Jam – 2009-10-07 – Carroll’s


IMG_0268It was a week that we welcomed Kevin back to the jam after missing it for 2 weeks.  That’s a long time off the wagon that only a Deadstein jam can cure.  Kevin came back to his normal-C from what he used to B.  And felt brand new about it.  So I digress.

Well Trister had to cancel at the last moment and Jason was in Colorado and Al D is in Hawaii, so it left no one but me, who was at home, to play lead.  Scott was able to get Alan Wikler, of August West fame, to play the Bob guitar as I attempted to hold on to the reigns of the Jerry guitar.  In many respects it was quite masturbatory for me all night as I felt I was playing with myself and in many respects I was as I heard many things in Alan that I hear in myself, that we hopefully both hear in Bob.  So while Alan played the Bob guitar, he didn’t sing so I also sang the Bob parts while playing the Jerry guitar.  It was a split personality I was trying to come to grips with all night.  It was a cool experience.  Probably the only time that I have ever played Jerry guitar where I had a person playing Bob.  I think it worked well though my Jerry playing is woefully short and results in a hollow sound in the music.  Nevertheless, it is fun.

I think we got lots of songs in on the night.  We didn’t take too many breaks.  We did have one guest, Scott Bayer to played a great 1-minute bongo boogie with Rich.  I’m glad I captured it on video.  A real collector’s item.  We played all the way to the end with a Brokedown to cap it all off. I tried the Let it Bleed and I thought that showed some fun potential.  It would be fun to do this grouping again.  It was a nice peaceful calm session of Deadstein.

Look at the songlist below.  Rich recorded 18 songs and I show 4 additional songs.  So that is 22 and probably one or 2 others.  That a plateful and quite satisfying.

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8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Brotpen
    Oct 09, 2009 @ 11:18:31

    I think there was a Hard To Handle after Scott’s Boogie and before Maggie’s Farm. Somehow I managed to not push the record button properly and thus the big jam sequence of the night exists only in our imperfect Memory.

  2. Larry G
    Oct 09, 2009 @ 17:28:32

    That’s right, we had the Hard to Handle. That is quite a memory on Rich and quite a plethora of songs.

  3. Alan W.
    Oct 09, 2009 @ 18:51:23

    We quoted “Dark Star” instrumentally towards the end of Wharf Rat but it is questionable if it was complete enough to list.

  4. Scott
    Oct 09, 2009 @ 21:39:18

    If I remember the moment, it’s worth the DS tease mention.

  5. Larry G
    Oct 10, 2009 @ 10:29:39

    Did we also play an Aiko, I’m kind of recalling one at this moment?

  6. Brotpen
    Oct 10, 2009 @ 11:26:16

    Aiko Aiko fits after Going Down The Road to conclude the Big Jam that didn’t get recorded.

  7. Alan W.
    Oct 10, 2009 @ 15:48:52

    So is that 24 songs and DS tease?

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