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Old 01-16-2014, 12:48 PM
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I'll be 70 years old this Saturday and still playing.Started playing in my teens with a Danelectro bass.Wasn't much more then a piece of cardboard.Didn't sound bad,but finally literally, fell apart. Then got a Fender! Was in my teens,and in a band that did many shows with popular recording artist.Some fine memories! Back then I didn't realize how special that was.

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Old 01-16-2014, 12:50 PM
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Dave - Congrats! I bet you have some interesting stories to tell!
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Old 01-16-2014, 12:55 PM
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Congrats! I hit the big 50 earlier this month. Got any stories from way back when?
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Old 01-16-2014, 01:03 PM
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Another congrat's! I'm 60 and still think very fondly of when I started gigging in 1970.

What year did you start playing live? I too would love to hear some stories.
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Old 01-16-2014, 01:07 PM
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Good on ya, mate. There's a few gigs in you yet. My dad's a drummer who was gigging into his late 70s and is still musically active (although not gigging as such) at the ripe old age of 84.
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Old 01-16-2014, 02:06 PM
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That is amazing, what a great post to start my day. I hope you have a wonderful birthday.
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