OFF: Gov't Mule (was Re: New to the list)
antisol at SOFTHOME.NET
Fri Jun 25 18:25:18 EDT 1999
Brian Halligan wrote:
> At 02:11 PM 6/24/99 -0400, you wrote:
> >> From: Brian Halligan <bthalligan at EARTHLINK.NET>
> >> I've been putting in long hours at work lately, so no chance to catch the
> >> Mule. I'm still hoping to catch their outdoor show here in Rochester next
> >> month.
> >> Brian
> >What's the story on that gig? I hear it's a free show?
> All I know is the date and place. It's very possible it's a free show.
> I'll have to look into that. I'm surprised they didn't try to get in on
> the Syracuse Blues Fest. They could have had Savoy Brown open for them!
> Or vice-versa.
> BTW, Savoy Brown has a new album out. Don't know the lineup beyond Simmons
How is Gov't Mule? The only time I actually heard them was when they played
live on WBCN in Boston about 4 years ago. I remember thinking they sounded
strangely a little like Black Sabbath, though less 'cheesey heavy metal'-ish, and
I guess more blues-based. I liked them, went looking for an album, and could find
none. I then heard nothing about them until they were brought up a month or so
ago on this list. They must have had some popularity though to have been on 'BCN,
an alternative-rock station held tightly within the tendrils of a inconceivably
mammoth corporate monster.
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