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Date: Thu, 12 May 94 11:49:22 BST
From: smeats[at]-remove-lincoln.gpsemi.COM (Lame Bananas for Geese)
Subject: Those Bakersfield / Sweet Water explanations in full ................

Here are Pat's explanations of Bakersfield and Sweet Water as
compiled by a certain David Whittemore :


Bakersfield is a place a couple of hours
north of Los Angeles where seekers after Purity Of Tone stand in the
desert and watch drag racing before cruising the bars of this fine
and patriotic borough, and maybe stopping by at one of its lifestyle
motel complexes. This particular tune was inspired by a conversation
in Boardner's Bar, Hollywood, with Iain O'Higgins and Col Coonce of
the Braindead Sound Machine, whose subsequent attempts to lend
decency to the whole concept are never going to wash with this writer.

Sweet Water

Inspired by and dedicated - in part - to the Sweetwater Springs
Saloon in Los Osos, California, a splendid rockin' redneck shed, which
we heartily recommend to all pompous English whiteboy groups trying
to "crack the market Stateside". If you're going to play Nice Cave,
sooner or later you're going to hurt yourself; far better to stand
in a giant refrigerator with six bottles of Jaegermeister and your

Syd Meats, Lincoln, UK ( smeats[at] )