[Dixielandjazz] Scratches

Ivor Jones banjones@oninet.pt
Wed, 4 Sep 2002 19:53:52 +0100

Well John, you could black-up

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Farrell" <stridepiano@tesco.net>
To: "DJML" <dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 6:19 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Scratches

> I could be in a spot of trouble here. I live almost smack in the middle of
> England and have just accepted a high-paying gig for this weekend in a
> holiday camp way over on the east coast (hi de hi, campers - smile, eat
> ghastly food with relish, join in the silly games,
> pretend to be having fun or you all go to the gas chamber !!).
> Here comes the problem. the bandleader has asked me to wear black pants,
> black shoes and white short-sleeved shirt. All this week I have been
> my rambler roses which have grown almost 20 feet tall, resulting in deep
> scratches on my arms which look suspiciously like a junkie's needle track
> marks. I know the guys in the band quite well, they are a cynical lot and
> I told them the truth their response would almost certainly be, "That's an
> origina one".
> My good reputation is important to me - what do I do?
> How I hate band uniforms.
> John Farrell
> stridepiano@tesco.net
> http://homepages.tesco.net/~stridepiano/midifiles.htm
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