"Cheap Trick WERE yesterday's news by 1982 , unless you lived in Chicagoland or Rockford , I guess. They still sold records , just not as many , and they played smaller halls , I guess , than before. But , bands were forgotten a lot…"
"Does anyone here remember a short lived TV variety show called "Pink Lady and Jeff"? I just remembered that Cheap Trick appeared on that show via their video for "Dream Police."
Another Cheap Trick memory that stands out for me…"
"Congratulations - you are about to see one of the best live bands around. I first saw them opening for the Kinks on the Sleepwalker tour. The were not listed and the only way we knew the band name was reading it from the bass drum head with…"
"Well , the connection is , I think Brad Elvis is friends with the members of Cheap Trick. hE MUST BE. He never really made it on his own (The Elvis Brothers almost broke big , but , not quite.) , but , he's worked with a lot of…"
"Yep, Rockford was a thriving industrial city on a river -- second-largest city in Illinois at one time -- manufacturing. Look at your old school furniture and it will probably say, made in Rockford. Anyway, wood was their game. It's all GONE…"
"I've only been there once. Don't know it's back - history. It's just a depressed rural - in - appearance town in the middle of nowhere. But , a lot of small towns in Illinois are much the same. Cheap Trick put 'em on…"
Hey Mike, thanks for the link. Nah, Portland's too interested in getting stoned or having a micro to get much violence. It does happen sometimes w/ "bridge-and-tunnel dicks" from the 'burbs and gang members selling at some dance clubs, but thankfully we're a very lucky city.
Hey Mike, we're looking for a show in Pittsburgh on Thurs. July 26 on our way to play a Cavestomp showcase in NYC the following night. Let us know if you can help us out! Click here for more info: http://ning.it/LMwWrt
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