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Re: Instruments

I get the impression we've to play some Glam Rock type stuff, with perhaps a
bit of cheesy Disco, but I dare say some punk will slip in as that's not far
from our normal style anyway.
Bands like Chic, Sweet and the Bay City Rollers unfortunately spring to

I'm actually looking forward to it immensely, I just need to sort out my
stage outfit!


-----Original Message-----
From: The Grossmanns <grossfam@olywa.net>
To: Ralph Plowman <were.ralph@virgin.net>; groop@groo.com <groop@groo.com>
Date: 08 May 1999 06:11
Subject: Re: Instruments

>Which 70's?   The early 70's that had Lead Zepplin, the Stones when they
>were still fresh, and rock n' roll bands like Bachman-Turner Overdrive?  Or
>the late 70's of Disco?  (Which,as everyone knows, SUCKED!!!!)  Or the late
>70's of anti-Disco (aka Punk Rock)?  (Which produced cutting edge bands
>like Blondie).  Hmmm.  Let's see.  Barry Manilow was also really big on the
>pop charts in the mid to late 70's.  The 70's also had a bunch Motown-esque
>groups with big hair, polyester suits, a little choreography, and lead
>singers who sang in faltsetto.  To those of us who lived through it, the
>70's had a lot more music than the sound track to Saturday Night Fever.
>So here's my advice, Ralph:   Play that funky music, white boy!
>-Gary G.
>> From: Ralph Plowman <were.ralph@virgin.net>
>> To: groop@groo.com
>> Subject: Re: Instruments
>> Date: Thursday, May 06, 1999 11:47 AM
>> .........****>>de-lurk<<****.......
>> HI all,
>> I play bass, and I have a bass shaped like an octopus that a friend made
>> me!
>> We've got a bizarre gig for millenium night at a 70s party We have to
>play a
>> bunch of 70s songs!
>> Suggestions always welcome.
>> Ralph
>> ..........****>>re-lurk<<****..........