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Equipment Failure – Achievements in the Pathetic.

Cranky’s seasons have a long tradition of ending on a sour note, so to speak. There was the time that Cranky was playing in Congress Square on a cold Friday evening toward the end of October.  A derelict fellow came up and insisted that that he should have a dollar out of Cranky’s bucket. When… Continue reading Equipment Failure – Achievements in the Pathetic.

Straw Boater and Chuck Taylor Hi-tops.
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Cranky head to toe.

If you blinked you missed it. Cranky's "soft-launch" of the 2016 season. A 90 minute appearance at the Portland Farmers Market in Deering Oaks. The big new Cranky accouterments this year (the picture is self-explanatory). Cranky changes the top and the bottom, everything  in the middle remains the same.

Cranky's reed refurbishment workshop
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Cranky’s dream comes true, a bad dream that is.

A brief peek into Cranky's brain. Here’s a behind the scenes story of Cranky’s that you are probably better off not knowing. So for all of you who have a rosy image of Cranky out there wearing his multi-colors, in a sax playing utopia, you can stop reading right now. No need to dirty up… Continue reading Cranky’s dream comes true, a bad dream that is.