"I should mention that at the first M & G when I told them it was my birthday, he then told me it was his daughter's birthday."
"Stephanie, the M&G are lots of fun. The first one I attended was nerve wracking because it was a surprise so I didn't know I'd be meeting the band until about 5 minutes before. It was the first thing I told them. They couldn't have been nicer or mor…"
"Of course Andy the originals can never be truly replaced (that would require, at least in the case of Terry, a devine intervention) and to think so is folly but I don't think that was what RL meant. And yes it was a little self deprecating. But they…"
"Thanks Stephanie, that sheds some light on James' question about why so few cuts featuring Walt and other tunes with session musicians. I was going to suggest going directly to the source, (I'm sure RL would share the reasons) but it sounds like you…"
"By the way James, in response to your query about Walter being o.k. when I saw Chicago in April of 2015 play at the New Orleans Jazz Festival I was very happy to see Walter instead of Ray Hermann on sax (nothing against Ray who is amazing). Walter l…"
"All of this discussion about the coming and going of originals and replacements over the decades brings me back to a very telling quote from RL in the documentary where he declares with a fair degree of conviction 'we are all replaceable'. Obviously…"
"Hi Stephanie, read your review and you make many excellent observations, things I hadn't really given much thought to. There was just one oversight which was Danny's candid sometimes painful response to the claim from the band that his playing had s…"
"Yes I believe Foster is really what he appears to be, he loves himself, I've read his autobiography ( someone gifted it to me thinking I'd like it) he has an enormous ego. I was curious about the reference to when RL joined the group, he had a book…"
"I'm writing not to contribute to your question/request for 1 off submissions but rather to make a suggestion to add a favorite song to your live set list, Fancy Colors has always been a favorite and I would die happy if you performed it live the nex…"