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  1. Walter Egan: the lyric "with you I'm not shy" in...

    Walter Egan: the lyric "with you I'm not shy" in the song "Magnet and Steel" from the album Not Shy.

    Culture Club: the lyric "I'm never really sure if you're just kissing to be clever" in the song...
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    I hope that Mick and Slick never crossed that...

    I hope that Mick and Slick never crossed that line. I would like to think that she maintained a more motherly role to the other members of the Starship.
  3. The quote, sourced from memory, appeared in a...

    The quote, sourced from memory, appeared in a Feb. 1987 issue of Rolling Stone. My first exposure to Vera occurred weeks earlier when his band mimed their hit on an episode of Dancing to the Hits,...
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    Zaragon the Trimaximalist recently did a...

    Zaragon the Trimaximalist recently did a listening party/commentary video on this artist:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFiq_EPBSGY
  5. Vera wrote the song "Don't Look Back," a 1966...

    Vera wrote the song "Don't Look Back," a 1966 regional hit for Bostonian garage-rockers The Remains. In 1967, he teamed with soul singer Judy Clay. As America's first racially integrated duo, they...
  6. Bingo! My next round of clues would have been the...

    Bingo! My next round of clues would have been the following:

    Interracial '60s male/female soul-pop duo
    Family Ties
    Into the Night Starring Rick Dees
  7. He was briefly successful during the late '60s,...

    He was briefly successful during the late '60s, 20 years before his one big hit.
  8. Hint: a singer/bandleader who was briefly popular...

    Hint: a singer/bandleader who was briefly popular in 1987 and somewhat resembled Collins.
  9. Who made this statement about Phil Collins in 1987?

    "I may be older than Phil Collins, but I'm a lot better looking.":cool
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    Zaragon just posted a listening party/real-time...

    Zaragon just posted a listening party/real-time review of two rubies from the album:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ruqt_N8inN0
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    Here's a listening party/commentary video on two...

    Here's a listening party/commentary video on two of the highlights from their first album:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFF1UocbZ6w
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    This year marks the 50th birthday of all the...

    This year marks the 50th birthday of all the albums featured in the two collages at the following link:
    https://rateyourmusic.com/board_message?message_id=7503239
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    Here's a listening party/commentary video on a...

    Here's a listening party/commentary video on a cut from his 1974 superproject Kunstkopfindianer:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4X79vg-CSDg
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJWvZwRa4KA ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJWvZwRa4KA


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZN54zbh1y8
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    The following video contains analysis of a Wham...

    The following video contains analysis of a Wham deep-cut, perhaps their finest:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RhSKuMXa1U
  16. Thread: Yacht Rock

    by GeneTull
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    Beautiful song with instrumental backing by...

    Beautiful song with instrumental backing by Elliott Randall, Will Lee, and the Brecker Brothers.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wc2vBHSzfmA
  17. Misleading to use a 1979/80 photo of the band for...

    Misleading to use a 1979/80 photo of the band for a 1989 track that didn't involve drummer Terry Chambers (far right) who left the band after 1982's English Settlement.
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    This band has some of that sound: ...

    This band has some of that sound:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1UYJW0xe3w
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    Split Enz' 14-minute epic, performed live in 1976...

    Split Enz' 14-minute epic, performed live in 1976 but never recorded:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBxhkoJKDWU
  20. There are a few moments on ATTWT where it sounds...

    There are a few moments on ATTWT where it sounds as if Steve is still there, such as the climax of "Burning Rope."
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    Has Weird Al Yankovic gotten in yet? Oh wait, I...

    Has Weird Al Yankovic gotten in yet? Oh wait, I don't care.
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    Here's another great hard-rock instrumental that...

    Here's another great hard-rock instrumental that I came across on the Trimaximalist channel. Zaragon breaks it down:

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

    He has a playlist for all his...
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    Thumbs up for the Ronnie Montrose, Iron Maiden,...

    Thumbs up for the Ronnie Montrose, Iron Maiden, and Angel recommendations. "The Speed of Life" is an interesting choice; I never would have thought of it in this context.
  24. "The Rock" and "Guitar and Pen" illustrate that...

    "The Rock" and "Guitar and Pen" illustrate that point perfectly.
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    The Edge from 1980 with Glyn Havard (Jade...

    The Edge from 1980 with Glyn Havard (Jade Warrior), Jon Moss (Culture Club) and Lu Edmonds (The Damned, PIL).

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=be_B4o0cCPo
    http://jazzrocksoul.com/artists/the-edge/
  26. Hits compilations are dead because they're for...

    Hits compilations are dead because they're for the general consumer, not the dedicated listener. Consumers long ago purchased all the comps that would fit their narrow interest range and the pool of...
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    He did some electrified jazz-funk albums during...

    He did some electrified jazz-funk albums during the mid-1970s, so he was inching close for a time.
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    Another one of rock's greatest drummers is now...

    Another one of rock's greatest drummers is now jamming in that big band in the sky with Jon Hiseman, Keith Moon, John Bonham, Buddy Rich, and all the rest. The Trimaximalist recently did a...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBjmBU4Gj_E

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBjmBU4Gj_E
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    A great organ-psych/hard-rocker from 1970 with...

    A great organ-psych/hard-rocker from 1970 with commentary by Zaragon:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oKmr4VVW-4
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    I like some of the spinoff projects (Gillan,...

    I like some of the spinoff projects (Gillan, Paice Ashton Lord, Roger Glover's Elements) better than what they did collectively as Deep Purple.
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    Two of her songs were recently the subjects of a...

    Two of her songs were recently the subjects of a listening party/commentary segment on this channel:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwrTrc-s36I
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    His best work was on the three Baker Gurvitz Army...

    His best work was on the three Baker Gurvitz Army albums with the two brothers from Gun/Three Man Army/Graham Edge Band.
  34. Wire Train were a mid-'80s American jangle-pop...

    Wire Train were a mid-'80s American jangle-pop band in the Paisley Underground vein, so I don't imagine much similarities. However, the Aussie music scene did have several bands in that vein (The...
  35. I agree. Zaragon ranks Red Sails as his number...

    I agree. Zaragon ranks Red Sails as his number one album of 1984, and he's evaluated more than 600 albums from that year.
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    The Cars were an American original. One note in...

    The Cars were an American original. One note in on any of their songs and you always knew who it was. My favorites are Panorama and Ric's Beatitude albums, which were the most arty.
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    XTC were apparently never popular in their...

    XTC were apparently never popular in their hometown. Partridge lamented that Swindonites never forgave the band for breaking out of the local factory grind. Then again, XTC's profile in the UK has...
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    Six pages per track analysis (6 x 33) plus 68...

    Six pages per track analysis (6 x 33) plus 68 pages about the band and its members?
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC8wUNdIVXw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC8wUNdIVXw
  40. Thread: Zolo Music

    by GeneTull
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    Though he doesn't seem to talk about it much...

    Though he doesn't seem to talk about it much these days, he mentions zolo in one of his recent videos without indicating his responsibility for the term. He cites the xylophone solo in this song as...
  41. Thread: Zolo Music

    by GeneTull
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    Here's a mix that was posted years ago on YouTube...

    Here's a mix that was posted years ago on YouTube that should give some idea of the sound and style.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdi3oYLmPBU
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    Here's some interesting takes in real time on the...

    Here's some interesting takes in real time on the "Moon Ra" suite by the Trimaximalist:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gdDAvfboHA
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    An exhaustive database of 1974 albums has been...

    An exhaustive database of 1974 albums has been assembled by one of the Internet's foremost authorities on '70s music. It currently has 1,191 albums, complete with recommended tracks and a lengthy...
  44. Sad news. 64 is too young to go. Level 42 added...

    Sad news. 64 is too young to go. Level 42 added rare musical elements to the English music scene, bringing US jazz-funk influences into the framework of UK sophisti-pop.
  45. Most musicians hear harmonic nuances that are...

    Most musicians hear harmonic nuances that are beyond the grasp of most non-musicians.
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    Sad news. He was very fit and active up through...

    Sad news. He was very fit and active up through his early 60s, when he played at those summer festivals with 1990s-era alt.rock acts.
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    Some of his best basswork is on Abacab and that...

    Some of his best basswork is on Abacab and that period, like when the band start to get funky on "No Reply at All" and "Paperlate".
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    The first record is great, the third side is...

    The first record is great, the third side is interesting, the fourth side suffers until "Riding the Scree" starts.
  49. There is an archivist/expert who has made an...

    There is an archivist/expert who has made an annotated directory of more than 1200 albums from 1978. A lot of the albums included on the directory pages are in the prog vein. The things he says in...
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    It sounded like a dirgy post-punk album, in the...

    It sounded like a dirgy post-punk album, in the vein of "Mama" and "Tonight Tonight Tonight," but without the character or passion that Phil brought to the band. The best song was "Uncertain Weather,...
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