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Live In Fort Plain / August 8, 1982

(This show is another of “Beanie’s Bootlegs”, taken from a cassette tape that Walt’s Mom, Albina Yanis, recorded. Eric Yanis digitized them and I remastered them. Walt’s Mom whenever possible in the early years, would tape our performances on her … Continue reading

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Update

As promised, the Mp3’s for the March 6, 1982 show at the Electric Grinch have been uploaded and are available for download. Go to the music page Here, and browse all the shows (10 so far), or go directly to … Continue reading

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The Electric Grinch / March 6, 1982 / Set 4

(Wow! Four months and no new posts. This is a “tying up loose ends” post. The last of 8 sets we played March 5-6, 1982 at the Electric Grinch) Our last set at the Grinch was played before a pretty … Continue reading

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2003 NorthEast Country Music Association Awards Show

The NorthEast Country Music Association’s Awards Shows were a fixture in the Capital District for nearly two decades. The show similar in style to the CMA Awards held in Nashville, was covered extensively by the local media and the nomination … Continue reading

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April 16, 1994 – Benefit Concert for Indian Relief – Part Four

The final three songs of our set. “Dixieland”, “Wait A Minute” and “Lonesome Road”. If you look close, you’ll notice that Walt’s hair and beard were in a “salt and pepper” state. Joe, Tom and I still had hair that … Continue reading

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Shoot For The Stars – Part Two

I posted Walt’s demo of “Shoot for the Stars” last week. This video is the performance of the song at the opening of the 2003 NorthEast Country Music Association Awards Show. Thanks to Mark Hersch for loaning me the VHS … Continue reading

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Shoot For The Stars

I posted this video on Facebook last month. This is the demo of a song Walt wrote for the 2003 NorthEast Country Music Association’s Award Show called “Shoot For The Stars”. Walt plays all the instruments and does all the … Continue reading

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April 16, 1994 – Benefit Concert for Indian Relief – Part Three

This is the third part of the the show. The four songs in this segment are ones we played often in this time period. “White Freight-Liner was a hold over from the ’80’s, but the other three were songs we … Continue reading

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Potpourri

(Keeping with the theme that there is no theme, I thought I’d post a few things that I came across. A few photos and photo slideshow.) Hometown Bluegrass Band Tom booked a job playing for the Town of Princetown in … Continue reading

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April 16, 1994 – Benefit Concert for Indian Relief – Part Two

The show continues with “The Longer You Wait”, “Four Days of Rain”, “Good Morning Country Rain” and “Walking, Running, Flying”. Once again the video isn’t the best, and Tom continues to be out of frame.

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