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#1 chemistry1973

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Posted 09 December 2017 - 12:06 AM

It’s a podcast that focuses on the rock days of yore. I’m their guest this week on their Time Capsule segment. I talk about how I grew up, getting into Van Hagar and Rush. I also discuss my very brief flirtation with fame. It came out pretty cool, though I need to work on adjectives other than the word “incredible”.

http://itunes.apple....i=1000396719437
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#2 Pariah Dawg

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Posted 09 December 2017 - 03:10 PM

What’s the full url?
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#3 chemistry1973

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Posted 09 December 2017 - 04:56 PM

Should’ve posted the url instead!

https://growinuprock...egory/podcasts/

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Posted 10 December 2017 - 11:38 PM

Bump for chem and so I remember to give this a listen when I’m in the gym.
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#5 MrSkeptic

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 12:11 AM

Interesting. My first concert was also Van Halen but in 1980 with DLR. 


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#6 chemistry1973

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 01:39 AM

Interesting. My first concert was also Van Halen but in 1980 with DLR.


Wow. That must’ve been mind blowing. The “World Invasion” tour right?
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Posted 11 December 2017 - 04:49 AM

Wow. That must’ve been mind blowing. The “World Invasion” tour right?

Indeed. Near the end of the show, some guy came on stage with what appeared to be a big movie camera that had a very bright light and Diamond Dave announced the we were helping them record a live album and video and the crowd went wild. Remind me again when VH released their first live album. 

 

That Dave, always the showman. 

 

The opening band was Talas who had a bass player named Billy Sheehan. Perhaps you've heard of him?


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Posted 11 December 2017 - 05:24 AM

Just listened to the whole thing. You did a great job. Held my attention with the interesting stories. Very cool.


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#9 chemistry1973

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 10:45 AM

Thanks GW!

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:33 AM

I'll get to this pretty soon.


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Hey there goes Alex. He's loaded with money. Wow he's really set himself up great.


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Posted 11 December 2017 - 09:00 PM

Good listen, fun stories, thanks for sharing.


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#12 baldiepete

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 10:44 PM

I’ve downloaded it and will listen soon.
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#13 Three Eyes

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Posted 16 December 2017 - 06:50 AM

That was a lot of fun. I thought I was listening to Huell Howser for a second there. The interviewer sounds just like him. I liked the messy house story. I, too, never made the cover of Tidy Rocker Magazine. :) But it's a good thing Flickerstick won otherwise we wouldn't have all their awesome platinum records to listen to or huge tours to attend. 


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Posted 19 December 2017 - 08:14 AM

Just listened to it, enjoyed it a lot. Nice to hear a shout for Frost* :)
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Posted 26 December 2017 - 07:39 AM

Incredible eh?... Then there is BITCHIN, KNARLEY, and the classic BAAAD.


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