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    Posted July 31, 2008 by
    vin776
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    Thousand Oaks, California
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    The new face of 50

    Weekend Warrior Rock Musician

     

    Professionally, I am a video game executive. I am 53 years old and in an effort to relieve stress and stay young - heart, mind and body - I play in an original hard rock band called Bluebeard on weekends. In fact, play with most of the same guys I did this with in high school! Sadly, the catalyst for this was the untimley death of a musical soul mate (he was 50), which made me realize that I was in fact still young and capable of doing almost everything I did in my 20's - including playing in my band. We have recently opened shows for rock legends Kansas, Blue Oyster Cult and Foghat. We even released an album called Deluxe With Reverb. Although original material, it sounds like it is straight out of the late 1970s! The RV is ready. Find us a manager and we will hit the Casino and Festival Circuit in a heartbeat. Fifty may be the new thirty for most but for us it's the new twenty! We have 18,000 friends on my space and over 77,000 plays and most of them people under 25. Feel free to download the songs included here for your music collection!

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