Happy Birthday Stanley Demeski

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Happy birthday to Stanley Demeski formerly of Luna and still of the very wonderful The Feelies

Here he is in his practice room practicing Luna's Tiger Lily
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And here his is playing Slide and Crazy People with Luna in 1992
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... And at the beginning of this clip you can see him with his near legendary practice pad
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Stanley drove into town, and we jammed together in the basement of Byron's apartment... We played "Slash Your Tires" one of the songs we had been playing with Byron. All of a sudden we sounded ten times better. We were no longer an underpowered train, struggling to climb a hill. Stanley was like a judicious metronome, a machine.
Dean Wareham in Black Postcards

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