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The Allstar Game 1999

The Allstar Game 1999

Bellevue Cadillac headlined the 1999 Allstar Game festivities

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The Merits and Me

The Merits and Me

This was my first band, Donny fregeau asked me to join after an audition at my parents house in Franklin mass. 1966/67.

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Gary U.S. bonds, Memphis and me

Gary U.S. bonds, Memphis and me

Bruce Springsteen and I are both big Gary U.S. Bonds fans. So you can imagine when I ran into Gary at the Memphis in may festival I was thrilled. I told him that when I first heard “quarter to three” on my transistor radio, I ran out of my house and all the way downtown […]

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Steven Tyler,the uke and me

Steven Tyler,the uke and me

My friend joe fitz asked me to go to his friends birthday party, he said bring a guitar an a uke, you might enjoy playing with some of the guests. So, ok sounds like fun. Well, in walks Steven and he looks at the uke and says, hey let me play that, and I said, […]

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Newport R&B festival,chuck berry and me

Newport R&B festival,chuck berry and me

Look how happy! This was my first encounter with chuck berry. I have always been a fan, I mean what human being doesn’t know Johnny B Goode? Chuck wrote short stories for teenagers, it was about us, much like Bill Cosby. The characters weren’t black or white, Asian or Hispanic, they were for ALL of […]

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Moulty! And me

Moulty! And me

The barbarians, are you a boy or are you a girl, with your long blond hair you look like a girl! These words from a song about a nation in change. It was a huge hit for the barbarians and a minor hit for a New Jersey band called the hassles, who’s keyboard guy was […]

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Boston marathon finish line 2005

Boston marathon finish line 2005

That sonovabitch on the cover of rollingstone? REALLY?????? F$@&K YOU!!!!!!!!! Share

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Newport folk festival, Pete Seeger and Me

Newport folk festival, Pete Seeger and Me

I’m libertarian, Pete is a communist. I’m a singer songwriter, he is a living legend! From the weavers to the present, Pete has fully supported the cause, stayed true to his core beliefs, never waivered even when blacklisted, like Mandela, tho never imprisoned, he demonstrated the courage to transform the world for human rights, the […]

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The solo album

The solo album

Yes……I still call it an album! Rob fraboni is busy mastering this week. Rob has produced two bellevue cadillac records in the past, black & white and Prozac nation. If you wiki rob it’ll blow your mind from Dylan and the band to marley and Eric Clapton,joe cocker to the beach boys, al green to […]

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Jerry Portnoy, J Geils and Me

Jerry Portnoy, J Geils and Me

I love this pic, Jerry is the definitive blues harp god. Muddy waters and Eric Clapton knew, magic dick knows, and for sure I know. Gerry beaudoin, jazz guitarist and band leader asked me to join the jay geils jazz and blues review and also the guitar summit shows and I was happy to oblige. […]

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