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    Dagger Lane - Cliff Wade

    Dagger Lane - Cliff Wade
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    Day of the Eagle - Robin Trower

    Day of the Eagle - Robin Trower
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    Cradle Rock - Rory Gallagher

    Cradle Rock - Rory Gallagher
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    Gridlock (Opus 8) - Dave Holland Quintet

    Gridlock (Opus 8) - Dave Holland Quintet
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    Jamming With The Animals - Nana Simopoulos

    Jamming With The Animals - Nana Simopoulos
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    Teuton Tango - Faust

    Teuton Tango - Faust
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    Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) - Captain Beefheart

    Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) - Captain Beefheart
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    Ball Park Incident - Roy Wood’s Wizzard

    Ball Park Incident - Roy Wood’s Wizzard
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    A lovely man. 1. One of my first jobs when I...

    A lovely man.

    1. One of my first jobs when I came to the US was working the phones for a British airline (I actually worked for both the big U.K. carriers). I once took a call from him booking...
  10. Thread: JAZZ Discussion

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    That was truly great. 5 of my favorite musicians...

    That was truly great. 5 of my favorite musicians of all time. RIP Kenny, John A and John T.

    BTW I love that YouTube feature where the track title shows up in the timeline. Never noticed that...
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    Behind Blue Eyes - The Who

    Behind Blue Eyes - The Who
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    Morning Will Come - Spirit

    Morning Will Come - Spirit
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    Stay Young - Bill Nelson’s Red Noise

    Stay Young - Bill Nelson’s Red Noise
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    Second appearance on this thread for VOB - they...

    Second appearance on this thread for VOB - they seem to be getting better by the day -
    https://youtu.be/WPVo_QyS0Hw
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    I watch YouTube on FireTV and for about two...

    I watch YouTube on FireTV and for about two months vids will suddenly stop loading and I get the spinning circle. It always fixes when I reboot FireTV so I’m not sure where the problem originates. I...
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    Yep Looking On is probably their least...

    Yep Looking On is probably their least talked-about release and for me it has some real treasures. It featured some of the most proggy pieces - especially with abrupt tempo and mood changes within...
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    Been a fan of the Move for nearly 50 years. They...

    Been a fan of the Move for nearly 50 years. They really had a split personality - releasing very poppy singles but much heavier, darker albums. The early years were dominated by Roy Wood’s writing...
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    Only two retweets plus my own today. Doesn’t that...

    Only two retweets plus my own today. Doesn’t that sorta sum up the story of the Cardiacs?
  19. Thread: Autographs?

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    I used to have a copy of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 1st...

    I used to have a copy of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 1st album signed by Ronnie Van Zander when I met the band in Glasgow. On the back where ther is is a picture of a cigarette packet called Lynyrd Skynyrd...
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    A few seconds after the music ends on the Psychic...

    A few seconds after the music ends on the Psychic TV album Ultrahouse a voice with a faintly East European accent proclaims:
    “A thing or two I know about the chief of police makes him my slave”.
  21. Thread: Vintage TV thread

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    Just watched he entire series on IMBD app over...

    Just watched he entire series on IMBD app over the summer. Not sure if it was “free” - I think I used my Amazon Prime details to sign up. I wasn’t charged per episode.
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    I think their name practically guaranteed zero...

    I think their name practically guaranteed zero airplay in the UK, although I seem to have a half-remembered imprint on my brain of Tommy Vance saying their name in his inimitable voice on his Friday...
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    Palestinian Chicken anyone?

    Palestinian Chicken anyone?
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    Wonder if she made that candle in jail.

    Wonder if she made that candle in jail.
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    “….gefiltefish with mustard” Never tried that...

    “….gefiltefish with mustard”

    Never tried that - always have gefiltefish with Gold’s horseradish.
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    I’m not kosher either, not even Jewish, but I...

    I’m not kosher either, not even Jewish, but I love me some chopped liver (spoken like a true recently lapsed vegan).
    BTW that “blood” you see in rare steak or burger, is not blood at all - kosher or...
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    Nope - salt is inherently kosher - kosher salt...

    Nope - salt is inherently kosher - kosher salt should more accurately be referred to as koshering salt because it is used in the process of making meat kosher. The grains are sprinkled on the meat to...
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    Absolutely mind-blowing - the performance starts...

    Absolutely mind-blowing - the performance starts around 9:30 mark but definitely worth watching the background of the piece at the beginning of the vid. Full screen recommended:

    ...
  29. Thread: RIP Paddy Moloney

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    Met him in Glasgow at a St Patrick’s Day concert...

    Met him in Glasgow at a St Patrick’s Day concert (also happens to be my birthday) Helluva nice guy as was Derrick Bell who passed away some years ago. He was not only a key figure in Irish folk...
  30. Thread: Private Eye

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    Ah I remember some of those prog references and...

    Ah I remember some of those prog references and band names from Private Eye in the 70s and 80s - fave band names were Heavy Sausage and Long Haired Gentlemen with Mustaches.
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    I would love to see opposing fans unveiling a...

    I would love to see opposing fans unveiling a gigantic banner with an image of Jamal Khashoggi at the next Toon game.

    Better still if it was Toon fans who unveiled it!
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    Completely agree.

    Completely agree.
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    Alan Lancaster RIP

    Sorry to read about the death of the original and best bassist of Status Quo. Always felt he was treated disgracefully by Rossi and Parfitt - at the time they dumped him they were apparently wildly...
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    Oh yes she is good….. ...

    Oh yes she is good…..

    https://youtu.be/9RvBMHXLGms
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    Yep, I opted out of the medical portion and kept...

    Yep, I opted out of the medical portion and kept vision and dentistry. I got medical/Medicaid via Obamacare. BTW my initial COBRA premiums were over $1500 per month which would have eaten 3/4 of my...
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    One of the good things about Obamacare is that...

    One of the good things about Obamacare is that qualification is based on income - not total assets - which means you don’t have to go digging into your savings or investments. I’m assuming you are...
  37. Thread: Birders

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    Yes we have a few of them - one of them “claimed”...

    Yes we have a few of them - one of them “claimed” the suet block outside our front window and would chase away all others who went near to it.
  38. There is an oddity in the vast output of Keith...

    There is an oddity in the vast output of Keith Jarrett which may fit the bill. No End was a double album he recorded in 1986 but didn’t release until 2013. Jarrett plays all the instruments...
  39. Thread: Birders

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    Hi GD I’m in Valley Stream maybe that was a...

    Hi GD I’m in Valley Stream maybe that was a mockingbird - we have a few of them here. Actually it could be a house finch.
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    I have a couple of feeders - one usually has just...

    I have a couple of feeders - one usually has just sunflower seeds, the other has a standard wild bird seed mix. I also put out those suet blocks which seem to be the 1st choice for all the birds...
  41. Thread: Birders

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    Happy for any advice - not expecting much success...

    Happy for any advice - not expecting much success on the south shore of Long Island in a fairly built up suburban environment. I suspect my sighting was of a stray from the Massapequa Reserve (about...
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    Couldn’t believe my eyes when I went to the front...

    Couldn’t believe my eyes when I went to the front door to pick up my mail - we have a butterfly bush outside and there darting from flower to flower was a humming bird - in 40 years here on the south...
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    Great player - one of the founders of so-called...

    Great player - one of the founders of so-called “Soul Jazz”. And of course, not to be confused with the other Jazz organist Lonnie Liston Smith whose death unfortunately has been reported incorrectly...
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    Not quite sure I get the gist of this thread - does the first ELO album fit the bill? Or Bill Nelson’s Red Noise album Sound on Sound?
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    Peep Show is really, really funny. 9 seasons of...

    Peep Show is really, really funny. 9 seasons of it are available for free on demand on Pluto TV - I think it might be available on IMDB also.
  46. Thread: JAZZ Discussion

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    Just saw on YouTube of all paces, that Jiri...

    Just saw on YouTube of all paces, that Jiri (George) Mraz has passed away. Very sad news.
    https://youtu.be/AOYn3rjqV0E
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    This may be the funniest joke in the world - but...

    This may be the funniest joke in the world - but only if told by Norm. RIP.

    https://youtu.be/YxD3pT8C9-A
  48. Thread: Best Jazz radio

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    Oy - just saw that Phil Schaap has passed - a...

    Oy - just saw that Phil Schaap has passed - a true New York Jazz Radio legend if ever there was one, with a very distinctive and instantly recognizable voice.
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  49. Thread: Vintage TV thread

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    And I really miss Tom Snyder ...

    And I really miss Tom Snyder

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  50. Thread: JAZZ Discussion

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    Just saw this channel On YouTube has been...

    Just saw this channel On YouTube has been uploading colorized vids of some older jazz tv recordings. This one by the Bill Evans trio is a highlight:

    https://youtu.be/10QOOvxw0uA

    The channel...
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    When you consider their previous and subsequent...

    When you consider their previous and subsequent musical endeavors, it’s hard to believe Kevin Eubanks and Marvin Smitty Smith played in the Tonight Show band.
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    …..wait for it…..

    …..wait for it…..
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    Shostakovich used to improvise piano music for...

    Shostakovich used to improvise piano music for silent movies in the early days of the Soviet Union.
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    Just got a notification on my phone. Sad news. He...

    Just got a notification on my phone. Sad news. He was a real drummer, I liked his jazz side-projects. I believe he had prostate cancer which was what got my father.
    Just saw this fantastic nugget...
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    Chris Spedding played with the Wombles. For US...

    Chris Spedding played with the Wombles. For US readers, the Wombles were a bit like the Banana Splits.
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    I overplayed Metal Machine Music by Lou Reed, so much so that I doubt I will ever get round to playing it a second time.
  57. You’re gonna love ELO II - the first album which...

    You’re gonna love ELO II - the first album which was self titled in the UK but called No Answer in the US is just about unrecognizable as the ELO most people know - being more like a continuation of...
  58. Thread: Don Everly R.I.P.

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    Always loved the album they did with the Hollies...

    Always loved the album they did with the Hollies as their backing band and most of the tracks ghost-written by Alan Clarke, Graham Nash and Tony Hicks.


    https://youtu.be/NQMoq6p6akc
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    The de-worming medicine was heavily promoted by...

    The de-worming medicine was heavily promoted by extreme anti-vaxxer radio host Phil Valentine - until he died from Covid a couple of days ago.
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    The obvious replacement should have been Craig...

    The obvious replacement should have been Craig Ferguson. An opportunity missed.
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