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RE: thanks, Bro!!!

Wow, what a performance history! I didn't have a clue (not so uncommon for
me :-) )

Best wishes,
Warren Sirota

> -----Original Message-----
> From: loop.pool [mailto:looppool@cruzio.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 4:48 AM
> To: LOOPERS DELIGHT (posting)
> 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 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!
> Rick