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  1. Beth was originally the B-side of Detroit Rock...

    Beth was originally the B-side of Detroit Rock City. When the single came out, it was only selling in two cities, Detroit and I forget what the other city was. It was obvious why it was selling in...
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    Yeah, he replaced Randy Meisner in Poco, then he...

    Yeah, he replaced Randy Meisner in Poco, then he replaced Randy again in The Eagles.

    I remember reading an article on Poco in Relix magazine, I think it was, back in the early 90's. There was a...
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    The Front: 1977 picture starring Woody Allen (in...

    The Front: 1977 picture starring Woody Allen (in a rare instance where he is only an actor, not writer or director) as a bar cashier who agrees to put his name on scripts written by a friend who has...
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    He was also in my favorite Rockford Files...

    He was also in my favorite Rockford Files episode. But where I really recognize him from is Murder She Wrote, where he played the sheriff of Cabot Cove (replacing Tom Bosley, after he went off to do...
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    Grace's maiden name was Grace Barnett Wing. Grace...

    Grace's maiden name was Grace Barnett Wing. Grace had gone Finch College, the same school as Tricia Nixon. That's why Grace was invited, because it was a "social function" for all these rich girls...
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    Part of the secret of why those first two Sabbath...

    Part of the secret of why those first two Sabbath albums sound so heavy is because of the use of half time rhythms, like on Black Sabbath itself and the intro of War Pigs. That's a big part of making...
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    Love his playing on Rypdal's Waves, and...

    Love his playing on Rypdal's Waves, and Descendre, as well as his playing on Towner's Solstice albums. RIP
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    Finished watching When Worlds Collide. Good...

    Finished watching When Worlds Collide. Good picture. Great special effects, easy to see why it won the Oscar.
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    Thanks for all that. Yeah, it sound like they...

    Thanks for all that. Yeah, it sound like they need to fire their webmasters. I wonder how a movie ends up getting listed in "undefined", especially something that won an Academy Award, and is being...
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    The latter, definitely. I've got way too much...

    The latter, definitely. I've got way too much stuff recorded, and not enough time to watch it all. I've got stuff from the Olympics on the thing, still. The 2010 Olympics. I've got that Ring Cycle...
  11. Actually, there was also a song called Making...

    Actually, there was also a song called Making Movies that was recorded during those sessions that was never released.
  12. Likewise, the Queen song Sheer Heart Attack...

    Likewise, the Queen song Sheer Heart Attack doesn't appear on the Sheer Heart Attack album, but on News Of The World, which was three albums later. Also, the Def Leppard song On Through The Night...
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    OK, that wasn't there when I checked, unless they...

    OK, that wasn't there when I checked, unless they have listed under some category other than "sci-fi/horror". :huh

    Edit: OK, so how did you actually find that? I just tried searching for it again,...
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    Watched most of When Worlds Collide yesterday...

    Watched most of When Worlds Collide yesterday evening. Unfortunately, the DVR ran out of space and cut off the end, so I have to watch the rest of it on the TCM website.

    Or not. It doesn't appear...
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    This Could be interesting.

    This Could be interesting.
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    Mr. Mister The missing link between Kiss and...

    Mr. Mister

    The missing link between Kiss and King Crimson.
  17. Getting back to the session musician thing: ya...

    Getting back to the session musician thing: ya know, some of the guys who were in some of the more famous Anglo bands also did some weird sessions. Steve Howe I guess must have gotten friendly with...
  18. There's only one degree of separation between...

    There's only one degree of separation between Kiss and King Crimson, also! Steve Farris, the guitarist from Mr. Mister, the band Pat Mastelleto was in before King Crimson, was one of the parade of...
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    To Be Or Not To Be was on again, so I watched it...

    To Be Or Not To Be was on again, so I watched it again. Nothing new, still a funny movie. Jack Benny was one of the funniest comedy performers ever. They don't make 'em like that anymore.
  20. Jannick's played with all kinds of people, from...

    Jannick's played with all kinds of people, from Johnny Haliday to the Eurythmics to Celine Dion! The thing that find intriguing about the Halliday connection is, Mick Jones, who was later in Spooky...
  21. Well, I definitely remembered Billy Vera's brief...

    Well, I definitely remembered Billy Vera's brief popularity in the late 80's, and had been reminded about it in recent years, because I have at least a couple CD reissues that he wrote liner notes...
  22. Will any of these be available for download, or...

    Will any of these be available for download, or is it physical media only?
  23. By-Tor and Xanadu were played a medley. If you've...

    By-Tor and Xanadu were played a medley. If you've seen the Exit Stage...Left video, that's basically the same arrangement they had for By-Tor, except instead of seguing into In The End, they instead...
  24. A lot of the German and French musicians did...

    A lot of the German and French musicians did that. Some of us here might be surprised by some of the records the musicians from bands like Heldon, Magma, Triumvirate, etc played on.

    According to...
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    Oh yeah, I forgot about that bit. I love the way...

    Oh yeah, I forgot about that bit. I love the way the teller calls all these other people over, to see if they can read the note. Never mind the fact that a guy is trying to rob the bank, we have to...
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    It might seem crass, because it's sort of one of...

    It might seem crass, because it's sort of one of PMG's "hits" or whatever you want to call it, but I always loved that solo that he did on Are You Going With Me. I mean, he really did a great faux...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keIkX4Ewfqc ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keIkX4Ewfqc

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3sX1GPJc2E
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    RIP Ronnie Drayton of Defunkt

    Ronny Drayton, who played guitar with Defunkt, 24-7 Spys, Material, David Sylvian, etc has passed away. There don't seem to be too many details out, but Andre Cholmondeley posted about Ronnie's...
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    Howard Cosell's play-by-play commentary on the...

    Howard Cosell's play-by-play commentary on the assassination of El Presidente, the court room sequence (particularly J Edgar Hoover), the book store scene ("Hey, Howard, how much is a copy of...
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    Most of his movies I've never seen either. I'm...

    Most of his movies I've never seen either. I'm mainly a fan of his early, sort of zanier pictures, notably Take The Money And Run, Bananas, Sleeper and Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex...
  31. Well, that's good to know. I always wondered how...

    Well, that's good to know. I always wondered how that all worked out, because Ian's name is typically the only one in the byline, so I always wondered what the others contributed. Like I said, I...
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    Watched Annie Hall a couple days ago. It was the...

    Watched Annie Hall a couple days ago. It was the first time I've seen it all the way through, though I'm sure I've seen portions of it in the past, as I recall a lot of the gags in the first couple...
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    For the record, the name of Robert Conrad's mid...

    For the record, the name of Robert Conrad's mid 70's show was Baa Baa Black Sheep. After that, he did a show I don't remember at all called The Duke, which only ran for one season, then followed that...
  34. I think it depends on exactly which song you're...

    I think it depends on exactly which song you're talking about. Some of those tunes Pete had pretty much worked out, judging from the demos that appear on the Scoop releases. Others, I think he...
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    Well, as I recall, all the songs were always...

    Well, as I recall, all the songs were always credited as being group written, so unless they did something stupid with their publishing, I imagine all three see at least publishing royalties from...
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    Thanks for reminding me. I had to doublecheck...

    Thanks for reminding me. I had to doublecheck when they're coming here.
  37. The line I remember hearing was that...

    The line I remember hearing was that Thunderfingers continued to live like a rock star, even after The Who stopped touring and recording. He went out on tour as a solo artist, but lost money doing...
  38. I dont' think I knew he had been recording since...

    I dont' think I knew he had been recording since the late 60's. What i recall reading was that he actually recorded an album in the early 80's, which included At This Moment, but it flopped. Then a...
  39. I recall reading that Tal Farlow went thruogh a...

    I recall reading that Tal Farlow went thruogh a phase where he worked a sign painter.
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    How about Station To Station Low Heroes...

    How about

    Station To Station
    Low
    Heroes
    Lodger
    Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
  41. Well, I've been boycotting them since the days of...

    Well, I've been boycotting them since the days of Kokomo.
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    Yeah, teh Gainsville show I mentioned earlier in...

    Yeah, teh Gainsville show I mentioned earlier in this thread also had Mike Lawler as the second keyboardist. I believe he played on both of the Arista era albums. And yeah, on that one he straps on...
  43. Tom Waits?

    Tom Waits?
  44. I forgot about Woody. I recall he did the cover...

    I forgot about Woody. I recall he did the cover artwork for the Eric Clapton Crossroads boxset from the late 80's:
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    I believe he did other album covers, as well, as did Charlie Watts. I...
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    What, that I reiterated what I said in this...

    What, that I reiterated what I said in this thread 3 yeasr ago, or that I found that Allman Brothers video, which was ostensibly resulted from the Aerosmith thread?
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    Found the full performance on Youtube: ...

    Found the full performance on Youtube:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jI-rUtXxaM

    Funny that I said almost everything that I mentioned in the Aerosmith thread, 3 years earlier, in THIS thread.
  47. Tom Jones, maybe?

    Tom Jones, maybe?
  48. Jerry Garcia also did some work in the visual...

    Jerry Garcia also did some work in the visual arts, doing paintings, drawings and etchings. As I recall, there was a line of neckties with his artwork on them.
  49. Actually, that's not completely true. In his...

    Actually, that's not completely true. In his autobiography, Gene details the time he came offstage, back in the 70's apparently, spotted a plate of brownies, and devoured all of them. Alice Cooper...
  50. It may also have been that Columbia was willing...

    It may also have been that Columbia was willing to adopt a "hands off" attitude with them. One could imagine Capitol pushing them for "Dark Side Of The Moon pt. 2" and wanting it "yesterday"....
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    If I had been reading Guitar Player about three...

    If I had been reading Guitar Player about three years before I started, I would have known about Rabin, because they did a big feature piece on him in 1980. I think it's the issue with Stanley Clarke...
  52. Well, Arista would be far from the first record...

    Well, Arista would be far from the first record company to compile, reissue or even dig out "previously unreleased" recordings by a group or performer who formerly recorded for them, once said...
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    To this day, I dont' think I've ever heard any of...

    To this day, I dont' think I've ever heard any of the Rabbitt records. The only one of his solo albums I have is the first one, which I found at Wax Stax sometime back in the late 80's. Long before I...
  54. Well, one reckons the drinking and drugs were...

    Well, one reckons the drinking and drugs were maybe part of why he was too loud onstage. When you're wasted, it's kinda hard to respond appropriately to things like "Ya wanna turn your amp down". I...
  55. . The best version of that song I ever heard...

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    The best version of that song I ever heard was the one they did the first time I saw them, in June of 93. They played about half of the songs that ended up on Where It All Begins, but this was...
  56. High Falls was on Win Lose Or Draw, the studio...

    High Falls was on Win Lose Or Draw, the studio album that immediately followed Brothers And Sisters.



    As far as I'm concerned, the longer tracks are the whoel point of the Allman Brothers...
  57. Well, Arista also released all those Anthony...

    Well, Arista also released all those Anthony Braxton records in the mid 70's. So yeah, I'd definitely say there was someone in their jazz division who was less concerned with record sales and more...
  58. OK, you got me to check a couple of my Pink Floyd...

    OK, you got me to check a couple of my Pink Floyd books, and it says in one of them, the deal with CBS was signed in late 73, so yes, it would appear it was well after Dark Side Of The Moon had been...
  59. Joe Perry's been playing flipped Lefty Strats...

    Joe Perry's been playing flipped Lefty Strats since the late 70's. But he's not the only one. I've seen Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Miller and a number of others have done it too.

    Fender has even...
  60. (Lurch mode) You rang, Mr. Addams? (Lurch mode...

    (Lurch mode) You rang, Mr. Addams? (Lurch mode off)

    Ya know, I just spent an hour trying to figure out how to respond to this matter. I've never actually read any of the books on the band, so a...
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