Ain't Nothin' but the Blues!

News about the Dicky Neely Blues Band and his buddies. Schedules as they develop, photos, old and new and maybe a few odd things here and there. I have recorded with several local artists; Jimmy Trout,Jesse Bishop,Woody Ray Lawson,Dennis Gilley,and others.

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

A recent picture of an old friend, Gary Ingber, and his bike in Florida.
Gary plays a mean guitar. Posted by Picasa


Anonymous Anonymous said...

'big daddy g'. my inspiration for playing the guitar. gave me my break in 'show biz'. LOL a damn fine guitar player :)

8:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i always wondered what happened to gary, we used to hang an play at executive, till the law made us stop..... gary used to have a music store in rockport [fulton]many years ago...had a lot of fun hangin round there with him , and learned alot too !! good to see dickys still around and crankin out the blues..... see ya round the bay, thanks tiny stich

7:01 AM  
Anonymous Sheriff Mark Gilliam said...

Gary (big daddy g) is living out in Florida from what I understand, and he still plays a mean Gibson guitar to the best of my knowledge. I hung out in that music store h had back in the early 90's over in Rockport. I think Gary still visits the gulf coast(Rockport)from time to time since he has or had a son living in the area. Haven't talked to Gary in a while, but he's a great guy and gave many of us a chance at blues music. I for one would never have bridged the gap into blues and rock on the sax if Gary hadn't stuck his neck out for me. I'd sure like to get in touch with Gary if any of you know where he is
let me know.

Mark Gilliam
Sheriff, Aransas County

10:26 PM  
Anonymous Dean Terry said...

Gary M. Ingber, 50, of Cocoa, Florida passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2008.
Gary was a former Rockport resident and former owner/operator of Rockport Music.
Gary was a musician of note, and was known as “Big Daddy G.”
He and his bands the Jukehouse Four and The Gary Ingber Band were well known and loved in the Cocoa area and in the greater blues community.

4:27 PM  
Blogger Dicky Neely said...

RIP Big Daddy! I was shocked to hear of his passing. I didn't get to play with him long but when we did it was really somethin'!

4:48 PM  
Blogger Rob said...

Bob Sweeney here, I played with Gary for a few years in Lewisville Tx, and was lucky enough to play a few shows and sit in with him in Fl as well.
He was my mentor/big brother. He turned me on to the blues, and took me onstage.

We used to hit this jam spot every sunday night, Cat's...Sometimes there was no P.A. system, and we'd just get lost in a long jam.

I miss you Gary, I always though there would be a next jam.


11:34 PM  

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