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#278894 - 01/07/10 11:32 PM Re: DonM in hospital
SemiLiveMusic Offline
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Registered: 08/28/04
Posts: 2189
Loc: Louisiana, USA
Well, the good news is that I actually accomplished the job. Me being the one who knows damn near nothing about sound and how to hook up all the thingamajigs. It took me about 45 minutes to disassemble all his stuff and put my stuff in, but I figured it out. Then, I slayed them.

I got $345 in tips, I got a free meal, free drinks from all the new fans I met and two ladies offered themselves to me. One didn't have any teeth. The other one, I took her up on it. Or down. Anyway, Don doesn't need that, as he is happily married to the saintess, Susan. What do you call a female Saint?

GIG RECAP: I was AMAZED at the vocal quality coming from those Bose Compacts. I don't sing THAT good. And my s900 did fine. I guess I used two or three midi's, the rest styles, and twice, the key (midi) surprised me. And this is after I have taken great care (preparing midi's) to make sure I start off in the right key. I don't understand why that happens but it just won't do. I don't know if I got a setting screwed up or what but it's not the first time. I'm expecting it to be Bb or whatever and it starts out in E.

But who cares. $345 in tips, free food, free booze, free women. My kind of gig. I won't tell Susan, she will worry that this happens to you all the time. I mean, the free womens.

Take your time, Don, you need to take it easy for a few weeks, I can handle it.

P.S. Don called me just before midnight and wanted an update! Haha, I said Man, you got moosishun's hours or what? This is the guy going under the knife in five hours. I think he was worried I would botch his gravy train, haha. I slayed them! $345 in tips! Free food, free booze, free womens. Did I tell y'all that?

EDIT: Wouldn't you know he upstaged me. I made my insightful post and then see that he just posted right before me. The nerve of that guy!

[This message has been edited by SemiLiveMusic (edited 01-07-2010).]
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#278895 - 01/08/10 01:16 AM Re: DonM in hospital
Nigel Offline

Registered: 06/01/98
Posts: 6475
Loc: Ventura CA USA
Get well soon Don !!!!!

#278896 - 01/08/10 03:39 AM Re: DonM in hospital
skude Offline

Registered: 07/15/09
Posts: 374
Best wishes to you Don.

#278897 - 01/08/10 05:00 AM Re: DonM in hospital
jdx Offline

Registered: 09/29/04
Posts: 223
Loc: Liverpool U.K.
Best wishes Don...
You take care... JDX.

#278898 - 01/08/10 06:05 AM Re: DonM in hospital
Dreamer Offline
Senior Member

Registered: 02/23/01
Posts: 3849
Loc: Rome - Italy

here's hoping that it's nothing serious and you will get well soon. We all need you.

Korg Kronos 61 and PA3X-Pro76, Roland G-70, BK7-m and Integra 7, Casio PX-5S, Fender Stratocaster with Fralin pickups, Fender Stratocaster with Kinman pickups, vintage Gibson SG standard.

#278899 - 01/08/10 06:12 AM Re: DonM in hospital
moldmaker Offline

Registered: 04/09/03
Posts: 110
Loc: Illinois
Don, you are in my prayers. Best of luck to you.

#278900 - 01/08/10 06:35 AM Re: DonM in hospital
mikeathome1 Offline

Registered: 08/23/04
Posts: 1208
Loc: Syracuse NY
Best wishes Don!

#278901 - 01/08/10 08:24 AM Re: DonM in hospital
Beakybird Offline
Senior Member

Registered: 01/27/01
Posts: 2220
Get well soon! Hope you recover quickly.


#278902 - 01/08/10 08:32 AM Re: DonM in hospital
JR in TX Offline

Registered: 12/02/06
Posts: 61
Loc: Avinger, TX
Hey Don,
Hope your are fit for golf by the time this cold weather passes. Take it easy, Bill seems to be enjoying filling in for you.

Jay R

#278903 - 01/08/10 08:40 AM Re: DonM in hospital
trident Offline
Senior Member

Registered: 08/22/04
Posts: 1457
Loc: Athens, Greece
Don, speedy recovery.

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