MICHAEL LeCLAIR "Eldo Caddy"
DRUMS - VOCALS
Eldo Caddy played in many bands
through high school and college. In college, he also served as stage
manager and producer of shows that included, "The Allman Brothers
Band","The Byrds", "Blood,Sweat & Tears","Mahavishnu Orchestra",Judy
Collins, Luther Allison, Al Kooper, "Spirit","Seatrain", "Orleans","The Flying Burrito
Brothers" and Phil Keagey's "Glass Harp".
Moving to Oregon in 1972,after college, he put down his sticks and worked as
a booking agent and live sound engineer. As the club agent for Headwater Booking
Agency and then owner of Suntrack Productions, he booked some of the best known
musicians in the NW, including "Sand" (whose members later became "Quarterflash")
"Brown Sugar" ( which included the late, great Paul Delay and blues guitar
giant, Lloyd Jones),"Wesak", Jeff Lorber, Jon Koonce, "Slowtrain featuring Lee
Garrett", "Lights Out" and Obo Addy's Krukrudu to name a few.
In 1984 with the derailment of "Slowtrain" he retired form the
Portland music scene. Retirement was short lived, as he was called upon
by the Carlton Chamber of Commerce President to help line up equipment
and provide sound for the "one time" performance of "The Bouncing Baby
Boomer Band featuring the Legendary Boomettes with Enrique & the Flaming
Batons" The second gig featured present day Boomerband guitarist, Brian
Hoyt and Enrique etc was dropped from the name. In 1993, Eldo picked his
sticks back up to fill the drum throne. Now, 28 years from the
first "one time only gig", the
original four Boomettes are the Legendary two , "Bouncing baby" was
dropped with the addition of Lee Garrett, and the band plays on !
Listen to some clips of Michael's Live Performances?
You might need a Realaudio player on you computer to hear any of these clips.
READY, WILLING AND ABLE
SICK & TIRED
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