Meanwhile: Drive-Time Music: ‘Hopalong’, While reading the Paltry Press.

This Instrumental saved us on a ‘Southern-Tier Tour. Anyone know how muggy Alabama nights can get?
I’ll always remember ‘Che’ Cartafalsa‘, the Italian-Catholic drummer, satisfyingly self-taught. We used the tune as an ‘intro’, an ‘outro’, and also, in extremis, a ‘metro’, when he sensed that we had lost connection with the audience, and needed a band-huddle’ to plot resuscitation strategy.
Working title was ‘Hopalong Casualty’, but he just announced into the mike: “Hop! a-one, two, three, four and…”
That’s about it. No words, so I don’t need to psychoanalyze my intentions. Enjoy!

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5 thoughts on “Meanwhile: Drive-Time Music: ‘Hopalong’, While reading the Paltry Press.

  1. promisesunshine

    no need to psychoanalyze your intentions. 🙂
    I like this. Reminds me nicely of Spiro Gyra- which I like.
    The hopalong part takes a minute to catch, but why not jazz cowboy.

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