Thread: '79 Tour Jim Essery on Harp

BIGV - 3/20/2006 at 06:09 PM

Does anyone here remember the '79 tour?...If memory serves me correctly there was a harp player named Jim Essery who toured with the Bros. Also a pretty good player.

lonfahs - 5/26/2009 at 01:00 PM

Jim Essery did play with ABB around that time. He is still gigging in clubs around St Augustine and has at least one CD. I was playing in the New Neighborhood Tavern with my band "Bad Image" and Jim Essery came in and played harp and sang a couple ABB songs with us, this was back around 2001. Very cool guy. Lonny Fahs, Jacksonville FLA

[Edited on 7/25/2010 by lonfahs]

lonfahs - 7/25/2010 at 11:53 PM

An interesting anecdote about when Jim came in and played with us at The Neighborhood in JAX:
We took a break and I went over to Jim to show him my bass (i hadn't met him before) I showed him the ABB mushroom that someguy airbrushed on my guitar at another gig in JAX when I was DRUNK.!! I told jim it was like waking up with and a hangover and an unexplained was at that point he pulled up his pant leg to show me his mushroom tattoo from his ABB days,..... a classic moment.

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