GIT Groupie

Oxford Hotel, Leederville, Western Australia, 21st Dec 2003

From: John Burrage
Newsgroups: alt.religion.kibology
Subject: Re: Attn: John from Perth
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2003 14:26:54 GMT

On 18 Dec 2003 01:22:25 GMT, Tim Chmielewski 

>Did you end up going to see Mick Thomas & GIT?
>If so, email your thoughts to me (or post them here) so I can put them on 
>my GIT site (if you want to that is.)

Righty ho! Mission accomplished!

By way of a preamble, this morning I rang my mate Mazz and said "Mate!
The surf is apparently FULLY SICK this morning! Let's go! Also, you
won't need a wetsuit because I went out yesterday and the water was
quite warm!".

Anyway, once we got out to the beach, there were no waves at all, and
Mazz tragically passed away from hypothermia about half an hour later.
So on top of Thursday night's debacle, I was beginning to seriously
question my judgement about practically everything.

So I went home and made damn sure I didn't stuff up! Everything was
meticulously planned, right down to the last minute! And finally, on
Sunday afternoon, I drove into Leederville and saw Git. Or would have,
had I gone to the right hotel.

However, eventually I found the Oxford, and there they were! They were
really good. They closed with "Ring of Fire", which was excellent.

I can't really think of much more to say, although they were joined by
a trumpeter for one song. I didn't see where he came from, but he was
very good too.

I didn't hang around for Mick Thomas because I had to get home to aid
the other parental unit in child rearing duties, but I had a good

John Burrage