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Old 06-21-2020, 12:17 AM
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Originally Posted by quinnsryche View Post
The Tragically Hip. Opened for Eric Johnson back in 1991/92. Couldn't believe how good they were. Have every CD now and it still makes me sad that Gord Downie has passed. Watch the documentary of their last show. I dare you not to cry. Outside of RUSH, the BEST Canadian band EVER.
Big fan of the Hip. In 1969 a fifteen-year old Eric Johnson would come to my apartment to take guitar lessons from my roommate (Lee Pence, now deceased and never famous). Eric was already in a band called Mariani and getting some local attention.
Here's a clip:

Lee also tutored Carla Olson, later of the Textones with Cathy Valentine.

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