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    Remember My Name: a documentary about David...

    Remember My Name: a documentary about David Crosby, I only saw the back half of the film, tuning in when he was talking about his girlfriend who died in the late 60's and how her death really messed...
  2. Thread: E-Bow

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    It's not even bugging other people, it's just...I...

    It's not even bugging other people, it's just...I dunno, it's been a long time since I've plugged in regularly. My old practice has an headphones out, but then I gotta go find a pair of headphones...
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    That's the one with Paul Newman and the Eric...

    That's the one with Paul Newman and the Eric Clapton song wasn't it?
  4. Thread: E-Bow

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    I play the guitar a lot while watching TV, but...

    I play the guitar a lot while watching TV, but unplugged. I don't seem to plug my guitar in much anymore these days. :meh
  5. Thread: E-Bow

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    I'm not sure if the technology will produce the...

    I'm not sure if the technology will produce the same results, but I remember back in the late 80's and early, remote controls put out signals that were audible if you held it up to the guitar...
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    Damn! I forgot about Rain Man! Yeah, that's a...

    Damn! I forgot about Rain Man! Yeah, that's a great picture, enjoyed it very much. That's probably the best one.
  7. Well, if you had the master tapes, you could go...

    Well, if you had the master tapes, you could go into a studio, and hit the "solo" button on Jobson's channel on the mixing desk. Hell given the way things are done nowadays, given the software and...
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    Minority Report was a good picture. Wouldn't mind...

    Minority Report was a good picture. Wouldn't mind seeing it again.

    So do we have a list of Tom Cruise's best pictures? I mean, there was Risky Business, Legend was pretty good (at least, the...
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    Fred Freiberger is notorious among TV fans for...

    Fred Freiberger is notorious among TV fans for all the shows that died after he took over them. Star Trek is probably the most famous, but he also helmed the second season of Space: 1990, and also...
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    Watching part five of The Hitchhiker's Guide To...

    Watching part five of The Hitchhiker's Guide To Galaxy, before bedtime.
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    Yeah, The Tomorrow People and The Prisoner are...

    Yeah, The Tomorrow People and The Prisoner are also great choices for "best theme music ever". It's kinda amazing to me that the Tomorrow People theme was done by Dudley Simpson, who also was famous...
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    See post #32. I already answered this question. ...

    See post #32. I already answered this question.

    As for Woodstock, I don't think I've seen the director's cut. I know it's been shown on TV a few times, and I've seen bits and pieces of it, but I...
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    Well, it wasn't so much new technology (because...

    Well, it wasn't so much new technology (because people had filming musical performances since the 30's), so much as two other issues:

    1. Directors who think they're being "artistic".
    2. Directors...
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    Too erratic. Long stretches of people talking...

    Too erratic. Long stretches of people talking that don't really go anywhere, Stephen Stills forgetting the words to Suite Judy Blue Eyes, David Crosby singing off key (no monitors, huh?), and the...
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    OH yeah, and another one I forgot was Let's Spend...

    OH yeah, and another one I forgot was Let's Spend The Night Together, from the Rolling Stones 81 tour. That's a pretty good film, apart from Mick's vocals (hey, you'd probably sing that way too if...
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    But the version released on VHS (and DVD?) does...

    But the version released on VHS (and DVD?) does have them. Has the hour long version ever been issued on home video?
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    I'd never actually noticed the overdubs on Pompeii. But some...
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    [QUOTE=JJ88;979863 Reed is playing a boorish,...

    Reed is playing a boorish, drunken lout. Ann Margaret's playing a mother who doesn't quite know what to do about her "odd" son. I think in both cases, they convey their personae quite well when...
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    BTW, the first time I remember hearing of Bob...

    BTW, the first time I remember hearing of Bob Kulick was when he was in Balance, I think, and Guitar World did a piece on him. At the time, he was endorsing BC Rich guitars, and I gather he had a...
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    re: Pink Floyd KQED video, Yes, it's on...

    re: Pink Floyd KQED video,



    Yes, it's on the Early Years box. I don't remember the names of the individual volumes, but it's on the one devoted to 1970, if you were to go looking for it in...
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    I've never understood what the difference between...

    I've never understood what the difference between any of them. They all strike me as a bunch of shitheads.

    I remember Townshend saying he gets asked all the time in the States, "Well what was the...
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    I'd choose the KQED video over Pompeii. ...

    I'd choose the KQED video over Pompeii.


    Not! I really felt insulted by Decline Of Western Civilization Part 2. Yeah, I guess it's an entertaining film, but it really seemed like Penelope...
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    He had a good story about playing on one of the...

    He had a good story about playing on one of the Kiss sessions he did (probably for the new stuff that was on the Killers release). He said that Paul called asked if he could come to the studio to do...
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    Forgot about Rust Never Sleeps. I've got that on...

    Forgot about Rust Never Sleeps. I've got that on VHS, but I think I only ever watched it once, just because of how long it was. I remember liking it, though. And I loved the whole staging, with the...
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    I remember the first time Metallica was featured...

    I remember the first time Metallica was featured in Guitar Player, James Hetfield was talking about how he doesn't read music. He said that when they do meet and greet things, kids will bring...
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    Also Go Johnny Go, which has the only footage in...

    Also Go Johnny Go, which has the only footage in existence of Richie Valens (albeit lip syncing, but still cool to see him there) and the novelty of a "jam session" featuring Chuck Berry on guitar...
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    Before the mid 80's, songbooks were terrible....

    Before the mid 80's, songbooks were terrible. Most of what was out there was "guitar/piano accompaniement" things, where you'd have the vocal melody, and then you'd have the chords, and that was...
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    Detroit Rock City was just ok. I think the best...

    Detroit Rock City was just ok. I think the best thing about the film is how they matched up some of the scenes to certain Kiss songs, like when the boys are hiding in the girls bathroom, you hear...
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    Let's see: Head The Kids Are Alright The...

    Let's see:

    Head
    The Kids Are Alright
    The Grateful Dead Movie
    Stop Making Sense
    The Last Waltz
    Rock And Roll High School
    Help
    A Hard Day's Night
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    Well, there's the Spanish Fly piece on one of his...

    Well, there's the Spanish Fly piece on one of his records, which I gather a lot of people think is "uncomfortable" now, due to what's come to light. But the rest of the stuff is pretty hilarious,...
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    He would have used them on The Musical Box, I...

    He would have used them on The Musical Box, I think that's the only song that he plays guitar on, on the Belgian TV thing. Rutherford only played bass pedals on songs where he played guitar. The...
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    Yeah, the Moog Taurus pedals didn't come out...

    Yeah, the Moog Taurus pedals didn't come out until 75 or 76, I think. Before that, Rutherford used a set of bass pedals that were probably based on what you had on a combo organ like a Farfisa or...
  32. Thread: BBC Sessons

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    There's a great Joy Division documentary that...

    There's a great Joy Division documentary that came out about 12 or so years ago, where we hear Peel accidentally play Atmosphere at the wrong speed. It was a 7" record, mastered at 33 1/3 speed, for...
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    Oh yes, I loved the Wakeman bit. I had to pause...

    Oh yes, I loved the Wakeman bit. I had to pause the DVR because I was laughing so hard about that.
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    That is a worthy point. Which do you prefer...

    That is a worthy point. Which do you prefer during Lover's Leap: the cello (played by Rutherford on the studio version) or bass pedals (as on the live versions)?
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    But I like the stuff he did on Supper's Ready and...

    But I like the stuff he did on Supper's Ready and Entangled. I thought he enhanced those songs really well.
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    Forgot that he was in The Stuff. The main thing I...

    Forgot that he was in The Stuff. The main thing I remember about that movie is Garrett Morris' head exploding. That and the basic premise.
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    Interesting. Does that just happen on the...

    Interesting. Does that just happen on the Cleveland show or does it happen on other shows from that tour. It does sound like an accident. I always figured it happened during the broadcast, someone...
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    Someone mentioned the Mike And The Mechanics song...

    Someone mentioned the Mike And The Mechanics song Living Years, which is listed in the singles section of The 100 Worst Rock And Roll Records Of All Time. According to the authors, the song starts of...
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    Sweet! I still remember the TV ads for It Lives...

    Sweet! I still remember the TV ads for It Lives Again, the sequel to It's Alive, from the late 70's. I was like 6 years old at the time, and that kinda messed with my head a bit. One of the last...
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    I don't have any of their albums, but I like some...

    I don't have any of their albums, but I like some of the songs I've heard over the years, e.g. One Step Ahead, I Got You, History Never Repeats, Hard Act To Follow, etc. They used to play I Got You...
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    I have that show on CD around here someplace too....

    I have that show on CD around here someplace too. As I recall, the verseion had all the music first, then as bonus tracks on disc two, you get the DJ comments that occurred in a few places. As I...
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    I'll tell ya what, I still prefer the version...

    I'll tell ya what, I still prefer the version that was in Genesis In Concert. Yeah, we only get the back half in the film, but that was how I first heard Supper's Ready. I rather like the sound of...
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    Greatest theme music ever: ...

    Greatest theme music ever:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIsuBWQ1i9Y
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    Apparently not. I don't know if the show lasted...

    Apparently not. I don't know if the show lasted long enough for us to find out.
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    Probably one of the first places I ever head a...

    Probably one of the first places I ever head a "Mood symplifier" (or maybe it wasn't specifically a Mood model...well, you know what I mean). That, the Four Seasons song (Oh What I Night, or whatever...
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    I've got that on my Prime watch list. Used to...

    I've got that on my Prime watch list. Used to like watching Rockford Files.
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    Joe Besser quit The Stooges because he got tired...

    Joe Besser quit The Stooges because he got tired of the physical nature of what they were doing. He claimed that Curly had scars on his face from all the times he was slapped by Moe.
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    I kinda like the Ratt commercial. I'm sure my dad...

    I kinda like the Ratt commercial. I'm sure my dad doesn't get it, though.

    I still think the best Geico ad was the one they did with Peter Frampton, oh I guess that must have been, what? 15 years...
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    Well, hopefully, in an attempt to bring this...

    Well, hopefully, in an attempt to bring this thread back into a happy direction, I spent sometime with Crawling Wind and Heatwave this morning. I imagine Crawling Wind is regarded as a "minor"...
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    When I was talking about Y&T, I forgot to post...

    When I was talking about Y&T, I forgot to post the video, so here it is:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJmq5gfd6R8

    And like any good 80's hard rock band, Y&T had the power ballad. Why this...
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    Well, between Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Robby...

    Well, between Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Robby The Robot, The Id monster, Louis & Bebe Barton, Earl Holliman, and Richard Anderson, you'd have to try really hard to mess a picture like that up!
  52. Thread: Kraftwerk

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    I still think one of the funniest things I saw...

    I still think one of the funniest things I saw was a BBC interview, where this woman presenter interviewed the Ralf-bot (since Ralf Hutter himself 'doesn't do interviews" anymore, or whatever). It...
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    The thing was, up until Airplane! (which totally...

    The thing was, up until Airplane! (which totally changed the trajectory of his career), Nielsen (note correct spelling) was more or less a dramatic actor. So being that I was born in 1973, my main...
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    It's probably being played through a Rockman,...

    It's probably being played through a Rockman, with the bridge and middle (or middle and neck) pickups on something like a Strat, or a Jackson Soloist.


    I remember there was a Y&T song called...
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    Yeah, Police Squad was loads of fun. BTW,...

    Yeah, Police Squad was loads of fun.

    BTW, another thing about William Conrad: he was the voice of Marshall Dillon on the radio version of Gunsmoke (he also narrated Rocky & Bullwinkle). I...
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    Pretty all "crime drama" shows (as TV Guide used...

    Pretty all "crime drama" shows (as TV Guide used to call them) are like that, regardless of era. I can't remember if I've mentioned in this thread, but there's a great episode of Barney Miller, where...
  57. Tangerine Dream had a track on the officially...

    Tangerine Dream had a track on the officially release compilation album the event,

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcsURERyeHw
  58. Yeah, that was kind of an interesting piece. ...

    Yeah, that was kind of an interesting piece.




    Yeah, that caught me by surprise, also. If I'm not mistaken, that was edited out of a longer feature, shown on Austrian TV, about the festival...
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    The H&I Channel was showing Mannix...oh I guess...

    The H&I Channel was showing Mannix...oh I guess it was probably 3 or 4 years ago, and I was watching it at the time. Pretty good show, I thought. I think they only showed it for about a year or two....
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    re: Joe's Garage, I think Keep It Greasy is...

    re: Joe's Garage,

    I think Keep It Greasy is the perfect metaphor for the music business. You sign a contract with a major label, you will almost certainly get plooked.

    But for me, the best...
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