On Thursday, April 13, 2006, at 02:26 PM, David Gans wrote: > At 3:34 PM -0500 4/13/06, joe rut wrote: >> I actually know Freebird all the way through, so I often invite the >> yeller to come up and sing it while I play it. If that doesn't shut >> them up and they >> actually come up on stage, I launch into it at triple tempo. They >> either walk off stage, or try to sing it at that speed. either way, >> it's pretty funny. > > My admiration for you has risen even higher. That's brilliant. > > There's a singer/songwriter in Eugene who does a very dark acoustic version of Freebird, imagine Nick Drake covering it, and you'd be close. Very cool.