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    What did they expect Morrison to sing instead?...

    What did they expect Morrison to sing instead? You've already pretty much exhausted the rhyming dictionary with 'fire' and 'higher'. Tire? Fryer? Lyre?
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    Kraftwerk released a 12" Neon Lights single in...

    Kraftwerk released a 12" Neon Lights single in glow-in-the-dark vinyl back in 1978.
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    Yes, it's used in the UK on a car commercial. A...

    Yes, it's used in the UK on a car commercial. A real 'WTF?!?' moment when I heard it.
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    I think Hawkwind c.1978 was a legal dispute over...

    I think Hawkwind c.1978 was a legal dispute over who owned the name? They became the Hawklords for a while until the dispute was resolved.
  5. It was noticeable that the Mk2 reunion didn't...

    It was noticeable that the Mk2 reunion didn't have an equal split on the songs. Not that it ever seemed to be a point of contention.
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    On the Silent Wings of Brie-dom

    On the Silent Wings of Brie-dom
  7. Kate's just resting. Like Peter Gabriel. No point...

    Kate's just resting. Like Peter Gabriel. No point in burning yourself out.
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    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_DnPwaEn8aGE/SApm978-qFI/...

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_DnPwaEn8aGE/SApm978-qFI/AAAAAAAAEs0/f5GgrpjfIVk/s400/headline_RoyScheider.jpg
    You're going to need some bigger pixels...
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    Part two is linked within the article, at the end.

    Part two is linked within the article, at the end.
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    They weren't at all cool in the UK, and hadn't...

    They weren't at all cool in the UK, and hadn't been for some time - self-indulgent old dinosaurs and all that nonsense, peddled by the music press and various DJs.
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    Things I hate: 1. Lists 2. Irony 3. Lists...

    Things I hate:

    1. Lists
    2. Irony
    3. Lists
    4. Repetition
    E. Inconsistency
  12. Anthony Phillips

    Anthony Phillips
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    Don't knock lounge singers. Remember Dean...

    Don't knock lounge singers. Remember Dean Stockwell in Blue Velvet.
  14. The cover is slightly underwhelming. Although I'm...

    The cover is slightly underwhelming. Although I'm assuming they wouldn't have been allowed to use the logo, at least?
  15. I suppose if we start adding those in that...

    I suppose if we start adding those in that category the list will grow rapidly. Starting with a lot of Fleetwood Mac members.

    And then there's Rod Evans. Jumped, or pushed?
  16. Bill Berry Agnetha Faltskog John Deacon D'arcy...

    Bill Berry
    Agnetha Faltskog
    John Deacon
    D'arcy Wretzky
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    The Smiths...now you're talking overrated with a...

    The Smiths...now you're talking overrated with a capital O. Just ahead of the Stone Roses.
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    Nobody's mentioned John Martyn or Neil Young yet....

    Nobody's mentioned John Martyn or Neil Young yet. So I shall.
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    Tougher than mum tiddly washing/dad diddley...

    Tougher than mum tiddly washing/dad diddley office?
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    My dear chap, one never uses the definite article...

    My dear chap, one never uses the definite article with 'HMS'.
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    Rick Wakeman CBE

    Congratulations to the old keyboard thumper, appointed Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services to music and broadcasting.
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    I've got that as well, three albums in a...

    I've got that as well, three albums in a double-album gatefold? Cheapskates!
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    Even Newsthump has picked up on Rog v. Dave: ...

    Even Newsthump has picked up on Rog v. Dave:

    https://newsthump.com/2021/06/04/roger-waters-was-the-most-talented-handsome-and-best-in-bed-member-of-pink-floyd-by-roger-waters/
  24. Philip Glass - Colourbox

    Philip Glass - Colourbox
  25. Don't Bang The Drum - The Waterboys

    Don't Bang The Drum - The Waterboys
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    I think Roger's griping started around that time...

    I think Roger's griping started around that time - complaining about giving Nick Mason the writing credit for 'Speak To Me' for example.
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    I think I made it up. Does 'boffo box office'...

    I think I made it up. Does 'boffo box office' work for you?

    Apparently there was an attempt to stitch together bits of the TV show into a film, and some extra scenes were shot before it was...
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    At the Live 8 set I got the impression that Roger...

    At the Live 8 set I got the impression that Roger was trying to be Mr Conciliatory, but Dave in particular was having none of it, he looked very uncomfortable at the end.
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    Also the gag that the spoken episode title never...

    Also the gag that the spoken episode title never matched the on-screen title. And the freeze-frame at the end.

    I heard that it was cancelled because they thought it would 'do the biz' as a film.
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    I thought things had mellowed a little between...

    I thought things had mellowed a little between Rog and Dave. Obviously not.
  31. Wait, what?!

    Wait, what?!
  32. While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles...

    While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles
    Violin - Kate Bush
    Cello Song - Nick Drake
    Boss Drum - The Shamen
    The Talking Drum - King Crimson
    Big Muff - John Martyn (possibly the only song named...
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    Nursery Cryme has only sold 60,000 copies (in the...

    Nursery Cryme has only sold 60,000 copies (in the UK)?
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    It was the whole of the moon (apologies to Mike...

    It was the whole of the moon (apologies to Mike Scott). But after that the concept kind of fell by the wayside and it became 'alien of the week'. The second series was Freibergered and suffered...
  35. Thread: Whitesnake

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    Either that or he's a lonely hard-done-by...

    Either that or he's a lonely hard-done-by drifter. No half measures with Dave.
  36. I've never really looked closely at the...

    I've never really looked closely at the Yesterdays cover, I didn't realise the woman from TAAW was on there! Er, hang on there's two different sleeves there as well???

    So what was the problem with...
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    They do say that excess is a measure of...

    They do say that excess is a measure of proginess, but I draw the line at cowbell.
  38. So, what else does Gabes have stashed away in the...

    So, what else does Gabes have stashed away in the vaults that he's forgotten about?
  39. Thread: Rush 40th's

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    Wasn't it the air car that was "two lanes wide"?...

    Wasn't it the air car that was "two lanes wide"?

    "Suddenly ahead of me
    Across the mountainside
    A gleaming alloy air car
    Shoots towards me, two lanes wide
    ...
    At the one-lane bridge
    I leave...
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    RIP Michael Collins

    Not many astronauts got their names attached to a Jethro Tull song.

    I'm with you LEM
    Though it's a shame that it had to be you
    The mother ship
    Is just a blip from your trip made for two
    I'm...
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    There was a programme on Sky Arts last night...

    There was a programme on Sky Arts last night about the artist Julie Verhoeven interpreting the book 'The Joy of Sex'. At one point I heard the introduction and first lines of 'Living in the Past'....
  42. Me too, although I occasionally hear the call of...

    Me too, although I occasionally hear the call of the whistle and think about getting back on board. I purchased Signals recently, but I'm not yet convinced.
  43. I never believed it wasn't so.

    I never believed it wasn't so.
  44. David Paton was briefly in the BCR before they...

    David Paton was briefly in the BCR before they got famous. He went on to work with Alan Parsons, Camel, Rick Wakeman, Kate Bush and others.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Paton
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    There was a program about the album on the...

    There was a program about the album on the Freeview Sky arts television channel recently.
  46. The Orb - several tracks on Adventures Beyond the...

    The Orb - several tracks on Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld.
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    R.I.P. Jim Steinman

    Mildly surprised no-one has mentioned this already. Made Phil Spector's Wall of Sound look like a rickety picket fence. Best known for Meat Loaf and Bat out of Hell of course but I prefer his work...
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    The Four Horseman by Aphrodite's Child being used...

    The Four Horseman by Aphrodite's Child being used to advertise a ... Ford.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYea_nN8thI&t
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    Another reckoned as an early influence - The...

    Another reckoned as an early influence - The Graham Bond Organisation. Classical riffs on a Hammond, one of the first to use a Mellotron.
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    Are there any live recordings available? How did...

    Are there any live recordings available? How did Ray shape up live?
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    David Coverdale's card must have got lost in the...

    David Coverdale's card must have got lost in the mail...AGAIN!
  52. It seems to be in answer to a query about songs...

    It seems to be in answer to a query about songs with flute in them. And then morphed into "why isn't JT in the R&RHOF"? And then complaints about Crest of a Knave winning best heavy metal album.
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    I can imagine if Rick, say, restrung Steve's...

    I can imagine if Rick, say, restrung Steve's guitar or retuned it while his back was turned. Steve would go ballistic.
  54. Yes, he's pictured with a guitar on one of the...

    Yes, he's pictured with a guitar on one of the IGB albums, but never in a live setting.
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    One of the first CDs that sprang to mind when I...

    One of the first CDs that sprang to mind when I saw this thread was REM's Fables of the Reconstruction, but that turns out to be just REM being REM.
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    I have heard of mispressed LPs with one band on...

    I have heard of mispressed LPs with one band on one side and another band on the other side.
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    I had a cassette of a Simple Minds' album which...

    I had a cassette of a Simple Minds' album which had a blip of sound at the start of one side that turned out to be the missing ending of the last track.
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    I won a 4 CD box set of Peter Greenaway/Michael...

    I won a 4 CD box set of Peter Greenaway/Michael Nyman soundtracks c.1988, so went out a bought a CD player. Still got it (Philips CD610). First CD I bought was Born to Run. Didn't buy a lot of CDs at...
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    I would have hated to be a development engineer...

    I would have hated to be a development engineer working on the eight-track mechanism. Imagine the first concept meeting. "Wait, what, you want it to feed in from the outside and feed out from the...
  60. You pick the subject and researchers come up with...

    You pick the subject and researchers come up with the questions. Many years ago someone who applied for Mastermind on a fairly obscure subject was surprised to then find himself being approached by a...
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