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Offline J.R.E.

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #50 on: January 09, 2010, 09:19:39 AM »


When I moved to Florida in 1980, I had the above on 8 track !!  LOL !  :P

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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #51 on: January 09, 2010, 09:34:04 AM »
To be real... the fantastic Cheryl Lynn recorded a true classic:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoXvDleWJ5U&feature=related




And maybe this was posted, but a couple of links are dead:

Silver Connection - "Get Up and Boogie"

and "Fly Robin Fly"

Their song "Son of A Gun" was not a massive hit, but it was quite good nonetheless.


And that fabulous porn star who had a massive hit:

Andrea True Connection - "More More More"
"I have tried hard--but life is difficult, and I am a very useless person. I can hardly be said to have an independent existence. I was just a screw or a cog in the great machine I called life, and when I dropped out of it I found I was of no use anywhere else."

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #52 on: January 09, 2010, 09:45:17 AM »

KC and the Sunshine Band :  Get down Tonight- 1975 ( and hot)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDB8firw4BI&feature=related


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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #53 on: January 09, 2010, 10:11:26 AM »

moon,

In those heady days we needed "Love Insurance"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2nQBJVD8Oo

J.R.E.,

How about some Katmandu:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jckDyhIyAUg

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #54 on: January 09, 2010, 10:53:27 AM »
moon,

In those heady days we needed "Love Insurance"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2nQBJVD8Oo


Ver, I love Sharon Redd (the uncredited vocal on "Love Insurance").  I was only 2 or 3 in the disco days, but had I been born some years earlier there woulda been no one to get my arse away from that dancefloor.  Thank God House came after and gave me some good grooves.

Here's Sharon's  "Love How You Feel"
« Last Edit: January 09, 2010, 10:58:19 AM by livebythemoon »
"I have tried hard--but life is difficult, and I am a very useless person. I can hardly be said to have an independent existence. I was just a screw or a cog in the great machine I called life, and when I dropped out of it I found I was of no use anywhere else."

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #55 on: January 09, 2010, 10:54:34 AM »
« Last Edit: January 09, 2010, 10:57:26 AM by denb45 »
"it's so nice to be insane, cause no-one ask you to explain" Helen Reddy cc 1974

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #56 on: January 09, 2010, 03:50:22 PM »

moon and denb,

Alas, another great one we lost to aids! Sharon never reached the Queen of disco status. Her songs were a little more intellectualized. Here's another one I liked:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA719kwajOY&feature=related

We've lost so many good ones!

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #57 on: January 09, 2010, 04:41:25 PM »

Before Whitney, came Cissy (her mom).  Cissy's niece was Dionne Warwick!   Think it over:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PNnDMI_k8U

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #58 on: January 09, 2010, 05:22:58 PM »
I bet that NONE of you remember this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTaE2BoCtNI



I mean, the only shining beacon of hope from the 70's was the bell-bottomed, skin tight  jumpsuit, really.
[.Fodão.]

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #59 on: January 09, 2010, 06:05:50 PM »

Tokyo,

Your right ! I never heard that before. Somehow, I don't think they played that one at 54, I could be wrong.

They played this one though:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBqnzWIDr7E&feature=related

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #60 on: January 09, 2010, 06:24:44 PM »
moon and denb,

Alas, another great one we lost to aids! Sharon never reached the Queen of disco status. Her songs were a little more intellectualized. Here's another one I liked:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA719kwajOY&feature=related

We've lost so many good ones!

A sad loss indeed, Veritas.  She never got the recognition that was due to her.

I love "Can You Handle It," I first heard it back in 92 or 93 when it was remixed by DNA and became a minor hit in the UK. It's  one of those late disco - early House tracks that really gets you going.  A true diva she was.
"I have tried hard--but life is difficult, and I am a very useless person. I can hardly be said to have an independent existence. I was just a screw or a cog in the great machine I called life, and when I dropped out of it I found I was of no use anywhere else."

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #61 on: January 10, 2010, 01:20:46 AM »
Totally apropos of all the great music here, the Feb. issue of "Vanity Fair" (the one with the old pic of Tiger Woods on the cover), just published, has an oral history of disco:

http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2010/02/oral-history-of-disco-201002
"No one will ever be free so long as there are pestilences."--Albert Camus, "The Plague"

"Mankind can never be free until the last brick in the last church falls on the head of the last priest."--Voltaire

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #62 on: January 10, 2010, 03:16:07 AM »

Thanks for that Article Ed.. Excellant!!

Ray
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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #63 on: January 10, 2010, 03:36:03 AM »

This thread has been lot of fun, listening to the hits of the past. Brought back some unforgettable memories. Unfortunately and sadly,  I am also reminded, that most of the people, that I partied with throughout the 70's and 80's have all passed on now.

 I used to help a friend of mine run the light show on occasion at a club in Buffalo. I remember all the flyers going out about the music and this high-tech light show, that he and his partner had invested in. Supposedly one of the best light shows around.

I was going through some paper work the other day,  and came across my friends Obituary. He passed on in February of 1999. ( My partner( ED) also knew him) ,  he used to visit us here in Florida. Hard to believe it's been almost 10 years.


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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #64 on: January 10, 2010, 04:22:21 AM »
Unfortunately and sadly,  I am also reminded, that most of the people, that I partied with throughout the 70's and 80's have all passed on now.

I feel exactly the way you do.  As much as I enjoy hearing all these wonderful songs, many of them also cause me to feel a deep melancholy and sadness, particularly, of course, when a particular number is associated in my mind with someone who is no longer with us.  There are so many, so many.  The disco queens of the 70s were the generation of gay men that were hit the hardest; they were infected before any of us knew anything was happening, and they were the first to go--an entire generation almost completely wiped out.  We must continue to enjoy the music that at the time inspired our feelings of brotherhood to never-before heights, but we must also never forget.  R.I.P.     

Indeed, don't leave me this way:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gp1_4UC6bI
"No one will ever be free so long as there are pestilences."--Albert Camus, "The Plague"

"Mankind can never be free until the last brick in the last church falls on the head of the last priest."--Voltaire

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #65 on: January 10, 2010, 07:15:45 AM »
Ed,

That article tells it all. Your quote:


"We must continue to enjoy the music that at the time inspired our feelings of brotherhood to never-before heights, but we must also never forget.  R.I.P."

Well said ! The gay community made great strides in those days with a genre that captivated the world. Everyone just got along and had fun doing it .

So yes, let's continue to enjoy the music ( I hope youtube allows this version to play since it was stopped in my first post in this thread):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRuMWVOIkQk

And if they knock the above off, there's this one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuldaX2ZuIY&NR=1

  
« Last Edit: January 10, 2010, 07:26:57 AM by veritas »

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #66 on: January 10, 2010, 07:42:42 AM »

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #67 on: January 10, 2010, 07:53:40 AM »
It's 7:45 A.M. here on the east coast and time for some morning music.  There were many attempts to take a Broadway-musical song, give it a disco arrangement, and use a performer not normally considered a disco singer.  This is my favorite:  the gay Cole Porter and gay Johnny Mathis.  It was a great favorite at the Saint at about this hour, and IMHO it's quite beautiful:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZRj8k9sMSA
 
"No one will ever be free so long as there are pestilences."--Albert Camus, "The Plague"

"Mankind can never be free until the last brick in the last church falls on the head of the last priest."--Voltaire

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #68 on: January 10, 2010, 08:07:47 AM »
Another great morning-disco song, from the incomparable and totally unique Grace Jones:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VdG1sML4F8
 
"No one will ever be free so long as there are pestilences."--Albert Camus, "The Plague"

"Mankind can never be free until the last brick in the last church falls on the head of the last priest."--Voltaire

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #69 on: January 10, 2010, 08:20:10 AM »

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #70 on: January 10, 2010, 08:38:58 AM »
Singer:  Teri DeSario
Writer:  Barry Gibb
Backup Singers:  BeeGees

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kf-Z7nSkaVI
"No one will ever be free so long as there are pestilences."--Albert Camus, "The Plague"

"Mankind can never be free until the last brick in the last church falls on the head of the last priest."--Voltaire

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #71 on: January 10, 2010, 08:58:08 AM »

If anyone wanted to throw  a "54" party they wouldn't have to look far for the music.

Here's another one Chic -- Dance, Dance, Dance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDWbscEu9HI

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #72 on: January 10, 2010, 09:00:23 AM »


Ahhh Move your body. I think we were all half naked and sweaty, on the floor !   ::)


Not sure if any of these were posted yet ;(That short term memory thing)

Salsoul orchestra : " Tangerine"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vdN185NWYM&feature=related


Earth wind and fire "Boogie wonderland"


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jLGa4X5H2c&feature=related


Peaches and Herb : Shake your groove thing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNX81Y2Jz8U


Ray



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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #73 on: January 10, 2010, 09:47:35 AM »
thanks for that link V ;D
as I mentioned earlier that I was just a little too young and by the time I could get into the clubs, the disco backlash was about to begin, there was a throw-away phrase in that article about me and my friends though -
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By 1976, there were reportedly 10,000 discos in the U.S.: discos for kids, for senior citizens, for roller-skaters, and portable discos
We danced to the same beat only with wheels under out feet - at the skating rink

Totally apropos of all the great music here, the Feb. issue of "Vanity Fair" just published, has an oral history of di
Damn! I couldn't have said it any better that this Bethann Hardison quote:
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At one point I remember dancing, closing my eyes, and saying, “If I die tomorrow, I’d be fine—because I am so happy.”
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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #74 on: January 10, 2010, 10:37:34 AM »
It's Sunday morning, and Saturday night keeps on shinin' on my Sunday-morning face:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltm-CyqtY9s
"No one will ever be free so long as there are pestilences."--Albert Camus, "The Plague"

"Mankind can never be free until the last brick in the last church falls on the head of the last priest."--Voltaire

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #75 on: January 10, 2010, 01:11:04 PM »

Hey Ed,

Sometimes there are things you don't want a cure for (especially in the morning)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrBYKslPrbg&feature=related

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #76 on: January 10, 2010, 01:23:03 PM »

Listen closely to the lyrics and get the feeling of "54":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GxTN5nEuk0&feature=related

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #77 on: January 10, 2010, 02:09:25 PM »
I remember being 10 years old and sitting in front of the radio for hours with my cassette recorder, microphone in hand, waiting for this song to play. Now kids click a button and get their music. Back in the day if you didn't have money and loved music you sat by the radio with your microphone, listened to Casey Kasem's America's Top 40 and prayed he didn't talk over the song.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGQVETVVGf0

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #78 on: January 10, 2010, 02:17:13 PM »
In my opinion no disco list would be complete without Donna Summer's "I Feel Love". My father bought the song and we sat there together with the hi-fi cranked up thinking "this is the future". It was hypnotic mix of computers, passion and coolness. I was totally blown away.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8TBmeK9Abg

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #79 on: January 10, 2010, 02:53:38 PM »

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #80 on: January 10, 2010, 04:59:45 PM »

I bet most have tried this at one time or another ----- walking on the moon:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YoCFauH1cI&NR=1

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #81 on: January 11, 2010, 04:11:35 PM »

This song was #1 for five weeks in 1976 --------- The Trammps:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1gEc8hLS8Q

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #82 on: January 12, 2010, 12:14:17 PM »
And.....
Here is a link provided to me by Randy Jones, the "cowboy"  in the picture":

http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2010/02/oral-history-of-disco-201002?currentPage=3
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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #83 on: January 12, 2010, 01:16:56 PM »


bear60,

Just for you ----- The Village People - YMCA - with close-ups:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS9OO0S5w2k&feature=PlayList&p=42B42B269F691BDA&index=0&playnext=1

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #84 on: January 16, 2010, 03:51:17 PM »

When you wake-up tomorrow, will you ..............?:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDBJgkjFniY

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #85 on: January 16, 2010, 04:22:05 PM »

So,... I going through the you tube list, and come across Donna Summer's "love to love you baby"

I am cracking up,  :D         Watch the interpretive dance going on behind her" Too Much !!   ;)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1ArZEFwRsY&feature=related


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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #86 on: January 16, 2010, 04:27:00 PM »


Hard to believe that was 35 years ago !!    :o


Ray 8)
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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

Offline leatherman

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #87 on: January 16, 2010, 04:28:30 PM »
Watch the interpretive dance going on behind her" Too Much !!   ;)
I love this comment:
"Holy Balls! WTH is this? It's a mix of Logan's Run and Solid Gold"  ;D
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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #88 on: January 16, 2010, 04:33:13 PM »
Move over grannies for the younger set. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MU3S1Putvx0&feature=related
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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #89 on: January 16, 2010, 04:54:18 PM »

mecch,

Listening to the lyirics, I belive Ms. Meatplow needs a Doctor and I've got just the one for her:

http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/first-choice-doctor-love/521DB6A676608460BE9B521DB6A676608460BE9B

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #90 on: January 16, 2010, 04:57:15 PM »

J.R.E.,

I'm still laughing out loud at the video you posted. They tried anything back in those days, so did we!

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #91 on: January 16, 2010, 05:07:36 PM »
I love love love First Choice!  Just didn't live it on the dancefloor, coming into my own more in the mid 80's and the house explosion.  Its direct line from First Choice to Marshall Jefferson, Ten City, etc.
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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #92 on: January 16, 2010, 05:18:04 PM »


Ten City -------- now your talking:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykYt6dZ4cl0

Sehr gut !!!

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #93 on: January 16, 2010, 05:25:27 PM »


Need a love potion? Not the one your thinking of:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmXkL8U2Ivo

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #94 on: January 16, 2010, 06:06:00 PM »
I am cracking up,  :D         Watch the interpretive dance going on behind her" Too Much !!   ;)

LOL!  :D

It looks like Ed Grimly doing disco!

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #95 on: January 16, 2010, 06:20:53 PM »
The first big city gay disco I ever went to was in San Francisco in 1985. I can't remember the name of the place. Not the Stud or DV8, which werent disco and more like the bar/clubs I knew in New York from my teens, which werent gay - Mudd, Danceteria, etc.

I went to that gay disco thinking I was slumming - to go see the old fags, basically.  It was empty as hell. Then quite late a bunch of leather queens showed up and then the fan dancers.  The fan dancers were INCREDIBLE, something I'd never seen in NY cause I was downtown and post 54.

I'd now kinda like to become  fabulous and tawdry fan dancer for my 50's.  I'm sure I could scare quite a few twinkies - like I was shocked when I was one myself.
“From each, according to his ability; to each, according to his need” 1875 K Marx

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #96 on: January 17, 2010, 03:58:51 AM »
LOL!  :D

It looks like Ed Grimly doing disco!


LOL !!  :D  The last time I moved my legs and arms like that, I was waiting in line at a Circle K, to get into the restroom !!   ;D

Ray
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Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #97 on: January 17, 2010, 06:08:36 AM »

Some of the greats we lost to AIDS !

http://elvispelvis.com/aids.htm

There's just too many:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfK4-g6Vd3s

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #98 on: January 18, 2010, 08:53:34 AM »

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: The Carefree Days of "54"
« Reply #99 on: January 18, 2010, 08:34:17 PM »

Anita Ward:  Ring My Bell...   1979


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Ray
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

 


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