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Jaimie Vernon: Life’s A Canadian Rock – Part 8

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , on December 3, 2011 by segarini

SWINDLE COMES ALIVE
By the time I’d returned from summer school and my 2 ½ weeks of work in 1980 my band’s drummer, Jim Greeley, had purchased his new Westbury drum kit. With the riches from my Canadian National Exhibition job burning a hole in my pocket, I bought myself an amp. It was very small portable 7 watt Yamaha G-5 guitar amp that wasn’t excessively loud but it was mine and we soon dubbed it The Lunchbox of Sound.

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