Friday, July 1, 2011

Spanky & Our Gang Rides Again...

Here are some photos from their annual Tradewinds Tropical Lounge Concert with opening act Glen and Don and special guest, Rachel Carrick.
Eclipse provided sound and Recorded as well as Jim being the guest Bass player for their Florida shows. The audio engineering was done by Tom Pisani and Legendary Dinky Dawson.

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We would like to extend a special thanks to Rick Ambrose for this signed Limited Edition print of our dear friend, Willie Green. Please join us and support the Willie Green Benefit below.


Willie Green Benefit

Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille of Ocala, FL.


Proudly Presents:

“An Evening With Willie Green Special Benefit Show”

Sunday, July 10th from 4-9p.m.


Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille

24 S.E. 1st Ave.

Ocala, FL. 34471


To all the great Willie Green Fans! After playing his blues on the road since the 1950′s, Legendary Bluesman WILLIE “THE REAL DEAL” GREEN began his Ocala musical career nearly 20 years ago at HARRY’s FAMOUS BAR & GRILLE! Now things have gone full circle and Willie needs your help!! After months in hospital and Oakhurst nursing care facility Willie has many high medical and living expenses. He gave his house up and will require assisted living. He is on the mend now with thanks to the great re-hab staff at Oakhurst Care Center!

Mark your calendar for Sunday July 10th! This will be a full live music show with many of Ocala’s finest musicians! Willie himself will make a special appearance, and musicians and friends are welcome to bring an instrument and jam with him! PLEASE come say hello and honor Willie at this very special event!! There will be a silent auction of artworks of Willie, signed and numbered by artists Jan Frazee of Orlando and Diane Bradley of St. Augustine and much more merchandise including autographed Willie Green Cds, guitars and more! A cover charge donation of only $10 is suggested. Great food and drink as usual from our good friends at HARRY’S! See you there!!!

Click on the card below for more information!





Rob Piazza, Jim Stafford, Walt Kulwicki and Eli Grimes working on Eli’s song “Back to the Good Ole’ USA”. Eli is back “in Country”.

Stay safe Eli!


Rusty Springfield demonstrating the proper flossing method for a Bass

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Rusty’s 1962 Fender Jazz Bass…

“Wish he would have forgotten it here!”

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John Dickie over-dubbing guitar tracks on his exciting new CD

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Michael Haupt, Keyboard Extraordinaire

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Steve Bennett and John McGee laid down 4 tunes…some old and some new

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Harmony with Dennis Hurley. The smile on his face is because we just finished mixing “The Knights to Remember” CD

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Seattle (Jim’s grandson) Engineer in waiting…

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Jimmy Strickland, talented singer and songwriter, singing on his 6th CD entitled “He Whispers Sweet Peace” of wonderful inspirational songs.

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Thank you Jimmy”

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