gets a gig in a nightclub that’s Mafia owned and operated.
The manager is going over the details, 40min. sets, 20 min. breaks, 9 to
And . . . he added, . . if the owner should walk in, he wants to sing
“Strangers in the
Night”, in 5/4 time. He may not ever show, but if he does, you guys
need to be ready to
perform that particular song for him to sing.
They said, “no problem, except that it’s not in 5/4 time. The manager
“no, YOU don’t understand. You guys WILL play it in 5/4.” . They said
So, the gig went on for
several weeks . . . no sign of the owner.
The band still
wondering how you could do that song in 5/4 time.
. . . then one night,
he shows up. . . . walks up to the stage, and kicks it off, . . .
. . . OK boys, . . a’ one, two, tree, . . . . .
. . . “S t r a n g e r s in the M o t h e r-F u c k i n g Night”, . .
. . .