favorite Fred Smith saga was the very first time he appeared onstage at
the Grande Ballroom as “Sonic Smith”. He magically appeared dressed in
full super-hero fashion in a black spandex and silver lame costume
replete with goggles, flowing cape, and cowled headgear.
Sinclair was slack-jawed and had a shit conniption fit. The band and
the crowd loved it. He was literally the “Man of the Future”, surprising
everyone! Now that was funny…