Chris Murphy in City of Nacogdoches - 1973

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 61-62:

About a week before the tour began, David Allan finally started rehearsing the band. Because the musicians were pros, and because the arrangements were fairly standard, they soon had about an hour's worth of material together, but the whole structure was shaky, like a house of cards waiting to be blown over. […]

We finally headed out, full of uncertainty, for a two-night gig in Nacogdoches, Texas. The Venue there was a typical country roadhouse. The club's people were nice, and the place was clean. When show time came the band took the stage, still without knowing what they …   more >>

cite as

Chris Murphy, Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis (New York City, 2002), p. 61-62. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430574796611 accessed: 3 December, 2022

location of experience: City of Nacogdoches

Listeners

Chris Murphy
music technician, personal assisstant, road manager, Guitarist […]
1940's-

Listening to

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'Ride Me Down Easy'
written by Billy Joe Shaver
performed by David Allan Band

Experience Information

Date/Time 1973
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 02 May 2015 14:53:16 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:44:20 +0100