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RE: thanks, Bro!!!
Having grown up in a close family, I can dig the public fraternal lovefest.
Good for you!
Holy cow, you guys have played with/seen a veritable who's who.
Hey Bill, I've enjoyed your brother's stuff enormously, but I have yet to
Wanna trade CDs?
Yours in Fruitcake (with No Funky Fake Fruit and Lotsa Rum),
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> From: loop.pool <email@example.com>
> To: LOOPERS DELIGHT (posting) <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Date: 12/22/2005 4:48:12 AM
> Subject: thanks, Bro!!!
> Bill Walker wrote:
> "fond indeed. We got to see so much great music back then, I feel lucky.
> the first Mahavishnu Orchestra Tour, and some of the early ECM stuff like
> Eberhard Weber and Ralph Towner and John Abercrombie, those were mind
> altering experiences to say the least."
> Yeah, bro, not to mention Weather Report, Chick Corea and Return to
> Forever, Shakti, Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius and going back further:
> Jeff Beck, Yes, Jethro Tull, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Earth Wind and
> Cream, the Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother with Janis,
> It's a Beautiful Day, Simon and Garfunkel, Crosby Stills, Nash and Young
> even further back: Peter Paul and Mary
> (oh my god.................did I admit that? <giggle>) and a zillion
> gigs too numerous for me to remember.
> I also feel pretty damned good that I have shared so many wonderful
> with you over the years, Bill, whether
> seeing them or playing them............... playing with Babatunde
> Tao Chemical, Rhythmical, Worlds Collide, Third Wave, Two, Walkers
> ....................opening in those bands for King Sunny Ade, Youssou
> Ndour, Thomas Mapfumo, The Thompson Twins, Berlin, Santana, Huey Lewis
> the News, the Neville Brothers, Bonie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Loggins
> Messina..........................fucking Cher and Kenny G (lol, I saved
> those two for last, perversely)............so many friggin' gigs.
> We grew up together and I feel blessed to have played with such an
> talented and truly creative musician.
> I love you and I don't mind saying it in public! Thanks for sharing so
> much of my musical life with me, bro!