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    Spinetta -and Charlie Garcia, and maybe Ricardo...

    Spinetta -and Charlie Garcia, and maybe Ricardo Soule (Vox Dei)- became great and somewhat eccentric Argentinian rock solo artists after gaining fame as part of bands considered seminal in their...
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    Two other clips with Juicy Lucy, this time from...

    Two other clips with Juicy Lucy, this time from French TV, where Paul certainly seems to have predated the looks -and some of the on stage mannerisms- of the singer from The National.There are more...
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    It appears to have been at something called the...

    It appears to have been at something called the Weeley Festival, held in Essex in 1971. The Faces headlined.
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    Live with Juicy Lucy... in the third clip the...

    Live with Juicy Lucy... in the third clip the audio is the one with the original singer of the band, Ray Owen. The pedal steel guitar player is the great Glenn Ross Campbell, who formed the band...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbVBqYd3M10&list=P...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbVBqYd3M10&list=PL94gOvpr5yt34JtYf731MJQyNGGJhfom7
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    Yes, the resemblance is slight, and, as I said,...

    Yes, the resemblance is slight, and, as I said, the playing is much more relaxed, not the constant shredding of the Automatic Fine Tuning record, that can become numbing at times. AGT is similar to...
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    Masala Dosa, from Sweden, had just one LP,...

    Masala Dosa, from Sweden, had just one LP, released privately in 1977, that sounds very similar and its mostly instrumental.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7X9lNMKHYbE
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    Great band, with a bunch of musicians involved in...

    Great band, with a bunch of musicians involved in that whole British rock-jazz clique... I recall reading that Tommy Eyre had the record for most different bands playing at Glatonsbury.... I think it...
  9. Cedric and Omar Rodriguez were the creators of...

    Cedric and Omar Rodriguez were the creators of the punkier At The Drive In before Mars Volta, and I think they reignited their original band later.
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    And I seem to recall McCartney once saying that...

    And I seem to recall McCartney once saying that he had taught himself to read music.
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    Finally, when he left Rare Bird after the second...

    Finally, when he left Rare Bird after the second album, drummer Mark Ashton became a full time singer with Headstone, a band who released two fine albums in the mid Seventies. He later recorded...
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    The next three, although very different -lots of...

    The next three, although very different -lots of guitar and harmony vocals, but still with Gould and Kaddineti-, are also very good, specially the first one, Epic Forest, which, besides the LP,...
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    Their big hit, Sympathy, which, from what I've...

    Their big hit, Sympathy, which, from what I've read, sold a million copies globally.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2x8oA5h5Jo
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    That's right. Ric Parnell, from Atomic Rooster,...

    That's right. Ric Parnell, from Atomic Rooster, plays one of the drummers.
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    Gould, who later was in Alvin Lee's band, is one...

    Gould, who later was in Alvin Lee's band, is one of the great British singer-bassists of that era, with a very soulful and personal style of singing... alongside Jim Dewar and Richard Sinclair, among...
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    Kaffinety, of course, later was one of the...

    Kaffinety, of course, later was one of the several doomed drummers in Spinal Tap.
    What's astounding about the first clip, when one hears so much about cameras not having a clue of who's playing what...
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    This is the video that is well known from that...

    This is the video that is well known from that same era, besides the many videos of them lip synching their big hit, Sympathy.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21DQGcfH8hY
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    New Rare Bird video

    Don't know if this is necessarily new, but this video of the great early seventies British band playing on the Old Grey Whistle Test was posted on YouTube just a few days ago and I had never seen it...
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    Even more than Gimme Shelter, a great source of...

    Even more than Gimme Shelter, a great source of information about Altamont is Stanley Booth's 'The Great Adventures of the Rolling Stones. Booth, a great writer, became intimate with the Stones...
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    The main problem with the Angels, as I recall...

    The main problem with the Angels, as I recall reading, was that they asked to be paid in unlimited access to beer. At least a precaution was taken in making them use billiard sticks as their weapons...
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    By the way, Kobaian is practically impossible to...

    By the way, Kobaian is practically impossible to learn.
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    The whole scene was captured in the Gimme Shelter...

    The whole scene was captured in the Gimme Shelter Rolling Stones documentary filmed that year (1969). What surprises about this statement of Balin's that he woke up later in an ambulance is that...
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    Wonderful double album in its original form, and...

    Wonderful double album in its original form, and a true example of an album recorded live in the studio. on this case in front of a few friends, it seems. What makes it extra special was it that it...
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    Spooky Tooth's 'Witness' alternate album cover....

    Spooky Tooth's 'Witness' alternate album cover. 12031
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    Darryl Way in his pre-Wolf days, with Curved...

    Darryl Way in his pre-Wolf days, with Curved Air...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5k_dVA2sRQ
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    Eddie Jobson with Roxy Music (Wetton on bass). I...

    Eddie Jobson with Roxy Music (Wetton on bass). I understand he received a partial writer's credit for this wonderful and legendary solo.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ld6eeT_WzQc
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    BJ Wilson, Procol Harum... his orchestral style...

    BJ Wilson, Procol Harum... his orchestral style of drumming is certainly recognizable.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROYDH_3kKpc

    Charlie Watts... also instantly recognizable most of the time....
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    I find a lot of similarities between this album...

    I find a lot of similarities between this album and Van der Graaf's 'Pawn Hearts', specially the 'Lighthouse Keepers' track, Van der Graaf's equally crazed magnum opus, but in any case I think it has...
  29. Thread: Best Titles?

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    Moom was a great band, in fact. Did two records,...

    Moom was a great band, in fact. Did two records, and the second one is even better. Like a fusion of Caravan with fantastic Jerry Garcia type guitar soloing. I think their records came out on...
  30. I still like Triana as the first and best of all...

    I still like Triana as the first and best of all Rockandaluz bands, as well as the most popular and inspiration to what came next. The flamenco influence mostly comes from having a flamenco...
  31. Precisely the flamenco flourishes are what make...

    Precisely the flamenco flourishes are what make it special. Mesquita was part of the so called Rockandaluz movement that was ignited by Triana when they hit it big with their flamenco-rock fusion...
  32. Thread: Cactus

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    Well, of course it wasn't The Yardbirds' McCarty,...

    Well, of course it wasn't The Yardbirds' McCarty, who was a drummer (like Carmine), but the former guitar player for the Detroit Wheels, also named Jim McCarty.
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    Actually, I think it's Victor Brox,. who was at...

    Actually, I think it's Victor Brox,. who was at the time the lead singer and keyboard player for blues-rock band the Ainsley Dunbar Retaliation.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aKs6z06U7s
  34. Thread: 10CC

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    10CC can be explained as kind of an english...

    10CC can be explained as kind of an english version of Fiel a la Vega, but with melody and a sense of humor.
  35. After the reunion, minus Grovesnor but with Mick...

    After the reunion, minus Grovesnor but with Mick Jones on guitar, they became more streamlined, maybe a bit influenced by Bad Company and the like and serving as a precursor to Foreigner, but always...
  36. Sometimes one wonders...there seems to be a of...

    Sometimes one wonders...there seems to be a of more interest in the death of Bozo the Clown and the guy from MASH than in ne of the great hard rock singers of his time, and in a music-related page no...
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    If I remember correctly, they were on tour with...

    If I remember correctly, they were on tour with The Dandy Warhols, whom they started as friends with and ended up as bitter rivals.
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    Fantastic singer that should've been much better known. On the same level as Gary Brooker, Steve Winwood, Rod Stewart,Steve Marriott, etc. as an elite British singer. His setback was that the wasn't...
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    Lots of great European classically trained guitar...

    Lots of great European classically trained guitar players in that era. To mention a few, Coste Apetrea (Swedish, Samla, frequent duet partner of Tolonen's); Vlatko Stefanoyski (Leb I Sol,...
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    That looks like the so-called Caramel line-up.

    That looks like the so-called Caramel line-up.
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    Also not 'prog' in any sense, but a extreme tear...

    Also not 'prog' in any sense, but a extreme tear jerker... "Colorado", witten by Rick Roberts while he was with the Flying Burritos...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XaYob-gMSI


    Hey Colorado...
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    "Louisiana", The Church... heartbreaking, that...

    "Louisiana", The Church... heartbreaking, that initial image of the "empty birdcage in her room" perfectly symbolizing the remains of a relationship, now ending. The melody does the theme complete...
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    Very similar to what Accordo dei Contrari has...

    Very similar to what Accordo dei Contrari has being doing lately.
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    The articles says that "just four days into one...

    The articles says that "just four days into one of the year's US tours", they played on March 31st as a four piece, "before trialing Spirit guitarist Randy California as a temporary replacement for a...
  45. Thread: SAGA the end

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    Strangely, in the eighties and nineties Saga...

    Strangely, in the eighties and nineties Saga became very big in Latin America, particularly in Puerto Rico and Venezuela. I say strangely because this are a has never had a lot of visiting rock...
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    Asia Minor

    Asia Minor
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    Reviving this thread just to comment this:...

    Reviving this thread just to comment this: there's an article in the current Record Collector about Deep Purple's Made in Japan, where it mentions that during a US tour in 1972 Blackmore had...
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    Kind of a Canterbury super group in reverse:...

    Kind of a Canterbury super group in reverse: before they became better known. Pip Pyle and Phil Miller before Hatfield and National Health, Steve Miller before his stint with Caravan, Roy Babbington...
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    Going back to Spirit... I remember an interview...

    Going back to Spirit... I remember an interview I think I read in Hit Parader at the time, where California talked about his guitar: a cheap Japanese model he had bought at Sears for around $40. He...
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    And Mexico too. I now forget who was recording...

    And Mexico too. I now forget who was recording their song while the French riots were going on, the Stones (Street Fighting Man) or the Beatles (Revolution).
    Bernardo Berttolucci's film The...
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    There were quite a few made specially in the...

    There were quite a few made specially in the early Seventies and were very popular, maybe getting their cue from the enormous and unexpected success of Easy Rider.
    Getting Straight, Homer, R.P.M....
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    A great and comprehensive history of the band and...

    A great and comprehensive history of the band and Randy California in particular.

    http://teamrock.com/feature/2014-06-18/california-dreaming
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    Led by Jay Ferguson and also including Mark Andes...

    Led by Jay Ferguson and also including Mark Andes on bass, the later Jo Jo Gunne was also very good in their four album career. Ferguson's sophisticated writing style -he apparently studied...
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    No, I know that wasn't your suggestion and there...

    No, I know that wasn't your suggestion and there are similarities -both were about somewhat confused young men in the middle of all the unrest of late sixties America, directed by recognized European...
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    The scene where Spirit appear in The Model Shop...

    The scene where Spirit appear in The Model Shop and Jay Ferguson has a small talking part... Its fascinating that Ferguson shows his visitor Spirit's first album and says it had come out the day...
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    No, in Blowup, the Page-Beck version of The...

    No, in Blowup, the Page-Beck version of The Yardbirds were seen playing in a club: a made to order "inch by inch" copy, according to The Yardbirds, of a club called, I think, Ricky Tick (as named in...
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    Most of the pieces in the soundtrack came out on...

    Most of the pieces in the soundtrack came out on the Clear album, their third. I don't think there was a soundtrack album released at the time. The movie is interesting but it seems to be clearly an...
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    'Time Machine', Beggar's Opera, on their Waters...

    'Time Machine', Beggar's Opera, on their Waters of Change album.
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    Too many.
    Don't know if Quatermass, Gracious!, Spirit of John Morgan and several 'brass rock' bands -Greatest Show on Earth, Riff Raff, Room, Catapilla - have been mentioned.
  60. Thread: Manband

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    Re the Nektar-Man comparizons. I remember they...

    Re the Nektar-Man comparizons. I remember they wink at each other in the liners of one of their records: I think its on Remember the Future that there appears the line "and thanks to Man for coming...
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