The Mirage

Formed as junior high students to play at a sock hop at the local roller rink. I managed the band. They were in the musician's union and were booked by New Sound Projections (Jack Manahan and Steve Hall) as 9th graders!

Jeff Jackson - organ
Eugene Clower - lead guitar
Bruce Brooks - drums
Kirk Meinke - bass
Steve Cole - vocals

Sept 22, 1967 November 25, 1967
Little Latin Lupe Lou.mp3 Hold On I'm Coming.mp3
Hungry.mp3 Midnight Hour.mp3
I Cant Get No Satisfaction.mp3 My Girl.mp3
Kicks.mp3 I Feel Good.mp3
  Oh Yeah.mp3  (complete with a Fender tape echo and strobe lights)
  Open Up.mp3  (yes, the Red Dogs - our version of both their arrangements)
  I Can't Have Yesterday.mp3 (my vanity piece) (Val said we could do it - we didn't do this live)
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Main entrance to Audio House - look
at all that equipment!

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We added brass for a show at the
Thirsty Ear

Up The Heard The Runabouts The Group The Mirage The Illusions The Golden Pharos The Commancheros The Argons The Jerms The Morning Dew The Chosen Ones The Renegades The Upside Dawne SMACK Spider And The Crabs The Red Dogs BLT Skeptics Tide Burlington Express Delta EricAndTheNorsemen BG & The Bunch The Young Raiders The Bluethings