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    The song I posted wasn't mentioned, not the band.

    The song I posted wasn't mentioned, not the band.
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    a favorite by The Sonics, surprisingly not...

    a favorite by The Sonics, surprisingly not mentioned yet:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20S_kwNb4rg

    (and speaking of NY/Crazy Horse, they used to do a cover of "Farmer John". I didn't know...
  3. IV (Security) is my fave too: was "So"...

    IV (Security) is my fave too: was "So" disappointed when I heard the follow-up four years later! ;)
  4. Frank Zappa was inducted--doesn't everybody...

    Frank Zappa was inducted--doesn't everybody (except Edwin it seems) remember the debacle of Lou Reed inducting him? (Actually best left forgotten.) {The only reason I believe Zappa got in was because...
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    That's the worst drum programming I've ever...

    That's the worst drum programming I've ever heard!
    (Jon's wig looks good though.)
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    This is NOT the same band as the Roxy band. This...

    This is NOT the same band as the Roxy band. This was the earlier '73 line-up with Jean-Luc Ponty, Ian Underwood and only one drummer (Ralph Humphrey). The Roxy band had Napoleon Murphy Brock added...
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    plus Michael Giles often used double bass drums,...

    plus Michael Giles often used double bass drums, which Bill Bruford never did. And Giles did much more tom-tom rolls/fills: that "orchestral" sound as arturs above me so accurately described. When...
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    Oh Yeah, this is my favorite Zappa band! And that...

    Oh Yeah, this is my favorite Zappa band! And that Helsinki Dupree's Paradise IS the weak link of that disc(s)/show(s) for another obvious reason--no guitar solo!
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    Interesting! I was familiar with the split...

    Interesting! I was familiar with the split pedalboard double beater, but not this heel/toe double beater contraption! :)
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    Thick As A Brick, Part 1/Thick As A Brick, Part 2...

    Thick As A Brick, Part 1/Thick As A Brick, Part 2 -- Chrysalis WIP 6155 (1972)

    A Passion Play edit #8/A Passion Play edit #9 -- Chrysalis WIP ???? (1973)
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    Ian has on occasion told the story of how he had...

    Ian has on occasion told the story of how he had personally chosen Roxy Music to open for Tull at their Madison Square Garden show on August 12, 1972, thinking the NYC crowd would appreciate Roxy, as...
  12. Bill Nelson - Secret Club For Members Only

    Bill Nelson - Secret Club For Members Only
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    My favorite bass drum pedal

    The Premier (made in England) PD 252: manufactured late-70's--'80.

    12306

    (forgive the ugly graphics)
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    the line-up for the first leg of the 1977 tour...

    the line-up for the first leg of the 1977 tour was:
    Peter Gabriel Vocals, Keys
    Steve Hunter Guitar
    Larry Fast Synthesizer
    Phil Aaberg ...
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    in case anybody wants to hear "Why Don't We"...

    in case anybody wants to hear "Why Don't We" recorded March 13, 1977 by Peter Gabriel and band:


    https://soundcloud.com/syncopatico/peter-gabriel-why-dont-we
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    Great photos! Thanks for sharing them! The...

    Great photos! Thanks for sharing them! The Masonic Auditorium concert you attended took place on March 13, 1977; and you are correct, the encore was Back In NYC. I only know this because there is a...
  17. can't go wrong with J-LP with Zappa/The Mothers...

    can't go wrong with J-LP with Zappa/The Mothers in '73.
    (fiddle solo starts around 1:00, after the theme/head)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qr6mTloYJJs
  18. Yes, Jethro Tull, etc. miming/lip-sync'ing on Euro TV 1969

    Yes begins around 11:00; Tull around 36:00
    chat bits seem to be in German or French
    (also includes superb gogo dancing girls!)



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhXAIPgudBA
  19. my faves: Santana: You have had an hours-long...

    my faves:

    Santana: You have had an hours-long conversation with someone before realizing it was just a pile of clothes.

    Yes: Your ideal partner would be into both tantric sex and fat guys.
    ...
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    Are You Experienced? (title track) -- The Jimi...

    Are You Experienced? (title track) -- The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  21. lip-sync/mime to the studio version? ;) (but I...

    lip-sync/mime to the studio version? ;) (but I know what you meant! :) )
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    Well, the Lindsay/Stevie line-up did do a good...

    Well, the Lindsay/Stevie line-up did do a good version of Station Man in their early incarnation--sped up the tempo and rocked it out more--the cocaine probably influenced that! ;)
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    does a live audience recording from the Marquee...

    does a live audience recording from the Marquee Club in summer '76 (with the classic, original line-up) count?
    ...
  24. even the lads in Rush would defer to the mighty...

    even the lads in Rush would defer to the mighty Jethro!

    (didn't Geddy say the best concert he ever saw was Tull in 1972 on the Thick As A Brick tour?!! that should answer this.)
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    my 2005 Toyota Prius has 168,000 miles on it, and...

    my 2005 Toyota Prius has 168,000 miles on it, and came with a factory-installed CD and cassette player. (both still work) ;)
  26. OMG!! Does this mean (a studio version) of "Jazz...

    OMG!! Does this mean (a studio version) of "Jazz Odyssey" might finally see the light of day??!!???


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtvGR8UX1L0
  27. Yoko and 'the man in the bag' didn't mind record bootlegging (in 1971)

    Yoko Ono: "Power To The People" <fist raised> :)
    but we know Peter Grant sure did! ;)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4ecGsYBluI

    (some nice footage of The Pink Floyd in the studio here as...
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    sometime in 1993 ;)

    sometime in 1993 ;)
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    Fire Merchants live with added heat

    the trio augmented by a tabla player:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScWamzcQxGM
  30. Cool! Hopefully he brings the Rock 'n' Roll--with...

    Cool! Hopefully he brings the Rock 'n' Roll--with a good band {lead guitarist} too!

    (I've been digging this clip from 1994 with Reeves Gabrels absolutely tearing it up on the Flying V!) :

    ...
  31. Thread: Zabadak!

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    Zabadak!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEBFH9R3cg4

    enjoy the positive message (and the best miming by an English popgroup since The Who!)
  32. I like it too! Hots On For Nowhere has to be the...

    I like it too! Hots On For Nowhere has to be the funkiest Zeppelin song ever--so funky they never tried it live!
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    Happy Birthday Adrian Belew!

    Happy 68 to Ade! (he seems more like 58: continually striving for fresh approaches/concepts!
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    Gizmodrome is Rock Music's Last Remaining True...

    Gizmodrome is Rock Music's Last Remaining True Hope!
  35. Curious if there are any live recordings of Brand...

    Curious if there are any live recordings of Brand X in circulation from their short English two-month tour in 1980?
    With the release of the recent Bruford boxset we know that the Venue, London show...
  36. Nice interview! Percy's humbleness and 'English...

    Nice interview! Percy's humbleness and 'English reserve' shouldn't bely his true originality and innovation (at least I know it doesn't for readers/listeners here)!

    Glad to see mentions of Noise...
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    speaking of Brand X (and their often Monty...

    speaking of Brand X (and their often Monty Pythonesque album credits), the insert that came with the LP of Unorthodox Behaviour had some humo(u)rous listings. For example:

    Touch Wood:

    ◾Written...
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    Elvis' Coat was a great success, so why not this?...

    Elvis' Coat was a great success, so why not this?


    https://vimeo.com/30869244
  39. I really like this disc! It has an...

    I really like this disc! It has an adventurousness and *spirit* lacking from some much music these days! I even get a faint Captain Beefheart vibe--well, on The Captain's more playful material, like...
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    Maybe Roger had an early premonition of...

    Maybe Roger had an early premonition of Frunobulax?
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    here's just a start for me (where it all begins):...

    here's just a start for me (where it all begins):

    Dizzy Gillespie Big Band (the one with Pettiford, Jackson and Clarke, etc.)
    Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers (Blakey, Dorham, Mobley, Silver,...
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    I don't know if it was "the" (only) single but I...

    I don't know if it was "the" (only) single but I have the Love And Anger CD single.
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    Nice to see the appreciative comments regarding...

    Nice to see the appreciative comments regarding Edward Blackwell!
    Don Cherry's 'Symphony For Improvisers' is an essential mid-60's Blue Note album, and Blackwell holds the whole large group...
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    Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick changes guitars for...

    Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick changes guitars for *every* song live, because it LOOKS COOL! :)
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    John Bonham was definitely a "pounder". (*rigid*...

    John Bonham was definitely a "pounder". (*rigid* too, imo.) Just heard Fool In The Rain on the radio last night, and it made me think: "Bonham would/should have played a bossa nova on this, if he...
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    there doesn't seem to be much "love" here for the...

    there doesn't seem to be much "love" here for the track Love And Anger from The Senusual World. (maybe because it was the single from that one? thought to be too commercial?) It's the only song I...
  47. Thread: Gryphon

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    jump to 4:30 to hear the best* Gentle Giant song...

    jump to 4:30 to hear the best* Gentle Giant song that the Giant didn't write/record
    (it even has a percussion breakdown in the middle with a vocal-only counterpoint section! ;) )

    ...
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    that's because you're seeing his picking hand...

    that's because you're seeing his picking hand (he's a lefty, of course); it's his (right) fretting hand that had the accident. ;)
  49. Howard Kaylan said that Soupy Sales had...

    Howard Kaylan said that Soupy Sales had (connections to) the best weed in NYC! X) :cool
  50. Good point! but now I recall that "Earth Dance"...

    Good point! but now I recall that "Earth Dance" was debuted during the Fall 1977 tour (of which Goodsall played a much more prominent role in) so "he maybe doesn't remember" probably seems accurate!...
  51. Thread: Phil Fell

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    "oh, Lord!"

    "oh, Lord!"
  52. They must mean that "Earth Dance" had not been...

    They must mean that "Earth Dance" had not been played by this re-formed incarnation of Brand X before, because it was played regularly on the 1978 tour.
  53. Hansford Rowe is a seriously 'underrated'...

    Hansford Rowe is a seriously 'underrated' bassist!

    His *just intonation* bass he helped design for Warwick is very interesting!



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ri-wwTE_SSM
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    yeah sure, but will Crimson's version have a...

    yeah sure, but will Crimson's version have a video featuring Godzilla with mega special effects, plus a fully left-handed band (youtube version) to circumvent copyright issues!?! :D

    ...
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    the answer is yes, but usually backing vocals or...

    the answer is yes, but usually backing vocals or in tandem with other singers on those projects.

    was recently listening to Phil Manzanera's solo album from 1999, Vozero, and was impressed about...
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    Jeff Beck "sang" Lead Vocals on the 60's novelty...

    Jeff Beck "sang" Lead Vocals on the 60's novelty single 'Hi Ho Silver Lining' (if you could call that "singing" ;)).
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    Mr. Fripp has never done any Lead Vocals; he's...

    Mr. Fripp has never done any Lead Vocals; he's far too intelligent for that--he doesn't even play standing up! ;)
  58. "Strawberry Bricks" is a much better title than...

    "Strawberry Bricks" is a much better title than "Symphonic Rock" (at least according to Jon Anderson! :D)


    https://soundcloud.com/syncopatico/01-jon-anderson-quote
  59. Who's the most stoned in that photo....?!? a...

    Who's the most stoned in that photo....?!? a toss-up between between Snoop and Alex probably!! :D
  60. I think there are some slight differences between...

    I think there are some slight differences between the two versions:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SobrxOraR2w


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=di3T2PN1lIw
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