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Friday, February 02, 2007

Dear God, What Have I Started?

Ok Melody reunion people, this event has now reached critical mass. The number of people attending is rising to an amazing level. I just heard from motorcycle man, John Ryan, and he is likely to be there. He will be celebrity bouncing at the door, to keep out (or in?) the riff raff. Irene Bogner will be flying in from Baton Rouge, and DJ Shaggy is coming for the event from Oregon. For the sake of all these great folks coming all this way for our event I want everyone to pray their asses off we don't get a blizzard! Come on global warming...

I have been contacted by someone who has video shot in the Melody from back in the day. This is the holy grail I have been searching for. He is going to put it on DVD and we might be able to have it playing at our party, and I'm sure copies can be made available.

As for the slide show, time is running out on getting me any photos you might like shown. Any good shots of the crowd or the insides of the club are perfect. Just send me a jpeg version.

We are still searching for direct contact information on Cal and Steve. They should be made aware of this and hopefully show up, since they are the ones who opened the club. Without their vision, none of those great times would have occurred.

If you have any leads, pass them on to me.

As for the crowd, we will likely be enforcing an age restriction at the door. No one under the age of 35 will be admitted, since this event is solely for the original scenesters who attended from the beginning up to 1992. Make sure you don't invite or bring along any twenty somethings, as they will not get in before 10:30. Remember, this is a private event. Spouses are of course welcome.

We are still searching for Dani Day, and if anyone can contact James Gandolfini...He allegedly spun at the Mel circa 1984, but I wouldn't know about that. Make sure the guys from A Real Rain, Spiral Jetty and Dramarama know about this too. And let's get in contact with as many Slaves of New Brunswicker's as possible.

That's it for now, check back here daily for more updates.


Blogger aina said...

Thank you Stiffy for the updates!!!! :)

So we don't have to be on a list to get in, just show our ID's that we're 35. I think my smile lines will give that away. LOL.

Really looking forward to this special night.

10:35 AM, February 05, 2007  

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