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Intermediate Member
Username: crobbins

Post Number: 184
Registered: 6-2004
Posted on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 4:35 pm:   Edit Post

Senior Member
Username: 57basstra

Post Number: 780
Registered: 4-2005
Posted on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 8:39 pm:   Edit Post

Advanced Member
Username: fmm

Post Number: 238
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Saturday, November 22, 2008 - 6:05 am:   Edit Post

I remember playing a fake book gig where someone called up Lady Bird. Half the combo pulled up Lazy Bird instead.

Now, my ear's not that good (I'm often accused of being tone deaf, although I seem to be able to play fretless without much trouble). I was unfamiliar with either song. I thought it sounded a little outside.

I think we played through 2 choruses before someone halted the tune.
Intermediate Member
Username: hifiguy

Post Number: 148
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Saturday, November 22, 2008 - 12:26 pm:   Edit Post

OMG, that first cartoon is hysterical. Seriously LOL!
Senior Member
Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 3399
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Saturday, November 22, 2008 - 12:45 pm:   Edit Post

This reminds me of a funny story from my youth. I was about 17 and a member of LRY, a youth group out of the Unitarian Church. (I wasn't a Unitarian, but my friend was, and his youth group was much cooler than the one I belonged to - USY - United Synagogue Youth, especially when you realize that LRY was mentioned in "The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test"). I was at a weekend conference in Massachusetts (either Amherst or Pittsfield, as I recall). About 100 or so teenagers crashing at a church for the weekend with minimal, if any, adult supervision. BIG FUN! Anyway, on Sunday morning the regular congregation arrived for services which the LRYers also attended. At one point the minister asked everyone to turn to a particular page in the hymn book and sing the hymn found there. I turned to the page and found "Morning Has Broken". Up until that moment I thought this was a Cat Stevens song. Apparently so did most of the teen LRYers. When we all began to sing, it was readily apparent that there were two distinctly different versions being sung simultaneously. As the congregation sang it straight, like a hymm (duh!), we teenagers all sang out loud, doing our collective best Cat Stevens:

"Morning has bro ... ken, like the first mor ... ning etc." It was a memorable experience.

Bill, tgo
Senior Member
Username: flaxattack

Post Number: 2127
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Monday, November 24, 2008 - 10:22 pm:   Edit Post

thats the cool thing about acid
30 yrs after you eat it a distant meaningless memory pops up in your head....
like driving on the belt pkwy in brooklyn at 2am speeding like its the indy 500 then looking down and seeing youre only doing 25mph

Senior Member
Username: byoung

Post Number: 1118
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 12:37 pm:   Edit Post

The difference between a drunk driver and a pothead driver:

The drunk runs the stop sign.

The pothead stops at the sign, and waits for it to turn green.
Intermediate Member
Username: robinc

Post Number: 107
Registered: 5-2008
Posted on Wednesday, November 26, 2008 - 10:44 am:   Edit Post

lol how true!
Username: stereoeditor

Post Number: 1
Registered: 12-2008
Posted on Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 8:25 am:   Edit Post

Hifiguy, good to see you still playing your Alembic. Please email me - - I need to talk to you about stuff. -- John

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