Welcome welcome welcome. . .happy wednesday to you all. . . no mistakes today. . . we have a new system. . .honest. . .ok ?. . .right to the mailbag. . .this question from Paul Harvey-Brown from Guilford, England. . . he writes. . .
ok, this is a rather strange question. when you played in shepherds bush, london, england, john played a song that started with what he called audience participation. Alternatively the audience clapped then john played a chord and then it got faster and the song started. Please, im desperate to know what song this was. Thanks, Paul.
Well Paul. . . thats a song called Just the Way You Are. . . its from our Hold Me Up album. . . We do that for an encore alot. . .we had a movie that introduced it on the summer tour of 99. . . that was a great show at the shepards bush empire. . our second time there actually. . . . aahhhhh. . . memories. . . like the corner of my. . . oh. . . forget it. . .
O.K.. . . The Daily Goo Quickie winner for today. . .qualifying with the correct answer to this question . . .
Who played Viola on the song We are the Normal from the 1993 Superstar Car Wash record and what popular group does she perform with now ?. . .
And the winner. . . with the answer. . . Mary Ramsey played viola on We Are The Normal. . . and she now plays with the 10,000 Maniacs. . . (click on picture one to see a picture of Mary). . .Mary is a fellow Buffalonian. . and a hugely talented vocalist and musician . . . And the winner is. . . . . . is. . . . . is. . . . Luann from Minneapolis. . .
Congratulations Luann, youve won a special unreleased CD featuring acoustic versions of slide, black balloon, and name . . . recorded earlier this year on a promo tour we did around the u.s. and canada.. .
This weeks featured picture set is from our our military tour in december of last year. . . this trip took us to germany. . . bosnia. . . spain,. . .italy and via Bahrain, a floating city christened the USS Kennedy. . .a navy aircraft carrier. . . we flew onto it by helicopter and were launched. . . seated backwards. . . did i say launched?. . . . i believe the correct term is catapulted off in a military cargo plane. . . . thats only a part of what happened on that trip. . . . stay tuned for more. . . . (HINT). . . the end of this story is pretty exciting. . . Everyone in the Armed services were great. . .showing us around. . . we had a great time getting a glimpse and a perspective on something most people will never see. . . and god bless all of you serving for being there just in case. . .click on picture 2 to get a sample of these shots. . . the rest are located in the gallery. . .
H. . . a. . . ppy. . . . . Birthd. . . . aye ?. . . birthday wishes go out to. . . Lee McQueen from Buffalo, NY, Jeremy Liebman from Plainview, NY, Jolyn Graham from Wyoming, MI, Corina Mommaerts from Palo Alto, CA, Starla Johnson from Austin, TX, Jim Ludes from Lockport, IL, Julie Smoithy from Weymouth, MA. . . and Cath MacPherson of Newmarket, Canada. . .
And thats your Daily Goo for july 12th. . . dont forget the monthly contest . . . click the entry button for details. . . . thanks for all of the pictures and drawings. . . well try to feature some of them in upcoming segments. . . .and once again. . . . keep those cards and letters comin !!!!!!!. . . . .
in closing. . . . from Ashley Shady (the real Ashley Shady) of Urbana , Illinois who asks. . . If the Lone Rangers horse was white. . . Why was he named Silver ?. . . . . . .uh, huh. . . . see what i deal with every day?. . . .
Hey. . . . register to vote. . . .dont let bad things just happen. . .
see ya tommorow kiddies !