Five Firsts: Rick Rourke & Lost Wages
NAME: Rick Rourke
BAND AFFILIATION: Rick Rourke and Lost Wages
INSTRUMENT: Guitar, saxophone, harmonica, vocals
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Animalism” or “Animalization,” whichever came first.
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels with the Illusion as openers
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … a bugle I found in the barn when we moved to Lansingburg
4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Gloria”
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … The Bag, with Gary Canfield (may he RIP), Pat Tucci and Kevin Davey.
Rick Rourke and his roots-rockin’ band Lost Wages land at TJ’s Flightline Pub in Glenville on Saturday night, where they’ll be joined by special guest guitarist Denny Dwyer and other members of the Out of Control Rhythm & Blues Band.