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RE: thanks, Bro!!!
Wow, what a performance history! I didn't have a clue (not so uncommon for
me :-) )
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> From: loop.pool [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 4:48 AM
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> 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 Fire,
> Cream, the Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother with Janis,
> It's a Beautiful Day, Simon and Garfunkel, Crosby Stills,
> Nash and Young and
> even further back: Peter Paul and Mary
> (oh my god.................did I admit that? <giggle>) and a
> zillion other
> gigs too numerous for me to remember.
> I also feel pretty damned good that I have shared so many
> wonderful gigs
> with you over the years, Bill, whether
> seeing them or playing them............... playing with
> Babatunde Olatunji,
> 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 and
> the News, the Neville Brothers, Bonie Raitt, Jackson Browne,
> Loggins and
> 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 amazingly
> 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!