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Coachgd's Discussions

Why write a blog if no one can read it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Josh Board Apr 13. 16 Replies

I've been writing blogs for the past few years, sharing my experiences collecting in-person.  I think I have told some interesting stories and I have also let people know who has been signing and who…Continue

Joe Walsh signing habits

Started this discussion. Last reply by toby j. May 21, 2016. 6 Replies

Just wondered how Joe is signing and if he will sign any Eagles items?Thanks!Continue

Van Halen signing this tour?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justin Smith Jul 28, 2015. 4 Replies

Just curious if anyone has had any luck with Van Halen on this tour?  They are my favorite band and they are coming to town soon.  Wondering if it would be worth my time?Thanks !!Continue

Any success at the Hollywood Casino in Toledo?

Started Jul 3, 2015 0 Replies

Just wondered if anyone has had any success getting autographs in-person at the Hollywood Casino in Toledo?  Melissa Ethridge and Blondie are going to be there on Sunday and I wondered if it is worth…Continue

 

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Coachgd replied to mccawgomets's discussion Blue oyster cult in the group In-Person Autograph Collecting
"I got them both before the show last year. Buck was great, signed 2 and took a pic. Eric was tougher- signed 1 but had to walk with him. Both denied after the show. Before is your best bet!"
May 10
Coachgd commented on Rich's blog post Autograph Collecting, Selfies, Social Media and the Generational Gap
"When I'm waiting after a show, it's always autograph first, then picture with.  I have seen the trend of younger people just wanting the picture with and nothing to get signed.  That's fine with me.  Most older artists…"
May 6
Coachgd liked Rich's blog post Autograph Collecting, Selfies, Social Media and the Generational Gap
May 6
Coachgd replied to Rich's discussion Meet & Greet Experiences
"That is crazy!  I saw them two years ago and they were selling meet and greets at the merch table for $100.  You got a photo with the band and the manager said "no autographs."  I was the last in line and had an album…"
May 2
Coachgd replied to Steve Zarelli's discussion What's new in your collection?
"Awesome!  Tommy is very tough.  I'm seeing them on the 11th.  Would like to get Tommy and Chuck.  Last year Ricky and Lawrence came over and were very nice.  The rest of the guys went right on the bus.  "
Apr 29
Coachgd commented on Josh Board's blog post The Two Bruces -- Springsteen and Jenner
"How do you know how much Bruce gives to charity?  Just because he isn't beating his chest doesn't mean that he doesn't give.  I think most celebrities write checks rather than become a spokesperson for a charity.  If I…"
Apr 28
Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager commented on Coachgd's blog post Some In-Person and a Great TTM To Close Out Winter
"Blog posts comments are now in chronological order again."
Apr 24
Coachgd replied to Rich's discussion Meet & Greet Experiences
"In Cleveland last month, the $299 got you a photo with Gene and a ticket to his concert.  Absolutely NO autographs.  He told people "I'm on someone else's dime and I can't sign."  I wouldn't waste your…"
Apr 24
Coachgd commented on Josh Board's blog post Eli Manning Selling Bogus Memorabilia
"How many helmets does a player go through in a season?  Back in 2010, teams were permitted to use different helmets for their "throwback" uniforms. So I would say 3 at the most.   I believe last year that was not allowed due to…"
Apr 16
Josh Board replied to Coachgd's discussion Why write a blog if no one can read it?
"Oops! I see Steve did chime in. I think priorities should just be featured somewhere else. Unless we start getting 10 blogs a day, and they're lame...but I doubt that will happen. If somebody takes the time to blog something, it's probably…"
Apr 13
Josh Board replied to Coachgd's discussion Why write a blog if no one can read it?
"I TOTALLY AGREE, Coachgd. Steve Cyrkin, care to chime in? I think the blogs should all be shown on the side, the same way we see newbies write "is my Robert Plant circle on this matchbook real or fake?" Instead of getting 5 of those a…"
Apr 13
Cami Rae liked Coachgd's discussion Why write a blog if no one can read it?
Apr 13
Coachgd liked Josh Board's blog post An Eagle and an Eagle -- The Best Golf Story Ever
Apr 13
Adam Halloran replied to Coachgd's discussion Why write a blog if no one can read it?
"I like it!"
Apr 12
Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager replied to Coachgd's discussion Why write a blog if no one can read it?
"What do you all think of this? I changed from featuring to 10 of the latest blogs, but I'm only listing the titles. One of the reasons I was using featured blogs is that sometimes images at the top of blogs pushed Forum post listings under it…"
Apr 12
Coachgd liked Adam Halloran's blog post All You Need Is Love-When Collecting The Beatles!
Apr 12

About Me

What kind of member are you? Industry professionals must use their real names and identify themselves as such. (Check as many as apply.)
Collector, Fan
What brings you to Autograph Live?
I have been an autograph collector since 1995.
Who can we thank for telling you about Autograph Live?
no one did
What do you collect, or want to collect?
Sports, Music
Tell us more about your collection, specific areas of interest, etc.:
Football HOF, Heisman winners, Ohio State, Cleveland Browns and Indians, Baseball HOF, Rock N Roll HOF
What is your level of expertise?
Advanced Collector
What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
Muhammad Ali on an Olympic flag.
Why do you collect?
It is fun and I enjoy meeting the people.
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?
FDR

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Some In-Person and a Great TTM To Close Out Winter

Posted on April 7, 2017 at 7:00pm 4 Comments

It's been kinda slow in Northeastern Ohio as the concert season slows down in the winter months.  However, there were a few that came to town and a program at the Rock Hall which enabled me to add to the collection.

First, the Rock Hall hosted a movie screening of the documentary Take Me To The River and had a panel discussion with a few musicians, the director and producer after the film was shown.  It is a very good documentary about Stax records that had some young rappers…

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A slow winter so far

Posted on February 18, 2017 at 7:29pm 2 Comments

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A November To Remember

Posted on December 3, 2016 at 2:30pm 6 Comments

It has been a November to remember, indeed.  The month started off by seeing the Alan Parsons Project Live.  A good friend of mine bought a front row ticket and the meet and greet package for Alan.  I believe it was like 90 dollars, which is pretty good considering most meet and…

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A Very Good Fall So Far

Posted on October 30, 2016 at 1:10pm 3 Comments

It’s been a pretty productive fall for adding to my music collection.  

The middle of September, George Thorogood came to town.  He did his usual wave to the crowd and went right to the bus.  But his…

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