Nope, Bobby played the accordion! He couldn't lift it himself, but once he
was strapped in he performed admirably. Very pale, and not as full of his
usual banter, but the music was great and we were relieved to see him doing
so well. I hope he didn't suffer too much for it the next day.
> -----Original Message----- > From: adriana linden [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: June 14, 2003 1:44 PM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: Bobby Brown > > > Bobby broke his sternum in a car accident (May 29th, I believe), > and did indeed > miss the DC event. However, he was able to travel to the > Montreal Weekend a > week after the DC event, and play for us at the Saturday gala > dance on June > 7th. I don't know if that is a testament to quick healing, hearty > constitition, good painkillers, a sense of duty, or stubborness! > > Understandably, he was not physically at his best, but folks enjoyed and > appreciated his playing greatly. > > BTW I missed the dance, but I believe that Bobby played keyboard, > and Kathy > Fraser played accordion... > > Adriana Linden > Montrial QC > > --- XXxxxxx@xxx.xxx wrote: > I picked this up from the accordion > newsgroup: > > > > Alas, there's bad news about Bobby Brown: he was badly injured in a car > > crash May 29 -- two days before he and The Scottish Accent were > to play at a > > Scottish Country Dance in Washington, DC. He is recovering at home with > > multiple broken bones. His son, Laird, and the band did a good job, > > although Bobby's absence was definitely noticeable. > > Bobby Brown is the premier Scottish accordionist in Canada and > one of the top > > > > in North America. Besides playing great SCD he has promoted > much traditional > > > > music. > > Cheers, > > Sylvia Miskoe, Concord, NH > > > > ______________________________________________________________________ > Post your free ad now! http://personals.yahoo.ca