The Hip Replacements are back!

dreadnut

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We played a gig last night, it's a gig I've been playing annually for probably 20 years now. It's a Client Appreciation Picnic for a Financial Management company, there were probably 350 people there. Outdoors, under tents and shade trees, it was an idyllic Michigan summer day: 70's with a nice breeze. Awesome baby back ribs and we got paid $125 each too. It's a labor of love.

Set list included:

Ain't Misbehavin'
Standin' On A Rock
Blue Bayou
Heartbreak Hotel
Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues
Why Me Lord
Drift Away
Six Days On The Road
Pink Cadillac
Truck Drivin' Man
Runaway
Glendale Train
Third Rate Romance
Hello Mary Lou
Folsom Prison Blues
A Pirate Looks At 40 (60)
Willin'
 

fronobulax

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Nice. Especially when there are 'charity gigs' where the entire band gets $125 and the chance to visit the buffet line after everyone else has been through once.
 

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The old band I was in, in the 60s renamed there band "The Hip Replacements" some 20 years ago in the Chicago area. I thought it was, and still is a hip name for hipsters in a band.

Ralph
 

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Wow, good thing we didn't call ourselves "The Original Hip Replacements," LOL
 

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Continuing the band naming metaphor, the follow-on band to "The Hip Replacements" would be "The Hip Revisions", yes?
 

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Outdoors, under tents and shade trees, it was an idyllic Michigan summer day: 70's with a nice breeze.
Sounds like a great afternoon! Congratulations on a successful gig! There are a lot of great songs in that setlist. Many of them are right in the wheelhouse of the "mixed tape" of my life. :barbershop_quartet_
 
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I don't sing lead on the Del Shannon songs, etc, my voice is in the lower registers.
 

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Played with some guys a couple years ago, called themselves. Fall Risk
 
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