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Mike Randle’s Blog 2003

The
Forever Changes Concerts
& Tour Blog

JANUARY

"Notes to myself…" Jan.7 2003
"Bushmills vs. Bushmills" Jan 8 2003
Forever Changes Tour Review By Martyn Samuels
"Help, I’m in Bloody England, freezin me ‘nads off!" Jan 14 2003
get ya bristols out! Jan 15 2003, Mel C’s Diary from Bristol
The Flavour is in the Hole!!! Jan 18 2003. Kieth Stodart’s Diary
"LOVE is in the air!" Jan 18 2003
"Brighton up my day for sure!" Jan 21 2003
"Sheffield shuffle" Jan 22 2003
" Three days in Cambridge" Jan 18 2003
"Day off in BRUMMIELAND" Jan 23 2003

"Brummy Madness" Jan 26 2003
"Liverpool’s got the beat" Jan 26 2003
"All Ab Fab in Madchester" Jan 26 2003
Five go mad in Manchester Jan 27 2003-Diary by Kieth Stodart
Where the f***’s the Tequila?? Jan 30 2003-Diary By Kieth Stodart

FEBRUARY

"Snow in Scotland" Febr 1 2003
"King Tuts" Febr. 3 2003
"Kicking it by the river Thames" Febr 3 2003
KING ARTHUR!! Febr 3 2003- Diary by Kieth Stodart
"Forever Changes…a success!" Feb 4 2003
“FOREVER CHANGES PROFILES” Febr 5 2003
"Yorkshire days" Febr. 6 2003
"Leaving York, once again" Febr 6 2003
"EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT TOURING (but were afraid to ask" Febr. 8 2003
"What’s on the turntable" Febr 9 2003
"There IS a God!!!!!" Febr 9 2003
"Kat can run, but she can’t hide" Febr 11 2003
"An open latter to KAT" Febr 11 2003
"Kat’s Out Of The Bag" Febr 12 2003
"Dear Diary readers" Febr 12 2003
"Shrimps on the bobbie and the deep, deep south" Febr 15 2003
"A non-rhyming Hollywood Poem at 3am (with apologies to Chinaski)" Febr 15 2002
"Worst ever Valentine’s confessions" Febr 15 2003
"A sit down with Shepard Smith" Febr 15 2003
"10 Reasons why Michael Jackson is insane and needs to be committed" Febr 15 2003
"Chili Dogs, Margaritas and who REALLY is America’s news channel anyway?" Febr 17 2002
"Teaching the FRENCH a lesson" Febr 17 2003
"More useless information from yours truly…" Febr 19 2003
"This Joe ain’t your every day Joe" Febr 19 2003
"The Politics of Sex" Febr 19 2003
"The Kids Are Alright" (can’t say the same for Pete) Febr 20 2003
"Musings of a Lead Guitarist" (part one) Febr 20 2003
"Do FREEDOM FRIES go with that shake?" Febr 20 2003
"Musings of a Lead Guitarists" (Part Two) Febr 21 2003
"A Message to Irish Barry" Febr 22 2003
"Musings of a Lead Guitarist" (part three) Febr 22 2003
"The Wreck of the…" Febr.23 2003
"Fess up time" Febr.25 2003
"DUDE, WEARS MY WAR?" Febr 25 2003
Musings of a Lead Guitarist (part four) Febr 26 2003
"Living with Martha" Febr 26 2003
"Run, Ronnie Run!!!!!" Febr 27 2003
"Those wacky Swedes!" Febr 27 2003
"A short guide to doing nothing and doing it right" Febr 28 2003

MARCH

"I see your picture, it’s in the same old frame" March 1 2003
"Studio LOVE is a go" March 5 2003
"I will give my best, if you give yours too" March 6 2003
Musings of a Lead Guitarist (part five) March 6 2003
"I hear it’s your birthday" March 7 2003
"A HOUSE ain’t A HOTEL" March 10 2003
"You’re tax dollars at work" March 11 2003
"This just in: Whole Jackson Family friggin’ whackos" March 11 2003
"Blair Twitch Project" March 13 2003
"LISTEN TO HIS SONGS" March 15 2003
"Blame it on the rain" March 16 2003
"Some Broken News to Liberate them Iraqis" March 18 2003
"MAD COWBOY DISEASE" March 20 2003
"Chillin’ with Don Conka and S.F. gets Ghetto" March 23 2003
"Last Night" March 24 2003
"vvvvv" March 26 2003
"Rotterdam, Ronald Mc Donald and a funky night out." March 29 2003
"The Dutch are set to Party" March 29 2003
"LOVE plays Rotterdam and lives to talk about it" March 30 2003

APRIL

"Scala Show" April 1 2003
"SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR" April 2 2003
Who’s The Tribute Band??!! April 3 2003–By Keith Stodart
Trust the French April 5 2003
Heathrow blues April 8 2003
"My big fat greek diary" April 10 2003
GREECE IS THE WORD! April 11— Diary by Hillary from Greece
"Agistri to Agina…" April 12 2003
"Greetings from Sydney!" April 16 2003
"Ranting in the Sydney Rain" April 16 2003
"Nothing to fear but fear itself (or SLEEP IS A MYTH)" April 16 2003
"Sydney Rox" April 18 2003
"Bikinin Shelias, The Gold Coast and the Surfers Paradise" April 19 2003
"Byron Bay to Melbourne" April 21 2003
"From Melbourne to Los Angeles, Welcome Back!" April 23 2003
"Forget about SARS and rebuilding Iraq; where’s our damn football team?" April 23 2003
"Am I gettin’ through to you-hoo?" April 24 2003
"Flying the NOT SO friendly skies" April 26 2003
"LET’S HERE IT FOR THE DIXIE CHUNKS!!!!" April 26 2003

MAY

"WE’RE 2! WHO’S #1?" May 1 2003
"U.S.A., just a taste" May 2 2003
"Ah…the Culinary Art of Rock and Roll" May 5 2003

"A Midnight near-summer’s song" May 7 2003
"more to Paul Rock than meets the eye" May 7 2003
"Strange weather, Hollywood Crackheads and The Lakers make life interesting around here" May 9 2003
"Hej pa er Svenska, valkommen till Los Angeles!" May 10 2003
"Me, Ringo and how to pull a fast one in Las Vegas." May 13 2003
"This is the profession we have chosen" May 16 2003
"At my house I got Dave Chapple" May 19 2003
"You can sell Angels but you can’t buy LOVE" May 21 2003
"Helter Sopranos; a little help from my friends…" May 22 2003
"T.G.I.F" May 23 2003
"Stroll down memory lane and, anyone got season 4 (episodes 40-52)?" May 26 2003
"They say Chick Hearn never unpacked either" May 26 2003
"The day Bush tried to shake me down for 2,000 big ones…" May 26 2003
"An open letter to Christine Elizabeth Randle" May 28 2003
"UCLA rehearsals and such…a dairy from Friday, 1pm" May 30 2003

JUNE

"A day’s worth of work" "Royce Hall Cowboys" June 1 2003
"SF treat" June 1 2003
"Bill Graham might have liked this show too" June 1 2003
"A Nice SF day…" June 2 2003
"More day off adventures…" June 2 2003
"Dreamin’ about kickin’ it" June 3 2003
"Airport downtime" June 3 2003
"The windy, cold and rainy city" June 5 2003
"The Broadway Town" June 5 2003
"New York Show at Town Hall" June 7 2003
"Blame it on the humidity"
"Dear Mike (yep, it’s that time again…)" June 9 2003
"I miss the Swedes!" June 10 2003
"100F degrees, but who’s counting?" June 16 2003
"Blame it on the boogie" June 16 2003
"Poolside paradise" June 17 2003
"Wasted in Vegas" June 17 2003
"Crazy from the heat" June 17 2003
"California, here I come…" June 18 2003
"Bada Bing" June 19 2003
"Almost Glastenbury time…" June 19 2003
"diggin’ uncle Q" June 21 2003
"We bad, we know it, we bad, we show it" June 21 2003
"The EGGBERT family loses a friend." June 24 2003
"Somewhere there’s a drink with my name on it (revisited)" June 24 2003
"A Different kind of IPO…" June 25 2003
"Flying the friendly skies" June 26 2003

JULY

Having a blast at Glastonbury July 1 2003
Caryne’s Cardiff Diary July 2 2003
Hilary’s Nottingham diary July 3 2003
Six Days July 4 2003
"No place like home" July 9 2003
"Crazy from the Heat" July 10 2003
GLENFIDDICH A GO GO July 2 2003
THE GUILFORD FIVE July 3 2003
SHAKEN NOT STIRRED July 4 2003
NO SLEEP TIL BILBAO July 5 2003
SUNDAY MORNING COMING DOWN July 6 2003
NOTHING TO DECLARE July 7 2003
"At the House we got Dave Chapple, you can come and look if ya want to" July 14 2003
"Moving on up" July 14 2003
"The Best and the Worst" July 15 2003
"Dear Chuck, thank you Berry much." July 15 2003
"Cheap Chick and the AllMadonnaBrothers Band" July 16 2003
"AH..IF ONLY TO BE 20 AGAIN…" July 17 2003
"Mike Randle vs. Kobe Bryant" July 17 2003
"The Diary vs. the CIA and the US Government" July 17 2003
"Demos Out of Construction" July 18 2003
"A lot going on" July 21 2003
"You can buy FOREVER CHANGES CONCERTS in Madison, WI. (but i stil ain’t got a copy" July 22 2003
"My Favorite Places in Los Angeles" (part one)July 23 2003
"Rebates Gone Wild" July 28 2003
"RUN, ARIANNA, RUN!!!!!!!!" July 29 2003
"A Rock and Roll Tuesday" July 30 2003
"Now, where did I put that phone…" July 31 2003

AUGUST

"But do you know how long I’VE waited?" August 1 2003
"Found my Phone!!!!" August 2 2003
"CAN’T STAND THE HEAT" August 4 2003
"Meltdown Mike" August 5 2003
"Move over Kat" August 6 2003
"Everywhere at once" August 7 2003
"LA Ensemble in the House (of Blues)" August 8 2003
"LOVE in an Elevator" August 12 2003
"ADDING TO THE DEAN MACHINE" August 14 2003
"I came east unto Hollywood" August 17 2003
"I too came East unto Hollywood" August 18 2003 –By The New Guy
"Just call me THE EXTERMINATOR" August 21 2003
The "Other" Canterbury Tales August 27 2003–By Scottish Keith Stodart
"A London Diary of sorts" (sans editor) August 29 2003
"A London diary of sorts" August 29 2003
"A London diary of sorts" August 30 2003

SEPTEMBER

"A London diary of sorts" Sept 1 2003
"Short thoughts and good sounds" Sept 3 2003
"Like Doors opening the 21st Century" Sept 8 2003
"Being a responsible musician" Sept 9 2003
"Only in santa MONICA can you do this" Sept 10 2003
"Some ROLANDS work better than others" Sept 12 2003
"Chasing J-LO" Sept 14 2003
"variously confused and such" Sept 17 2003
"THIS IS MY TRUTH TELL ME YOURS" Sept 17 2003
"Passing the torch" Sept 23 2003
"Thrust into the front line" Sept 24 2003 By Keith Stodart
"Cheers!! Mike" Sept. 25 2003 By Keith Stodart
"The ultimate music list for late night drinking" Sept 27 2003 By Keith Stodart
"Tickets, tickets and more tickets" Sept 29 2003 By Keith Stodart
"Save the last dance for me " Sept 30 2003

OCTOBER

"Now you’re all up to date" October 6 2003
"It’s an injustice!! " October 7 2003
"It ain’t over till you grope the fat lady (or life imitates hollywood)" Oktober 10 2003
"Fall Classic" Oktober 11 2003
"Mike Spoils the Spoilers as the b/day girl goes mariachi" Oktober 15 2003
"Par for the curse" Otcober 18 2003
"Philly get’s it’s Forever Changes alright" October 21 2003
"From the Snow flurries of New England to the wild fires of Los Angeles" October 25 2003
"My Philadelphia Story" October 27 2003
"Team Sweden vs. Team USA" October 27 2003
"Hi….. Mike Fornatale here" October 28 2003—By Mike Fornatale-Part One
"ALL MY LAKER CHILDREN" October 28 2003
"Virginia is for LOVErs" October 28 2003
Bartlet Bear’s first of many Diary Entries… October 29 2003
Bartlet Diary No. 2, October 29 2003

NOVEMBER

"Crazy like a FOX" November 1 2003
Bartlet Diary Entry No. 3 November 2 2003
"Smile, it’s sunday" November 2 2003
THE PHILADELPHIA STORY, part 2 November 3 2003 —by Mike Fornatale
Bartlet Diary No. 4. November 5 2003

Latest Bartlet update November 5. DON’T MISS IT!!!

Getting To Know Your Orchestra November 6 2003—by Mike Fornatale
"Buzy Bees" November 6 2003
"Hello I must be going" November 8 2003
Oye — Turistas November 9 2003—By Mike Fornatale
"London; Day one" November 11 2003
"London: day two" November 11 2003
"Day 3,4,5,6 (mon-thur)" November 13 2003
Islington Academy Diary, Friday 14th November. November 16 2003—By Caryne
Is This D.C. or A.C.? November 18 2003—By Mike Fornatale
"Leeeeeee’s Come To Boston, She said ‘woah’….." November 20 2003—By Mike Fornatale
LIVE FROM NEVERLAND RANCH!!!! November 26 2003
"Proper Bo" November 28 2003
"Have no fear, ye true supporter" November 30 2003

DECEMBER

"JUST CALL LAKERS THE BUS DRIVERS" December 1 2003
"WALK BETWEEN THE FAT RAINDROPS" December 2 2003
A. Lee Glows In Brooklyn December 4 2003—By Mike Fornatale
CANT EXPLAIN December 4 2003
I LOVE PARIS IN THE SPRING (not Winter and certainly NOT on my TV) December 5 2003
Bye, Babies…..(sniffle) December 7 2003—By Mike Fornatale
70 DEGREES, TV THEMES & TRAVIS December 8 2003
HAVE IT YOUR WAY December 10 2003
THAT WAS THE 70s. December 15 2003
THERES PLENTY OF ROOM FOR ALL GODS CREATURES December 18 2003 (right next to the mashed potatoes…)
ON THE ROAD AGAIN December 19 2003
SPACELAND RUNS OUT OF RED HOOK December 20 2003
MERRY XMAS & HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL December 24 2003
"Love tears it up in the O.C." December 27 2003
"SMASH EM UP, WE’RE IN HOLLYWOOD" December 29 2003
"SOMEWHERE, IN ANOTHER GALAXY, far far away…" December 29 2003