Flashback to the good old days!

My 1980’s stage setup:

Hammond B3/Leslie 122, Crumar Multiman S, Yamaha CP70 Stage Piano, Oberheim OBXA polyphonic synthesizer, Arp Pro-Soloist monophonic preset synthesizer, Hohner Clavinet D6, Minimoog synthesizer, numerous effects, pedals and a sixteen channel board to premix the signal going into the snake and out to the soundman running the main PA.

All analog gear. Hard to believe I needed all that stuff but it was a different era…pre-digital & pre-midi.

Live music was King- no D.J’s except maybe between sets.  Clubs would book bands for a full week and sometimes two. Six nights a week, three sets a night. Full-time working musicians could actually make a living and no one nighters unless doing concert dates.

Sigh….

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s