> Dave wrote:
> And while I'm on the subject, what about stupid requests from the
> audience? At a recent gig in Boulder, a girl came up after our last
> tune and asked us to play American Pie. Ok, for the last couple of
> hours we'd been playing angular funk, hip hop, afrobeat, electronic
> stuff, with no vocals, nothing to suggest that we would or even could
> play American Pie. She might as well have asked us to recite the
> Gettysberg address.
I've got a great one for that.
Us: "We don't play 'Freebird' but here's a song just like it."
[Continue playing our regular set.]
BTW don't always take folks seriously when they request 'Freebird'. Sometimes
someone's making a joke. Like me. >:->