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#61: Eight years of freakishly fun tours...and yes, he's still the one!

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Just checking in with everybody. I hate RL sometimes, makes me so busy these days. :(

Update on me is that I turned 22 last Sunday and got a new camera phone as a gift.

Good to hear from you. It's been awhile. Have fun with that phone!!

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Sorry I haven't been here in awhile. Between going to some shows, and then trying to keep up on all things Clay in between, and work (getting more subbing jobs-yay me) I've gotten behind here. Finally caught up except for the tour threads but will have to at least check out SF's to see Couchie's recap.

I went to Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Towson, Westbury, and Philly and I loved every one of them. I'll try to do a brief recap of the highlights but unfortunately, I don't have Wanda's skills at getting to the heart of the matter in only two short sentences, so prepare yourselves.

Pittsburgh-Drove up by myself which gave me lots of time to listen to Clay on my mp3. Picked up Sparky from the airport and then met up with Scarlett at the hotel who happens to be one of the sweetest people that I have ever met. Canfly and her friend flew into the room, because naturally she was running late again, and she starts stripping in front of all of us to get ready for her M&G, which was in about 15 minutes. That woman needs a keeper. She made it fine but unfortunately for the rest of us, we didn't have the address to the venue since our tickets with the info was at the box office. We know it's a Carnegie something but didn't realize until we went 15 minutes out of our way that Pittsburgh apparently has named half of their city with Carnegie something. So we call canfly who gives us the address, which Scarlett and Sparky put into our gps's, and we barely make it before 8pm because Pittsburgh traffic on a Friday night is the pits. Thankfully Clay started late so we were good but I was not impressed with the venue. No parking lot for one and it's not marked at all. Looked like some kind of church. Naturally the show was awesome but at the moment, I can't remember a thing so thank god for clack. I had 2nd row center at the show though thanks to canfly but unfortunately it was in a folding chair since they had oversold a couple of tickets in that row, but it was 2nd row so I aint complaining.

Cleveland- Rode there with Sparky and Scarlett while trying to follow canfly. Realized how dedicated, and crazy, Scarlett is when she had some kind of gadget to let her plug in her computer in the car and was uploading clack or something from the back seat. After staying up almost all night working on clack. I was told she slept for a few hours but I never saw it myself. She apparently also napped briefly in the backseat but as soon as I put on Clay's TMC's since Sparky has been too busy at farmville to download it, she perked right up. We got to the hotel, where I met up with my other Clay friend, allclaylong and had some dinner and talked about Clay. At the venue, I had originally had row F, which would have been the perfect seat but then there was an extra in row C, which was even better, and I could sit with my friends. However, Scarlett and CF (who had another M&G, the bitch) were both in row A which was right in front of the amps so in the interest of getting better clack, I switched with Scarlett so at least one of them would have a better camera view. Clay was nice enough to spend a lot of time near the front so we could see him but at the end of the concert, he was toward the back, which is why you will find some justclay clack in the vaults (I didn't do anything but hold the camera, CF did the hard stuff). Canfly couldn't see him at some points and started to put down her camera but I could at least get some of him so I had her hand me the camera and did the best I could to get as much of Clay as possible. Unfortunately, there are some parts where you can only see half of Clay (not sure what all I got actually since I haven't even watched it yet and didn't realize CF was gonna upload it so I apologize if it's crap). The only way I could have gotten all of Clay would have been to sit in the next person's lap, and although she was quite accommodating letting me lean her way, I don't think she would have appreciated me sitting on her.

Towson-I took my daughter to this one and it was actually the first one I remember things about the concert. I was sitting next to a man and his wife. She was the fan but had never been to a live Clay show. He was saying in the beginning that Clay had a good voice but how he liked others from the show better, like Kelly, Carrie, and Adam, and said about how great Adam's range was. I thought, wait until you hear this. The whole show he was laughing at Clay's banter and making comments about how much he liked how Clay was singing different songs. He even called out one of the styles for WSN but it had already been done so I told him to check out youtube. He was really impressed with UM and said he'd never heard that arrangement before so I explained about Ben doing it especially for Clay. I didn't get to talk to them much after since he was in a rush to leave but as I passed the wife, she said how much she loved it and wished she could see it again. I mentioned Philly and LI but I think she was afraid to push it with the hubby, which makes me glad that I am now single.

I loved the banter that night. They had no spotlight on them the whole night, although two ladies in the audience did for a bit, and Clay joked on that. Both the lack of spotlights for them and about the 2 sisters with the spotlight. He also moved in front of the amps for that show because the front of the audience was practically on the stage they were so close. He joked a couple of times how the sound man was probably going to quit because of having to re-adjust things. And then he sat on the edge of the stage for awhile, and why couldn't I have front row at that show? Just my luck. It was also great when he talked to the young girl and the older lady whose birthday it was, and he was so fascinated by the older lady. In case you haven't seen the youtube of Clay talking to her after the show, you really should check it out. He was so sweet with her and it was so cute when she rubbed his hair. My daughter loved the show and she was sitting right behind Clay's friend from school. She was annoyed, as was I, by the woman who yelled out during IML. We all love him more but I wanted to hear the damn song, not her mouth.

Westbury-Drove up with YeahYourGifted and we stayed at a Weak4Clay's home with Scarlett and CF. The ushers at that venue were a PITA and were more annoying than anything the fans were doing. They really took away some of the pleasure of seeing the show because of their relentlessness in hunting down all those hardened criminals taking clack. It was even worse because I was next to Scarlett, and I could see CF across from us, so I'm constantly checking to make sure they weren't coming. They did tell Scarlett to stop, so in good clack gatherer fashion, she put down that camera and as soon as they walked back, grabbed out another. She also passed a tape to me in the middle of the show. Clay was hilarious during SM when the speakers started squealing on both his and Quiana's mics, and then when they were working again, yelled out "What the hell". We were right behind the sound guy and saw him calling someone to get it fixed. We were in the front row with ficus and when Clay was getting on her about the cellcerts, especially when she kept asking "do you really want to know?", the sound man was cracking up. When Clay was talking about the fans stealing the concerts, he saw some usher going after someone and told them to leave her alone, that it was fine. Which is why I had a meltdown at the end of the show. I don't rant much but watch out when I do, although I did manage not to swear at anyone. Right after the show, an usher came up to Scarlett and said she had to give up her tape because Clay's management said so. That's when I went off because Clay had said several times during the show that he was fine with it. So I told the guy he was full of crap. He brought over two other guys who then said it had to do with union rules or something but I was already fired up, plus I think that whole excuse is crap too since the only people being filmed was Clay's group and they didn't care. Iammesmerized came over, as well as other fans, to try to reason with them and Iam said about Clay even giving Scarlett a press pass at one venue. While we were all distracting the guards, Scarlett's smart enough to pass the other tape off to playbiller, and when they told her she had to go to the office, she went up the aisle and walked straight out of the venue. Went up the hill to street level and flagged down a taxi to bring her back to the busline. You'd never thing someone that little and sweet would have nerves of steel. Meanwhile, I had no idea where she was so I'm in the lobby waiting for her to come out of the office, afraid that they were in there grilling her. When I got to the busline and heard she came back in a taxi, I thought they were joking. I did find her and stood with her until Clay came out, but it was funny because she kept her back to the bus because the nasty venue people were out there. I did get two hand touches from Clay, who has the warmest hands. Afterwards we all went to a diner and had such a great time talking about the show and Clay, and listening to YYG and Weak smutting the entire time.

And finally, Philly-My friend YYG had gotten us a PBS M&G and Clay came down out in a hoodie and green cut off sweat pants so I got to see naked Clay legs. He looked so cute. They were very organized, even though there were two PBS stations there so everything went smoothly. Someone took our stuff as we got to the front, another person took what we wanted signed, and then we walked up to Clay who asked our name and then signed what we had brung. He then grabs me around the shoulder, almost in a half hug so I got the warm and fuzzies because my next goal is a full Clay hug. I did remember to lean in and smile. And I know I had my hand around his waist (I remember because I knew my hand wasn't doing any wondering). My friend Weak said that I was glowing so I'm expecting to have some kind of aura around me when I get my pic. He just makes me so happy.

YYG and my seats were two rows in front of Faye and Clay's friend, who is a pretty nice looking guy. We decided to move though because there were a bunch of empty seats across from us, and even though they were on the side, they had a better view because of how they were angled. Clay calling out Scarlett was hysterical and I am so glad CF got the full video of it. His winks to the camera and then talking about not recognizing her without her lens and then acting panicky because her red light wasn't back on was priceless. After the show, we went to the busline, although I wasn't expecting him to do one since he had family there and Sean was there with his family. Scarlett came out afterwards and was standing next to me at the end of the line. She was late because someone called her in the venue because Faye wanted to meet her and thank her for the videos because she downloaded the videos to show her mom. Scarlett was so tickled by that. When Clay came out, I'm not sure if he was going to do the busline but it looked like he saw Scarlett so he came down to the end and said to her that he did know what she looked like. Then he went up and did the hand touch and thank yous. He was still in dress clothes and looked really good. SLC got video of it but not sure if it's been uploaded yet. It's so cute with Scarlett because even though she has met and talked to Clay a few times now, she is more fangirly than anyone I have ever seen and still appreciates those little things like the hand touches.

I can't remember most of what I've learned from the M&G's except for canfly asking about what Arlene was saying to him in Chicago. He didn't at first know who they were talking about until the incident was explained. He said he couldn't remember what she was saying but it was dirty and he said she started to put her hand down the back of his pants, which was when he pulled away. I'm surprised he didn't have her removed. Sure hope she has dementia or something cuz that behavior is just not cool, although his reactions cracked me up.

Ok, I think I'm done my tome. I'll try to keep up better so that when I post it's not in chapters. And I hope that one day I'll make it out to the West Coast to see Couchie again and to meet treenuts and wandacleo, as well as some other Clay fans I have talked to on the boards. Maybe I'll have a full-time teaching job by then and will have more money. Things are looking up there but competition is still tough. I also hope Clay's next project has to do with Broadway because his performances at BBH still ranks right up there as the best thing he has ever done.

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For ausdon:

Via agatha1960 at CV

Tried and True Live is going to be shown on free-to-air TV in Australia on Sunday, March 27th at 3pm. It was shown three times on Pay TV last Saturday.

It's on SBS One, a minor channel which has a fair bit of foreign language content but also lots of interesting documentaries etc. which is a change from the tripe served up by the big three commercial channels.

The CD and DVD are also available for purchase at the SBS online shop.

SBS schedule

SBS shop - CD

SBS shop - DVD

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:GM_FCA:

I am always in the "Everything's Coming Up Roses" car myself..it is the pink one down at the end..only requisite is that you must bring a libation with you..

Don't know why but when I first read this I thought it said lubrication. oops

I would bring a libation but somehow I :cocktail: all up! oops again

:whistling-1:

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:GM_FCA:

I am always in the "Everything's Coming Up Roses" car myself..it is the pink one down at the end..only requisite is that you must bring a libation with you..

Don't know why but when I first read this I thought it said lubrication. oops

I would bring a libation but somehow I :cocktail: all up! oops again

:whistling-1:

Well, I think with Clay, the lubrication is a given

(I am so embarrassed I just typed that...I never smut!)

Kim

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:thbighug-1: Kim, blame me, I'm a baaaad influence. hee

Here, I'll save you the trouble and :smack: myself!

Though I have to say, you done good! :)

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:thbighug-1: Kim, blame me, I'm a baaaad influence. hee

Here, I'll save you the trouble and :smack: myself!

Though I have to say, you done good! :)

Well..you did make it pretty easy! :thbighug-1:

Kim

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From the public side of the OFC:

The "Tried & True" tour officially came to a close this past Saturday and all of us here at Team Clay want to thank everyone who attended one of the shows. It amazes us to hear stories of fans traveling far and wide to hear Clay sing.

Now that the tour is done, we encourage you to join Clay's Official Fan Club if you haven't already to access Clay's blogs, chat with other fans, get exclusive access to future ticket pre-sales and more! You can also visit the Online Store to pick up Clay merchandise. And of course, you can always connect with Team Clay on Facebook or Twitter.

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I am always in the "Everything's Coming Up Roses" car myself..it is the pink one down at the end..only requisite is that you must bring a libation with you..

Don't know why but when I first read this I thought it said lubrication. oops

I would bring a libation but somehow I :cocktail: all up! oops again

:whistling-1:

Well, I think with Clay, the lubrication is a given

(I am so embarrassed I just typed that...I never smut!)

Kim

After my concert some of us went down the hotel's restaurant and had drinks and dessert......I ordered a Sex On The Beach. Clay was that good. :lol: It was either that or a cigarette but I don't smoke!

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Rules? We have rules? :cryingwlaughter:

nah....thats just an urban myth

For ausdon:

Via agatha1960 at CV

Tried and True Live is going to be shown on free-to-air TV in Australia on Sunday, March 27th at 3pm. It was shown three times on Pay TV last Saturday.

It's on SBS One, a minor channel which has a fair bit of foreign language content but also lots of interesting documentaries etc. which is a change from the tripe served up by the big three commercial channels.

The CD and DVD are also available for purchase at the SBS online shop.

SBS schedule

SBS shop - CD

SBS shop - DVD

YAY-slowly but surely working his way to me- all part of my master plan (which I just made up)....mwuhahaha!!

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6 Days until The First Day of Spring! :giveflowers:

Happy Birthday to all celebrating!

Everyone have a great day!

Kim

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After my concert some of us went down the hotel's restaurant and had drinks and dessert......I ordered a Sex On The Beach. Clay was that good. :lol: It was either that or a cigarette but I don't smoke!

After my first concert in Houston, I had a couple of X-Rated Martinis:

X-Rated Fusion Liqueur is a sensuous blend of ultra-premium French vodka and rich blood oranges, mingling with mangos and passion fruit.

After the Dallas concert, we went to Humperdink's and I had a couple of Perfect Margaritas with Patrón Silver Tequila & Patrón Citrónge.

Two of either of those beverages will set you free. I'm not a regular drinker, but after every Clay concert I need something hard.

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Two of either of those beverages will set you free. I'm not a regular drinker, but after every Clay concert I need something hard.

Geez, now kf smutted too. Of course, from her, that's almost expected. *g*

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Two of either of those beverages will set you free. I'm not a regular drinker, but after every Clay concert I need something hard.

Geez, now kf smutted too. Of course, from her, that's almost expected. *g*

So I'm a filty-mouthed degenerate, with the hots for a gay singer. I don't see a problem.

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Two of either of those beverages will set you free. I'm not a regular drinker, but after every Clay concert I need something hard.

Geez, now kf smutted too. Of course, from her, that's almost expected. *g*

So I'm a filty-mouthed degenerate, with the hots for a gay singer. I don't see a problem.

Thread title? :cryingwlaughter:

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5 Days until The First Day of Spring!:giveflowers:

Happy Birthday to all celebrating!

Everyone have a great day!

Kim

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Two of either of those beverages will set you free. I'm not a regular drinker, but after every Clay concert I need something hard.

Geez, now kf smutted too. Of course, from her, that's almost expected. *g*

So I'm a filty-mouthed degenerate, with the hots for a gay singer. I don't see a problem.

Thread title? cryingwlaughter.gif

Seconded!

Sure is quiet around here. So much clack, so little time.....

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For anyone who ordered the Ernie Manouse interview the first time around -- about how long did it take for the DVD to come in the mail? I figured since it was up on the site they'd be able to get them out pretty quick, but it's already been a week. Just wondering how long I really have to wait.

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:nature-smiley-013: The sun is shining..my windows are open..it is warm!! and my irises are coming up! :medium-smiley-075:

(yeah, it doesn't take much to make me happy!)

Kim

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It was nice here today also akim, but they're forcasting MORE rain for the next several daaays! :cry4: Ugh! I'm so ready for spring!

Here's something to warm the cockels of your heart OR make you giggle. The man is so damn much fun!

The Invisible bit is my favorite at the end. I think he's channeling Bobby/Sammy a la vegas -

Jazzy Medley SF

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A sweet tweet from Quiana ~

Quiana Parler

Still in detox mode from touring. I haven't had a break since my plane landed. Thanks to all of the Claymates for your love & support

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