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    re: Joe Besser, I always feel like everyone...

    re: Joe Besser,

    I always feel like everyone misses my favorite joke in This Is Spinal Tap, when Mick Shrimpton is replaced for the Japanese tour at the end of the film by Joe "Mama" Besser. Most...
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    Barney: Have these tested! (Harris shoves one in...

    Barney: Have these tested!
    (Harris shoves one in his mouth)
    Barney: NOT THAT WAY!


    Have you ever tried to explain why the scene in Airplane where Barbara Billingsley talks jive is funny to...
  3. Yeah, I don't remember disagreeable about the...

    Yeah, I don't remember disagreeable about the Philly version of Echoes (which I haven't listened to in ages, admittedly).

    Now, what they did Money during that era, with the backup singers doing...
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    I never had any of his album, but I always liked...

    I never had any of his album, but I always liked I Think I'm In Love and Shakin'. And I like how he had Ronnie Spector reprise the Be My Baby chorus in Take Me Home Tonight.

    Prog/fusion relevance:...
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    Yep, John Hackett played bass pedals with his...

    Yep, John Hackett played bass pedals with his hands, same as Phil Collins on I Don't Care Anymore.

    BTW, soemthing I've always wondered: is Rutherford playing bass pedals or bass guitar on the...
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    I saw BOC twice, circa 92-94. The first time they...

    I saw BOC twice, circa 92-94. The first time they were playing a free show, at Cleveland's then annual Square To Square festival. They came on late (I think because it rained earlier that day), but I...
  7. I actually like what he did with the One Slip...

    I actually like what he did with the One Slip solo.
  8. Any word on what Anthony will do on this...

    Any word on what Anthony will do on this occasion? I might be inclined to hitch an Amtrak down for that.
  9. They cut a big chunk out of the ride out solo in...

    They cut a big chunk out of the ride out solo in Comfortably Numb. As I recall, on the album, it's something like 8 and a half minutes long, but on the video, it's only like 6 minutes. Another thing...
  10. I looked on the other Goblin's website, and...

    I looked on the other Goblin's website, and there's no info about any tour dates.

    I see no Cleveland date for Don Simonetti's group, but I might be able to swing a visit to either Chicago,...
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    Watched the back half of The Warriors this...

    Watched the back half of The Warriors this evening. Holds up real good.
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    Funny, I was gonna say, "Hey, that's my schtick!"

    Funny, I was gonna say, "Hey, that's my schtick!"
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    What?! That's not a guilty pleasure!!!!!

    What?! That's not a guilty pleasure!!!!!
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    Thanks. Appreciate it!

    Thanks. Appreciate it!
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    Be Bop Deluxe question

    Does anyone know the origins of the various bonus tracks that appear on the Be Bop Deluxe CD's? I'm talking about the series that came out in the early 90's, where each of the albums has 3 bonus...
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    I saw him last year, on his Schenker Festival...

    I saw him last year, on his Schenker Festival tour, and he was awesome! He played like a 2 and a half hour show, with the last half hour being all UFO songs, including a 13 minute version of Rock...
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    It wasn't just Foster. The guys from Toto were...

    It wasn't just Foster. The guys from Toto were part of the so called "A-Team". Just as you had the Wrecking Crew in the 60's, in the late 70's and 80's you had the A-Team. There's at least one A-Team...
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    Kinda like Uli Jon Roth era Scorpions. They let...

    Kinda like Uli Jon Roth era Scorpions. They let Herr Uli sing at least one song on each of the albums he played on, and I never understood why, as he has the most ghastly voice ever. I can...
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    Yeah, but most people have no idea about that,...

    Yeah, but most people have no idea about that, since most records didn't have musician credits. Most people have no idea that on any given rcord that was made in LA during the 60's, the hot guitar...
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    Well, I think you're talking about something...

    Well, I think you're talking about something different than what I'm talking about. There were a lot of people who didn't necessarily play "virtuoso music" who were sort of trying to figure out what...
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    re: Magma's Merci But wasn't the case with...

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    But wasn't the case with everyone at that time? It seems like everyone who had survived the 60's and/or 70's were trying to figure out how to keep going. Well, maybe...
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    I've often said I don't really consider any of...

    I've often said I don't really consider any of the music I like to be a "guilty pleasure". I save that designation for some of the TV shows I used to watch, like Degrassi Jr High and General...
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    Actually, it's not the camerawork, but rather the...

    Actually, it's not the camerawork, but rather the editing. Blame the director, not the cinematographer.


    I think it has to do with as bass players started treating the bass as a "lead...
  24. Yeah, you're right about Sorrow. I can't think of...

    Yeah, you're right about Sorrow. I can't think of which other songs on that record would have a drum machine on it, though. I remember suspecting that Yet Another Movie would be the one that Mason...
  25. Well, the original album had "real drums" too....

    Well, the original album had "real drums" too. They just weren't played by Nick Mason (except, I think, on Yet Another Movie). As for the keyboards, if I understand correctly, they're using material...
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    Letters From Hibakusha: three short anime films...

    Letters From Hibakusha: three short anime films based on letters written by survivors of the Hiroshima bombing. There's also short documentary bits showing the research and thought the animators put...
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    Not true. They used, at the very least, a Yamaha...

    Not true. They used, at the very least, a Yamaha CS-80. Jim Gilmour mentions it on the Silhouette DVD. He says he had one before he joined the band, so he brought into the band's music on Silent...
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    Yesah, well, he's been doing that for 35 years...

    Yesah, well, he's been doing that for 35 years now. I remember in the advertising for his first solo tour he was billed as "The genius behind Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon and The Wall". Notice...
  29. Well, yes, but I would imagine if Aymeric was...

    Well, yes, but I would imagine if Aymeric was reading fanzines, then he'd probably know there's where he heard that particular piece of information.
  30. Or they could have been college students, or in...

    Or they could have been college students, or in the military. There was something called the ARPANET, which dates back to the 70's, which linked college campuses, and was also used for military...
  31. re: Gilmour's misgivings about "singing about...

    re: Gilmour's misgivings about "singing about albatrosses"


    It's mentioned in the Nicholas Schaefner book, A Saucerful Of Secrets: The Pink Floyd Oydyssey. I can't remember who actually says it,...
  32. If I remember correctly, the version from the...

    If I remember correctly, the version from the Philly show is missing one verse (either the first or second, I forget which), and I think maybe the middle section and ending might be a little shorter...
  33. But it's not pro-shot, is it? I know there's...

    But it's not pro-shot, is it? I know there's footage floating around from the tour rehearsals, but I think they're essentially amateur shot stuff. There's also the Philly show, which I believe was...
  34. ALl of which are out of print and commanding...

    ALl of which are out of print and commanding stupid amounts of money. If the Grateful Dead and King Crimson can put out multiple "special" releases duplicating material on previous releases, I don't...
  35. It's doubtful it's gonna be among the video...

    It's doubtful it's gonna be among the video content. By the time they filmed the shows in Atlanta (which was their first stab at a concert film, but the footage was mostly not used, except for the...
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    Wow, ok, so maybe you had to cough up 10 bucks...

    Wow, ok, so maybe you had to cough up 10 bucks (highway robbery, or so some of the fans were saying at the time) instead of just a fiver (which a lot of people at the time, also thought was highway...
  37. I pretty much like everything they did, with the...

    I pretty much like everything they did, with the exceptions of Dark Side Of The Moon, The Final Cut, and The Division Bell.

    Dark Side Of The Moon is actually a great record for what it is, but...
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    Miles opened for the Dead (and other rock and pop...

    Miles opened for the Dead (and other rock and pop artists) because of Bill Graham. Graham was fond of sticking performers from an earlier era on in front of the currently popular rock acts, with the...
  39. They could do a surround sound mix of The Final...

    They could do a surround sound mix of The Final Cut...assuming that the masters are still around.
  40. The magic of going wireless! Yeah, you might pick...

    The magic of going wireless! Yeah, you might pick up the stray CB radio, but if it starts raining during an open air gig, you don't have to worry about getting electrocuted!

    For what it's worth,...
  41. I'm still pissed about those Immersion sets,...

    I'm still pissed about those Immersion sets, specifically the fact that they were limited editions, and came out when I was too broke to buy them.
  42. Everyone's talkign about waiting for the...

    Everyone's talkign about waiting for the individual releases, but ya know with the Early Years set, that last two or three discs in the set were never released on their own. You had to get the box to...
  43. The MTV broadcast (which went out a couple weeks...

    The MTV broadcast (which went out a couple weeks after the actual event) wasn't the full set. Not only that, but they swapped a couple of the songs around. I think the broadcast went something like:...
  44. The DVD content and tour programs look...

    The DVD content and tour programs look interesting to me. I've had a bootleg copy of the Venice show. They actually performed a free show, on a barge parked in the lagoon at St Mark's Square (I think...
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    2/13/70 Fillmore East Dark Star/That's It For The...

    2/13/70 Fillmore East Dark Star/That's It For The Other One:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQskcr4v0LI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KE66xE2bk5M

    3/1/69 Fillmore West:
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    The Watkins Glen soundcheck jam: ...

    The Watkins Glen soundcheck jam:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=km2MlSothJc

    2/15/73 Dane County Coliseum, Madison Wisconsin, Dark Star/Eyes Of The World/China Doll:
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    Here's the second set suite from 6/28/74, Boston...

    Here's the second set suite from 6/28/74, Boston Garden:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0uQ9V-FS4M


    Most of the second set from 9/11/74 Alexandra Palace:
    ...
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    Why I didn't think to do this in the first place,...

    Why I didn't think to do this in the first place, but look at what I found that might be useful to anyone curious about the Grateful Dead's "more interesting" music (he said, sheepishly):
    ...
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    Kinda like the Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports...

    Kinda like the Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports album, which was really a Carla Bley album, but they put Nick's name on the front cover so they could get a better recording budget and more promo, etc.
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    Talking about aspect ratios, I remember a couple...

    Talking about aspect ratios, I remember a couple different stories (and I'll try to make these as brief as possible, please bare with me here):

    1. Steve Spielberg talking about his first film,...
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    I guess I'm joining this thread kinda late....

    I guess I'm joining this thread kinda late. Looking at the first two pages (I don't think I'm gonna read all 88), I see most of my favorites already being mentioned, e.g. Metropolis, Psycho,...
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    Yeah, that was a fun show.

    Yeah, that was a fun show.
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    I've never heard talk of Jimi playing with Soft...

    I've never heard talk of Jimi playing with Soft Machine, but I think the talk of him, Emerson and Lake doing something together is greatly overstated. I'm sure I've seen interviews with Keith where...
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    Yeah, I remember that. David Crosby said once...

    Yeah, I remember that. David Crosby said once that "just about everyone in the business that they cared about was backstage, saying 'Good album, but can you guys do pull it off live?'" so that...
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    When the H&I channel first started carrying "All...

    When the H&I channel first started carrying "All Star Trek" (all five live action series, and for awhile, the animated series also), they trumpeted that the original series was being run uncut. That...
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    (Monty Burns mode) Ex-cell-ent (Burns mode off) I...

    (Monty Burns mode) Ex-cell-ent (Burns mode off) I wouldn't be able to go to bed if I didn't know I had at least accomplished that much, if nothing else.
  57. Thanks! Appreciate it!

    Thanks! Appreciate it!
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    BTW, anyone if a suitable replacement has...

    BTW, anyone if a suitable replacement has appeared for the IMDB forum, since the new owners decided to 86 a few years ago. I still can't understand why they did that. Where the frell am I supposed to...
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    re: edited TV shows in reruns: ...

    re: edited TV shows in reruns:



    When did ratings start dropping? Because commercial breaks started getting longer back in the 80's and 90's. Again, I recall a piece in TV Guide back in the...
  60. I'm not sure I ever knew about her in the first...

    I'm not sure I ever knew about her in the first place. I wonder if the album is still available. Looks interesting, that's for sure.
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