Life Imitatin' Art


A few years ago I wrote a little post on this here website about my idea for the Best Band Name Ever. Imagine my surprise when there was a comment on that post, this here mornin': did a google search of my band name... found this... So it appears that some one else passed all those highway exit signs in Jersey for "The Amboys" and figgered it was a cinch for a great name for the band! Folk rock, not my thing. But at least someone has the stones to put together a band and make some music under the banner of "The Amboys"! Check 'em out on this here myspace page, they might just float yer boat. It was…

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Happy Zacarias


Today, a co-worker shared some of his recordings from when he was in a band. They had toured for a couple years, playing mostly in the Atlanta area, and were reasonably competent. A discussion arose regarding band names; I may have possibly brought it up. You see, I have some really solid names for bands, and it pisses me off that I lack the musical talent, connections and material to plug into a band name. And tonight, I hit on the greatest album name ever, so now I'm really feeling down. Lemme start with the band name: There are a few towns in New Jersey all ending with "Amboy", such as South Amboy, and Perth Amboy. When you drive through…

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