we returned to Brandon after a few years
Gimli, it was once again an old friend that got me back into playing.
Dave Laco had been playing with Misty Street for some time and they
needed a guitar player.
This was something different for me. Misty Street was essentially a
partnership between singer-songwriters Mariah Phillips and Greg Gibson
who had recorded an album and performed as either a duet or a band -
depending on the situation. Myself, Dave, and Don Carnegie on bass were
sort of the touring band - if by touring one means playing live
electric gigs in Brandon bars and socials.
It was an opportunity to play some newer material and they were all
We played eveything from Katy Perry pop to eighties rock with some
country and "whatever" thrown in aoing with a few originals from their
In the end it just wasn't working for Greg and Mariah. I don't think
the lineup suited the material and we never gelled as a unit. I
was relieved when they called it off, and not surprised when after a
time they re-formed. But we played some nice gigs and I enjoyed our
together. Although I didn't enjoy all of the
material, challenge is always good - playing is always good.
As I'm revising this account in 2016, Don and I are working
together in Crossfyre and having a
They have since restarted the "electric" aspect of their show with a
new lineup and continue to perform in the Brandon area.
at the All Charities Event, Sept 2009,