Monday, August 18, 2014

Mondays

Phillip-Lim

The past two weekends have been jam-packed and as a result, I wrote this and last week's Monday installments of the blog on Monday morning while the first cup of coffee sinks in.

I saw Chicago and REO Speedwagon in concert Friday night. I am a big fan of the former, but never saw them in person until now and they were great. REO was very good, too. The two groups jammed as one for six songs during the encore.

Forty-five years ago Saturday, I saw Canned Heat, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Country Joe and the Fish, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, John Sebastian, Mountain, Santana, Sly and the Family Stone, and The Who at Yasgur's Farm in Bethel, NY.

45 years!  I have been letting that number sink in all weekend! Yikes!

I was with family Friday night, so I attended the Chicago concert in boy mode. But I will be on my own on Thursday and will attend the stamp show en femme. I am looking forward to that.

 

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Source: MyHabit

Wearing Leota.

 

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Actors Ram Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Riteish Deshmukh
femulating in Humshakals, a 2014 film from India.

12 comments:

  1. Chicago always puts on a great show and a friend saw the Chicago/REO show Saturday at the PNC and reported it was great.
    Back in '69 I was all set to get into my buddy's car to head to Woodstock when my father got home and said he needed me to work that weekend so my Woodstock plans were scotched.
    Back in the late 60s I had one job at a concert venue and another at a nearby hotel where many of the acts stayed. I encountered Chicago backstage when they played their show and went back with them to their hotel where the party continued. They had the music for what would become Chicago III on a record and they sat around their room with acoustic guitars playing and singing to the record for part of the evening. It was a night I will not forget.
    Pat

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    1. That is a very cool story, Pat!

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  2. An interesting post but your credibility is stretched. You must know how the old saying goes: if you can remember being at Woodstock, you weren't there. :-)

    I was just a slice too young to go venturing out to rock concerts. I lived in rural New Hampshire at the time. The one or two "old" 17 and 18 year olds who made it to the concert took on the status of gods to us 15 year-olds.

    Now my ears are so rigid that I have to take ear plugs with me to concerts to avoid ear pain!!

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    1. That old saying does not apply to me because I did not drink alcohol at the time and I have never done drugs, so my Woodstock experience is as clear as a bell!

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  3. Stana -

    C'mon - you know the old saying: "If you remember being at Woodstock, you weren't there."

    I wish I could have been there, but glad in many ways that I wasn't.....

    M

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    1. That old saying does not apply to me because I did not drink alcohol at the time and I have never done drugs, so my Woodstock experience is as clear as a bell!

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  4. I've seen most of the bands you mentioned! I know I didn't go to Woodstock but if I did it would've been wonderful! I have no clue otherwise.

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    1. It was definitely memorable, Billie.

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  5. No rain, no rain, no rain! Your a couple of years older, so all I got was the album, would your hve been seen on it's cover? I am the mad dog, I am the English man, I am joe cocker

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    1. We got out of Woodstock before the rain, so we lucked out in that regard. I have never seen myself in any media from the event, but I do have a reel of Super 8 film that I shot that day.

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  6. We all need something to look forward to

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