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Weird Gigs: Part 1

I’m going to interrupt the story of my family’s move to California in order to pull a few examples out of the “weird gigs” bag. A gig qualifies as weird if something out of the ordinary occurs, surrounds or pervades the natural course of events. Now, gigs in general are by definition already pre-loaded with Continue reading →

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I Don't Believe In The Supernatural

I don’t believe in the supernatural. I don’t believe in ghosts and spirits, good or evil. I think readers of minds, palms, tarot cards and tea leaves should be licenced with the Better Business Bureau after they’ve proven their skills at the race track, the Big Spin or the New York Stock Exchange. I spent Continue reading →

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My First Band

My first band was called “The Blue Bathtub.” At least this was the first band I was in that made money. I was in the eighth grade and had played around the neighborhood with all the guys that had electric guitars, garages and parents who were either deaf or on the back patio, looking for Continue reading →

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My Favorite Bass

My favorite bass is a mid-60s Fender Jazz. It was originally sold during the time that Leo Fender was in the process of turning over the keys of the Fender factory to C.B.S. I bought it in 1973 for $150.00 to clear a debt and at the time, thinking it was rather ugly, I thought Continue reading →

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