Author Archives: Mick Dalla-Vee

A Day of Terror – A True Story

A Day of Terror – A True Story   The day was Monday, June 14th, 1999. I’ll remember that day very well for the rest of my life. It started out early for me. Being a professional entertainer, I had performed the previous night and had finally made it to bed at approximately 3:30 a.m., […]

Remembrance Day 2020 (Notes from November 2008 Sinai Peninsula, Egypt)

I awoke on this first morning approximately 10 miles across the desert from the Gaza Strip. You could hear the artillery and fighting across the desert. Over 5000 military troops from all over the world are stationed at this base. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinai_Peninsula It was a beautiful desert morning and as I positioned myself on the front […]

“Slider”- Russell Marsland and Mick Dalla-Vee

Russell Marsland

“Slider”- Russell Marsland and Mick Dalla-Vee This was probably the first most memorable thing I ever did in my studio. It was in early 2000 with my old G-4 Mac with my first Pro Tools rig… a DIGI-001. Earlier, Russell Marsland had asked me if I’d like to join him in representing ‘The Double Whammy’ […]

Balderdash Memorabilia (CASS, Contract, Set-lists and Organizational Skills) Posted in 2014

Balderdash at The Station Mall, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, Mick Dalla-Vee, 1975

Balderdash Memorabilia (CASS, Contract, Set-lists and Organizational Skills)   I recently went through some old manila envelopes I had stored in my closet. One was entitled ‘Mario Dalla-Vicenza Last Will and Testament’ (My dad died in 1992…I still haven’t read the will to this date – no real need to…). Out of curiosity I emptied […]

Revolver – The World’s Best Beatles Band

Revolver – The World’s Best Beatles Band – Commercial This is a commercial featuring Revolver – The World’s Best Beatles Band from Vancouver, BC Canada. Click Here: Voiceovers are courtesy Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Legend Red Robinson with some commentary from the band itself… Enjoy! Early in REVOLVER’S career, Rick Neilson and Robin […]

The Coming Death of Just About Every Rock Legend

From August 31, 2019 Rock music isn’t dead, but it’s barely hanging on. This is true in at least two senses. Though popular music sales in general have plummeted since their peak around the turn of the millennium, certain genres continue to generate commercial excitement: pop, rap, hip-hop, country. But rock — amplified and often […]