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Segarini: When Radio and Records Ruled the World Part 11 – Doin’ the Hustle, the Blow, and the Chick (or Guy) in the Feather Boa

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , on May 13, 2012 by segarini

Part 10 can be found here

It was 1973. The Wackers had never played very often in Ontario, but the band was winding down and we decided to play some dates there before we threw in the towel. The last date would be in Ottawa, a week long gig in a hotel bar, but the first date in Ontario was in Toronto, at a bar called The Generator. Although we were aware of a new and currently flourishing in Montreal musical diversion, this was our first exposure to its escalating popularity, and the first time we witnessed first hand what it was doing to the rock clubs we were so used to playing…

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