A couple of music career low-lights

Added on Monday 1 Feb 2010

A couple of career low-lights that popped into my head yesterday:

  • Playing with the Hemingways at the Glasgow Garden Festival: no audience apart from a small train that would pass by every 10 minutes
  • Playing big gig in King Tuts Wah Wah Hut - probably in the mid 90s: drums pounding as part of our dramatic big intro; me bouncing around with coiled energy and intent, ready to launch into opening power chord; swing arm for dramatic start; nothing; guitar isn't plugged in.

All the best,
Jim

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