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April 2010 Blog Posts (6)

Manny's 1963

All the equipment you see in this picture of my band, The Malibus, from Stamford Connecticut, was purchased before 1963 at Manny's; the Slingerland drums, the two Ampeg amps, one for the guitars and one for the vocals, the Fender Jaguar, Guild Starfire, and the Gretch guitars.

Henry, Stuart, and all the Manny's family were as legendary as the celebrated musicians we'd come to see and talk to. One of the regrets of my life is that I didn't spend more time visiting, observing, listening to… Continue

Added by Frank Simms on April 17, 2010 at 4:51pm — 1 Comment

Blog post from David Lucas

"Tears.... Manny, Henry, Stewart... memories of a time so vivid and exciting. Manny's! The place to see and be seen. The loving tolerance of young and old musicians plunking pianos, strumming guitars, screaming solos, beating drums... all at the same time. A most delicious chaos of famous talent and wish to be's.

My first visit was in 1961 when Buddy Rich…

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Added by Sandi on April 13, 2010 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Henry tells Harry Chapin his song "Taxi" is too long



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Comment by Arthur (Artie) DeMello on March 20, 2010 at 10:28pm



"My first visit to Manny's was when I was 18. It was my first summer semester at Berklee School of Music. I was told by my Sax teacher Bill Pierce I needed to buy a Selmer Saxaphone and that my old student band model just wouldn't do anymore. I came to Manny's… Continue

Added by Sandi Bachom on April 13, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

THE WALLS OF MANNY'S THANKS JIMMY WEBB FOR YOUR BEAUTIFUL AND APPROPRIATE SONG

Manny's closed May 31, 2009 after 74 years...but the wall abides....



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Added by Sandi on April 13, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Because Holly and Sandi insisted I do so...

(All is forgiven, gals. I get deleted all the time).…


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Added by L Peltzer on April 5, 2010 at 8:42pm — No Comments

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