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the ones that got away

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by thomcat79, Apr 14, 2014.

  1. thomcat79


    Apr 9, 2014
    Hey guys

    just wondering about any bands from the past you wish you would
    have caught live but didnt , whether it was because it was before
    your time or just plain and simply didnt get around to it.

    Im thinking mines would be queen , and im talking early queen , mid 70s
    first couple of albums , that would have been golden.

    Whats yours fellow tbassers:bassist:
  2. nysbob


    Sep 14, 2003
    Cincinnati OH
    The real Who with the Ox and Moonie. I was always working when they came around. :(
  3. I never saw Nirvana

    bums me out cuz I've pretty much seen everybody else.
  4. interp

    interp Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2005
    Garmisch, Germany
    Had tickets to see Jimi Hendrix. The night before the show got caught in my girlfriend's basement at 4 am. Mom and Dad did not appreciate that.

    No Jimi Hendrix.
  5. jasmangan


    Jul 13, 2008
    Back in the day I had tickets to Metallica four different times and still never saw them, would have loved to have seen Cliff.
  6. AngryPig1


    Oct 1, 2012
    London UK
    Hendrix :(

    I would have liked to have seen RHCP on the Californication tour or BSSM before John lost it....

    Bob Marley


    obviously there are loads more but they are the killers
  7. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

    Aug 22, 2011
    Would love to have seen/heard Igor Stravinsky conducting his own material ...or Leonard Bernstein conducting Stravinsky's material.

    Wish I'd been old enough to see Miles Davis in the 60s, or savvy enough to see him in the early 70s.

    Mick Karn with either Japan, Dali's Car, or JBK ...I did get to see him in Mark Isham's band back in 1987 or 88, he was pretty spectacular then, but the music's bass requirements were more laid back than what I like to hear from Mick.

    Eh, that's about it. I've managed to see most of my "heroes" at some point in their career...maybe not at their apex, but still I am left with few regrets.
  8. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    Jimi Hendrix
    Pink Floyd
    Led Zeppelin
  9. vlado


    Mar 14, 2006
    Buje, Croatia
    So many, I can't count it all...
    The Beatles,
    The Velvet Underground,
    Nick Drake,
    Pink Floyd with Syd,
    Jimi with any band he played with,
    Weather Report with Jaco,
    Coltrane with A Love Supreme band,
    Serge Gainsbourg early on,
    Nina Simone,
    Tim Buckley,
    Jeff Buckley,
    Frank Zappa,
    Humble Pie...

    There's also plenty of those whom I'd love to see and there's still some chance, but I never got to it 'cause they don't come around here often. First of all:
    Tom Waits
    but then also a lot of others like
    Suzanne Vega,
    Joni Mitchell,
    Neil Young,
    Nick Cave...
  10. A Phil Lynott led Thin Lizzy is the only band I regret missing. I was a bit too young and they didn't hit the states too often towards the end of their run.
  11. Milk


    Sep 16, 2013
    Montreal, Canada
    Pretty much every single band I love falls into that category. It's pretty much always been too late for me. I mean some of these bands are still around but they've just been going through the motions for years.
  12. shawshank72


    Mar 22, 2009
  13. Lee Moses

    Lee Moses

    Apr 2, 2013
    Late 70's Weather Report
    1972 Yes tour with the Eagles opening
    Classic Miles quintet
    and . . . :bag: Elvis.