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    A new 5UU's record would be greatly be welcomed.

    A new 5UU's record would be greatly be welcomed.
  2. Sticky: Not so fast, Banacek! This video (as well as my...

    Not so fast, Banacek! This video (as well as my memory of watching my bootleg VHS copy from the mid 90's onwards) says otherwise:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J57_TjXq3_c
  3. Sticky: I've only lately gotten this album a couple years...

    I've only lately gotten this album a couple years ago, after seeing Nick Mason's A Saucerful Of Secrets in concert. Before that, I had borrowed the CD from the library once, in about 1989 or 1990. I...
  4. Mike Oldfield: Tubular Bells (2010 remix) Mike...

    Mike Oldfield: Tubular Bells (2010 remix)
    Mike Oldfield: Hergest Ridge (demo)
    Mike Oldfield: Ommadawn (2010 remix)
    Mike Oldfield: Incantations
    Eskaton: Fiction
    Etron Fou Leloublan: Batelages
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    Yeah, Russell Johnson and Dawn Wells through a...

    Yeah, Russell Johnson and Dawn Wells through a fit their were reduced to "The rest" in the opening theme, so it had to be changed for the second season.
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    Television was being shot in colour even in the...

    Television was being shot in colour even in the 50's. The later seasons of The Lone Ranger were in colour.
  7. Two really cool things about this song, both in...

    Two really cool things about this song, both in the intro:

    1. Ian Hill demonstrating he was all pedal tones.

    and
    2. the sort of quasi-reggae guitar chords that come in top of that bass...
  8. Well, he said in Guitar Player he liked to tune...

    Well, he said in Guitar Player he liked to tune down to A. This was sometime back in the 90's, so maybe he eventually realized his guitar sounded more like a "carefully executed fart" (to quote an...
  9. Which is why it's so ridiculous. I remember...

    Which is why it's so ridiculous. I remember reading an interview with the guitarist from Tool, I think it was, who said he tunes his guitar down to A because "It makes everything sound evil". First...
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    According to one of my mother's...I don't know if...

    According to one of my mother's...I don't know if she was a cousin or aunt, but apparently, one of my cousins out in California was married to him in the 80's.
  11. 801: Live Aerosmith: Toys In The Attic Henry...

    801: Live
    Aerosmith: Toys In The Attic
    Henry Kaiser: Re-Marrying For Money
    Kiss: Dressed To Kill
  12. I have a new theory about Cookie Monster Vocals:...

    I have a new theory about Cookie Monster Vocals: it's a bunch of dumb suburbanites trying desperately (and failing miserably) to sound like Howlin' Wolf. My theory falls apart, though, when I realize...
  13. Mike Oldfield: Hergest Ridge (demos) Mike...

    Mike Oldfield: Hergest Ridge (demos)
    Mike Oldfield: Ommadawn (2010 remix)
    Mike Oldfield: Incantations
    Mike Oldfield: QE2
    Derek Bailey: Improvisations
    Henry Kaiser: Protocol
    Henry Kaiser:...
  14. No, I'm talking about the "screaming" stuff, ya...

    No, I'm talking about the "screaming" stuff, ya know the stuff with the Cookie Monster vocals. These guys think they sound "evil", but when really they just sound like dumb suburbanites TRYING (and...
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    I remember Allan saying in at least one interview...

    I remember Allan saying in at least one interview the only reason Warners singed was to "keep Eddie happy". I think he said he had to "smuggle" Paul Williams onto...what was it? Road Games? Anyway,...
  16. They're angry because the really good looking...

    They're angry because the really good looking girls won't go out with them. Also, because their parents discovered their porn stashes and threw them out.
  17. Steve Roach: Bloodmoon Rising (all four CD's!)...

    Steve Roach: Bloodmoon Rising (all four CD's!)
    David Bowie: Diamond Dogs
  18. Michael Schenker Group: One Night At Budokan...

    Michael Schenker Group: One Night At Budokan
    Uriah Heep: Abominog
    Uriah Heep: High And Mighty
    Whitesnake: Saints An' Sinners
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    [QUOTE=pb2015;1078066] I gather Elvis wanted...

    I gather Elvis wanted to be a ballad singer, a crooner, to begin with. The rock n roll thing happened almost by accident, and he got dragged in that direction by Sam Phillips, to a degree, against...
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    King Crimson, at the beginning of September. If...

    King Crimson, at the beginning of September. If this ends up being, as some sources are suggesting, the last Crimson US tour, it would be fitting that they played here at Nautica Stage (or whatever...
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    The TCB Band was actually a pretty bad ass group....

    The TCB Band was actually a pretty bad ass group. Ronnie Tutt, Jerry Scheff, James Burton, John Wilkinson and Glen Hardin were a tight backing band. I always wished Elvis could have done a good,...
  22. Sun Ra: Nubians Of Plutonia Sun Ra: Angels And...

    Sun Ra: Nubians Of Plutonia
    Sun Ra: Angels And Demons At Play
    Sun Ra: We Travel The Spaceways
    Sun Ra: Bad And Beautiful
  23. There's a name you don't hear much anymore. Well,...

    There's a name you don't hear much anymore. Well, maybe you do down in Texas, but I remember him being briefly popular on early MTV. Then I met someone in bootcamp, almost 10 years later, who was a...
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    Well, you're correct about the Star Trek escapee,...

    Well, you're correct about the Star Trek escapee, but Barney Miller is a great show! Loved watching it again in recent years.
  25. The two shows I saw were entirely acoustic, him...

    The two shows I saw were entirely acoustic, him and another guy playing acoustic guitars...well, they were playing these acoustic/electric guitars that Yamaha makes (or used to make), with the...
  26. Triumph was one of the bands I more or less...

    Triumph was one of the bands I more or less discovered thanks to MTV. Well, actually, I think I might have seen the TV commercial for Allied Forces (remember when there used to be commercials when...
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    Yeah, like Anne Murray, Celine Dion, Corey Hart,...

    Yeah, like Anne Murray, Celine Dion, Corey Hart, Ian & Sylvia Tyson, Sarah MacLachlan, Bryan Adams, Gordon Lightfoot and Glass Tiger.
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    One thing I would have done is I would have put...

    One thing I would have done is I would have put the acapella intro from the single mix of Lift Me Up on the album version. OK, you know how the intro on the album fades in, with the drum machine and...
  29. Like there's an actual tangible difference. Close...

    Like there's an actual tangible difference. Close enough for rock n roll. After awhile,k all those Peter Cetera ballads bleed together. Which one was the one that he played acoustic guitar on when...
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    Couldn't they have just released the two shows...

    Couldn't they have just released the two shows from 82 and 83 as a four CD set?!
  31. Magma 2/14/74 Brussels Rahmann: Rahmann (late...

    Magma 2/14/74 Brussels
    Rahmann: Rahmann (late 70's French prog rock band, only made this one album, which I'm listening to on Youtube.
    Didnt get to listen to much today, I'm afraid.
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    I think a lot of bands do that. I remember Magma...

    I think a lot of bands do that. I remember Magma needing a vibraphone for one of their US visits. I guess Benoit brought his keys and mallets, but the resonators and frame I guess were provided...
  33. Atoll: Tertio Potemkine: Foetus Potemkine:...

    Atoll: Tertio
    Potemkine: Foetus
    Potemkine: Triton
    Potemkine: Mystery/Rictus (no, I don't own a copy of the 7", the two tracks were bonus tracks on the Triton CD)
    Rhesus O: Rhesus O
    Magma: d...
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    I remember one of the Progday's I was on stage...

    I remember one of the Progday's I was on stage crew, there was a keyboardist, I think the guy from Flash, who spent most of the day reading the owner's manual for the MIDI master keyboard they...
  35. Grabbed some classic French prog (or at least...

    Grabbed some classic French prog (or at least classic era) and one Loren Nerell album:

    Arachnoid: Arachnoid
    Rhesus O: Rhesus O
    Shylock: le De Fivre
    Potemkine: Fetus
    Atoll: Tertio
    Loren...
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    Jim Rezek told me of PFM had asked for a Minimoog...

    Jim Rezek told me of PFM had asked for a Minimoog Voyager for NEARfest, and he said he was worried that they wouldn't have whichever model that PFM's keyboardist used, because there were several...
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    Also, Greg didn't have the jazz background that...

    Also, Greg didn't have the jazz background that Keith and Carl had. If he could read music, he'd have probably sounded out of place in that scenario.
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    Transition was one of the first Coltrane albums I...

    Transition was one of the first Coltrane albums I got, when the CD first came out, circa 93 or 94. BUT, some idiot at GRP, yes, the smooth jazz label, thought it would be a good idea to tamper with...
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    Apparently, there's a CD edition, a remaster, I...

    Apparently, there's a CD edition, a remaster, I think, that, has a false start recorded into the pre-gap of track 1. You have to put the CD in, hit play, then hit and hold down the rewind button to...
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    Tony said back in 1978, "I've got five keyboards...

    Tony said back in 1978, "I've got five keyboards onstage now, which is four too many, as far as I'm concerned". So I think when the opportunity to pare back his keyboard rig came, he went for it.
    ...
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    There's a bit of that on the ELP compilation DVD...

    There's a bit of that on the ELP compilation DVD I bought a number of years back. I think Keith said it was about the only time he felt like running for the hills, because he really was nervous about...
  42. I have that one, albeit on CD.

    I have that one, albeit on CD.
  43. Thread: Mick Who?

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    OH yeah, "drag" isn't as "shocking" in the UK as...

    OH yeah, "drag" isn't as "shocking" in the UK as it is in the US. Everyone lost their minds of Queen's I Want To Break Free in this country, but in the UK, everyone just sort of chuckled and said...
  44. Harvey Mandel/Jerry Garcia and Friends: Matrix...

    Harvey Mandel/Jerry Garcia and Friends: Matrix Club, San Francisco 12/24/68 (bonus disc with the Mandel Snake Box)
    Magma: first half of 2/14/74 (my first birthday) Brussels
  45. [QUOTE=Polypet;1074432]". That's on Chicago...

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    That's on Chicago V.



    He might been for the first few albums, but after a certain point, he turned into another "businessman". Apparently, he tried to talk the band out of doing the...
  46. I don't know this particular album, but I have...

    I don't know this particular album, but I have quite a few Ellington records, mostly things he did in the late 50's and 60's. His version of the Nutcracker Suite is one of my favourite Xmas time...
  47. Steve Roach: Sigh Of Ages Pink Floyd: The Great...

    Steve Roach: Sigh Of Ages
    Pink Floyd: The Great Gig On The Moon (live in Sapporo, Japan, March 1972, a full performance of Dark Side Of The Moon plus One Of These Days and Careful With That Axe,...
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    The line I remember was Tony saying they knew he...

    The line I remember was Tony saying they knew he could do the soft stuff, but they didn't know if he could handle the harder stuff, when they first talked of him being the full time lead singer.
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    I always liked Kantner's explanation of why he...

    I always liked Kantner's explanation of why he left the band, because "It was already getting to..." and he then mockingly sings the chorus of We Built This City, flips the bird and says "Fuck you,...
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    Well, it's hard to suss out the exact truth,...

    Well, it's hard to suss out the exact truth, thanks to the poor editing of their Wikipedia page, but I don't think any of the guys listed as the "current lineup" were in the band during the mid 70's,...
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    Well, I dont' think the idea was to redefine the...

    Well, I dont' think the idea was to redefine the old songs, so much as to put forth something where they own the copyright, and/or get a decent share of royalties.
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    Why is it a strange release? Lots of bands have...

    Why is it a strange release? Lots of bands have been doing that sort of thing in recent years. The weird thing here is that he gets away with calling the band Starship when he's the only...
  53. Frank Zappa: Back end of the Linz, Austria...

    Frank Zappa: Back end of the Linz, Austria Sporthalle show from 29 June 1982 (starting with Shall We Take Ourselves Seriously?)
    Steve Roach: Fever Dreams II
    David Bowie: Low
    Gary Burton/Chick...
  54. Steve Roach: Fever Dreams Frank Zappa: the back...

    Steve Roach: Fever Dreams
    Frank Zappa: the back half of that Hamburg ICC show from 82 that I began last night (found the MIA second disc).
  55. For what's it worth, I know one progressive rock...

    For what's it worth, I know one progressive rock fan, who went to NEARfest and ROSfest multiple times, who said she was so offended by Catholic Girls (herself being a Catholic Girl) that she never...
  56. And my opinion is no one who's that deep into doo...

    And my opinion is no one who's that deep into doo wop music that he's doing covers of obscure songs most other people don't remember have no business insulting Scorpions (note the absence of the...
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    I remember seeing the video for...what was it?...

    I remember seeing the video for...what was it? Congo? I remember seeing it, I think exactly once on MTV or VH-1. That was it. Maybe if VH-1 had gotten behidn the single, it might have been different....
  58. And yet he felt compelled to insult Culture Club,...

    And yet he felt compelled to insult Culture Club, Devo and Scorpions on Does Humor Belong In Music. :roll
  59. Yeah, but it doesn't descend to the level of...

    Yeah, but it doesn't descend to the level of stuff like Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Illinois Enema Bandit, or Why Does It Hurt When I Pee?



    Well, one of these days, I'll get Studio Tan on...
  60. Grateful Dead: 2/14/70 Fillmore East Second and...

    Grateful Dead: 2/14/70 Fillmore East Second and third sets
    Frank Zappa: 6/8/82 International Congress Centrum, Hamburg (well, the front half of it, anyway, disc 2 is MIA)
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