Just got back from the worst concert in my life !

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I'm like SUPER IMPRESSED you know Cray though...
I met Robert Cray in 1986....in fact, I met the whole band that night. Their drummer later went on to play with Bonnie Raitt for years.
Cool bunch of guys, all of them.

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Meatloaf played a show at the casino that I work at a few years back. The backup singer was the only one who held a note whatsoever, she was amazing actually. Meatloaf however would vocally divebomb past the intended note and end up.... well... in a meaty gargle of sadness. It was painful but man I have respect for Patti Russo who saved every song that night.

Old mate Robert Paulson butchering it in front of a crowd of 100,000 at the MCG in Melbourne for the AFL (Australian Football League) Grand Final nearly a decade ago.

He’s still the butt of a lot of jokes down here because of this.
 

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This thread is great to re-read. Some really funny stuff. Houston used to have these "Lovin Feelings" Concerts of oldies bands back in the 80s.. The loudest was Tommy James and the Shondells. "Mony Mony." They were too loud even out in the mezzanine. It was bearable though. When Neil Diamond started touring after the Jazz Singer movie and synthesizers gave his sound huge awesome bass, he had big cannons around the Summit in Houston, right in front of the first rows. These things would go off several times sumultaniously in "They're Coming To America." It would literally level people in their seats that were nearby. That song was about the "boat people." After all the illegal immigration from Mexico, it lost something here it Texas, at least. Laugh!
 

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Free Poco concert Fairleigh Dickinson U NJ April 1973. George is playing dark wood natural Ludwig B/O badge 14 x 22 9x13, 14x14, 16x16. He mounted his splash on the right side of the Ludwig dbl tom holder. I was so into Poco that I tried to remove the BDP wrap on my 66 Ludwigs to get down to the natural wood finish. Big mistake. Also, that's Tim Schmidt on bass before he decamped Poco for the Eagles in
'79. Always thought Poco was superior (and much nicer folks) but had bad mgmt and Epic records was lame in promoting. Never got the Eagles, but they were "the successful" band. View attachment 454962 View attachment 454963
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Free Poco concert Fairleigh Dickinson U NJ April 1973. George is playing dark wood natural Ludwig B/O badge 14 x 22 9x13, 14x14, 16x16. He mounted his splash on the right side of the Ludwig dbl tom holder. I was so into Poco that I tried to remove the BDP wrap on my 66 Ludwigs to get down to the natural wood finish. Big mistake. Also, that's Tim Schmidt on bass before he decamped Poco for the Eagles in
'79. Always thought Poco was superior (and much nicer folks) but had bad mgmt and Epic records was lame in promoting. Never got the Eagles, but they were "the successful" band. View attachment 454962 View attachment 454963

EAGLES had the songs ......they just did .
 


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