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#240511 - 08/22/08 09:22 PM BetweenGigs will love this!
DonM Online   elvis
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Eddie, our mutual hero, Delbert McClinton, came to see me tonight. Well, o.k., he didn't come to see me, but he came to eat dinner, and HAD to see me.
He was in the main dining room, through a walkway from me, but thanks to the Bose, the sound carries very well into there. I did a couple of his songs, and he and his band got up from their meal and walked in to listen.
They said it sounded so good they had to come see the band. I think they were quite surprised to see one person.
Later on I talked with him for a few minutes and he was very gracious and down-to-earth. He is in town for the James Burton Guitar Festival this weekend. Maybe I can go Sunday, but have to work tomorrow night.
No DNJ, I didn't get a picture. It just didn't seem right to ask.
Later,
DonM
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#240512 - 08/22/08 09:51 PM Re: BetweenGigs will love this!
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Quote:
Originally posted by DonM:
No DNJ, I didn't get a picture. It just didn't seem right to ask.
Later,
DonM





http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxNnEEK6uG0

[This message has been edited by Dnj (edited 08-23-2008).]

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#240513 - 08/23/08 09:17 AM Re: BetweenGigs will love this!
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Way to go Don!!! Nice press for the Bose too!!

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#240514 - 08/23/08 09:40 AM Re: BetweenGigs will love this!
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Did Delbert take your picture?
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#240515 - 08/23/08 09:42 AM Re: BetweenGigs will love this!
DonM Online   elvis
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No, and we didn't exchange autographs, except he did sign the credit card slip. He treated me as a co-worker, despite his stature in the business, and I wasn't about to regress to the position of a fan, even though I am one!
DonM
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#240516 - 08/23/08 10:40 AM Re: BetweenGigs will love this!
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#240517 - 08/23/08 10:48 AM Re: BetweenGigs will love this!
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DELBERT IN THE HOUSE????

I don't know how I would have handled that.

Don, I hope you will get a chance to see some of his show...now that he has seen some of yours. And...I bet he was impressed. I know I was.

Did he ask about me???? Huh????

Eddie

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#240518 - 08/23/08 11:01 AM Re: BetweenGigs will love this!
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Fran

Thanks for the link...I enjoyed the entire interview.

Eddie

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#240519 - 08/23/08 11:55 AM Re: BetweenGigs will love this!
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Who's Delbert McClinton? Is he as good as Dexter Gordon or Sonny Rollins?
Ha! Ha! How's it going Don? Tell Susan hello and the young men too?
Boo
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#240520 - 08/23/08 09:28 PM Re: BetweenGigs will love this!
DonM Online   elvis
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Hi Boo, glad to see you are still kickin'.
You would love Delbert's music! Tell Penny to come see me, since you won't.
DonM
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