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People messing around my "personal area" during solo

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by PlayTheBass, Apr 11, 2005.

  1. PlayTheBass

    PlayTheBass aka Mac Daddy Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2004
    Carmichael, CA
    So I'm playing with this 70's funk band Saturday night, and during my solo, the lead singer dangles a pair of fuzzy dice between my legs, and all these ladies in a bachelorette party take turns coming up and playing with them and making a big show out of it! Nothing like trying to concentrate on doing a good solo with all this action goin' on, uh, down THERE... :p


    This ever happen to you?
  2. lmao!
  3. gilbert46


    Sep 21, 2004
    Sacramento, CA
    I could think of worse things. Im from Sac too, where are you playing at?
  4. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    whats wrong with that? :D :p
  5. Joey3313


    Nov 28, 2003
    Hahaha, you said sac...and he's talking about his....ahaha!

    Sorry, feeling juvenile now.
  6. Great photo! Didya see any action after the show?
  7. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Soooaaaahhh, what was the problem again?
  8. fraublugher


    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    he's feltophobic :D
  9. PlayTheBass

    PlayTheBass aka Mac Daddy Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2004
    Carmichael, CA
    Indeed -- this wasn't too bad at all. :) This gig was downtown at Harlow's.

    heh heh heh ...Yeah baby, Sac rocks!! (Get it -- sac rocks? Yeah, OK then, alright...)

    Dude! Sometimes when we play it practically feels like an orgy on stage. I am married, and my wife wasn't there (I can't pick up any groupies without her approval, of course! :) and she does the groupie thing damn well herself, anyway -- one of the reasons I married her!)

    Anway, these two girls would NOT leave us alone backstage:


    I thought the drummer invited them back because they were hanging around me and him, but afterward he said he'd never seen them, so I guess they just invited themselves. They were pretty toasted.

    That site has some good samples of the crowd that night. For example...


    And this shot isn't nearly as nice as that one, but for bass content I like it (this is before my fuzzies came out -- I think they were just on their way):


    Weird thing is I don't remember anyone taking pictures that night.
  10. PlayTheBass

    PlayTheBass aka Mac Daddy Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2004
    Carmichael, CA
    You know, I can't remember, now that you mention it... I was thinking something about playing bass, and then... damn, no problem whatsoever!! :) And I got paid... Life is good.
  11. In a perfect world, all shows would be like that.
  12. Must be hard as hell.

    I'm talking about keeping up with the playing, of course.
  13. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    If you didn't live in CA, I would've thought the lady in the picture rubbin' your fuzz was the vice principal of my old elementary school! :eek:
  14. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    That's a perk.
  15. PlayTheBass

    PlayTheBass aka Mac Daddy Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2004
    Carmichael, CA
    lol Too funny! Sure brings an interesting picture to mind -- ay caramba!
  16. QORC


    Aug 22, 2003
    Elberon, New Jersey
    why is it usually the butt ugly women that will be the most forward?

    I know...the answer is in the question. BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO!

    Hey, dude, you're not really complaining. you're BRAGGING. You could've easily stepped back if you don't want to be "fondled"
  17. PlayTheBass

    PlayTheBass aka Mac Daddy Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2004
    Carmichael, CA
    lol :) Well, I don't know about bragging since it was such a goofy thing, but you're right about the complaining being tongue in cheek... Though I do like to be able to concentrate on being as musical as possible in my only showcase for the night, you gotta give the people what they want, right? Stepping back would just be sending the wrong message about bass player accessibility -- you know, man of the people and all that. ;)

    And as for girls' looks vs. aggressiveness, that's not my experience actually. I think the correlation between alcohol consumption and aggressiveness is much greater.
  18. QORC


    Aug 22, 2003
    Elberon, New Jersey
    I like the dice idea...I may try it myself! lol
  19. Hand the dice from the lower horn on your bass and 'wear' them all night. Or hang them from your belt buckle.
  20. :eyebrow:

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