Dead Air The Worst

Discussion in 'Gigs & Jams - Past, Present, Future' started by Crossroads, Nov 7, 2018.

  1. Crossroads

    Crossroads Thump the Bottom

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    Lights are up, and then someone breaks a string, kicks a cable out, amp or PA goes out, guitarist has a good buzz going, falls over and splits his head open (yeah that happened). Suddenly you can't play as a band., and need to fill time so you don't lose your audience.

    You are only two songs in and don't want to take a break. Now if you're Buddy Guy or BB you can tell a story. If not you improvise, and then blow the room away. Well if you're Terry Kath anyway

     
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  2. tommytubetone

    tommytubetone Portage, Michigan

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    Only Chicagoan's could pull that off. :whistle:
     
  3. kestrou

    kestrou Blooze Noobie

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    Woof!

    I’m out of breath just listening to that!

    Kevin
     
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  4. david moon

    david moon Attempting the Blues

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    Didn't he blow his brains out? "Accidentally" Didn't know there was a round chambered, even when no clip was inserted.
     
  5. Crossroads

    Crossroads Thump the Bottom

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    And this ^

    is why David was never hired to write Hallmark greeting cards.
     
  6. david moon

    david moon Attempting the Blues

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    Long article about Chicago and Kath, including his death toward the end of the article.
     
  7. Crossroads

    Crossroads Thump the Bottom

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    There is also a rockumentary on Netflix
     
  8. JN99

    JN99 Hang Fire

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    Good stuff, dude was awesome for sure. And good documentary plus I finally learned what the hell 25 or 6 to 4 is. Never knew what that meant. Overthinking it apparently!
     
  9. sloslunas

    sloslunas NM Blues

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    The way I play, dead air is my friend...

    Steve
     
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  10. Crossroads

    Crossroads Thump the Bottom

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    Yeah I ain't buyin that explanation Jim, it may be what prompted the title, but when look at the rest of the lyrics they seem to infer a different story.

    But then again, I am the Walrus, Purple Haze, Life in the Fast Lane, I think Don Henley said it best was some lyrics you give to the audience, and some you keep for yourself.
     
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