Oh boy, man what a bad show. Really disappointed. The last few years I have watched as the magic that was the ABB slip away into some type of machine. The Tenn. Riverbend show… It was a band just getting through to night. It was so obvious that they were as bored as I was. Got to make a living right? I understand, but it’s just not the money anymore. It hasn’t been that long ago that this line-up found there footing and was playing with angst and conviction. Now it seems that everybody is somewhere else. Greg loses time on his vocals, he plays the same old piano solo on “Statesboro” ( man there’s 88 keys , feel it, do something else even if it’s wrong !! ) . I saw Derek when he was younger, impressive for his age, but not really saying a whole lot, then there was a short period with the ABB that he got it , and really lived up to the hype… What happened??! The technical part of playing, he’s got, the ear for tone, he’s got, but he’s boring. You’ve got to make folks feel it. Really feel it. I don’t care how many notes you can shove in a measure, they don’t mean anything, if your note saying something. Warren was the only salvation for the Tenn. show. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s great that in 2006, there still going. And the fact is that I honestly don’t believe that all there shows are so lackluster. The older you get the more valuable time is, so sad for me to say this, but I’ve got tix to Atlanta, but this will be my last ABB show. To get my Bros “fix” I’ll live with my records. There are and will always be the greatest American RNR band, but there time has passed… the shows are all lame nostalgia now…

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