Thanks to this opportunity to talk to you, I suss out just why the death of Grant McLennan hit me so hard, and what it has to do with music and friendship and rare, rare moments of solace and joy.
The PIGBAT song at the end of this episode is “On The Fade,” and features Kris Shine on guitar, Jon Strunk on drums, and I’m playing the bass and singing. It’s taken from a live recording in 1994 at a rehearsal studio in Anaheim, California, shortly before our last gig in our original incarnation. There are no overdubs or effects added.
I found Kris Shine’s obituary. Unfortunately, he’s buried in Dallas, Texas, so it’s going to be a piece of time before I get to visit his grave.