Chris Murphy in Corpus Christi - 1973

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, pages 62-63:

Our next gig was in Corpus Christi, opening for Michael Murphey, who'd had a hit with the song "Wildfire." […]

A bit before show time, David Allan gave each band member and myself a small, Lone Ranger-style mask, and insisted that we put them on backstage. The masks obscured our vision[. …]

Finally the band felt their way onto the stage[. …] Then David Allan threw them another curve ball. He strode to his mike stand, looked out at the packed house, and started playing the guitar intro to Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode."

The band had never played …   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. 62-63. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430575048550 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Corpus Christi

Listeners

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

Listening to

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'Johnny Be Goode'
written by Chuck Berry
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 14:57:28 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:51:07 +0100