better, or at least less sad and possible even happier and he’s been feeling happier and saderer for so many lifetimes since.