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Ron S

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Hot Tuna
« on: September 24, 2019, 12:29:56 AM »
We saw electric Hot Tuna a couple of weeks ago. They played a very nice small venue just up the street. 2 hours plus of the most amazing live music I've seen in a long while. Both Jack and Jorma were looking fit and in fine form. Heavy would be a key word. I had expectations, but they exceeded them on every marker.

They are playing with the fire they had 45=50 years ago.

Been a good couple of weeks for live music. We also saw old folk singer Tom Rush the week before that. Also in top form

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Re: Hot Tuna
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2019, 07:52:01 AM »
That's great Ron, and nice pic.

If anybody doesn't know H Tuna and want to investigate, I'd suggest 'America's Choice' or 'Burgers'. They did get a bit TOO heavy after that, matching Flying Vs and all that.

Jack Casady was one of our Ken's favourite bassists, he also had a matching guitar as per the picture. I think Jorma ran a guitar school for a while. Some of their playing with the Airplane is also just wonderful.

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Re: Hot Tuna
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2019, 04:50:06 PM »
Lucky guy to see the tuna, not seen over here for many years.
The music heavy but the dress sense, well, a little low key thses days. Still, the chance to see god, aka Jack Casady..


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Re: Hot Tuna
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2019, 08:49:37 PM »
I only know a few of their tunes  ,have always loved this one  The Hesitation Blues

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Re: Hot Tuna
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2019, 03:22:41 PM »
The original power trio imho. Saw them at Knebworth in 1976. Outstanding!
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