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July 13, 1995

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Jake from State Farm, Jul 13, 2018.

  1. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Soldier Field was the last show. We had tickets and go to the gate to get in but the gatekeeper said the seat numbers on the tickets didn't exist so he walkie-talkied someone, then went to talk to someone in person, then came back and told us to follow him ... which we did ... onto the field ... center ... about 20 rows from the stage. An hour earlier while we were selling Snapple -- which is how we bankrolled much of the road trips -- one of the roadies who was severely parched thanked us for a few freebies by giving us half of a fat J that he said one of the band members had smoked before putting it out. We smoked it. In retrospect we should have framed it. Good times.
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2019
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  2. justgladtobehere

    justgladtobehere Well-Known Member

    Great story.
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