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Forgotten Enchantment

It was pointed out to me that I left out our Albuquerque gig… Mea Culpa. Lightning storms changed everything for all of us that night and here is what we did:

Hot Tuna 38, 2017
The Electric Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
And Justin Guip
With Tedeschi/Trucks
& The Wood Brothers
Sandia Casino
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Because of the storm warnings in the Albuquerque area Susan and Derek rearranged things thusly. Jack and I sat in on 3/5’s of a mile in 10 seconds and then Justin joined us as a trio and we played Can’t Get Satisfied and Come Back Baby. At the end of the evening we sat in on the encore for The Sky Is Crying…

We made it through the night. It looked dodgy for a while but the storms held off…

Only the strong survive…

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  1. phil zisook
    August 6th, 2017 at 17:00 | #1

    Unfortunately can’t make the show in St. Charles tonight, but I do want to say how much I’m totally digging the live Hot Tuna show available on iTuna (iTunes) from the Aladdin Theater from February of this year. Its acoustic Jorma and Jack, sound is impeccable and its filled with great, inspired playing. Looking forward to something from this summer’s tour coming down the pike.

  2. August 7th, 2017 at 16:02 | #2

    Sounds like it worked out well
    Hope my Terrapin Trailways buddies got there
    Peace
    Love All Ways

  3. Barbara Jacobs
    August 8th, 2017 at 17:29 | #3

    Great set lists. Wonderful photos, Drone views from the sky above.
    Just get home safe, Jorma.
    And finish writing your autobiography. It will be the very best.

  4. Barbara Jacobs
    August 8th, 2017 at 19:04 | #4

    RIP Glen Campbell.
    I gave out good love vibes and wishes to him, here.
    At least one other commenter posted the same.
    (I don’t keep track or score, you know who you are.)

  5. Brian Doyle
    August 9th, 2017 at 00:24 | #5

    I remember liking him when I was a kid:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKeqXyY-9xA

  6. August 9th, 2017 at 06:09 | #6

    Endless wire for the Witchita lineman.
    RIP

  7. Barbara Jacobs
    August 9th, 2017 at 08:36 | #7

    @Brian Doyle
    I remember that LP as being my dad’s favorite.

    @Greg Martelli
    …still on the line…

  8. tom
    August 9th, 2017 at 08:41 | #8

    @Barbara Jacobs
    A guitar picker extrodinair!

  9. Greg martelli
    August 9th, 2017 at 10:18 | #9

    There’s a great documentary made about Glen that came out about two years ago chronicling his Alzheimer’s .
    His show always had diverse and welcome talent on , John Hartford was a treat.
    He picked and grinned when Brian Wilson went to the sandbox , before they brought Bruce Johnson in as his permanent replacement.
    He’s still on the line.

  10. eaglesteve
    August 9th, 2017 at 14:12 | #10

    Jerry G. Gone 22 years today. You’re missed by millions. There’s a hole in my soul. RIP.

    Condolences to Glen and his family.

  11. Barbara Jacobs
    August 9th, 2017 at 14:15 | #11

    @tom
    One of the original session players. Wonderful singer.

    @Greg martelli
    I saw that documentary.
    I think I mentioned here, that his tv show was the first time that I saw Willie Nelson.
    The most sad thing isn’t just the way he passed, but the circumstances.
    (My dad wore out that LP and I dropped the needle on it. One of the very few LPs
    that dad replaced.)

  12. john
    August 9th, 2017 at 15:17 | #12

    Thanks for stopping in St. Charles on your way home. Really enjoyed the show at Arcada.

  13. johno
    August 9th, 2017 at 18:40 | #13

    Hope you’re sitting back and relaxing after a spectacular tour. Betcha there were many highlights – St Elmos steakhouse in Indianapolis and playing Red Rocks etc etc.

  14. mikie
    August 9th, 2017 at 19:19 | #14

    http://www.npr.org/2017/08/09/542253350/shocking-omission-jefferson-airplane-s-mind-expanding-surrealistic-pillow

    Just found this article on NPR – good to know that still after all these years, The Airplane is still “news”! Really cool video clip of their American Bandstand performances of White Rabbit and Somebody to Love. Gotta love Jack’s answer to Dick Clark’s money question, but what was that stuff he was wearing around his neck and bass? Good times, m

  15. Rob
    August 9th, 2017 at 20:37 | #15

    Regarding the AB clip, how did the band pull it off? The vocals are so clear–just like the studio version! And yet there are no mics! Maybe J. Edgar Hoover bugged the stage.