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RIP Long John Baldry

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Bob Lee (QSC), Jul 28, 2005.


  1. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    British blues-rocker Long John Baldry died July 21 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

    I always loved his tune "Don't Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll," especially because of its prelude, a story called "Conditional Discharge."
     
  2. Passinwind

    Passinwind I Know Nothing Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 3, 2003
    Columbia River Gorge, WA.
    Owner/Designer &Toaster Tech Passinwind Electronics
    He did some cool variations on that story when I saw him play live. The recorded version is a classic though, for sure.
     
  3. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    I used to do a late-night show on a college radio station many years ago, and sometimes I would play it. Even at times when I'd think no one could possibly be listening at, like, 2:30 A.M., "Conditional Discharge" would often bring in a phone call or two from people wanting to know who and what it was.