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Musicans Union

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by Joe Taylor, Nov 22, 2002.

  1. Joe Taylor

    Joe Taylor

    Dec 20, 2001
    Tracy CA
    I've been thinking of joining the union mainly to just to make some contacts.

    What do you all think of the Musicans Union?

  2. Can´t speek for the US Union.

    But the Swedish and English Union have caused me
    nothing but trubble and headache.

    Won´t go thure the details regarding the Swedish..
    The English I will never forget.

    Many years ago I was hired to do a live show
    in London UK as a stand in. The English Union demanded a UK player for the job as I was not
    one of the bandmembers. The band of course did not accept this and we had to fake a recording
    in a studio (for playback use).
    We never recorded anything, used tapes from the records. So although I got payed generously,
    had a great time in London, I never got to play
    this gig I looked forward to.

    The bands name was ABBA.
    Maybe you have heard about them ;-)

    No Union, but stand united with musicians :)

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