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  1. Photo trickery in #257 makes Benefit appear the...

    Photo trickery in #257 makes Benefit appear the same size as the others (I think).
  2. Niewood lived into his mid 60's, but did go kind...

    Niewood lived into his mid 60's, but did go kind of quiet after the 70's. In the late 2000's he was playing again with Chuck Mangione and sadly lost his life in a plane crash while headed to a...
  3. Sonny Fortune and Gerry Niewood are two who might...

    Sonny Fortune and Gerry Niewood are two who might have played all of those, Joe Farrell and Dave Liebman played tenor often but also flute and soprano. Although famous for fusion records they have...
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    I guess Rather's on a 70's rock kick as he also...

    I guess Rather's on a 70's rock kick as he also interviewed the band America recently.
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    When I was a young Floyd fan around 1983 or 4 I...

    When I was a young Floyd fan around 1983 or 4 I had that book, and a book of Floyd's lyrics (Dark Side through The Wall) that also had a couple of Waters interviews.
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    Incidentally, most people probably know by now...

    Incidentally, most people probably know by now that the late Clive Brooks (ex-Egg) was Nick Mason's drum tech starting from around The Wall. Mason's book has a few stories about him.
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    Nicholas Schaffner's book was great.

    Nicholas Schaffner's book was great.
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    Wrong links are a common problem on Wiki. I fix...

    Wrong links are a common problem on Wiki. I fix them myself sometimes.
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    I see this on Wikipedia, any other source?

    I see this on Wikipedia, any other source?
  10. Thread: BBC Sessons

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    Yes, most of National Health "Missing Pieces" is...

    Yes, most of National Health "Missing Pieces" is from BBC sessions. I think the credits are incorrect on the CD about "Clocks and Clouds" as it was recorded after Neil Murray replaced Mont Campbell.
  11. Thread: BBC Sessons

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    Only documents of pre-Legend Henry Cow with Fred...

    Only documents of pre-Legend Henry Cow with Fred Frith singing, only studio recordings of National Health with Bill Bruford on drums, other good stuff.
  12. I watched recent SNL for a while before learning...

    I watched recent SNL for a while before learning that Alex Foster, who had been the sax player in Jack DeJohnette's band in the 70's, also has been playing there along with Lenny for some time.
  13. I remember his SNL era. Good player, but all that...

    I remember his SNL era. Good player, but all that mugging he did...
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    He used the Orchestrion at least through the...

    He used the Orchestrion at least through the Unity tours. Not sure if he still did with the quartet from this upcoming disc, or the Side Eye shows this year.
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    I have read here and there, he hasn't released...

    I have read here and there, he hasn't released new music in a while because he isn't happy about streaming. I can understand but I'm glad he's gotten past it somehow to put out this record.
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    Dirk (Mont)'s website with details about his work...

    Dirk (Mont)'s website with details about his work in soundtracks and production music. https://www.dirkcampbell.co.uk/biog
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    I met a guy from around there once who told me...

    I met a guy from around there once who told me that Lone Jack was a notorious speed trap. The PMG instrumental kind of conveys that to me.
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    When live recordings of the piece turned up, I...

    When live recordings of the piece turned up, I got in the habit of breaking TWU into around 10 tracks to burn to disc, as I used to do back in 2005.
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    There are probably other options, but I found a...

    There are probably other options, but I found a link to pre-order it from Amazon Music streaming. I don't see a link there yet to pre-order a CD.
    ...
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    They were playing mostly Metheny's back catalog....

    They were playing mostly Metheny's back catalog. A release of that could be nice, but I doubt it's top priority for him.
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    Now? Sorry to say, I doubt it. Maybe in the 90's...

    Now? Sorry to say, I doubt it. Maybe in the 90's he could have.
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    Antonio shared studio photos on FB in late 2016,...

    Antonio shared studio photos on FB in late 2016, I'm guessing the basic tracks date from then.
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    13 minute track, cool.

    13 minute track, cool.
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    Pretty sure there are only two stereo mixes, the...

    Pretty sure there are only two stereo mixes, the standard one and the One Way with the missing guitar in the title track.
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    I had that magazine once, but alas it is long...

    I had that magazine once, but alas it is long gone. As I recall it mentioned the strange mix variations in the One Way CD but at the time no one had a conclusion about how or why it happened. The...
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    The phased drums are there in the "correct" mix...

    The phased drums are there in the "correct" mix that is on the original Capitol LP I own (same mix also in the version on Spotify). Just sounds to me like they thought it was a fun quasi-psychedelic...
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    Quad mixes can have different vocal takes,...

    Quad mixes can have different vocal takes, different solos, even whole different song versions (like "Wind-Up" in the quad release of Aqualung) compared to the stereo mixes.
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    But sometimes quad mixes have that.

    But sometimes quad mixes have that.
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    Was it the quad mix folded to stereo? I thought I...

    Was it the quad mix folded to stereo? I thought I read that.
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    Whether it's a good idea or not, Ian won't do it.

    Whether it's a good idea or not, Ian won't do it.
  31. Thanks.

    Thanks.
  32. I guess I'll be that guy. Which website has a...

    I guess I'll be that guy. Which website has a sample chapter? Or is it only available to people who've preordered the book?
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    Could be. They really nailed the ECM style with...

    Could be. They really nailed the ECM style with the title track though.
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    There is an interview online with JEK from Tape...

    There is an interview online with JEK from Tape Op magazine where I believe he said Afric Pepperbird was his first ECM project.
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    On the topic of ECM albums not produced by...

    On the topic of ECM albums not produced by Eicher, I was a bit surprised reading Gary Burton's autobio where he claimed he, not Manfred, produced Pat Metheny's Bright Size Life.
  36. Well, in some cases you can hire people to do...

    Well, in some cases you can hire people to do that. I saw Daryl Stuermer in a club circa early 00's playing Genesis songs as instrumentals, he mentioned that his bass player (or maybe the drummer)...
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    I saw him live in '88. Can't honestly say it was...

    I saw him live in '88. Can't honestly say it was great (although some of the sidemen, mainly Kenny Garrett and Joey DeFrancesco, made good contributions) but I'm glad I did.
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    Didn't know McLaughlin could play drums, that's...

    Didn't know McLaughlin could play drums, that's cool.
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    The only bad part I noticed in that gig was a...

    The only bad part I noticed in that gig was a train wreck in "Lark's II," which was edited out of Great Deceiver but can be heard in the other releases (although you'd have to know the piece fairly...
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    I didn't know Wetton had a message board, that's...

    I didn't know Wetton had a message board, that's good to learn.
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    If Fripp had put it together in the 70's I don't...

    If Fripp had put it together in the 70's I don't know if he would have used the Pittsburgh gig as according to his diary he thought he played terribly that night. Of course, he did include an edited...
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    Zappa didn't start mixing his albums digitally...

    Zappa didn't start mixing his albums digitally until 1983 shortly after Man From Utopia and the first London Symphony album.
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    I don't think he had disdain for Max Bennett...

    I don't think he had disdain for Max Bennett though.
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    If Barrow redid the parts on that album, he would...

    If Barrow redid the parts on that album, he would have talked about it. FZ and his 80's crew just put some 80's mix effects on Bennett's tracks I think.
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    Very much looking forward to hearing the raw...

    Very much looking forward to hearing the raw takes of "Peaches" and "Willie," and the stuff that ended up as part of "Toads of the Short Forest," "Little House I Used To Live In" and (apparently...
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    Apparently actually by someone named Fred...

    Apparently actually by someone named Fred "August" Campbell, not Jimmy Buffett.
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    They grabbed the info that was posted yesterday...

    They grabbed the info that was posted yesterday (that I guess Joe said was released by mistake).
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    He said he did. But Lowell could tell tall tales...

    He said he did. But Lowell could tell tall tales sometimes.
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    On some tracks from Benefit Ian and Martin both...

    On some tracks from Benefit Ian and Martin both play electric guitar, such as "To Cry You A Song" (John Evans played Ian's part on organ live).

    For onstage instrument switching the instrumental...
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    Also the jazz band V.S.O.P. had a record titled...

    Also the jazz band V.S.O.P. had a record titled Live Under The Sky from the late 70's from a show where it rained. I haven't heard it.
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    There's a Phish show from 1997 they released on...

    There's a Phish show from 1997 they released on DVD where a storm broke out towards the end of the first set. I could look up the details if anyone's curious.
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    The session dates above are after he left the...

    The session dates above are after he left the Mothers near the end of May 1969.
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    The Blue Moves guys became Hall and Oates's...

    The Blue Moves guys became Hall and Oates's backup for a few years when Elton went on hiatus.
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    Black Friday RSD release: 10" picture disc of...

    Black Friday RSD release: 10" picture disc of "Peaches En Regalia" and "Little Umbrellas" ("mono single masters" on one side, "rhythm track mixes" on the other). Hoping (and expecting) this is a...
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    The other somewhat non-mainstream album he did...

    The other somewhat non-mainstream album he did was the Hall and Oates album War Babies produced by Todd Rundgren, which has a lot of the Wizard/early Utopia Todd sound.
  56. Thread: Chick Corea

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    I've heard some live broadcasts with McBride and...

    I've heard some live broadcasts with McBride and Blade and it is the best playing I've heard from Chick in years.
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    I haven't read the book yet but I remember a Fred...

    I haven't read the book yet but I remember a Fred Frith interview where he said the members of Cow didn't think of anything but the band for most of their lives while it was together.
  58. Thread: Chick Corea

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    I'll mention one odd but intriguing pair of Chick...

    I'll mention one odd but intriguing pair of Chick Corea albums in my collection, Delphi 1 and Delphi 2 and 3. Two obscure late 70's albums of piano improvisation (Allmusic claims Delphi 2 & 3 wasn't...
  59. Thread: Chick Corea

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    That was a cool session that wasn't properly...

    That was a cool session that wasn't properly credited on the album. The full takes showed up on the Jack Johnson box set. Here is one of them (most of the weird noise is Chick with the ring modulated...
  60. Thread: Chick Corea

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    Chick's trios are/were great - with Miroslav...

    Chick's trios are/were great - with Miroslav Vitous and Roy Haynes, Dave Holland and Barry Altschul, and more recently I've heard good stuff with Christian McBride and Brian Blade.

    Late 70's/early...
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