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    Sigh, Yeah Ged's vox was pretty much toast the...

    Sigh, Yeah Ged's vox was pretty much toast the last 4-5 tours. I have always suspected that some of Neils resentment towards touring was at least partially related to how Geddy sang those wonderful...
  2. Surprise! Going to see McCartney tonight!

    My wife reminded me this morning that we have tickets to see McCartney tonight in Dallas. Whoo Hoo! Bucket list checkoff. Anyone else going - or has already gone? Don't worry about spoilers - at...
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    So many artists I have not heard of or from on...

    So many artists I have not heard of or from on this thread. Hmmmm… I am starting to feel like maybe I can only get myself to listen to artists I already know. I guess its time to either expand my...
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    Actually I have gotten thru those as well,...

    Actually I have gotten thru those as well, excepting the one book "Paul of Dune" - thanks for reminding me that I have to give that a try. I am really enjoying re-reading Dune - the first novel. I...
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    I cant agree about the Tiny Tim Comparison. Leon...

    I cant agree about the Tiny Tim Comparison. Leon was an accomplished jazz guitarist, a great baritone vocalist and He dedicated his talents to preserving old time music. I have most of his...
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    All right!!!! this calls for a 3 month long...

    All right!!!! this calls for a 3 month long review of everything they have ever released before heading out to see this....
  7. THey have actually himted that it may carry...

    THey have actually himted that it may carry beyond Breaking Bad, with the scenes in Minnesota as the manager of a Dunkin Donuts(I think) THey could go into Saul as a manager of a mall shop, and I...
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    I haven't seen either. But I loved Early Queen...

    I haven't seen either. But I loved Early Queen and Early Elton. Both were awesome and unique, then took a disappointing turn after say, '77. Burn down the Mission, Madman, just about anything...
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    Been 30 years since I read it, so I am reading...

    Been 30 years since I read it, so I am reading the entire Dune series again. Should take me a while.
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    Just put it on real speakers... I couldn't hear...

    Just put it on real speakers... I couldn't hear Geddy in the mix. Jon Anderson sounded overall pretty weak, and Howe threw a real boner in on the quiet interlude. When I saw him during the Tour...
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    I went out and in tribute to him, I played the...

    I went out and in tribute to him, I played the three Leon Songs I worked up at an open mic night on Thursday. I love his music, and I find his love and passion for the old music absolutely charming. ...
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    I have had a love hate relationship with Kansas....

    I have had a love hate relationship with Kansas. I have hated most of their releases, post Monolith until 10+ years later when I revisit the albums and realize how unique and great these guys are. I...
  13. Thread: Windows 10

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    Independent and lesser known musicians are...

    Independent and lesser known musicians are serviced badly by any streaming service. They promise their customers that you can listen to "everything unlimited, for 10 bucks a month" So how does that...
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    I thought Geddy looked and behaved himself humbly...

    I thought Geddy looked and behaved himself humbly when he played. - trying to stay low key and all that. Geddy gets killer "rick" tones out of his Jazz Bass all the time, so much so that in the 80's...
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    Graham Central Station... Shu' -up!

    Graham Central Station... Shu' -up!
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    If they really could reinvent Woodstock, do you...

    If they really could reinvent Woodstock, do you think the chicks would be as appealing at 70 as they were at 17?
  17. I Didn't think that one thru, did I?:O

    I Didn't think that one thru, did I?:O
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    Dream Theater Neal Morse

    Dream Theater
    Neal Morse
  19. Spinal Tap! - except for the dead drummers, but...

    Spinal Tap! - except for the dead drummers, but if you are counting Rush, clearly drummers don't count...
    How about Mungo Jerry?
  20. Ive bought and read most of Neils books, and I...

    Ive bought and read most of Neils books, and I will continue to buy anything Rush shoves in front of me. I cant imagine not wanting to hear what these guys want to say. I missed a lot of Rush...
  21. You can play as a single musician and make about...

    You can play as a single musician and make about 50-100 bucks a week playing your own original music. That's about as good as I see it getting at this point. It makes no sense at all to record and...
  22. More Jar-Jar Binks!!! Actually, did Disney...

    More Jar-Jar Binks!!!

    Actually, did Disney really fork out a Billion to acquire Star Wars just to kill it off after a measly three or four episodes? Did I catch that right? That this is the last...
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    I have Seen a few of his videos here and there. ...

    I have Seen a few of his videos here and there. I do really like his "what makes this song great" videos. This video was spot on in terms of describing what happened to Rock Music. They took the...
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    When you are big enough to be your own star,...

    When you are big enough to be your own star, there is no reason to be around others of the same caliber, So I don't think that's all that surprising that they would be uncomfortable with having to...
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    Its another great album by one of my favorite...

    Its another great album by one of my favorite bands - I only discovered DT in 2005, so they are relatively new to me. Mangini's drums sound a bit better, still too much compression on them. The...
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    I always enjoy these videos. Some of the comments...

    I always enjoy these videos. Some of the comments are quite stupid, but its cool that you are witnessing the birth of a fan. I like blowing my kids minds with old music that they never had a chance...
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    I call this kind of derivative songwriting...

    I call this kind of derivative songwriting "Rototilling" The total number of Hooks are limited, so presenting something similar, but still creative is, in my book not only OK, but vital to the...
  28. Awesome! that groove is irresistible!

    Awesome! that groove is irresistible!
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    Lucky man and a Small cigar have been added......

    Lucky man and a Small cigar have been added... much lower hanging fruit than I expected.
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    I recently picked this up and just started...

    I recently picked this up and just started watching this, and the guys who are not the stars are really great! They play the parts very well, with no jackin' off like Squire sometimes does. Both...
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    Well, its more like I have a pretty unique voice....

    Well, its more like I have a pretty unique voice. I haven't succumbed to the "old age" rut of losing an octave per decade yet. I still do my voice training exercises from the 80's. They seem to have...
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    I just worked out Your Move/All good people. I...

    I just worked out Your Move/All good people. I back tracked the Bvox, bass, drums, Keys, Flutes(used my wood flutes). worked out really nice because I can play the kick and hihat live while paying...
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    Great suggestions! I had forgotten I used to...

    Great suggestions! I had forgotten I used to play thorn tree in the garden way, WAY back... The Tull suggestions are cool - I was also thinking about maybe trying A small cigar...I Love that song......
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    -Zep: Goin' to California That's the way...

    -Zep:
    Goin' to California
    That's the way
    Stairway to Heaven
    Battle of evermore

    - G Lightfoot
    Don Quixote
    If you could read my mind
    Cotton Jenny
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    Thanks - I am on that Cat Stevens idea. Morning...

    Thanks - I am on that Cat Stevens idea. Morning has broken? - awesome! I'll have to look into your suggestions alucard. When you say "picking" - I may be more of a "picker/strummer" I should add...
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    Looking for good songs to play acoustically

    I am always looking to add new material to my one man show. I need songs that are suitable for an acoustic guitar, that are not necessarily simple to play, but not too complex either. I am not what...
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    Gonna try to make the Grand Prarie TX date....

    Gonna try to make the Grand Prarie TX date. Thanks for posting. I've always wanted to see the Tubes. But no "white punks on dope"? That'll hopefully be an encore.
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    Been to Galveston many times, mostly doing cruise...

    Been to Galveston many times, mostly doing cruise ships so staying a day or two in town. not a lot to do that isn't standard restaurants like Saltgrass. I haven't been to any live music venues,...
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    He lived in a house just up the street from me...

    He lived in a house just up the street from me where I grew up. I remember hearing the band play and going over and getting invited in to listen by the lady who owned the house (his mom?). I was...
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    I will tell them just press "Play ALL" - I might...

    I will tell them just press "Play ALL" - I might even fake Alzheimer's just so I don't have to talk to them....

    What's your beef with Beefheart? I could think of worse...
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    I still love to own the CD when possible. I have...

    I still love to own the CD when possible. I have a 4 foot steel spindle that I stack all my Cd's on, and I have discarded the cases - I cannot sell them. I've decided that If I buy it, I will own...
  42. Make it available on Nook and I am in!

    Make it available on Nook and I am in!
  43. Could not make it - I was at Disneyland. IF he...

    Could not make it - I was at Disneyland. IF he ever comes close again, I'll be there.
  44. I read a study years ago about what happens when...

    I read a study years ago about what happens when the brain hears music. I don't know if the conclusion is still valid (this was in the 80's), but It spoke to the fact that a person only finds a...
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    I just bought the new DT album and the Neal Morse...

    I just bought the new DT album and the Neal Morse double CD - cost me $47. Still sticking to the CD's for my "main" favorite bands. I am doing downloads for older stuff I still need to pick up. New...
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    First Paying gig coming up this Friday night. ...

    First Paying gig coming up this Friday night. Should be interesting. That's really when I'll see just how well prepared I am. I'm expecting myself to lay a few eggs, but fortunately, I am Just...
  47. St Petersburg Russia, Berlin Germany, Denmark,...

    St Petersburg Russia, Berlin Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland - For a guy from Olympia Washington (at the time in '96) that's about as exotic as you can get. I don't expect to ever return....
  48. I do an acoustic thing, playing a few Zeppelin...

    I do an acoustic thing, playing a few Zeppelin acoustic songs - I try to do my best to sound like Plant, though my guitaring is never going to be anything like Page. The songs seem to go over well,...
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    Just read all 6 pages of this - Thank you mods...

    Just read all 6 pages of this - Thank you mods for not stopping this open conversation. Sometimes something that seems headed for the toilet can actually take on a better life. Its always better to...
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    I have both the original Vapor Trails and the...

    I have both the original Vapor Trails and the remixed version. The remix is a completely different album.
  51. I dunno… Just because the people who opened up...

    I dunno… Just because the people who opened up the prog box were born earlier than others, does not necessarily mean they were superior artists or more pure. They still borrowed from other artists...
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    Wow quite a blast from the past. I wonder if he...

    Wow quite a blast from the past. I wonder if he would have any updated comments on how the Technology has replaced musicianship. Just how does the artist fit in in todays music? A programmer...
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    Glad to forget all the years of worthless drivel...

    Glad to forget all the years of worthless drivel I have endured. One of many forums I have wasted my life on.
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    I have finally discovered Bluetooth for my phone...

    I have finally discovered Bluetooth for my phone and I started listening probably 5+ hours a day, because it has become so much easier - no cords to interfere and constantly take off an on, just push...
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    Thanks Bruce, I need any encouragement I can get....

    Thanks Bruce, I need any encouragement I can get. FYI- I also am doing a straight up acoustic version of Evermore - and its sure different, but seems to be interesting enough to get by with. Lots...
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    If anyone is interested, I have downloaded a some...

    If anyone is interested, I have downloaded a some songs I recorded from a practice of my live show. its directly off my mixing board, so its not perfect. I think it sounds better live. Its in my...
  57. my wife would rather wet nurse a wild hog than...

    my wife would rather wet nurse a wild hog than ever touch my feet
  58. Wow, I am traveling at the moment, but when I get...

    Wow, I am traveling at the moment, but when I get home its time to break out the plastic and get ready for a good solid day or two of listening. I hope the music is strong. I haven't heard if...
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    OK! Now that's something I can try. I do load a...

    OK! Now that's something I can try. I do load a lot of plugins, I had not thought about how that may affect signal processing. Thank you for the suggestion. I will see if that will help!
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    I think I know why the noodling never bothers me....

    I think I know why the noodling never bothers me. When they go off on some amazing tangent of strings of notes, being a musician myself, I can see in my mind just what they are doing, and it just...
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