Al Downing vs Big Al Downing

Terry was listening to Terry Gross interview Donna Summer, and I have Dave Thompson book about I feel love Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, and how they reinvented music.
I noticed reference to “i’ll be holding on” by Big Al Downing — but my brain is hearing  Mick Hocknull, or somethings “holding back the tears”. Simply Red.
Al Downing was 5’11 175.

I think of him as a dodger, not a Yankee .

some people think of them as grooving the ball to Hank Aaron. 715.
This is beginning to sound like a Dan Bern song.

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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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