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
It's been awhile since I've written a blog. As we all know, 2020 has been horrible on many fronts but I will keep this to getting autographs. It may be a few more months before we will see in-person autographs again.
For me, the last in-person autograph I got was Nick Beggs from Kajagoogoo (current bassist for Howard Jones) and Howard Jones. Both of those were in March. I also got Ian Hill from Iron Maiden and a few guys from Orleans, Pure Prairie League and FireFall (they played…Continue
Having the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in basically your own back yard, has a ton of advantages including meeting artists and getting some autographs.
Not only has the Hall been updated with new exhibits, but they also added an interactive exhibit called The Garage where you can actually play real instruments. They have tutorial videos for…Continue
It is always tougher to graph in the winter in northern cities. Opportunities are fewer and it really has to take a big name band to get me to stand out in freezing temperatures to see if they will sign.
For whatever reason, fewer bands made stops in Cleveland this past winter. Actually, that was fine by me, although I have still managed to go to eleven concerts so far this…Continue
I believe my last blog was in August and there were more hits than misses this fall.
Two Hall of Famers- Steve Cropper and Dave Mason were touring together and made a stop at a local venue. Great show and Cropper has great stories. Both did the merch table after the show. Mason was pleading with patrons not to ask Steve questions because he wanted to go back to the hotel. (Steve loves to tell stories- he told them anyway!)…Continue