Vida Blue w. Pumpsie Green bands

The news of Yawkey Way being renamed because of Tom Yawkey’s racism reminds me of the time I asked Pumpsie Green if he would let me use his name as namesake for a proposed rock/funk band that would feature Henry Butler on organ. Part of the inspiration was the Phish-side-project named for Vida Blue.

Here is a video of Pumpsie Green of El Cerrito:

And here is a live concert video from Chicago of the Vida Blue band:


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Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player, and blogger; he also sang in local choir, fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32 Reads 'Howl' and owns a couple musical instruments he cannot play
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