I am delighted to see that my Active Member is credited below my avatar.
But sorry to see that Anno Draconis is classified as a "well known member".
This is harsh in my opinion, as I have always been a big fan of his insightful contributions on here.
I am not a qualified lawyer.
But how many players in a band have a contract that would stop them leaving, and then joining another band ?
It would worry me if BBE were giving time to the consideration of something so patently ridiculous.
What have the BBE ever done for us ?
Perhaps it would...
Thanks for the reminder.
I must get back to work on my concerto for alphorn (or baritone), cuckoo clock and brass band.
The working title is, Music for Sepp Blatter (up the creek !).
(with apologies to Philip Sparke)
As a white, occasional Sun reader, from the East End who is old enough to have done National Service (if it wasn't for these flat feet), you can imagine where my vote is going.
But after some consideration I have based my decision on these things:-
Thing 1. It seems that the young ones...
Are you sure ?
I do remember the previous owner of this site accusing me of being someone else in his postings and mounting a campaign to get me sacked from my part-time work as a lavatory attendant. But he never did like me very much for some reason.
Blimey Mark you sound awesome.
I once won a bottle of liquor on the Tombola at a fete (50p a go) after the Pearly B Band had murdered a few Edrich Siebert classics, that led to me vomiting the whole of the next day.
How about that ?
PS. I don't want a fight as I am 79 (I think)
Well Mark, I too have played Eb Bass IN THE BRITISH OPEN.
I have also been a specialist second baritone (ie terrible).
Oh and I have grade 8 trumpet (dist)
I once played bass drum and triangle in a contest. Well, I say played, I was lost for a sizeable chunk of the performance.
Make of this...