Five Firsts: Bill Cormier of Ray Murray & the Bomb Squad

December 6th, 2010, 11:16 am by Greg

Bill Cormier

NAME: Bill Cormier
BAND AFFILIATION: Ray Murray and the Bomb Squad
INSTRUMENT: Bass/Vocals

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Galveston” by Glen Campbell. He did a summer replacement show for “The Smothers Brothers Variety Hour” in 1968 called “The Glen Campbell Show” that really impressed this young lad, so I saved up for MONTHS and bought this LP when it came our for a steep $4.99. I still think it’s a great album!

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … The Carpenters, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, circa 1971. In between my “thing” for Glen Campbell and the Beatles, there was the Carpenters.

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