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Beatle "main" guitars..What a great display of Epiphone guitars being played by Rain, The Beatles' copy band. Some copy bands are really good. Who are some of your favorite copy bands that play Epiphone and Gibson products............J

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Allman Brother's Band....for one.

EC with his Vintage Byrdland or his L-5' date=' doing his "jazzier" stuff.

Gosh, there are so many...

 

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These guys are not copy bands though..........J

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Beatle "main" guitars..What a great display of Epiphone guitars being played by Rain' date=' The Beatles' copy band. Some copy bands are really good. Who are some of your favorite copy bands that play Epiphone and Gibson products............J[/quote']

 

A friend of mine (Ritchi Ray) played George in Beatlemania:

 

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I saw Beatlemania twice when it played in NYC, once when it first opened with the original cast, and about a year or so later. I can't remember the exact date, but it's very possible that he was the George I saw the second time. We discussed the possibility, and he was in the NYC around that time. I think Marshall Crenshaw was John the second time I saw it, and Richie was teamed with Marshall for awhile.

 

I saw a Beatle copy band in Palm Springs about 10 years ago, but I don't remember their name. Pretty good, they had Casinos.

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A friend of mine (Ritchi Ray) played George in Beatlemania:

 

SheLovesYouTHB.jpg

 

I saw Beatlemania twice when it played in NYC, once when it first opened with the original cast, and about a year or so later. I can't remember the exact date, but it's very possible that he was the George I saw the second time. We discussed the possibility, and he was in the NYC around that time. I think Marshall Crenshaw was John the second time I saw it, and Richie was teamed with Marshall for awhile.

 

I saw a Beatle copy band in Palm Springs about 10 years ago, but I don't remember their name. Pretty good, they had Casinos.

 

I didn't know ya know Richi, Vic...

 

I know, I know...this is a billion year old thread, but I just searched under beatlemania and found this one...

 

tons of various Beatlemania cast members on my facebook page here

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I didn't know ya know Richi, Vic...

 

I know, I know...this is a billion year old thread, but I just searched under beatlemania and found this one...

 

tons of various Beatlemania cast members on my facebook page here

 

Richi's a great guy, and a great musician. He played some of his recordings for me, let's just say they were Fab...

 

Since my old Vic Flick persona has been resurrected, I'd be remiss in not mentioning that John Barry passed a couple of weeks ago.

 

Thanks for the Beatlemania FB link. BTW, Richi is one of my FB friends

 

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@ Vic Flick.

The day after John Barry passed away, my local radio station - BBC Radio Leicester - did an interview with a bloke who played drums with him. The drummer mentioned Vic Flick several times during the interview. I'd never heard the name before, but it stuck in my head, and now I've just seen it.

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@ Vic Flick.

The day after John Barry passed away, my local radio station - BBC Radio Leicester - did an interview with a bloke who played drums with him. The drummer mentioned Vic Flick several times during the interview. I'd never heard the name before, but it stuck in my head, and now I've just seen it.

 

Vic is one of the great unsung guitarist who everybody has heard but never knew. He played guitar in the John Barry 7, and Barry used him for a lot of his movie soundtracks. Most notable the James Bond theme and Ringo's Theme (This Boy) in a Hard Day's Night.

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yeah, I love Richi, too. He's been one of my best friends for at least 15 years. He's been playing the Lennon part here and there lately and when he does, he'll use my Ricky. Hell, Mitch Weissman will use my old Hof when he gigs these days, too.

 

Mitch was the original Paul in NYC, right??? I saw the original cast and then went back maybe a year later. By that time, they had a new cast. I think Marshall Crenshaw might have been John the second time I saw it, but I'm not sure. I think it was at the Wintergreen Theater if I remember correctly. NOTE: Winter Garden. I always get it confused with my mints...

 

You're in Covina??? I go to the Guitar Center and Fret House every once & awhile.

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yeah, Mitch was the first Paul...actually the first to be cast in the entire show. Marshall would have been bunk 2 along with P.M. Howard as George, Bobby Talor as Ringo and either Glen Burtnik or Reed Kailing as Paul (or bunk 8 with Richi, right before he left the show). I met Marshall once at a gig at McCabe's a few years back with Richi in tow, actually.

 

I'm in West Covina, yeah...I used to take lessons at the Fret House waaaaaaaaaaay back in the 1700's, then I worked at Sam Ash for about five minutes last year at the Puente Hills Mall. Mitch has been working at the Sam Ash in Hollywood for quite a while now. Heh, chances are we've probably bumped into each other on occasion..small world, ain't it???

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yeah, Mitch was the first Paul...actually the first to be cast in the entire show. Marshall would have been bunk 2 along with P.M. Howard as George, Bobby Talor as Ringo and either Glen Burtnik or Reed Kailing as Paul (or bunk 8 with Richi, right before he left the show). I met Marshall once at a gig at McCabe's a few years back with Richi in tow, actually.

 

I'm in West Covina, yeah...I used to take lessons at the Fret House waaaaaaaaaaay back in the 1700's, then I worked at Sam Ash for about five minutes last year at the Puente Hills Mall. Mitch has been working at the Sam Ash in Hollywood for quite a while now. Heh, chances are we've probably bumped into each other on occasion..small world, ain't it???

 

No bout a doubt it!!! And I must have met Mitch at Sam Ash Hollywood, in fact I was just there earlier this month. I've probably talked to him numerous times and never realized it.

 

Puente Hills Mall, is that off 60??? I usually go to the Sam Ash in Ontario.

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