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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
hear yers.
Wanna trade CDs?
Yours in Fruitcake (with No Funky Fake Fruit and Lotsa Rum),
~Tim Mungenast

> [Original Message]
> From: loop.pool <looppool@cruzio.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. 
> Like
> 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!
> Rick