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Rockin’ The Sherman

The scene of hte crime

The scene of hte crime

Well, we just finished rocking the Sherman here in Stroudsburg and what a time we had. Here is our set list:

Hot Tuna 27, 2012
The Electric Quartet
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
Barry Mitterhoff & Skoota Warner
The Sherman Theater
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Thursday, June 28, 2012

1. Been So Long
2. Children Of Zion
3. Ode To Billy Dean
4. A Little Faster
5. Corners Without Exits
6. Hesitation Blues
7. Bowlegged Woman
8. Rock Me Baby
9. Second Chances
10. Goodbye To The Blues
11. 99 Year Blues
12. If This Is Love I Want My Money Back
13. Hit Single # 1
14. Funky # 7 with Steve Kimock
15. Encore: Come Back Baby with Steve Kimock

Cool houses

Cool houses

Tomorrow we’re off to Westbury for the last Electric gig on this tour at the Theater At Westbury. Coolness…

A last note on the music vs fart machine nonsense. Those who know me know I love yakking about stuff and stirring things up. Truth be told, the music business is not for the faint of heart. Things come and things go and we all count our blessings and do the best we can. We are so fortunate that we have friends who have supported us for years and continue to support us. Nothing can buy these blessings… so a heartfelt thanks to you out there who come along with us for the ride.

It really doesn’t get much better than that!

The ride continues…

Real old school...

Real old school...

  1. carlo pagliano
    June 29th, 2012 at 06:10 | #1

    Yes Jorma, just that!
    I wonder where we (Jorma and Tuna’s Fans & Followers) could ever be in spirit and body not we rode along with Jorma and the Tuna. I do not wanna go in front of that mirror. Jorma and Tuna’s disciples are the planets one can log over Jorma’s daily diary: an Epiphany each line, a big tree strolling through the Universe loaded with singing chirpiness, that’s how Jorma makes us feel every morning, go figure at night if we are lucky enough to be among those present at the service!
    Steady As She Goes
    Service speed Captain!
    Peace Be Your Journey Jorma!

  2. June 29th, 2012 at 07:01 | #2

    Well said Jorma. Looking forward to seeing you all in Shirley, MA on Sunday as you switch gears from electric sets to an acoustic brunch. Would love to hear Watch the North Wind Rise or Vampire Women!! Maybe??

  3. jim s.
    June 29th, 2012 at 09:24 | #3

    “Rocking the Sherman” indeed. Great show. Thanks.

  4. Cyndy Consentino
    June 29th, 2012 at 09:30 | #4

    Dear Jorma,
    It’s not hard giving Tuna our love and respect all these years!
    You guys are wonderful musicians, as well as super cool, wonderful
    People! I cannot imagine my life without Tuna in it…
    So that being said, big big thanks and hugs to Tuna for all that you guys do!
    See you on Saturday at Caramoor!
    Stay Well

  5. Ken
    June 29th, 2012 at 09:49 | #5

    Looking forward to Westbury tonight!!!

  6. Brett
    June 29th, 2012 at 10:28 | #6

    K..since Dr. Joe is starting to lobby for some proposed acoustic songs…..ArtsCenter show……Genesis

  7. HOGAN
    June 29th, 2012 at 14:31 | #7

    Hi Jorma,
    I think it is I who should be thanking you. Whenever my two lifelong friends and I seem to take time out of our busy lives and get together and sit around and reminisce about “Back in the day,” there are so many memories with you and Tuna in them…Like when Jack broke his bass string at the Palladium or when you and Denny Rocked out to Milk Cow at My Father’s Place. It was always about the music then as it is now. Good times indeed.
    So thanks for the wonderful memories and the new ones yet to unfold.

  8. joe in DC
    June 29th, 2012 at 20:26 | #8

    Great show last night at the Sherman Jorma…somewhat shorter than I had hoped but great none the less. So did you ever get to that condom shop Barry mentioned during the show…I did..hah.. I was also there last year during your show…Stroudsberg..or is it East Stroudsbeg..an interesting town. Jack had technical problems last nite..I guess even the man in black has to exchange bass guitars at times…Was with my high school buddy for the show last night..good time..we first saw you guys back in 1971 in nYC….see you next time

  9. Hot tuna fan
    June 30th, 2012 at 17:44 | #9

    Dear Jorma,
    I am a 12 year old girl that went to see your show @ Sherman theater with my mom and grandfather. I had a great time @ my 1st hot tuna concert. Although I was wondering what happened to jacks bass? But it is funny you posted the picture of stroudsberg foto because we parked right in front of it and I pointed it out asking my grandfather about it. My grandfathers first hot tuna show was 1976 were the recordings were later put towards a live album and he really loves hot tuna and you are his guitar inspiration. Thank you for the great show again!

  10. July 1st, 2012 at 06:57 | #10

    Hey there… glad you made the show… yeah Jack’s amplifier had problems… sort of a metaphor for life. We still had a great time. Say hey to your Grandad… we both remember photo shops. I can’t believe that one is still here. Be well.

  11. chuck newman
    July 8th, 2012 at 12:46 | #11

    Time to find room for an old Peavey as a back-up.