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The old guy

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Davesound, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. Davesound


    Apr 30, 2013
    Hi Guy's

    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.


    Dave A

  2. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    Dave - Congrats! I bet you have some interesting stories to tell!
  3. wmheilma


    Jan 5, 2010
    Congrats! I hit the big 50 earlier this month. Got any stories from way back when?
  4. Mike M.

    Mike M.

    Feb 14, 2010
    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.
  5. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    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.
  6. That is amazing, what a great post to start my day. I hope you have a wonderful birthday.