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Ralph Covert & The Bad Examples - 5000 Days CD


Totally plugged in! Those of us who experienced it first-hand already know the simple truth: The Bad Examples were one of the great American rock & roll bands, especially in concert. To be truthful, they were more than one great band, as the changes in the line-up through the years brought out the strengths of the new members, and showed off new aspects of Ralph Covert's songwriting.

This disc documents the Examples' final night, a five-hour celebration ending their existence as an ongoing entity. The chosen venue was FitzGerald's, just outside of Chicago, one of America's finest clubs and a longtime favorite of both fans and the band. They chose to chronogically encapsulate their career onstage.

With each set, a different line-up of the band took the stage, so that over the course of the night we were taken on a magical history tour of 5000 days of The Bad Examples. The songs selected here capture the spirit of their past and that climactic night.

(- Rob Gillis, from the liner notes)

This disc can only be purchased online or at shows.


Song selections
Little Disasters
Bad Girl
Reaching for Shadows
Squeezing the Puzzle Together
Harrogate Blues
Schoolboys in Exile
Beautiful Bonfire
Raspberry Jam
Not Dead Yet
Johnsburg, Illinois
Man Underwater
Last Call
This final, thirteenth track is not listed on the cover or disc art but is indexed.

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  • Model: Waterdog WM-0101
  • Artist: Ralph Covert & The Bad Examples
  • Music Genre: Rock

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