sitting in was: 'drunk-o-meter'

Fri Nov 19 06:11:08 EST 2004

I know I've mentioned it here before, but, I swear it happened in a nice
little restaurant/club.  This drunk went up to Tom McFarland as he finished
a set and said, "Hey man, you're great!  Can I play your guitar?"  Tom
answered, "Sure.  Can I f*ck your wife?"


> After 35 yrs of playing bars, I've heard it all when it comes to
> "sittin' inners".  All of these statements are real and have actually
> been said to me.
> If you hear any of these, you may want to think twice before asking
> them ti "sit in".
> 1. I can play anything by Foghat.
> 2. A guy that works with my brother knows Jay Leno and he's gonna get
> me on the Tonight show.
> 3. I'm petty shit faced but, would you mind if I play a song I wrote
> for my girl friend?
> 4. If I can borrow a drumstick I'll play the cowbell!
> 5. I can sing anything, if you give me the words.
> 6. Check this out. I've got Johnny Winter's face tattooed on my back!
> Now will you let me sit in?!
> 7. Hey man, my buds bet me that I don't have the balls to sing with
> you guys so let's do "Let's Get Drunk and Screw" by Jimmy Buffet.
> 8. My dad is the manager and so if I can't sit in, he can make sure
> you never play the Sioux City Holiday Inn again.
> 9. Can I play your harp? Don't worry, I'm not sick anymore.
> 10. I'll go get my timbales!
> mike

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