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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Good luck Al, hang in there.
    I have a rather large gig (a few thousands, huge considering my level...) next Saturday at a Harley event in South of France, and i'll be thinking of you, enjoying every note from whatever guitar I decide to plug into my Marshall!

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Here is one for ya, you crabby ol basitd.



    On May 9, me and the lil guy below are going to play a song just for you. You will hear it, here is the catch, post here when you get better what song it was. Kinda creepy huh?


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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Thinking about you Big Al. Give 'em hell!
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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Big Al! It's wonderful to see you back here man it's been way too long. Good luck with your fight, my thoughts are with you.


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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Take care and best wishes, from another Rochester guy.

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Best of luck with your procedure, Al.
    Here's a pic of my '07 standard and an eastern cousin.


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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Awesome guitars & pics guys

    Please post some guitars and well wishes for the big guy


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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Big Al, please let me put this picture which tells a lot to me. I love this pic.

    2 good pals playing together with great sounding instruments. That's all. I am sure they don't need a pile of guitars or having a very flamed top or whatever. They just take their fine instrument and put their heart and soul into it.

    Old guitars please

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Just remember after they remove the truss rod condom you will resonate better...
    Keep lifting other folks up Al- it's all were asked to do every day. What ever else happens... you are a good example. Keep up the good work.

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Excellent, excellent stuff fellas! I feel a cure coming on. Well I will have to sign off for awhile as my surgery is May 9 and I am a wreck. The anticipation of what awaits is killing me quicker than the cancer!! Once I have the surgery and have something real to deal with it will be better. I can take alot of pain, and I do, and can face anything, once I'm there.

    It seems that it is waiting for it to happen is the bigger worry. Once it does, then it is day by day, and I'll have something to fight. Right now I feel as if I'm in limbo just waiting, and all I have to fight is constant pain.

    Anyway, all of your well intentioned posts have helped me a lot, and some of the goofy obsessive anal bullshit I've addressed in some threads has kept my mind off other worse things to dwell on. So in the spirit of crabby old bastard I'll lay down some thoughts and maybe some of you can take up the fight while I fight my battle.

    First, remember why we do this. I wonder about it a lot now as it seems to me that there is a large vocal group of wannabes and pretenders more concerned about cosmetics, and some kind of ranking, rather than playing. The job of a guitarist is to play the freakin' guitar. The job of the guitar is to freakin' play! Come on! WTF!! is all this frilly dilly nitpicking over hues and tints, fake dings and wear as well as pseudo weather checking on new guitars.

    I am frankly tiered of all the self promoting and justifications of the fashioniesta brigade. IT'S FAKE!!! IT AIN'T REAL, and no one is fooled by it. And here is a news flash from yer old Uncle Albert, I don't care how many old parts fancy finish hoodoo voodoo fake crap you put on a new guitar, it is still a new guitar. "Well I saw one once along time ago in a store and I really wanted it but I couldn't afford it so I want to fake up a new one cause that's as close as I can get..." BOO FLIPPITY HOO! So what??? You saw an old guitar once and now you gotta bang up a new on as that is the only way you'll like it???

    Now some one says "well I like it that way, it looks cool to me" OK I can deal with that, but the claims that it is an improvement or somehow increases the value is bullshit. Some of these changes go so far that they are not a Gibson anymore, IMO. "Oooo I'll never own a real 59 so this is as close as I can get." No, wrong again. You ain't no closer and I know from some of these threads that these nimrods have ZERO experience with the real thing. There is so much fantasizing and fetish worship of 50's Bursts that the sheeple can't see the forest for the trees.

    I've owned many 50's Les Pauls and two Bursts. At the time there was no equivalent. That is certainly not true today, and I love the new Historics and the present Gibson USA models. I have been involved with these things for over 40 years and I can honestly say that these are the good ol days, RIGHT NOW! Get over your 59 hang-ups and enjoy the awesome guitars we have available to us, now.

    LAY OFF THE GIBSON BASHING!!! That goes for the Henry hate, too. WTF is with you guys anyway??? I am so sick an tired of reading post after post of ignorant ranters blaming Gibson and Henry for every perceived wrong in the world it seems. The sheeple love jumping on that bandwagon, and it is unfounded and ignorant at best. The truth is Gibson is making great guitars and I am happy for it. Quit looking for negatives and ulterior motives and realize that Gibson is a business.


    As for all the nit pickers who cry about fonts and logos and side dots ect... Boo Freakin' Hoo, buy a flipping clone from the far east and go away. Details matter, and it is good to know even the tiniest spec of the original models we like, BUT not having every single tiny detail to some real or imagined 50's ideal will not make a better guitar. The level of intensity about minor insignificant production quirks between modern and vintage guitars is out of whack and out of control. This place is becoming a strident shrill nasty hang of miserable fashioniestas who have their panties all in a bunch over a non issue. And no one certainly OWES you that. If your impeccable tastes and fine sensibilities can't abide a new Gibson with all it's flaws, them buy sumptin' else, brother.

    The Flame Maple Figure Police have gotta go! This really makes me want to knock heads. So many of the fashion cops like to chime in on what is an appropriate flame maple figure for these fine guitars. Somehow they have axcess to some hidden spec book from 59 that details the correct type of flame and figure for a correct 59 Burst.

    I've seen maybe 20 real Bursts, I have access to all the same books, and I am no expert by any means, yet I know that there was a wide range of figuring in these guitars. Still THERE CAN NEVER BE ANY 50"S GRADE MAPLE TOPS because it ain't the 50's. They cut open a log, said Ooo how pretty and made guitars. The figure was whatever was there. It is the same way today. Some logs yield amazing wood. When that is gone, it is gone. Maybe the next log will be better, maybe not.

    BUT IT IS ALL GOOD!!!!! OMG it is so beautiful and EVERY maple top is a work of mother natures art. There is enough variety to satisfy anyone, I would think, and again why obsess over figure??? It is what it is. Everyone has a type that they like and that is how it should be. I don't buy Les Pauls because of the tops. Never did and I probably never will as it just isn't that important too me. I can say I like all the different figures I have and enjoy their natural beauty. Don't give me any crap because you don't think it is vintage correct or 50's authentic. Most of the nitwits making those declarations haven't a clue as far as I can tell and it seems to be a case of fixating on a few photos from some book.

    Man, it used to be about music. Playing a type of guitar that made us moist from tone and playability. Hanging with buds and playing music. Sharing tips about how to get a better tone or play a cool lick. But more and more it seems to be about bashing Gibson, Henry, anything not made in 1959 and barbie doll fashion ethics.

    The pictures you have posted on this thread made me feel great, because they were of ALL the great guitars we all share a love for. Not some agreed upon group model with all the "Correct" mods and makeovers with the correct tops and color.

    Back in the day some of us got together in Stamford Conn. for a day of Les Paul fun. Someone posted a pic of me at the event. The one thing I remember is a fellow forum pal took me in the back room and showed me his pristine late 70's Tobacco Burst Standard. He showed me in the back room because he didn't want to hear all the negative crap about Norlin Les Pauls and he new I would appreciate his fine guitar. It was awesome and a very fine guitar, and I felt so bad that he would feel that way. I swore right then and there that I would not be that guy. I'd never piss all over someones baby just because it wasn't the preferred group favorite. And I felt so bad for all of these fans of a guitar that they could not see the beauty or greatness of it. And it was because of the unrelenting Norlin bashing on the forum.

    So I became a champion of the Norlin Les Pauls. I have a big mouth and I'm not afraid to use it. Well my big mouth will be silent for awhile now, so someone will have to step up and channel some of my outrage and keep things real.

    Remember IT IS ALL GOOD! Nothing wrong with liking a beautiful top or nice Burst. Nothing wrong with a Jr or Norlin. What doesn't work for some can be magic for others. Enjoy the good in all of them, even the uber tops and cosmetically aged pinup bursts. Just don't bash away at something you really don't know about. Don't assume because you think you read it somewhere in some book that it is true. Remember what you don't know before making any sweeping statements or judgements. And remember to have fun, and play music and enjoy it all.

    See Ya for now.
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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Best of luck Al! I look forward to reading more of your posts soon!

    Quote Originally Posted by Big Al View Post
    Excellent, excellent stuff fellas! I feel a cure coming on. Well I will have to sign off for awhile as my surgery is May 9 and I am a wreck. The anticipation of what awaits is killing me quicker than the cancer!! Once I have the surgery and have something real to deal with it will be better. I can take alot of pain, and I do, and can face anything, once I'm there.

    It seems that it is waiting for it to happen is the bigger worry. Once it does, then it is day by day, and I'll have something to fight. Right now I feel as if I'm in limbo just waiting, and all I have to fight is constant pain.

    Anyway, all of your well intentioned posts have helped me a lot, and some of the goofy obsessive anal bullshit I've addressed in some threads has kept my mind off other worse things to dwell on. So in the spirit of crabby old bastard I'll lay down some thoughts and maybe some of you can take up the fight while I fight my battle.

    First, remember why we do this. I wonder about it a lot now as it seems to me that there is a large vocal group of wannabes and pretenders more concerned about cosmetics, and some kind of ranking, rather than playing. The job of a guitarist is to play the freakin' guitar. The job of the guitar is to freakin' play! Come on! WTF!! is all this frilly dilly nitpicking over hues and tints, fake dings and wear as well as pseudo weather checking on new guitars.

    I am frankly tiered of all the self promoting and justifications of the fashioniesta brigade. IT'S FAKE!!! IT AIN'T REAL, and no one is fooled by it. And here is a news flash from yer old Uncle Albert, I don't care how many old parts fancy finish hoodoo voodoo fake crap you put on a new guitar, it is still a new guitar. "Well I saw one once along time ago in a store and I really wanted it but I couldn't afford it so I want to fake up a new one cause that's as close as I can get..." BOO FLIPPITY HOO! So what??? You saw an old guitar once and now you gotta bang up a new on as that is the only way you'll like it???

    Now some one says "well I like it that way, it looks cool to me" OK I can deal with that, but the claims that it is an improvement or somehow increases the value is bullshit. Some of these changes go so far that they are not a Gibson anymore, IMO. "Oooo I'll never own a real 59 so this is as close as I can get." No, wrong again. You ain't no closer and I know from some of these threads that these nimrods have ZERO experience with the real thing. There is so much fantasizing and fetish worship of 50's Bursts that the sheeple can't see the forest for the trees.

    I've owned many 50's Les Pauls and two Bursts. At the time there was no equivalent. That is certainly not true today, and I love the new Historics and the present Gibson USA models. I have been involved with these things for over 40 years and I can honestly say that these are the good ol days, RIGHT NOW! Get over your 59 hang-ups and enjoy the awesome guitars we have available to us, now.

    LAY OFF THE GIBSON BASHING!!! That goes for the Henry hate, too. WTF is with you guys anyway??? I am so sick an tired of reading post after post of ignorant ranters blaming Gibson and Henry for every perceived wrong in the world it seems. The sheeple love jumping on that bandwagon, and it is unfounded and ignorant at best. The truth is Gibson is making great guitars and I am happy for it. Quit looking for negatives and ulterior motives and realize that Gibson is a business.


    As for all the nit pickers who cry about fonts and logos and side dots ect... Boo Freakin' Hoo, buy a flipping clone from the far east and go away. Details matter, and it is good to know even the tiniest spec of the original models we like, BUT not having every single tiny detail to some real or imagined 50's ideal will not make a better guitar. The level of intensity about minor insignificant production quirks between modern and vintage guitars is out of whack and out of control. This place is becoming a strident shrill nasty hang of miserable fashioniestas who have their panties all in a bunch over a non issue. And no one certainly OWES you that. If your impeccable tastes and fine sensibilities can't abide a new Gibson with all it's flaws, them buy sumptin' else, brother.

    The Flame Maple Figure Police have gotta go! This really makes me want to knock heads. So many of the fashion cops like to chime in on what is an appropriate flame maple figure for these fine guitars. Somehow they have axcess to some hidden spec book from 59 that details the correct type of flame and figure for a correct 59 Burst.

    I've seen maybe 20 real Bursts, I have access to all the same books, and I am no expert by any means, yet I know that there was a wide range of figuring in these guitars. Still THERE CAN NEVER BE ANY 50"S GRADE MAPLE TOPS because it ain't the 50's. They cut open a log, said Ooo how pretty and made guitars. The figure was whatever was there. It is the same way today. Some logs yield amazing wood. When that is gone, it is gone. Maybe the next log will be better, maybe not.

    BUT IT IS ALL GOOD!!!!! OMG it is so beautiful and EVERY maple top is a work of mother natures art. There is enough variety to satisfy anyone, I would think, and again why obsess over figure??? It is what it is. Everyone has a type that they like and that is how it should be. I don't buy Les Pauls because of the tops. Never did and I probably never will as it just isn't that important too me. I can say I like all the different figures I have and enjoy their natural beauty. Don't give me any crap because you don't think it is vintage correct or 50's authentic. Most of the nitwits making those declarations haven't a clue as far as I can tell and it seems to be a case of fixating on a few photos from some book.

    Man, it used to be about music. Playing a type of guitar that made us moist from tone and playability. Hanging with buds and playing music. Sharing tips about how to get a better tone or play a cool lick. But more and more it seems to be about bashing Gibson, Henry, anything not made in 1959 and barbie doll fashion ethics.

    The pictures you have posted on this thread made me feel great, because they were of ALL the great guitars we all share a love for. Not some agreed upon group model with all the "Correct" mods and makeovers with the correct tops and color.

    Back in the day some of us got together in Stamford Conn. for a day of Les Paul fun. Someone posted a pic of me at the event. The one thing I remember is a fellow forum pal took me in the back room and showed me his pristine late 70's Tobacco Burst Standard. He showed me in the back room because he didn't want to hear all the negative crap about Norlin Les Pauls and he new I would appreciate his fine guitar. It was awesome and a very fine guitar, and I felt so bad that he would feel that way. I swore right then and there that I would not be that guy. I'd never piss all over someones baby just because it wasn't the preferred group favorite. And I felt so bad for all of these fans of a guitar that they could not see the beauty or greatness of it. And it was because of the unrelenting Norlin bashing on the forum.

    So I became a champion of the Norlin Les Pauls. I have a big mouth and I'm not afraid to use it. Well my big mouth will be silent for awhile now, so someone will have to step up and channel some of my outrage and keep things real.

    Remember IT IS ALL GOOD! Nothing wrong with liking a beautiful top or nice Burst. Nothing wrong with a Jr or Norlin. What doesn't work for some can be magic for others. Enjoy the good in all of them, even the uber tops and cosmetically aged pinup bursts. Just don't bash away at something you really don't know about. Don't assume because you think you read it somewhere in some book that it is true. Remember what you don't know before making any sweeping statements or judgements. And remember to have fun, and play music and enjoy it all.

    See Ya for now.
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    Funny about that. With all I have been through, it was seeing little kids with Cancer that just tore me up. When undergoing Chemo and some other therapeutic torture sessions, I saw lots of children battling this awful thing. I would endure all of it if I had the power to spare them any of it. These kids and the amazing people that work with them are stronger and more loving than I could ever hope to be. Nothing I have gone through compares to what these children face, and it breaks my heart.
    "St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital" has always been one of the charities that I've give to. I don't know how you can handle it my friend, I would last of about all of 30 seconds around those kids and then I wood be a basket case that they wood have to escort outta there. Hell,, I cant even watch the commercials.

    You have my utmost respect BA...


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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Big Al View Post
    So I became a champion of the Norlin Les Pauls.
    Great words Big Al. Im another dedicated Norlin era fan. I just bought another Norlin from Fretted Americana and this one happens to be one of the very best i ever had. Its a 74 LP Custom. Here are some photos made by the dealer for you.



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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Here you go Al. Sorry, not a Norlin in the bunch, but I still thought you might appreciate a few of them. I agree, Gibson Custom is at the top of its game for a couple of decades now.



    BTW, here is a non-Norlin Gibson that still gets a regular bashing. Actually quite a fine guitar that I am really enjoying these days.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Al View Post
    I have a big mouth and I'm not afraid to use it.
    That, in your case, is a very fine thing.
    If it sounds good, it is good.

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    Get back soon big fella .... can't think of anyone else who will say it quite the way you do, whilst you take a break ..... remember, we're all here thinking of you ..... fingers crossed and all of us wishing you good things ..... meanwhile here's a couple of Norlins for you to peruse on the days when you are feeling up to it.... a 76 DL and an 81 Heritage ..... and we mean it, get back soon!














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    Take good care Al.... Your contributions (the few that I have seen, as I am a relative new comer) are well worth the price of admission. Get well, and get well soon. You will always be welcome to jam, anytime you may find yourself around these parts.
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    Take care Big Al and hope to see you back on here soon!

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Big Al's latest post should be used as a reference to short circuit any future BS that wanders onto the field. Just point them to Big Al's post and leave it at that.
    All the best Al

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Good luck Al, I wish people would just shut up an play your guitar. Don't matter if the plastic is white or pink, get well brother.

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Don't know you but here is my contribution (2 50s conversions, '54 std, 81 Heritage Award, '82 Leo's Special, '04 G0):









    Last edited by jimmi; 05-07-13 at 08:40 AM.

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Al....


    A couple of years ago, I had a mild stroke...at only age 41. I'm altogether fine, but since then my right hand just wasn't what it used to be...it's remained kinda tingly/numb and not as coordinated as it used to be when writing or typing or doing intricate stuff.

    So for a while, I stopped playing guitar and sold a bunch of my gear off. I kinda' wanted to leave playing before it had a chance to leave me, so to speak. Early in my recovery, it really couldn't play at all, and I wanted to get away before it had a chance to hit me emotionally. But after a while, and being able to play some acoustic here and there with friends, I got the courage to take another stab....and strangely, even though I was rusty as hell, my right hand feels better when playing than it does any other way...and I mean literally ANY other way. It's almost as if the numbness and tingling goes away for that period of time...so it's good therapy in a way.

    There are so many other people that go through tougher issues that are even harder to deal with, yet they don't let that stop them from things they love, so I would have been a pussy to just leave it for this. I didn't want to hear myself sound so crappy, and I didn't want to deal with a harsh truth of not being able to play like I used to. But in all honesty.....f*ck that. You can't just let this stuff go...not when you love it so much. You just gotta ask yourself sometimes...if you had a friend or relative going through the same thing or worse, what would you tell them?

    Exactly.


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    Big Al, you get well and get your a$$ back here real soon, you hear me?

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    Nice post Mini....glad you kept going.

    Quote Originally Posted by Minibucker View Post
    Al....


    A couple of years ago, I had a mild stroke...at only age 41. I'm altogether fine, but since then my right hand just wasn't what it used to be...it's remained kinda tingly/numb and not as coordinated as it used to be when writing or typing or doing intricate stuff.

    So for a while, I stopped playing guitar and sold a bunch of my gear off. I kinda' wanted to leave playing before it had a chance to leave me, so to speak. Early in my recovery, it really couldn't play at all, and I wanted to get away before it had a chance to hit me emotionally. But after a while, and being able to play some acoustic here and there with friends, I got the courage to take another stab....and strangely, even though I was rusty as hell, my right hand feels better when playing than it does any other way...and I mean literally ANY other way. It's almost as if the numbness and tingling goes away for that period of time...so it's good therapy in a way.

    There are so many other people that go through tougher issues that are even harder to deal with, yet they don't let that stop them from things they love, so I would have been a pussy to just leave it for this. I didn't want to hear myself sound so crappy, and I didn't want to deal with a harsh truth of not being able to play like I used to. But in all honesty.....f*ck that. You can't just let this stuff go...not when you love it so much. You just gotta ask yourself sometimes...if you had a friend or relative going through the same thing or worse, what would you tell them?

    Exactly.


    Do what you have to do, keep well, and keep going.

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    In the spirit of Al's latest posting. Here is my LP Std. Faded with its top is imperfect and not very flame-y, but that's why I love it. I don't care if its not a super flame historical. It does the LP job I want it to:

    Last edited by ch willie; 05-07-13 at 09:54 PM.
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    Take care Al!

    You're concepts of a Biter and a Moaner will remain with me for a very long time - they are tonal descriptions I pass on to others whenever i get the chance.

    Thanks for all your insights over the years!

    With tone and oneness, Mike

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrownDog View Post
    Take care Al!

    You're concepts of a Biter and a Moaner will remain with me for a very long time - they are tonal descriptions I pass on to others whenever i get the chance.

    Thanks for all your insights over the years!

    With tone and oneness, Mike

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Al, I remember thinking when you joined that, if this guy lasts the month, its going to be a lot more fun around here, and so it proved.

    Your the Tabasco in our Bloody Mary, the salt in our Tequila Slammer Al, and now we know you'll be back in the trenches as of the 9th, there will be a lot more than me petitioning the Almighty on your behalf that we might toast your good health returned.
    Until then keep your chin up and your head down.

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Our thoughts are with you today Al.

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Yup, thinking of you Al. Looking forward to seeing you around here soon

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    God bless and good luck, Al. Just give 'em some of the old,

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Quote Originally Posted by gibson-r8 View Post
    Our thoughts are with you today Al.
    +1 for sure. Sending good vibes in your direction today Al.

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Quote Originally Posted by GlassSnuff View Post
    God bless and good luck, Al. Just give 'em some of the old,
    +1

    Hope it went well and you get a chance to do some playing in the not too distant future


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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Quote Originally Posted by GlassSnuff View Post
    God bless and good luck, Al. Just give 'em some of the old,


    +1 big fella

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Yeah, I hope the big guy is doing good...


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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Anybody know how Al made out with his surgery?

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Musicman View Post
    Anybody know how Al made out with his surgery?
    I'm wondering about that too...

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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    It's a success......he now goes by 'Alice'.








    Wait...who are we talking about?



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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Not kool at all..



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    Re: The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Best wishes Al, I spoke with Bob M on Saturday, and we talked about your surgery. Best of luck on the outcome and your recovery.

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