The immortal words of Bosco

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The immortal words of Bosco

Postby bluesfyre » Sun Oct 02, 2005 3:08 pm

A little story I just had to pass on,

We did a gig last night, which was actually a hurricane Katrina benefit dance. It was a full day of entertainment and bands with us as the headliner at 9pm. I'm still trying to get my head around that one :-)
I walked out on stage, and as I always do, I asked if anyone there liked the blues. As usual, everyone yells 'YES'. I then said, and I kid you not, "Bosco once said, if you don't like the blues, you have a hole in your soul" Everyone yelled again, and we went into our cover of Everyday I have the blues.

It turned out to be a great night, but as you can see, there are some members here that have made an impression on me. This is a great place to hang out!

Mick

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RE: The immortal words of Bosco

Postby ricochet » Sun Oct 02, 2005 6:04 pm

Bosco say: "He who not like blues have holey soul."

It'd look good in a fortune cookie.

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RE: The immortal words of Bosco

Postby dcblues » Sun Oct 02, 2005 6:16 pm

I think Jimmy Rogers said it first. :)
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RE: The immortal words of Bosco

Postby bosco » Mon Oct 03, 2005 12:30 pm

Thanks for the credit Mick, but in 2005 it's tough to lay claim to anything that hasn't been said before.

While we're on the subject, I often used BOZ's BigRoad byline on stage- the Townes Van Zandt quote;

"There's two kinds of music, the blues and Zippity-Do-dah."

The real bluesheads always get a howl out of that one... less informed folks just scratch their heads with a puzzled look. :D

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RE: The immortal words of Bosco

Postby ricochet » Mon Oct 03, 2005 3:32 pm

Bosco has spoken.

"A cheerful heart is good medicine."
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RE: The immortal words of Bosco

Postby deltablues57 » Sat Oct 22, 2005 12:06 am

Not to burst anyone's bubble but the hole in the soul line has been used for years by everyone. Luther Allison immediately comes to mind. Maybe he got it from Bosco.
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RE: The immortal words of Bosco

Postby ricochet » Sat Oct 22, 2005 12:16 am

Bosco never claimed to have originated it. We're just having a little fun.

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RE: The immortal words of Bosco

Postby jeffl » Sat Oct 22, 2005 11:02 am

>Not to burst anyone's bubble but the hole in the soul line
>has been used for years by everyone. Luther Allison
>immediately comes to mind. Maybe he got it from Bosco.
Hey,db57- if Luther picked it up somewhere,we'd never find out where--that guy was everywhere . At least his last sidemen are still around,but they had to have got dizzy from the travel as well,if his bios are accurate.
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RE: The immortal words of Bosco

Postby nizer » Sat Oct 22, 2005 2:40 pm

The last time I saw Luther Allison he was walking out of the front door of the club, still playing his guitar which was plugged into his amp with what must have been a 150 foot cable...
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