Wednesday is Web Day or Writing Day, whichever is most appropriate. This week it's kinda both. I've been thinking about rekindling the blogging fire lately. Yes, it's been a while. A lot has changed, but really the beat goes on. We are still out there every week, one place or another, playing those oldies and creating memories. Rockwell's, where we first started off as Bongo and the Point is long gone. The Deli in Lindale has changed hands twice in the last couple of years and hasn't been having music since the last owner stepped in. Miss seeing you Deli regulars on Saturdays for lunch. The Italian Cafe is now the Taqueria and it's kind of weird going in there after all the nights we spent singing to Lindale, Mineola and Hideaway folk. Good times past. Tomorrow, we will be at the Senior Expo at Harvey Hall in Tyler, then the next day at Atria Senior Living and Saturday in Mineola for the Mineola Metric Century Bicycle Tour of 2013. We're staying busy and having fun! Good times present. In November we'll be with the folks at the VFW in Mineola and at Gateway Lanes as well. We'll be singing at the Ronald MacDonald House in December. Miss that little Trey so much. But LIFE IS GOOD...now just gotta make sure I live it for both of us so I can have stuff to tell him when I see him. So....you never know....I think I'm gonna take a stab at this bloggy thing again. Hope to see you round. Dee
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Welcome…… to the home of the East Texas duo, Bongo and the Point. Currently, Bongo and the Point is Jim & Dee Patton, although the band has seen many incarnations. Jim & Dee, as Bongo, perform oldies from the late 50's and early 60's almost exclusively when playing live, but are also singer/songwriter types and have gold and platinum albums hanging around the house for songs written in the past and continue to be prolific in the studio. You might just hear one of their originals if you happen to be in the right place at the right time and you can find some of them here on the website. Bongo and the Point performs acoustically and people have compared their vocal sound to The Beach Boys, The Bee Gees, The Four Seasons, The Hollies, and The Everly Brothers. So come on in, check out the music and then come on out to see them perform.