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|As if Truckadelic weren't enough adrenalin, The Forty Fives
|I didn't get a lot of good pictures 'cause I was too busy
jumping around like a lunatic with the rest of the crowd.
|The Forty Fives barely took a breath between tunes, much
less a break or tuned or any of that crap. Non stop 60's garage rock played
with get up and go Go GO!
||Last up, Greasepaint's Hair Metal Midway. Jim was in a bad
mood so a normally angry clown was even more angry, and the band was happy
to play along.
||If you're curious, a fear of clowns is coulrophobia. If you
don't have it, you probably could've developed it after this hardcore
version of Greasepaint. Even the occasional slide whistle couldn't take the
edge of the punky racket. I missed the earlier Athens incarnation of
Greasepaint, Big Top, but had enjoyed the Atlanta version with Mike Geier
immensely. Rumor had it this particular incarnation was closer to the Big
Top original. Unfortunately the vocals were drowned out by the guitar,
though the way Jim was growling them out I'm not sure any mix would've
||Joel had used pieces of this outfit in
The Dong Squad, to great effect.
||I split toward the end of their set with sore feet and