[Dixielandjazz] Re: Blues over Bodega

Robert S. Ringwald ringwald at calweb.com
Wed Apr 9 22:00:11 PDT 2003

Phil O'Rourk writes:

> I have a Watters' CD entitled "Blues Over Bodega" but it has none of the
> tracks mentioned.
> It was recorded at a protest rally against building a nuclear power plant.
> The Murphy band made up the rest of the musicians.
> I don't know if the radicals that wanted to construct the power plant got
> away with it or not..


The neuclarer reactor which had been planned for Bodega Bay which would have
been on the famous San Andreas earthquake fault, was not built.  The
protesters won the battle.

Besides the Watters album, The Goodtime Washboard 3 did a tune titled "Don't
Blame PG&E."  PG&E is the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. who wanted to built the

The Watters album was reissued on LP.  However, I don't know if it ever went
to CD.

I'm sure our faithful member Dottie Lawless would know & will probably give
us an answer when she checks her e-mail.

As I remember, Turk did not do the recording.  There is a story there but I
can't remember it.

I believe Bob Neighbors is on the album.  I'll ask him.


Bob mr.wonderful at ringwald.com

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