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New Website

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New Website

Welcome to the new website!

Finally  the site is online but it’s still in the beta version.
We’ll be changing a lot of stuff over the next few weeks and we’d like to hear your feedback. What do you like most? What do you really not like?
Tell us about it, but try to be nice..



  1. Bisa - October 12, 2006 12:16 PM

    Nice to see you again on the web Guy! We missed you!
    Very good site, and this blog is really cool. Hope you’ll daily update with your style, and we can meet here just like we do in DG’s blog.

    Shine on

  2. R Britan - October 12, 2006 4:31 PM

    Hy Guy, the new site is fantastic, very good design and a lot of stuff to check, congratulations.

  3. Rudders - Toronto - October 13, 2006 7:54 PM


    The new site is a major improvement on the previous one… it looks and feels excellent…

    Now you have so many Blogs to post on and so little time 🙂

  4. José Raeiro - October 13, 2006 8:28 PM

    Hello Guy, just to tell you that your new website just frskn rocks. Rock on ,,/

  5. Renee B. - October 13, 2006 11:08 PM

    Hey Guy the site looks great!!
    Hope all is well.

  6. ash - October 13, 2006 11:30 PM

    Hello Guy,

    This is very nice, been lovely looking arround, much nicer than the old one.

    I have been trying to read the biography book, and ended up having a good chuckle because I can’t turn the pages. I’m using one of those little window things instead of a mouse and keep running out of little window. (Almost as surreal an image as the lightbulb man if you put an A infront of little)

    Perhaps I need a more Delicate touch 🙂 going nuts now to see whats on the other pages.

    Best Wishes,

    ash X

  7. ash - October 13, 2006 11:43 PM

    Ah-ha ! ! there is a knack to turning the pages !

    ash X

  8. Paul B - October 14, 2006 12:31 AM

    Very Nice!

    Now THIS website lives up to your rockstar status Guy. Defeninitely better than the one before! Hopefully this blog will fend off the evil spam demon present on your previous guestbook.

    I really like the layout of the website, the book for your bio is very original and the elegant vibe is very nice. Now, the music section still being down? Cmon! Get to it! We wanna a see it fill up with solo albums real soon!

    What else can I say except it was good seeing you in the summer, thanks again for the pick at the Toronto show. MB&OA DVD. Please, do it for us mexicans….and the rest of the continent, and the world.

    Oh I must add I was a bit surprised not to see DG’s website in the links section, maybe you guys forgot about it? Maybe he hasnt paid you for the your? hehe

    Anyway,, hope to see you around here.

  9. yoda - October 14, 2006 12:18 PM

    “you have been blessed, you have been pushed into a
    blinding area of

    the elephant dreams
    with you
    the curve of space
    bends and

    you can die now.
    you can die now as
    people were meant to
    hearing the music,
    being the music,

    Charles Bukowski


  10. Paul Sexton - October 14, 2006 3:59 PM

    Hi Guy, Glad to see you back!!.

  11. Angelo Ortiz - October 16, 2006 1:09 PM

    Good job on the site! Looking forward to catching your show, man….

    Thanks for your contribution to fandom,too… it makes listening to music personally satisfying on a whole other level….

  12. eunice - October 16, 2006 7:40 PM

    love this new website! elegant, easy going, creative,
    just brilliant! Hope you get your music section going on soon.!

  13. Joe Muldoon - October 17, 2006 3:11 PM

    Hi Guy

    How would you like to come up to Scotland on the 27th October and play bass as a guest spot with my very own Pink Floyd tribute show?? Plus, apart from being the highlight of the night, you would get to meet Marco: The Italian Bass legend!! (actually he is pretty good).

    Ok, so you will probably say no, but hey, its nice to be asked.

  14. Alan - October 18, 2006 1:57 PM

    hi guy great stuff there. but when are you going to bring your show to ireland? be great to see it!


    ps dark days in paradise is one of the finest gary moore releases of recent times!

  15. David Kenyon - October 19, 2006 1:40 PM

    Hi Guy – looking forward to seeing your show in Bolton at the end of the month – anyone in the North West get down there – its a brilliant show – be third time ive seen it!!
    Best wishes, Dave

  16. Simon Johnstone - October 27, 2006 6:26 PM

    Absolutly love the new site. Good to see people from the DG site like Rudders. Good luck.

    P.S When is the next Wales ‘tour’!!!!

  17. Diego Cardenas ( Chile ) - October 30, 2006 4:18 AM

    Hi Guy! it’s great that you are still with your solo carreer..and doing your own show…you are one of the greatest bass players in the globe as Dave Gilmour said.
    just hope to see you playing..solo or in gilmour’s show..some day in southamerica.

    Best Regards from Chile and congratulations for your website.

  18. emmanuel - October 30, 2006 12:52 PM

    Hello Guy,

    Finally you have your own blog, how satisfying it must be, although I enjoy the blog from your latest band leader David Gilmour, I am now happy to meet your blog on your site.

    First i must enjoyed following the band from London RAH May 30th and 31st, then Venice August 4th and 5th (damn structure) however Venice has a magical kick to it and in charming company time flies by faster than I would have liked. Then the 12th August what a great evening, 11th I was stranded in the UK following some non sense and kids playing silly buger!! No flight would be taking off, and I struggled to reach Venice for the show, and great it was too!!!

    Finally one my last was in Gdansk where it was an ever lasting great performance… Could say so much, having some personal links with Poland, I know they have a great passion about the Pink Floyd and then of course Daid Gilmour’s music and harmonies, and having One of Their best composer, Zbigniew Preisner playing alongside, it was a “GOT TO BE DONE” event.
    And above all, you would have missed the rejoyce of the crowd by the gate who only enjoy having laughters n reenacting the day their parents would have taken the shipyard with their Hero lesch Walesa… and that was great fun wish i had it on camera.

    On all ground well done I like your bass and your strangely shaped instruments, and cannot wait to see you on November 13th.

    You might remember or not, but by chance I did book at the Hotel Gritti Palace and I had the pleasure to congratulate you and the other band’s musicians on August 4th and personally when on the outside terrace while enjoying a Belini in the smooth evening salty air.

    Great fun and WOW you played for Michael Jackson, I feel for the man and all the pressure people are putting over him, he is still a great performer.
    I mix a few jackson(s), with Jackson Brown, Joe Jackson, and then there must be a few more but I get around them eventually.

    I will look forward to the chat on David’s Chat room and finally to see you in London at the King’s Head Theatre.

    Best of Luck and regards,


  19. Matty - October 30, 2006 8:52 PM

    Hi Guy

    Great new webste – just a note to wish you luck with your up and coming shows – sadly i will be away and will miss them hope to see you in the Midlands again

    Best wishes


  20. Vic Gilmore - October 31, 2006 2:51 AM


    Top show, Top Geezer at The Moses Gate!

    Still think we should form “PuNk FlOyD”

    SET LIST:-
    Let There Be More Sheight
    Fat Old Bastards
    Echoes (What ?)
    Absolutely Bollox
    Brain Damage
    Shine on You Crazy Bastards
    Dogs Bollocks

    Just a few to be getting on with.

    Seriously mate – Thans for a great show… Ya know I love ya really!

    Vic Gilmore (The correct spelling !)

    Punk FM – 1976 – 1979 – Punk Rock Radio
    Punk FM

    LoVe BatTery – 1976 – 1979 – Punk Rock Covers Band
    LoVe BatTery – Punk Rock – 1976 – 1979

    Moses Gate – Music Venue – Farnworth – Bolton – UK
    Moses Gate – “Probably The Best Music Venue In The World !”

  21. emmanuel - October 31, 2006 11:55 AM

    Hello Guy,

    I would have said the same comment David wrote for your opening page.
    I have seen listened and heard many Bass musicians and you are far ahead of the lot.
    Sure you play will be as fun as you play and act on stage.

    Best of Luck, and great of me to choose the 13th as I will have to be on Jury’s duty 3 days later!!!

    Best regards


  22. Mat - October 31, 2006 8:01 PM


    Saw you at the Moses Gate and boy did I laugh! Thank you, very entertaining! Shame it was such a small turnout please don’t let it put you off coming up here again, I’m sure that if you did somewhere more central Manchester you’d get a bigger crowd. Anyway from one of the few can I publicly say if you read this and are considering going to see Guy, you’re in for a good evening!



  23. adrian kavanagh - November 1, 2006 2:21 AM

    Great site Guy! nice to see a few familiar names here.
    You don`t have the same Fed as DG.com do you?
    I don`t want Fed to think bad of me…. oh well off to find JC.com
    cheers all.

  24. Francesca Lucas - November 1, 2006 9:19 PM

    Hello Guy

    A massive thankyou for coming to the Moses Gate, we all had a great night and morning!!
    Hope you had a safe journey home and good luck with the rest of the tour!!

    Fran xx

  25. Thomas O'Connell - November 5, 2006 12:27 AM

    Guy, I just wanted to thank you for joining us at Davids Blog. I hope things are going well. I just hope one day you can join us in Davids chat room. We are like a family with a great Editor(who you must know). Plus I hope you can come to the US with your show. Thomas

  26. Wes Wingate - November 5, 2006 12:52 AM


    I’m looking for a version of Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” that I believe you played on where you can really here the string bass, much more than the synth. I went out and bought as many versions of the song as I could find hoping I could find it. It sounds like slap towards the end of the chorus. I know I’ve heard this version. Am I crazy or does this exist somewhere. Maybe a radio edit or something? Could you email me if this is true?


  27. Guy Pratt - November 5, 2006 10:10 PM

    The album version has the best bass mix on it, it’s in the middle and end sections you can hear it.

  28. Haris varajic - November 6, 2006 6:31 AM

    Cool site!

    All the best for best player!


  29. Werner - November 6, 2006 8:50 AM

    Hi Guy.

    Congratulations!! Great new Website!!


  30. Marcus - November 6, 2006 12:36 PM

    I very much like the new site redesign Guy. I think it’s great that you do comedy, in addition to your music, and who knows what else. Maybe the goats know! I can tell you love what you do, because it shows.

    If you come to the Bay Area and have a moment, I promise I’ll buy you a beer (or, drink of your choice).

    Kindest Regards-

  31. riis - November 6, 2006 2:19 PM

    Hi Guy!

    Thanks for being a tremendous inspiration and for all your contribution to both Floyd and Roxy over the years. I’ve seen you four times this year with Gilmour and it was a thrill everytime seeing how much you enjoyed yourself up on that stage! It wouldn’t have sounded the same without you!


    Bjorn Riis
    – a tribute to David Gilmour and his guitar.

  32. Clarice Hickman - November 6, 2006 4:30 PM

    Hello Guy,
    Great to see you have your new website up an running, Its very nice. Seen you in New York with David it was great. In my opinion you are just as good as Roger on the bass, i shut my eyes and it sounds the same as it did 20 years ago, you were truly a blessing for David to find and you have a sense of humor witch makes it alot better. Hope every thing goes well on you tour and the website is great.

    Blessed Be

  33. Bas - November 6, 2006 5:43 PM

    Hi Guy,

    Great improvement the new site !
    I suppose David wil be posting her regulary now !!
    I hope we see you again soon at your own show or playing terrific
    bass for (or with) somebody else .

    Bas . the Netherlands

  34. Linda - November 6, 2006 6:34 PM

    hi guy. great web site . i am having a good nose around and enjoying what i am looking at !
    thanks for answering the questions fans asked of you on the david gilmour blog . aniohter very interesting thing to read .
    by the way if you ever get a chance please bring my bass and other animals to ireland . i would love to see your show and travell to the uk for me is not possible at the moment .
    take care

  35. EchoesBob - November 6, 2006 7:02 PM

    Guy –

    Love the new site.

    The gang from Luka’s in Oakland sends you a virtual pint.

    Let me know if we can do anything to help you plan a show out here around San Francisco. We’ll all be there if you come.

    Take Care.


  36. Gabrielle Childers - November 7, 2006 1:49 AM

    Hey there Guy!

    Great looking site and so many familiar names, too! I was having the same problem as ash so decided to give it a rest and come say hello first. Hopefully I can finesse those biography pages when I go back.

    The last time I checked and posted on your old site it was filled up with, dare I say it, SPAM. Lots of viagra offers too … hmmmmm, anything you’d like to share? Just kidding.

    Keep having fun and drop in and chat one of these days. But I warn you, we’re an unsavory lot at times … very naughty, mostly Erin of course — I’d never participate in anything like that, would I Irregulars???

    Peace and Love!
    Washington State

  37. Haris Varajic - November 7, 2006 2:35 AM

    Hi again!

    Just adding a little notice; under music page, the album Restless Heart-Whitesnake is missing…it is just forgotten or “cut” out?

    Great playin’ there to!


  38. Movado in India - November 7, 2006 3:18 AM

    Hi Guy,

    Great look and feel to the new site – love the little guitar for loading pages.

    Hope your tour is a great success, look forward to reading your book when it is finally published. And thank you for taking the time to answer all our questions.


  39. lorraine - November 7, 2006 11:56 AM

    Hi Guy,

    Nice website!

    If you could just pencil in Glasgow for the world tour it would be very much appreciated.
    FWIW I much prefer you to that other bass player and you’re younger and better looking 🙂

  40. frank p - November 7, 2006 3:53 PM

    Hello Guy, this is a fantastic website. Best Wishes on your endeavours, and thanks for all your inputs. Good question asked previously, is the Fed involved here too? Hope to see you in the spring,perhaps in Toronto. Okay?

  41. AG (alternate gilmour) - November 7, 2006 10:27 PM

    the site is fantastic that is really what I think…….

    you should add a section showing all your gear

    p.s. come to tennessee…you have fans here.

  42. Ivo Soares - November 7, 2006 10:41 PM

    hellou im from portugal and i just love but is real love you on bass guitar specialy on pink floyd money


  43. Thomas O'Connell - November 8, 2006 2:45 AM

    OK Guy, At 4pm 11/10/06, Friday on Davids’ web site. The chat Room will be open till 6pm. You should be up by then, So come and visit us. There is a special room for the ones who have been with Davids site for along time called the barn. You will have to get the special password from the Editor(who you know) to get in . We would really enjoy having you there. Take a chance I know that you will have a good time. Thomas

  44. Matt G - November 8, 2006 1:22 PM

    Hey, love the new website. Can’t wait to see it develop!

  45. Ian Pearson - November 8, 2006 1:24 PM

    Hi Guy, just dropped in to say great site, reminds me of another one. Hmmmmmmmm wonder which one???Hope you havent broken any glass recently-remember how well you handled things at Glass gow ( pun).

    Ian Pearson

  46. Guy Pratt - November 8, 2006 7:43 PM

    Just like to say congratulations to all you americans who drop in..
    Rummy’s gone!!! Hooray!!

  47. Aaron Gaistman - November 9, 2006 1:48 AM

    Hey Guy! Nice site!

    You really gotta do your tour in North America, i’d see you if you came to Toronto! =)

  48. Fran - November 9, 2006 9:29 PM

    Hello Guy

    Would you ever be playing with roxy music again?……i would like to see you if you ever do!


  49. Angelo Ortiz - November 10, 2006 7:26 PM

    Yes guy, Rummy’s gone!

    Maybe there is hope?

  50. ag - November 12, 2006 12:17 AM

    All we need now is for you to gag Blair.

  51. Joana Vieira - November 12, 2006 8:42 PM

    What a great site. i’ve never seen nothing like this before! It’s amazing!! Ricardo Padua excellent job!!

  52. Mark Bain - November 13, 2006 1:12 PM

    Great to see your own blog up and running Guy. Any hope of doing one of your shows in Scotland? (Aberdeen is nice!)

  53. Bran from Croatia - November 13, 2006 4:07 PM

    Didnt see this place b4!
    Great looking site you have Guy…

    I hope you’ll post in this blog…unlike David that never dropped in to say hi…David, David…lol


  54. herbert choo - November 13, 2006 11:56 PM

    very lovely website, long time fan been of bass instrument guitar … so shocked no mention in discography bit of bass guitar playing you are doing on ” Because We Love You ” the long playing album record by Stephen The Duffy … some really lovely lines of the bass going on there … hurray … and as you say ROCK ON!

    PS 12″ of Icing on the Cake was very groovy too …

  55. Jessica - November 14, 2006 4:50 AM

    I agree with everyone, this site is much more “grown up” dare I say.

    Actually looks like someone is trying..no offence 🙂

    I still can’t find your book….

  56. Phoenix - November 14, 2006 7:23 AM

    Guy, stumbled across your site and the blog quite by accident (blame David’s blog ;).

    I have a feeling my next project is going back through his blog and seeing the interesting things you have to say there. Even the briefest glimpse tells me that I should have paid more attention in the past. 😉

    Anyway, been a fan for years, and you can blame the Delicate Sound of Thunder tour on that. Well, the video, anyway, since I haven’t managed to actually /see/ you in concert in person yet. In any of the videos and DVDs you’re in, I always have to watch ya, because you’re having too much fun.

    I must say that you’re one of the two main reasons I’m interested in the bass as an instrument (the other is Geddy Lee). Now if only I had a real bass to learn on (sigh). And it’s taking forever to get my guitar calluses back after a long enforced vacation from stringed instruments. At least my strat misses me, yay!

    Looking forward to more posts and such,

    the Phoenix.

  57. Guy Pratt - November 14, 2006 10:34 AM

    Hi all
    Thanks for your kind words. Had a good show in London last night, the audience took a bit of warming up but I got them in the end..
    Thanks to everyone who came. I’ll try and answer questions more from now on..
    BTW I think everyone should be recommending Ricardo as a website designer as he’s the best don’t you think?

  58. Phoenix - November 14, 2006 8:15 PM

    I’d hire him myself if I could afford him. 🙂

    Sorry I missed the show, but until they invent a decent teleport, wrong side of the pond, I’m sorry to say.

    the Phoenix.

  59. ag - November 15, 2006 12:58 AM

    will you ever spend more time in the U.S. ??

    what do you think of basses from japan?

  60. emmanuel - November 15, 2006 10:13 AM

    Hello Guy and well done for your show.

    Slow start and never too easy to warm up an audience, but I did try to initiate some applause and get them all to follow.
    I much enjoyed all the anegdotes and stories.

    Being a pilot myself I always try to run out of the toilets when the plane is on take off mode…. It is GREAT fun Indeed!!!

    About the AOL videos, if there were nobody watching you perform then they copy and pasted the crowd, and for sure there was a Toyota near, did you all test driven it?

    Will enjoy seeing your show again next year if you continue, and please let me know when a book is coming out.

    All the best for the next show dates.


  61. Guy Pratt - November 15, 2006 10:06 PM

    I hope to tour my show in the states next year, and I used to play an Aria Pro 2 years ago..

  62. Phoenix - November 16, 2006 1:02 AM

    Those’re pretty shiny, but I’m still overly fond of the Fender basses, and a friend’s trying to get me to buy his stand-up. I don’t have that sorta cash floating about due to various game consoles coming out JUST in time for the holidays. *cough* Ahem. Hand-eye coordination practice, don’tchaknow. 😉

    Hopefully your US/NA tour will manage a locale near me!

    And if not, road trips can be fun. 🙂

    the Phoenix.

    Current music: Bass by Hot Waffles.

  63. Chris - November 17, 2006 5:03 PM

    Nice site Guy, hope you drop in from time to time anyway LOVE the web site and love your bass playing, I’m a Pink Floyd fan and… I actualy like your playing on the 1987-1989 and Knebworth 1990 and the 1994 DB tour, very well done!

    Also, why didn’t you demand that your bass solo in Money during the 1994 tour, like the 1987-1989, to still be allowed to play it?


  64. Becky in Atlanta - November 18, 2006 7:15 PM

    Howdy, Guy! It took me a little while to motor over here but I have to say it’s pretty darned cool that you have your own site and blog. (Can we talk about bootlegs and tribute bands here? Just kidding….)

    And yes, thank goodness Rummy’s gone. How nice of you to mention that! I hope we can make lots of much-needed changes in our government these next two years. The US took a bad turn with W and needs to fix a bunch of stuff. I hope that ignominious period in our history is soon gone forever.

    If you come to the states, Guy, be sure and do a few shows in the south. (Atlanta would be nice, of course.) We’re not all rednecks and idiots.


    PS–I like your site very much…very appealing visually… although the print is rather small. But I suppose that has to do with my screen resolution, eh? And my failing eyesight?

  65. Guy Pratt - November 19, 2006 1:12 PM

    Morning all
    I’m down in France frantically trying to get my book finished. Very funny revisiting the misadventures of my youth.
    By the way, everyone who says “Why don’t you do a show in so and so”
    I intend to take my show everywhere I can, so hang on..

    The reason I didn’t do Bass solo’s afdter 89 is because I realised what band I was in!


  66. Michèle (France) - November 19, 2006 2:25 PM

    Welcome to you in France, Guy !

  67. Phoenix - November 19, 2006 9:47 PM

    Guy said: [By the way, everyone who says “Why don’t you do a show in so and so” I intend to take my show everywhere I can, so hang on..]

    Hanging on with quiet desperation. 😀

    By the way, Guy, if you want to build up some buzz in advance, I’d be more than happy to air brief clips of some of your stuff on my internet radio show. We not only air the usual sort of fare you’d see on Dr. Demento’s show (half of my station’s DJs have been /on/ said show with their own funny stuff), but we also do stand-up comedians and spoken word… I’m told your material translates well into an audio-only experience.

    Just an idle offer here, no huge pressure or guilt-tripping. 🙂 It’d just be freakin’ cool, that’s all. 🙂

    Good luck with the book.

    the Phoenix.

    PS. Bon jour, Michele, comment ca va?

    (This is me having flashbacks to high school, and that was 20 years ago.) 😉

  68. Renee B. - November 20, 2006 1:56 AM

    Hoping and hoping you will come to the US. I hope you have a great holiday season, glad to see you posting.
    By the way thanks for answering one of my questions on the DG Blog!

    Renee B.
    Fontana, Ca USA

  69. Chris - November 20, 2006 3:03 PM

    Thanks for the answer sir.

    That’s however such a pity, if I remeber right your only bass solo(well except the entry from One Of These Days) was in Oakland in 1994, right?

    I realy loved you solos, especialy the Venice 1989 one, witch I have on DVD, just wonderful played, and one other thing, how did you do your hair then? It looks great!

    Good luck with your book and best wishes.


  70. Marcus - November 22, 2006 10:29 PM

    Thanks for having a professional blog in addition to David’s. It’s nice to have an equally cool, but different perspective! Have you thought of offering your comedy via podcast or digital download? I know I would purchase one. . .

  71. Gabrielle Childers - November 23, 2006 6:07 AM

    Hey Guy,

    “Paint My House”??? Put FEd on it since he/she is a much-acclaimed house-remodel, spackle and paint expert!

    Great to hear that you’re planning to hit the road in the States with your show next year. I actually don’t think I’ve ever been to a comedy club before, even when I lived in the LA area where they are plentiful! That settles it … your’s will be my first. And then there’s your up-coming book, too. You are a busy boy, aren’t you?

    Have a wonderful time in France while you finish up your book!

    Washington State

  72. Ian Pearson - November 23, 2006 1:14 PM

    Looking forward to seeing you in Thurso, Caithness Guy. 2007 is year of culture for Inverness and I cant think of a more cultured bass player than you. Especially with your Scottish roots.

    Ian Pearson

  73. Julian - November 24, 2006 10:45 AM


    The new site is great. Look forward to visiting it in the future. Looking forward to seeing you at the Kings Head Theatre this Sunday.

  74. Guy Pratt - November 24, 2006 12:51 PM

    Scottish Roots?

  75. ag - November 27, 2006 3:41 AM

    I’d like to know more about your hardware on the Floyd shows. Also, have you modified any of your guitars?

  76. Julian - November 27, 2006 10:48 AM

    My wife Ann and I enjoyed your show last night. We had a great meal in a Thai resteraunt a couple of doors up then came in to see you.
    Have to say you got the balance of giving a bit of inside knowledge to the people you have worked with in a very funny and amusing way without being salatious, well perhaps just a little bit but we enjoyed it. We were also impressed by your musical abilities, but for a musician of your calibre I suppose this shouldn’t be a surprise.
    Great stuff.

  77. Guy Pratt - November 28, 2006 12:23 PM

    Aparet from putting EMG pickups in my 64 Jazz no.
    Thank you,I never got to that Thai, kept meaning to..

  78. Brian Slater - November 30, 2006 6:56 AM


    I’m glad you have a personal space where we can say a little hello from time to time. I had the awesome opportunity to meet you for a pint at Lucca’s before the second Gilmour show in Oakland, Ca. BigAl and I made sure to send you off with a gracious thank you before you took the stage and once again impressed our humble ears. I have always enjoyed watching you play as you move around on stage playing such driving bass lines. I thought you should know. By the way, have you seen any footage or photos of that night at Lucca’s? I didn’t have a camera and would love to see you and our group one more time.


  79. Brian Slater - November 30, 2006 7:00 AM

    Forgot to say, “You Rock!” like a true American…….

  80. Bran - November 30, 2006 2:34 PM

    Hi there!

    I whas just wondering…did you or David ever visit Croatia?
    I’m not gonna start another you should do a show here and so on…it’s just I know you two sometimes go on vacation together in Greece and stuff.
    I mean, Croatia has a very beautyfull coast.
    I would be very pleased if the two of you decided to visit my country sometime.
    The Floyd never ever had a gig in these parts.
    For ’94 tour I had to travel to Munich to see you and this year I went to Milan to see you two….and of course…had a time of my life.
    My point is, you have loads of fans here too…and we are not so far away…

    And yea…as the yanks say…You Rawk dOOd! 🙂


  81. Guy Pratt - November 30, 2006 6:02 PM

    I know people who sail around Croatia, which I fancy, I might be going there with Bryan Ferry next year.

  82. Bran - December 1, 2006 1:22 PM

    Hey Guy!

    You mean, you’re going to have a gig with Brian?
    Or you’re going to sail with him on the Adriatic sea? 🙂

    One other thing…I like your slap bass parts on some of the Floyd songs…particulary on Another brick pt.II. live.
    Screw those who dont.


  83. Karen - December 6, 2006 1:06 PM

    Hi Guy,

    Been checking your site regularly for a while and nothing really seemed to work. And now I don\’t even know how I got here. Actually I can\’t even began to tell you and I probably won’t remember and nothing will work again tomorrow and I work in IT, so I should know this stuff.

    But it\’s 11pm here in Sydney, I have had 4 hours sleep and I\’m raving a bit.

    Anyway nice to finally say hi, nice site.

    And you don’t hear from me again, it’s because everythings gone pear shaped again.


    [try to update your browser to the latest version..] 

  84. Paul - December 7, 2006 3:59 PM

    Hi Guy,

    Have accidently bumped into your blog via The Transit Kings. Have always admired the fact that you do both commercial and (very) uncommercial music. I have to admit to being surprised at some of the people you have worked with. I became aware of your bass playing skills through The Orb and did see you perform with the Floyd.

    Well good luck to you with your future endeavours and keep doing the uncommercial stuff!!

    Best Wishes

    Paul from Glasgow, Scotland

  85. Andy - January 1, 2007 8:41 PM

    Cool site, will def look out for any more shows.

    What a CV too!

    Been enjoying the Pink Floyd “Pulse” DVD. Great Bass playing!

    ps. what happened to your hair mate! (kidding)

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