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Thursday, August 07, 2008

In an ongoing effort to embarrass myself...

One of my old bands (Hippie Go Lucky) got conned into doing a gig this weekend. A private party. Small gathering.

We've rehearsed three times in the last few months, which isn't much considering we haven't played in two or three years, and I haven't touched my bass more than a handful of times since then. I've pretty much hung it up. My hands cramp up after just a few songs and it's painful to play. And I can't remember how half the songs go.

But, okay, I'll do the gig this weekend. We'll see how it goes...

Here's a clip of the last time we played, years and years ago. You can see why we're not famous.

8 Comments:

Blogger ~:*:*:Pixie:*:*:~ said...

Awesome! *linked*

<3

2:46 PM  
Blogger Carrie said...

I don't like these private gigs. That means I can't go.

4:06 PM  
Blogger SkylersDad said...

Maybe you could just bust up a hotel room instead!

5:55 PM  
Blogger ~:*:*:Pixie:*:*:~ said...

*snort!*

LOL @ skylersdad.

6:49 PM  
Blogger soul pumpkin said...

one is never to old to rock...just do some stretches and warm up your hands in hot water before the show and you'll be just fine...

1:44 PM  
Blogger Dale said...

I liked your bass leg keeping time, it sounded good! I was worried about the guy in the ballcap in the foreground though. His hands were all over himself.

8:10 AM  
Blogger katrocket said...

I'm laughing at Dale's comment. He's so right.

hey, that was cool to see ya play Chris!

7:30 AM  
Blogger pistols at dawn said...

I just started playing again, and have the exact same problems. Also, the problem that I always sucked at bass.

Carry on, my wayward son.

10:14 PM  

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