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Old 2014-02-22, 11:15 AM
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Re: It might be time to revisit Hot Tuna NAB status

Another interesting fact: I am friends with a local taper who is known as Big Daddy Buffalo. BDB is on friendly terms with Hot Tuna. I've got pictures of him with Jorma and crew that are recent and ones that are clearly many years ago. Some are of them partying in BDB's house. Jorma is totally supportive of taping. He hangs out with the tapers, even plays songs they request him to play. Any publicly stated policy is not that of the band at all. Jorma is all for the free trade of his shows, on this or any other site
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