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    I've always thought it was an intense picture,...

    I've always thought it was an intense picture, personally. The ending, especially, the first time that gave me the creeps, because I didn't see it coming. It's a very atmospheric picture, as most...
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    Right now, I'm working my way through the WWII...

    Right now, I'm working my way through the WWII era recordings. And the liner notes are proving to be rather interesting. Yeah, they're a bit on the short side, but that's ok. I have trouble reading...
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    There was a great photo of Perry and Pineda...

    There was a great photo of Perry and Pineda shaking hands, I think. It actually kinda made me think of the Godfather, with Perry in the Marlon Brando role, and Pineda as someone who's come to ask a...
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    Yeah, it's beyond belief what Django was able to...

    Yeah, it's beyond belief what Django was able to do with just two fingers, things that a lot of guitarists with four functioning fingers on their fretting hand struggle with. I believe there's one...
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    So, the Renown & Resistance 1937-1943 set arrived...

    So, the Renown & Resistance 1937-1943 set arrived today. Came from Texas! So I'm listening to disc one right now. Some very nice music here. I think I'm going to enjoy this! :)
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    Yeah, they do. The Twilight Zone was an hour long...

    Yeah, they do. The Twilight Zone was an hour long for only one season (out of, I believe, five), so that's probably why it seems like they don't come up as often, but SyFy does air them. They showed...
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    If you mean the first movie, from 1968, yeah, I...

    If you mean the first movie, from 1968, yeah, I imagine they decided to retool things by the time the Mystery Movie deal started, which was, I believe, a couple years later.
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    Just for the record, and I guess this has already...

    Just for the record, and I guess this has already been addressed, but Squire used a lot of different basses. I remember that Guitar Player article from the early 70's, where he said he typically took...
  9. Could be, I have no idea. I don't know who owns...

    Could be, I have no idea. I don't know who owns the Apple catalog (EMI?) or which corporate giant that label now falls under.
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    Well, I'm a little younger, so I only saw any of...

    Well, I'm a little younger, so I only saw any of this stuff in reruns, but I think Columbo, McCloud, and McMillan & Wife are the only ones I've seen. I remember seeing reruns of Columbo in the 80's,...
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    Well, there's always the internet. I've found a...

    Well, there's always the internet. I've found a lot of obscure stuff I never thought I'd get to see again on the internet. There was one early 80's show called 240 Robert. It produced by the same...
  12. Well, that's only common sense.

    Well, that's only common sense.
  13. Well, if we're going in that direction, I think...

    Well, if we're going in that direction, I think that article also mentioned Yoko Ono.
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    re: Dune I keep saying this, but I still wish...

    re: Dune

    I keep saying this, but I still wish Jodorowsky could have done the film he wanted to do back in the 70's.
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    Hmmm, I don't remember either of them doing much...

    Hmmm, I don't remember either of them doing much wooing, but I really haven't seen either show in something like 30 years or more. I remember the Mad magazine parody of Barnaby Jones, where he gets...
  16. He was also notorious for destroying all props...

    He was also notorious for destroying all props and sets at the end of a production so they wouldn't turn up in other people's work (which was common practice). That's why when 2010 was made, they had...
  17. Dunno. Impressions did include a couple extended...

    Dunno. Impressions did include a couple extended tracks from the Village Vanguard sessions, and it was released something like two years later, so maybe Trane or possibly his producer Bob Thiele was...
  18. And Rush are infamous for having almost no...

    And Rush are infamous for having almost no material that didn't make it onto their albums. I've seen a couple interviews over the years where they've said that if they felt something isn't working,...
  19. Which is why it's kind of astonishing some of the...

    Which is why it's kind of astonishing some of the stuff that did survive, like the 1961 Village Vanguard tapes, or the outtakes from the Africa/Brass sessions.

    I see parallel here to the TV and...
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    OOK, I have to admit that made me chuckle.

    OOK, I have to admit that made me chuckle.
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    Threads like this are exactly the reason why I...

    Threads like this are exactly the reason why I don't do drugs.
  22. I sort of know what you mean there about the...

    I sort of know what you mean there about the guitar tone, but who knows how many guitarists got a similar tone, simply by playing a Strat through a fuzztone.

    Now you want to talk about something...
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    I like the version of that scene in Airplane II:...

    I like the version of that scene in Airplane II: The Sequel, where they're in the courtroom and the same lady is on the witness stand, and starts flaking out again. Everyone lines up to smack her....
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    I remember both of those shows. It seemed like...

    I remember both of those shows. It seemed like every time I watched a rerun of Cannon (it was shown on a couple different channels here back in the 80's), my dad would point out that he couldn't...
  25. Yeah, as I said in the post above yours, for a...

    Yeah, as I said in the post above yours, for a long time the industry just didn't care about teh past, because they hadn't figured out yet how to exploit it. Just as TV executives, agents etc were...
  26. Thread: Whitesnake

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    Well, if you "sort of remember" the "big hair and...

    Well, if you "sort of remember" the "big hair and all", you have to realize that's really a different band than the one I was talking about int he OP. That's the late 80's era band, which was largely...
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    In The Meaning Of Life, the scene that had me...

    In The Meaning Of Life, the scene that had me laughing hardest was the dinner party.

    Host: So how do you explain us all dying at the same time?!
    (Long pause)
    Death: (pointing) The salmon...
  28. One thing that has to be remembered is, as the...

    One thing that has to be remembered is, as the article notes, for a long time, the industry didn't really think about preserving anything. "Old recordings" weren't considered valuable. Sometimes,...
  29. Well...I don't know about you, but reading that...

    Well...I don't know about you, but reading that article just about ruined my day. Well, maybe not ruined, but I'm feeling a bit bluer right now than I was an hour ago.

    I don't know how to react...
  30. I remember reading on Frank Marino's webpage that...

    I remember reading on Frank Marino's webpage that the claim on some Mahogany Rush reissues that they are "mastered from original master tapes" was meaningless, because the people doing the reissues...
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    Where did you get that from? On Wikipedia,...

    Where did you get that from? On Wikipedia, there's a quote from a 2013 interview:
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    Well, Peter Yarrow has always insisted Puff The...

    Well, Peter Yarrow has always insisted Puff The Magic Dragon isn't about drugs either. Also, Dave Fenton swears Turning Japanese isn't about masturbation. (shrug)
  33. Well, it's been a long time since I've heard...

    Well, it's been a long time since I've heard Rapture, but the parts of the song I can hear in my head don't sound anything like Another Brick In The Wall, apart from the fact that they were both...
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    The band has always insisted American Woman...

    The band has always insisted American Woman wasn't a protest song. Burton has always said he was literally singing about American women, he was saying that he didn't think American women were as...
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    Would you believe I've never seen Blazing...

    Would you believe I've never seen Blazing Saddles? I keep missing it when it plays on the premium channels. But I lvoe some of Mel Brooks' other movies, notably History Of The World Part 1 ("Oh, I...
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    [QUOTE=ronmac;907969] Yeah, there was a period...

    Yeah, there was a period in the late 80's and early 90's where the Not Fragile lineup (with Blair Thornton) toured again.


    Yeah, that's not entirely shocking. I wouldn't be surprised to find out...
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    I'm not sure "the hatchet" was between Randy and...

    I'm not sure "the hatchet" was between Randy and Turner so much as between the Bachman brothers, specifically Randy and Rob. Apparently, when Randy left the band back in 1976, or whenever it was, he...
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    The story I heard was they were doing a show...

    The story I heard was they were doing a show somewhere, and Randy actually broke a string. So, while Randy's restringing his guitar, Burton goes over to the side of the stage, and starts talking to...
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    Wow, it's almost bizarre to think of being into...

    Wow, it's almost bizarre to think of being into "normal" rock n roll music. But then I guess something had to bridge the gap between Chester Burnett and Henry Cow, eh? ;)

    Back to BTO: my oldest...
  40. Thread: Alcatrazz

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    The reissue liner notes suggests that was...

    The reissue liner notes suggests that was completely deliberate. Bonnett formed Alcatrazz with the intention of carrying on with the Rainbow type sound. And, I believe, that's Yngwie was in the band,...
  41. Mmm, you remind of the Queen tribute band that...

    Mmm, you remind of the Queen tribute band that played here the same weekend as NEARfest one year. They were called Almost Queen, and I had seen them twice before and thought they did a great show. So...
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    That would also explain why Nick Simper and Tommy...

    That would also explain why Nick Simper and Tommy Bolin got snubbed when Deep Purple were inducted.

    But it sounds like an arbitrary rule change to me, though. When Parliament/Funkadelic were...
  43. I hope you're being facetious. It's hard enough...

    I hope you're being facetious. It's hard enough to put together a tour schedule without worrying about whether or not someone else is playing in a given city on the same night. Besides, I imagine...
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    I wondered about that, because if you check...

    I wondered about that, because if you check photos of Clapton playing the guitar, it has a tune-o-matic bridge (presumably the original), with the Maestro whammy bar that was standard feature on SG's...
  45. Two come to mind: Steve Howe played here the...

    Two come to mind:

    Steve Howe played here the same night as Wishbone Ash. This was probably around 2006 or so. I recall asking on old PE about it, and someone said "Look, you know Wishbone Ash is...
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    I'd have to see Temple Of Doom again, I haven't...

    I'd have to see Temple Of Doom again, I haven't seen it over 30 yras. The main thing I remember is the gag where Kate Capshaw won't eat anything because she finds everything the natives eat to be...
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    Well, I pulled the trigger on the Musette To...

    Well, I pulled the trigger on the Musette To Maestro and Renown & Resistance sets. Looking forward to diving into those.
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    For the record, the "Indy didn't really change...

    For the record, the "Indy didn't really change the outcome of Raiders Of The Lost Ark" is a plot point of an episode of The Big Bang Theory. Sheldon shows the movie to Amy, who has never seen it...
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    There's a number of artists out there who...

    There's a number of artists out there who recreate famous guitars like that. You can get Hendrix's psychedelic Flying V, George Harrison's psychedelic Strat, one of Eddie Van Halen's self built...
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    I always reckoned he used the Wal on the Power...

    I always reckoned he used the Wal on the Power Windows tour, because he's playing it in the Big Money video. I know I read an interview once where he said he liked to use the 4001 on the older...
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    He was the nerd who explained everythign to our...

    He was the nerd who explained everythign to our heroes in My Science Project.

    Vince: What's he saying, Sherman?
    Sherman: He says he's going to kick our ass!
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    Just remember that for the most part, the events...

    Just remember that for the most part, the events of Raiders Of The Lost Ark would have unfolded exactly the same, whether or not Indiana Jones had been there to interfere. The Nazis would have found...
  53. And how they're supposed to make sure that...

    And how they're supposed to make sure that happens? You want them to have someone whose job it is to examine that every CD that comes into the store to make sure that it is, in fact, a CD? And if...
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    I actually rather liked Infatuation, but then,...

    I actually rather liked Infatuation, but then, what do you expect my reaction to a guitar based song, with a solo from Rod The Mod's former boss (who was doing a lot of sessions at the time, playing...
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    When was the last time we actually saw Geddy...

    When was the last time we actually saw Geddy playing a Ricky? If I remember correctly, he started using a Steinberger on the Grace Under Pressure tour, and I remember at the time, reading that he...
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    I seem to remember him and Alan White were both...

    I seem to remember him and Alan White were both represented, along witht he Grateful Dead and Allman Brothres Band drummers. My memory is that every drummer I could think of, they had a pair of...
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    OK, so which of these sets have actual liner...

    OK, so which of these sets have actual liner notes that explain what's going on here? From what I gather, the Djangology set has no liner notes. What about th eother releases?
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    I've been watching reruns of the Bob Newhart...

    I've been watching reruns of the Bob Newhart Show, and yeah, she's pretty hot. Funny, too.
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    [QUOTE=Yodelgoat;906308] I don't see why Yes...

    I don't see why Yes and Rush being inducted would change that view. The museum itself is pretty much as it always has been. For me, having the Schoolmaster marrionette from the live presentation of...
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    For anyone who cares to know, TCM is doing a 24...

    For anyone who cares to know, TCM is doing a 24 hour memorial Doris Day marathon. The action starts next Sunday morning at 6:00am Eastern time. Be there or be dodecagon!
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