Five Firsts: Jim Temple of Blue Factory
NAME: Jim Temple
BAND AFFILIATION: Blue Factory – Poestenkill, NY
INSTRUMENT: Bass Guitar
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Thin Lizzy’s Live & Dangerous (Still great!!!)
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Rush – Permanent Waves Tour
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … A beat up Harmony acoustic that split every finger on my left hand!!!
4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Whole Lotta Love” – Led Zeppelin
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Equinox in high school. The first original band I was in was Private Plain, during the amazing late-’80s Albany music scene…
Jim Temple and his bandmates in Blue Factory take over Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany on Friday (December 14) to celebrate the release of their sophomore album, “Primates, Drunks & Cowboys” on Kranepool Records. Showtime is 6pm.