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    Yesterday's Mannix had Rip Torn in it. I sort of...

    Yesterday's Mannix had Rip Torn in it. I sort of mainly associate with his comedic roles later in his career, like on the Larry Sanders Show or Canadian Bacon, but early on, he mostly played black...
  2. I'm still pissed I missed it.

    I'm still pissed I missed it.
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    The frell is going on with Mannix?! First Milton...

    The frell is going on with Mannix?! First Milton Berle in one episode, then today I see one with Elsa Lanchester. Yes, that's right, the Bride Of Frankenstein, was on Mannix! Also, same episode had...
  4. Yeah, because i twas used in some Robin Williams...

    Yeah, because i twas used in some Robin Williams movie or something.
  5. Thread: Magma news

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    Ya know they've played Stateside several times in...

    Ya know they've played Stateside several times in the last 23 years, right? THey even did a full blown tour a few years ago.
  6. I guess time for me to post these again, huh? ...

    I guess time for me to post these again, huh?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2-wE-J91JU

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PvuNAoG0XY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD77kyQYifc
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    I once heard See No Evil by Television in...

    I once heard See No Evil by Television in Walgreens. Another time it was My Generation by The Who (with the unedited freakout at the end). And a few months ago, I heard Blitzkrieg Bop at a grocery...
  8. OK, but the photo we're talking about, the band...

    OK, but the photo we're talking about, the band is clearly playing one of the electric songs, so it couldn't be Lover's Leap. Course, now that I think about it, it could be just a publicity photo,...
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    But nothing tops his performance in the second...

    But nothing tops his performance in the second best Star Trek episode ever, A Piece Of The Action!
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    Me too. Either that or mono sodium glutimate.

    Me too. Either that or mono sodium glutimate.
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    The frell is Milton Berle doing on today's Mannix...

    The frell is Milton Berle doing on today's Mannix rerun?!

    (Oh, and Vic Tayback was on the one I watched a few days ago, he's another Star Trek escapee, and also a Monkees escapee, and then there...
  12. Scandinavian Skies, Pressure, Goodnight Saigon...

    Scandinavian Skies, Pressure, Goodnight Saigon and She's Right On Time are still my favourite Billy Joel songs.
  13. I'm not aware of them playing Entangled in 77....

    I'm not aware of them playing Entangled in 77. But apart from that, Tony and Mike would be playing acoustic 12 string, and Phil would be up front singing, the photo in question shows Phil behind the...
  14. I think that's a picture of I Know What I Like,...

    I think that's a picture of I Know What I Like, as Rutherford is playing his Hagstrom 8 string bass. That was the only song (and the only tour) where he used that bass.

    But the photo on the cover...
  15. They didn't play Ripples live until 1978, so...

    They didn't play Ripples live until 1978, so Bruford most definitely didn't play on that (and judging from the video footage from 1980, I believe Phil played bass pedals, with his hands, when they...
  16. Which Genesis song did Chester play vibes on, live?

    OK, so a discussion of one of the myriad reissues of the first Genesis album on Facebook reminded that there was one reissue, the Genesis edition of the Spanish compilation series Gigantes Del Pop,...
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    Closing credits of yesterday's Mannix revealed...

    Closing credits of yesterday's Mannix revealed the name of one known Dan Travanti. If this was still 1972, I might have said "Hey, that guy was on a two parter Flipper episode during the 2nd season,...
  18. I think anyone who was into synths in the 80's...

    I think anyone who was into synths in the 80's either owned one or at least coveted one. You could make up a who's who of synth players, just by listing everyone who used a Prophet-5, Prophet-10 or a...
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    Well, space aliens being Japanese in Godzilla...

    Well, space aliens being Japanese in Godzilla movies made a hell of a lot more sense than Nick Adams playing an Astronaut in Monster Zero, or Russ Tamblyn playing a scientist in War Of The Gargantuas...
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    Son Of Godzilla is far and away a superior movie...

    Son Of Godzilla is far and away a superior movie to All Monsters Attack, which is the one Ron was asking about.

    All Monsters Attack (which was originally released Stateside as Godzilla's...
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    No, that's All Monsters Attack. The movie was...

    No, that's All Monsters Attack. The movie was rather silly. Most of it takes place in the imagination of a little boy who's being bullied at school. And as I recall, that was the beginning of them...
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    It was definitely a remix, at least the early...

    It was definitely a remix, at least the early 90's release was. I remember that distinctly because I listened to a late night radio show where the host would play an hour or so of Zappa every...
  23. But also schtoopid! :lol

    But also schtoopid! :lol
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    I don't think it's the sound quality so as the...

    I don't think it's the sound quality so as the mix, which I'm told is VERY different from the original LP release.
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    I won't be able to go.

    I won't be able to go.
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    Grateful Dead 5/25/72 Miles Davis: most of discs...

    Grateful Dead 5/25/72
    Miles Davis: most of discs 1 and 2 of the Complete In A Silent Way Sessions boxset (less the two songs that were originally released on Filles De Kilimanjaro)
    Miles Davis: A...
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    Did he play the entire organ solo?

    Did he play the entire organ solo?
  28. Thread: Whitesnake

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    I still say the first six albums, up to and...

    I still say the first six albums, up to and including Saints And Sinners are all great records. Sure, some of the lyrics are kinda silly, but so are most hard rock bands. I mean, not everyone can be...
  29. Thread: Whitesnake

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    Well, lyrics aren't the point of hard rock...

    Well, lyrics aren't the point of hard rock anyway, unless you're Phil Lynott. Everyone one else was singing to stuff fill the guitar between the guitar solos.

    But I always thought Would I Lie To...
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    Marion Ross was on today's Mannix rerun. This...

    Marion Ross was on today's Mannix rerun. This makes the second time she's been on Mannix, playing two different characters. That's not unusual, a lot of actors have done it (and some of them more...
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    He also produced Magnum PI. As for the "plug...

    He also produced Magnum PI.

    As for the "plug being pulled early" on everything Scott Bakula did, Enterprise ran for four years, which as Shatner once pointed out, was "a year longer than my show...
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    I remember someone sayign that a lot of the sound...

    I remember someone sayign that a lot of the sound you heard on records back in the day was the result of leakage caused by everyone recording in the same room together. You'd have things like guitars...
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    I can't remember if I've ever seen Girl Trouble...

    I can't remember if I've ever seen Girl Trouble or Spin Out. I might have seen them like 40 years ago, when channel 43 used to do "Elvis week" on the Star Movie or whatever, but it's been too long...
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    Both Shelly Fabares and Dean Stockwell appeared...

    Both Shelly Fabares and Dean Stockwell appeared on today's Mannix rerun. Shelly you made remember from the Donna Reed Show and then her later roles on One Day At A Time and Coach, or maybe you...
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    There's a Cold Stone Creamery near me that closed...

    There's a Cold Stone Creamery near me that closed about 8 years ago, and their sign is still in front of the vacant building.
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    Sod your stinking rules! Rock doesn't play by...

    Sod your stinking rules! Rock doesn't play by rules! Top 12 Rock songs? That would look something like this:

    The Byrds: Eight Miles High
    Queen: Long Away
    The Who: Armenia City In The Skies ...
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    I understand the point you're making. My point...

    I understand the point you're making. My point was that, given that the industry knew that home taping was going on in the first place, what the frell could they have possibly expected when Napster...
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    To be honest, I never really got around to...

    To be honest, I never really got around to hearing the early Triumph records, so my knowledge of their stuff is really the run from Just A Game through Stages (the live album that followed Thunder...
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    Not only that, but I saw an interview on Youtube...

    Not only that, but I saw an interview on Youtube where Rik made a comment about how part of the reason they went from RCA to MCA was because RCA wasn't willing to think of Triumph as anything that a...
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    Ya know what the funny thing about that is? Back...

    Ya know what the funny thing about that is? Back before CD-R technology existed, some of us used to do a very prehistoric version of downloading music illegally. Here's how it worked: you went to the...
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    They also have no idea who was in this or that...

    They also have no idea who was in this or that band. They don't really know or care that Jon Anderson isn't in Yes, they're just going to the concert so they can hear Owner Of A Lonely Heart and...
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    Genesis being very big has nothing to do with....

    Genesis being very big has nothing to do with. You're assuming that people who buy multiplatinum selling records are the kind of who delve into the past of the people who made said hit record, and I...
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    I would agree with that. Most people had no clue...

    I would agree with that. Most people had no clue about that stuff. This something a lot of art rock fans don't get. Just because you or I got into Genesis in the 80's, and then back tracked and...
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    Laugh if you want, but I recall reading he served...

    Laugh if you want, but I recall reading he served honorably as an officer of the law, until he was wounded on the job and was forced to retire.
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    Today's Mannix had appearances from Marc Lawrence...

    Today's Mannix had appearances from Marc Lawrence and Jay Robinson, each appearing, I think, for the second time. You may remember I said Jay Robinson later played Dr Shrinker, and Marc Lawrence...
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    Adam West was on a Bewitched rerun the other day....

    Adam West was on a Bewitched rerun the other day.

    Also, on Leave It To Beaver, Eddie Haskell says he had to stay late after school because the basketball coach liked to consult with him. Oh, is...
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    Marquee Moon is a fantastic album! Lots of great...

    Marquee Moon is a fantastic album! Lots of great guitar playing from Tom Verlaine and Richard Lloyd on this album. There's a cool live album called The Blow Up, which came out in the 80's, but...
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    What's your issue with Slip Kid? It's a great,...

    What's your issue with Slip Kid? It's a great, underrated song. If I was gonna put something by The WHo on such a list, it would probably be that.
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    Funny, I thought that was Jose Feliciano.

    Funny, I thought that was Jose Feliciano.
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    (Robin Williams as Adrian Cronauer mode) That's...

    (Robin Williams as Adrian Cronauer mode) That's fascinating, Mr. Nixon. Could you please describe your genitalia to us?
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    Mine would be something like: Yes: Relayer...

    Mine would be something like:

    Yes: Relayer
    Genesis: Selling England By The Pound
    Genesis: A Trick Of The Tail
    King Crimson: Larks Tongues In Aspic
    Gong: You
    Marillion: Misplaced Childhood...
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    Someone wanna tell me what the frell Diane Keaton...

    Someone wanna tell me what the frell Diane Keaton was doing on today's Mannix rerun?!
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    (putting fingers together in Evil-Doers Finger...

    (putting fingers together in Evil-Doers Finger Pyramid Of Thought) Good! Good!

    There's a very old school lighting trick they use when they do Watcher Of The Skies in this context, specifically...
  54. Also the man who inspired Abby Hoffman to find...

    Also the man who inspired Abby Hoffman to find otu what happens when you walk onto the stage while The Who are performing, as well as the topic of a John Lennon song.
  55. Dude, I've been doing that for 20-something years...

    Dude, I've been doing that for 20-something years now.
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    I've heard In Thee by Blue Oyster Cult and...

    I've heard In Thee by Blue Oyster Cult and Blowin' Free at the Five Guys near me, but that was years ago.
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    GREAT movie! Keep your eyes open for Charles...

    GREAT movie! Keep your eyes open for Charles Bronson.
  58. The flying was during As Sure As Eggs Is Eggs, as...

    The flying was during As Sure As Eggs Is Eggs, as depicted in the above video. I believe Peter starts Supper's Ready in silver, and then puts on a black cloak, I think during the electric piano solo...
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    If you can afford it, make sure you get floor...

    If you can afford it, make sure you get floor seats. The show is a bit more mesmerizing, shall we say, from the floor. In particular The Waiting Room, and to a lesser extent, Watcher Of The Skies,...
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    Well, yes, Good Times is usually thought of a...

    Well, yes, Good Times is usually thought of a spin off of Maude, though there was no real continuity between the two shows. Yes, Florida had been Maude's maid in upstate NY, but Good Times, suddenly,...
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