The Company We Keep- Drive-By Truckers' Homecoming Book

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Loving the book. I've at least thumbed through every page and have read most of it in bits and pieces. Quality job everyone. Definitely making me antsy for February 13th...

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ramonz wrote:We've already got over 130 folks that have "signed up" for a copy at the site (http://www.thecompanywekeepbook.com) in case Nuci's decides to do a 2nd run, and we'll see how many more indications of interest we can get at Homecoming. Keep 'em coming!

So, ho many do you need to sign up to justify a 2nd run? Are you close?
How many were there in the first printing?
Just curious.

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TDB wrote:
ramonz wrote:We've already got over 130 folks that have "signed up" for a copy at the site (http://www.thecompanywekeepbook.com) in case Nuci's decides to do a 2nd run, and we'll see how many more indications of interest we can get at Homecoming. Keep 'em coming!

So, ho many do you need to sign up to justify a 2nd run? Are you close?
How many were there in the first printing?
Just curious.
We have a ton of interest, so yeah we're close but still have a ways to go.
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TDB wrote:
ramonz wrote:We've already got over 130 folks that have "signed up" for a copy at the site (http://www.thecompanywekeepbook.com) in case Nuci's decides to do a 2nd run, and we'll see how many more indications of interest we can get at Homecoming. Keep 'em coming!

So, ho many do you need to sign up to justify a 2nd run? Are you close?
How many were there in the first printing?
Just curious.
We need about 200 to make it economically feasible. Currently at 160. Should be able to pick up the rest at Homecoming
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Jonicont wrote:
TDB wrote:
ramonz wrote:We've already got over 130 folks that have "signed up" for a copy at the site (http://www.thecompanywekeepbook.com) in case Nuci's decides to do a 2nd run, and we'll see how many more indications of interest we can get at Homecoming. Keep 'em coming!

So, ho many do you need to sign up to justify a 2nd run? Are you close?
How many were there in the first printing?
Just curious.
We need about 200 to make it economically feasible. Currently at 160. Should be able to pick up the rest at Homecoming
We just hit 190 - keep 'em coming to make sure this happens!!

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I just wanted to say thanks again to everyone who put the book together. It's awesome. It's the only book my wife allows on the coffee table now. The history, stories and pictures are awesome and that great Wes Freed cover art looks so good on the table.
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I just wanted to reiterate exactly how amazing this project turned out and I'm as proud to have been involved (even if it was only tangentially) as anything I've ever done. My hat's off to y'all, especially to Robert and John and thank y'all for seeing it through.
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When all was said and done, we found a few books. PM me if interested
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Jonicont wrote:When all was said and done, we found a few books. PM me if interested
so glad you pointed me in the right direction on Friday at the Hangout. thank you. the book is fucking awesome!

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Extras are sold
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A little birdie told me Nuci's has pre-orders topping 200 now so a second run is 100%. :D :D :D
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“The Company We Keep” Drive-By Truckers Book Pre-Order Update

Great news, we have reached our goal of 200 pre-orders which ensures that we will indeed do a 2nd printing in April/May with orders shipping in June….thanks to everyone who has placed an order so far! Due to the expense and logistics around a 2nd printing we plan to order a total of 500 books (it’s possible this will be the last edition), so if you’re undecided about ordering, now would be the time to do it so that we can get an accurate order by April 1st!

Thanks!

Dave

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hi there, is there an update on when the second run is going to ship?

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psychobillycadillac wrote:hi there, is there an update on when the second run is going to ship?
Nuci's posted this on their social channels yesterday:
Nuci's Space wrote:

First of all, we are overwhelmed by the support for the 2nd printing of this book. We've received over 300 orders and we are truly humbled and grateful for the Drive-By Truckers fan community!

Now for the update: After some delays, I'm happy to report that the books have cleared customs and are making their way across the USA from California to our shipping partner in North Carolina. Assuming that part of the journey goes as planned, paid orders should be shipped by late July/early August and arrive to your designated shipping address shortly after that!

We will continue to fill orders until this printing of 500 is gone, so if you missed out it's not too late!

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How large was the first printing? It's amazing that this book has sold as many copies as it did.
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brett27295 wrote:How large was the first printing? It's amazing that this book has sold as many copies as it did.
500 first, 500 second. Good stuff!

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d@nuci wrote:“The Company We Keep” Drive-By Truckers Book Pre-Order Update

Great news, we have reached our goal of 200 pre-orders which ensures that we will indeed do a 2nd printing in April/May with orders shipping in June….thanks to everyone who has placed an order so far! Due to the expense and logistics around a 2nd printing we plan to order a total of 500 books (it’s possible this will be the last edition), so if you’re undecided about ordering, now would be the time to do it so that we can get an accurate order by April 1st!

Thanks!

Dave
Such great news.

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glennrwordman wrote:We've set a very high bar for what comes next!
Why, the official DBT fan novel of course. I'll start:

It was a dark and stormy night...

GO!
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It was a dark and stormy night...It was so quiet, one of the killers would later say, you could almost hear the sound of ice rattling in cocktail shakers in the homes way down the canyon.
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beantownbubba wrote:
glennrwordman wrote:We've set a very high bar for what comes next!
Why, the official DBT fan novel of course. I'll start:

It was a dark and stormy night...

GO!
Like a beacon, the marquee of the 40 Watt club shone brightly through the blinding rain
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Jonicont wrote:Like a beacon, the marquee of the 40 Watt club shone brightly through the blinding rain
With the huddled masses of heAthens eating tots in the shelter of the entrance
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Tequila Cowboy wrote:
Jonicont wrote:Like a beacon, the marquee of the 40 Watt club shone brightly through the blinding rain
With the huddled masses of heAthens eating tots in the shelter of the entrance
and Zip City was nowhere to be found...
And I knew when I woke up Rock N Roll would be here forever

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Tequila Cowboy wrote:
Jonicont wrote:Like a beacon, the marquee of the 40 Watt club shone brightly through the blinding rain
With the huddled masses of heAthens eating tots in the shelter of the entrance
listening to the sounds of danceable classic rock staples interspersed with the occasional WSMFP tune wafting through the air from the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house across the way...
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Ummm, there seems to be some lack of clarity about what a novel is. As opposed to, say, non-fiction. :lol:
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beantownbubba wrote:Ummm, there seems to be some lack of clarity about what a novel is. As opposed to, say, non-fiction. :lol:
this is just setting the scene bubs, it'll pick up steam and diverge slightly from reality when the main protagonist Cortez the Killer enters the 40 Watt with one mission at hand, finding and identifying the elusive dime in the gutter, a seemingly omniscient figure shrouded in mystery who may or may not be a member of a very beloved band around these parts... if he even exists in the physical plane at all.
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Smitty wrote:
beantownbubba wrote:Ummm, there seems to be some lack of clarity about what a novel is. As opposed to, say, non-fiction. :lol:
this is just setting the scene bubs, it'll pick up steam and diverge slightly from reality when the main protagonist Cortez the Killer enters the 40 Watt with one mission at hand, finding and identifying the elusive dime in the gutter, a seemingly omniscient figure shrouded in mystery who may or may not be a member of a very beloved band around these parts... if he even exists in the physical plane at all.
Gotcha. Good work. Wake me up when we get to the sex scene(s). It will be good to know what I've been missing all these years.
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beantownbubba wrote:
Smitty wrote:
beantownbubba wrote:Ummm, there seems to be some lack of clarity about what a novel is. As opposed to, say, non-fiction. :lol:
this is just setting the scene bubs, it'll pick up steam and diverge slightly from reality when the main protagonist Cortez the Killer enters the 40 Watt with one mission at hand, finding and identifying the elusive dime in the gutter, a seemingly omniscient figure shrouded in mystery who may or may not be a member of a very beloved band around these parts... if he even exists in the physical plane at all.
Gotcha. Good work. Wake me up when we get to the sex scene(s). It will be good to know what I've been missing all these years.
if you think the 40 watt floor is sticky after a show, wait til the orgies over... :o :o :o
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beantownbubba wrote: Gotcha. Good work. Wake me up when we get to the sex scene(s). It will be good to know what I've been missing all these years.

Finally "Clams" will take on a proper context...
We got messed up minds for these messed up times...

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Here you go Bubba, a dive into fiction... :D (we hope)

A woman stood just to the side of the entrance keeping close to the HeAthens without joining their ranks. She was beautiful and looked ready to Rock & Roll. If ever a woman seemed not a candidate for murder...but then, who can ever know because deep inside the darkened club there lurked secrets and lies.
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The first thing I remember
I was lying in my bed
I couldn't of been no more
Than one or two
I remember there's a radio
Comin' from the room next door
And my mother laughed
The way some ladies do
When it's late in the evening
And the music's seeping through
The next thing I remember
I am walking down the street
I'm feeling all right
I'm with my boys
I'm with my troops, yeah
And down along the avenue
Some guys were shooting pool
And I heard the sound
Of a cappella groups, yeah
Singing late in the evening
And all the girls out on the stoops, yeah
Then I learned to play some lead guitar
I was underage in this funky bar
And I stepped outside to smoke myself a "J"
And when I came back to the room
Everybody just seemed to move
And I turned my amp up loud and I began to play
And it was late in the evening
And I blew that room away
The first thing I remember
When you came into my life
I said I'm gonna get that girl
No matter what I do
Well I guess I'd been in love before
And once or twice I been on the floor
But I never loved no one
The way that I loved you
And it was late in the evening
And all the music seeping through
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