And now the connections come pouring in: video of Bobby (and Vince) performing at the Fukuoka Dome, which is not in Tokyo, from FoTotD Jumpy Jingleberry–
You’re an idiot. Say the man’s name correctly.
You mean Jesse Jarnow, whose book Heads: A Biography of Psychedelic America is available for pre-order on Amazon?
Everything can’t be fixed with a plug.
Tell that to the Dutch.
Anyway, there are actually a lot of questions about this show. This was a band called Bobby and the Valentines and was Bobby, Vince, Henry Kaiser, and two other guys. It was a pick-up band, essentially, and they played Dead tunes. Real fun night out at a small theater.
But the Fukuoka Dome holds 38,000 and Michael Jackson and Madonna and people like that play there: how did Bobby and Vince book this gig? Is Vince big in Japan? Did they just tell the crowd that it was the Dead? How many more weird tributaries are there in this river?