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ROFL ROFL - man - so true - OK - Picture This. Come to MY timezone on New Year's Eve - Barry and Mandy lined up an SJ session which, was still in 2016 their time.... but it was already 2am Jan 1st 2017 here. By the time they finished - it was 3am here. And it STILL wasnt 2017 over there ! LOL! But - I couldn't let 'em down so I jumped-on to SJ and I did my best ( OK, I had HAD a few "wee drams" by then, but was still capable of playing just as badly as I usually do. Cool... ) BUT - sure - I was "winging it" - normally I get the webcam set up and everything - and have a plan, and a set-list - this was "impromptu" and off-the-cuff - so I grabbed the USB stdio mic and relied on the lappy inbuilt cam - that of course meant I had to remain seated whilst playing.... I generally HATE THAT - but I did it - well - cos it was New Years - and we're all "family" so to speak.... Hahahah - I struggled through a few tunes with my darned elbow hitting my knee ( it's a low chair ) - I was even reduced to "half-kneeling" with my right-leg-knee on the floor - didn't help much really...
Eventually - I got fed-up with that and actually stood-up and tried to point the lappy cam towards me - NOT MY BEST EFFORT !!!
I put my relative failure ( well, it wasn't THAT bad ) - yes - down to a mix of un-preparedness and the presence of "more than a certain amount ( but not by not much, truly ) of alcohol" in my blood-stream
Actually - it was a GREAT event - I even stayed up until 5am to catch Barry on guitar and followed by another one of my fav vocalists - It has been a LONG time since I pulled a 24-hour day - caught 5hrs sleep and was back up and around come 10am New Years Day -
But yes - I look at the alcohol thing like this - "KNOW YOUR LIMITS" - and most assuredly - do not drive if under the influence - absolutely, do not do it.... (Oh - play fiddle if you want to - but I probably advise against that as well)
Yeah... Be Aware....
I seriously recommend not copying my mistakes. D'oh -
Please make your own, different mistakes, and help us all learn :-)
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