Guided By Voices and Destroyer at The Jefferson in Charlottesville — Oct. 7, 2016

Recorded on October 8th, 2016

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Dan Bejar looked like he didn’t care if there were three people or 300, and rightly so. Nobody in the room was cooler than him. The songs, the songs.

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GBV preaching the rock gospel.

GBV weren’t that loud - no earplugs were necessary, although we were prepared.

Bob, to the crowd: “We’re gonna play 50 songs. That’s less than $1 per song.”

I don’t remember the last time I saw someone with a hand-decorated Psychic TV-logo jean jacket, but she wore it well.

Our friend Tina, imagining what Bob says to his hired guns: “I’ve got 5,000 songs. Be ready.”

“Cut-out Witch” was a hit, judging by the crowd’s reaction.

I checked and Bob Pollard has now written many more songs (at least 2000+) than Mozart composed works (600+).

“Not Behind the Fighter Jet” also earned raucous applause and acknowledgement.

Bob’s legs at 58 are more flexible than mine at 45.

Bob handed out beers from the on-stage cooler to a few front-row fans.

GBV played three encores and ended with “Baba O’Riley”. BABA O’RILEY.

A few relevant lyrics from “Psychic Pilot Clocks Out”:

Service time is lonely
Live it up before you pass away

I feel life passing on by us…

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