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Stooges Stuff Stolen

Hey did your neighborhood garage band suddenly get real loud? Check the list of the Stooges stolen stuff against their new found equipment wealth...

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by Paul Hawkins, for outsideleft.com
originally published: September, 2008
Not least of all: a Leatherman Charge, a Stooges AAA tour laminate, some pain killers, some sharpies, some electrical tape, some business cards...
by Paul Hawkins, for outsideleft.com
originally published: September, 2008
Not least of all: a Leatherman Charge, a Stooges AAA tour laminate, some pain killers, some sharpies, some electrical tape, some business cards...

Hey!!! Did your neighbourhood garage band suddenly get really, really loud?

Six weeks a go the Stooges were cleaned out while on tour in Canada.

Six weeks has gone by since this theft, but if anyone has information, ANY INFORMATION!
please, please, PLEASE as soon as possible contact
Eric Fischer at: nycentral13@gmail.com
cell phone: +1 646 932 1907

IGGY AND THE STOOGES
EQUIPMENT STOLEN ON AUGUST 4, 2008
OUTSIDE THE EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL
208 SAINT ANTOINE OUEST,
MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA

All equipment was in a rented penske 15 foot yellow truck with u.s. (michigan) license plate number AC46493 and the theft had to have happened in the morning, between 6:30 and 7:30 am  the truck was found the next day five blocks from the hotel and completely cleaned out except for two mic stands that were left behind. everything else still missing...

there's a web page at: Mike Watt`s Hootpage featuring updates as they are received.

Item      Country of Origin   Serial Number
Red roadcase containing:
      Red Gibson 1963 EB-3 bass (this is mike watt's bass!)   USA   No serial number
Black roadcase containing:
      Reverend Flying V guitar - Volcano black   USA   #08001
Black roadcase containing:
      Reverend Orange guitar   USA   03416 ZSL7
Black fibre case containg:
      Gibson red SG short scale bass   USA   No serial number
Black roadcase containing:
      Marshall Vintage/Modern Amplifier   UK   M-2007-07-0926-2 RoHS
Black roadcase containing:
      Marshall Vintage/Modern Amplifier   UK   M-2007-07-0927-2 RoHS
4x Marshall 4x12 Cabinets (with Tuki cover)      UK   #1 Slant: M-2007-05-0149-0
4x Marshall 4x12 Cabinets (with Tuki cover)      UK   #2 Straight: M-2006-49-0380-0
4x Marshall 4x12 Cabinets (with Tuki cover)      UK   #3 Slant: M-2007-05-0150-0
4x Marshall 4x12 Cabinets (with Tuki cover)      UK   #4 Straight: M-2006-49-0381-0

Orange Calzone road case containing:         
      Guitar pedal board and pedals   USA/Japan   No serial number
      Assorted leads    USA/UK   No serial number
      2x mic stands   Germany   No serial number
      Assorted strings and spares   USA   No serial number
   plus:
      2x Boss TU2 Chromatic Tuner
      Boss CH1 Super Chorus
      Fulltone OCD Overdrive
      Crybaby Wah
      Peterson Strobo-Stomp Tuner Pedal
      Whirlwind A/B Boxes
      Whirlwind Cable Tester
      and many many istrument cables
      various tools ( screwdrivers, soldering iron, pliers, etc... )
      tambourine and maracas

Cardboard box containing:         
      Assorted replacement drum heads   USA   No serial number

Gretsch Silver Sparkle Catalina drum kit      USA   No serial number
      26" Kick Drum      No serial number
      13" Rack Tom      No serial number
      18" Floor Tom      No serial number
      4x Cymbal Stands      No serial number
      1x Snare Stand      No serial number
      1x Hi Hat Stand      No serial number
      1x Drum Throne      No serial number

Eden D810 Bass cabinet      USA   D810RP4 0703E5001
Eden D810 Bass cabinet      USA   D810RP4 0703E5002

Cardboard box containg:         
      Eden VT300 Bass amplifier   USA   0601E5115

Cardboard box containg:         
      Eden VT300 Bass amplifier   USA   0507E5033

Floor Fan      CHINA   No serial number
Floor Fan      CHINA   No serial number

Green clamshell suitcase containing:         
      Yamaha snare drum   JAPAN   No serial number
      Yahama kick pedal   JAPAN   No serial number
      Zildjian Mega Bell cymbal   USA   No serial number
      Zildjian 15" Hi-Hats   USA   No serial number
      3x Zildjian 18" 19" 20" crash medium cymbals   USA   No serial number

Brown Epiphone guitar case:         
      Black Epiphone EB3 short scale bass   KOREA   F300503

1 x Wheeled Black Pelican case (50cm x 28cm x 20cm) containing :
A selection of microphones and microphone accessories, most of which are in separately labeled black pouches. All of the microphones are of Shure manufacture, also a BSS DI box. Inside the Pelican case there is also a Ferrari pencil case containing an iPod, iPod accessories, various small cables and adaptors, a Leatherman Charge, a Stooges AAA tour laminate, some pain killers, some sharpies, some electrical tape, some business cards (Mr Rik Hart). Within the case there is also a big pair of Sony headphones (model MDR7506) with a long curly cable and three very long XLR to XLR mic cables. Here's a more specific list of the microphones :
2 x SM91
5 x SM98
2 x B98
2 x SM81
2 x KSM32
1 x KSM27
2 x B52
3 x SM57
8 x SM58
1 x BSS AR-133 DI Box
(all manufactured by Shure)

If anyone has information, ANY INFORMATION! please, please, PLEASE as soon as possible contact Eric Fischer at: nycentral13@gmail.com, cell phone: +1 646 932 1907

can you believe this shit?

(Stooge Mike Watt pictured above with legend, poet, writer publisher Charles Plymell - they perform live together whenever they can.)

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Paul Hawkins

Paul Hawkins has been interested in popular culture and music, protest and survival for as long as we can remember. He began writing about things, making music and other noise at an early age. Paul has interviewed musicians, writers, poets, protestors and artists.

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