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    If you recall, at the time, there was a lot of...

    If you recall, at the time, there was a lot of those "24 carat gold audiophile" CD's coming out. The industry tried to lay this trip on the consumer that the gold content was supposed to somehow...
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    Yep, that's what my copy looked like when I...

    Yep, that's what my copy looked like when I bought it at, I think, Coconuts. I remember at the time there was talk that they had a new deal with Atlantic and they were recording a new album. Whether...
  3. I loved the work they did on Farscape, I thought...

    I loved the work they did on Farscape, I thought all of the animatronics and costumes on that show were brilliant. But that showed ended like a decade and a half ago. :(
  4. "Saccharine and simple-minded"?! Sesame Street as...

    "Saccharine and simple-minded"?! Sesame Street as actually a very sophisticated show of the like that couldn't be made today. Children's/family entertainment was very different back before the 80's....
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    You mean besides recording it? They re-recorded...

    You mean besides recording it? They re-recorded the songs for Cult Classic. As I recall, some of the songs used the alternate arrangements they used live. For instance, ETI has that whole coda...
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    Given that I just got the boxset a few months...

    Given that I just got the boxset a few months ago, I wonder if my version has it. What disc is it suppsoed to be on? Is it only on the Blu-Ray?
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    Which version do you have? There's at least three...

    Which version do you have? There's at least three editions that I'm aware. The first was published in 1980 or 1981, and such ends with The Wall concerts (last page has a photo of the collapsed wall...
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    Well, Pink Floyd didn't play any shows in 1976,...

    Well, Pink Floyd didn't play any shows in 1976, so if the last photo is "post-concert", then it would have to have been no later than 1975.
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    For the record, for anyone who missed it on...

    For the record, for anyone who missed it on Friday, TCM is rerunning the Pink Panther marathon, on Tuesday, this time, starting in prime time, 8:00pm (which means we'll get commentary from Ben...
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    That was the very first book about the band. I've...

    That was the very first book about the band. I've never seen it. Any photos in it?
  11. (Emily Lintilla mode) Oh. Never mind. (Emily...

    (Emily Lintilla mode) Oh. Never mind. (Emily Lintilla mode off)

    Hmm that's weird, I could have sworn a couple years ago, when I was finally working again, and had some money again, I looked these...
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    I thought it was a good book, but I recall there...

    I thought it was a good book, but I recall there were a few errors here and there, which apparently the result of the book being edited by someone else as Schaeffner was sort of on his death bed at...
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    I don't know about an "intro", as such, but in...

    I don't know about an "intro", as such, but in the Nicholas Schaeffner book, it's mentioned that Rick tried a solo on On The Turning Away, which wasn't used because "it didn't fit". Now, if you watch...
  14. Which are out of print.

    Which are out of print.
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    Never seen it, but I know it's a good picture. I...

    Never seen it, but I know it's a good picture. I remember reading where the director said he asked Neil Young to write a song for the movie, hoping Neil would give him something like Rockin' In The...
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    THe story I always heard was that Huw-Lloyd...

    THe story I always heard was that Huw-Lloyd Langton's wife worked for Ginge in some capacity, and that was how he was brought in. They were apparently having trouble with Simon King. I actually got...
  17. And the three musicians in Duran Duran who all...

    And the three musicians in Duran Duran who all have the surname of Taylor (i.e. Andy, John, and Roger) aren't related either.

    BTW, talking about Andy Taylor, I remember he played one of the MTV...
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    re: Susan Lucci, she eventually did when her...

    re: Susan Lucci, she eventually did when her Emmy. She was nominated in 1977, and then every year from 1981 to 1998. She finally won in 1999. I remember seeing the clip on the news shows the next...
  19. So...a new Power Station. According to Wikipedia,...

    So...a new Power Station. According to Wikipedia, it's going to be Andy Taylor, along with Michael Des Barres (who toured with The Power Station after Robert Palmer quit to resume his solo career)...
  20. Well, my impression was that Pete and John came...

    Well, my impression was that Pete and John came from somewhat more "well to do" families, whereas Roger was the quintessential working class Cockney. You can even hear it in their respective accents...
  21. Yeah, Roger was from a particularly rough and...

    Yeah, Roger was from a particularly rough and tumble working class neighborhood in London, where you basically learn how to "finish whatever needs finishing". Townshend and Entwistle were more middle...
  22. The problem I've had with every performance I've...

    The problem I've had with every performance I've heard since 2003 is, you can't hear the damn bass. I guess they do that out of respect to Thunderfingers, deliberately undermix the bass, but dammit,...
  23. Thread: BBC Sessons

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    A few more BBC sessions I like: Hawkwind Radio...

    A few more BBC sessions I like:

    Hawkwind Radio One In Concert: Kinda plays like a Space Ritual: The Dress Rehearsal, as it was recorded just a few months before that tour commenced. Lots of spacey...
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    Yeah, I'm recording it right now. I've never seen...

    Yeah, I'm recording it right now. I've never seen it before.
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    That seems to be the case of a lot of comedy...

    That seems to be the case of a lot of comedy performers. A lot of them seem to be struggling with depression and other issues. See: Robin Williams.
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    It wasn't just the BBC, it as the entertainment...

    It wasn't just the BBC, it as the entertainment industry in general. No one had the foresight to realize that things might have continued popularity, relevance, etc years or even decades after a...
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    One word: Oktoberfest! "It'll be a shooting...

    One word: Oktoberfest!

    "It'll be a shooting gallery!"
  28. Townshend's been talking out of his ass since day...

    Townshend's been talking out of his ass since day one. There's a couple bits in The Kids Are Alright, from interviews he did in the 60's, where he insults his audience and The Beatles.
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    Hmm, I think you might be right. Wikipedia gives...

    Hmm, I think you might be right. Wikipedia gives the date for that track as the same as the Sounds Of The 70's show from September 71. So maybe it's not missing after all, it's just in the wrong...
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    The Pink Floyd tapes from 69-71 are maybe my...

    The Pink Floyd tapes from 69-71 are maybe my favorites, as heard on the Early Years box.

    The Soft Machine stuff, particularly the 68-71 and Soft Machine & Heavy Friends performances are pretty...
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    He also played Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, one of...

    He also played Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, one of my favorite sitcoms.
  32. I remember when he was in Hall And Oates' back up...

    I remember when he was in Hall And Oates' back up band during the first half of the 80's. That's him playing the solos on Private Eyes, Family Man (the only tolerable part of that song), Method Of...
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    For anyone who cares to know, they're showing the...

    For anyone who cares to know, they're showing the Pink Panther moves in TCM on Friday. By that, I mean, the REAL Pink Panther movies, no imposters pretending to be Clouseau, and neither of those...
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    Yeah, there's a lot of artists like that. You...

    Yeah, there's a lot of artists like that. You can't talk about the music, you have to talk about all this other stuff that has nothing to do with the music. And I agree it's obnoxious.
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    When I was a kid, I used to watch this show on...

    When I was a kid, I used to watch this show on Nickelodeon called Lights! Camera Action! It was hosted by Leonard Nimoy, and they basically showed the "making of" featurettes that studios used to...
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    I remember someone telling me a similar story....

    I remember someone telling me a similar story. Back in the 80's, Prince would go out and find clubs where he could keep on playing. I remember seeing a video fo him playing in some club somewhere,...
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    I used to do the popcorn and soda pop thing when...

    I used to do the popcorn and soda pop thing when I went to moves when I was a kid. But I don't anymore. I'm always worried I'll have to get up and use the bathroom in the middle of the movie. That...
  38. Great news! Hope he comes to Cleveland again!

    Great news! Hope he comes to Cleveland again!
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    I really only pay attention to the jazz and...

    I really only pay attention to the jazz and classical categories. The only rock or pop oriented category I was interested is Best Rock Instrumental, and they dropped that some years back.

    I...
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    Well, I'll admit, a lot of it is them miming for...

    Well, I'll admit, a lot of it is them miming for TV. I thought it was cool to finally see the American Bandstand clip, and I remember seeing some of that Belgian TV footage on an MTV Rockumentary...
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    Back in the late 90's, VH-1 had this show where...

    Back in the late 90's, VH-1 had this show where they'd show current videos to various groups of people, usually showing them to young people, and then to older people, getting the varying opinions. I...
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    I hope you're being facetious.

    I hope you're being facetious.
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    Yeah, a lot of people seem to only know about...

    Yeah, a lot of people seem to only know about Switched-On Bach. The work she did for A Clockwork Orange (most of which didn't even get used in the movie or the soundtrack album) and Sonic Seasonings...
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    Interesting thing about Tim Roth for me is, the...

    Interesting thing about Tim Roth for me is, the first time I actually remember seeing him was on a short lived TV show, about a decade ago, called Lie To Me, where he played this professor who had...
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    Watched Mothra the other day. I'm not sure I'd...

    Watched Mothra the other day. I'm not sure I'd ever seen it before. Interesting picture, in that, though they showed the subtitled version, which is of course mostly in Japanese, there's the...
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    I assume when you say Devil Doll, you're talking...

    I assume when you say Devil Doll, you're talking about the Italian band, not the American punkabilly group, right?

    I don't like death metal, either. Never heard the Italian Devil Doll, but I...
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    2018? I didn't know such a thing existed. I've...

    2018? I didn't know such a thing existed. I've got the old Cuneiform reissues, but I"m pretty sure I've had those for a 2-3 years by now.
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    I only just recently found out that Last...

    I only just recently found out that Last Christmas was written by George Michael.
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    Just to clarify, the song Michael Sherwood...

    Just to clarify, the song Michael Sherwood co-wrote a song that was on Thriller 25, which was put out for the 25th anniversary of the original album. THe song is called For All Time was actually...
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    Finished watching Cat People. Good, atmospheric...

    Finished watching Cat People. Good, atmospheric picture. Interesting that in both this and The Seventh Victim, Tom Conway plays a Doctor Judd. According to Wikipedia, there's some debate that they're...
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    I thought the Linda Blair prison movie that had...

    I thought the Linda Blair prison movie that had "the memorable shower scene" was Born Innocent:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Born_Innocent_(film)#Controversy_over_the_rape_scene
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    Well, that's what I meant. Sound travels faster...

    Well, that's what I meant. Sound travels faster u/w, and as such, the differential between a sound reaching your left ear vs. the right ear is eliminated. As such, it's difficult to tell where sounds...
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    Wait, how are we defining "major film" here? I'm...

    Wait, how are we defining "major film" here? I'm not sure I'd call flicks like Ghoulies, Tentacles, Night Of Dark Shadows, or some of the other pictures they show during late night hours to be "major...
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    Yeah, I'm a scuba diver, or a former one, anyway....

    Yeah, I'm a scuba diver, or a former one, anyway. I know what you mean. I read once that because sound travels through water better than air, the time delay between the sound reaching each of the two...
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    It probably depends on the person, and the...

    It probably depends on the person, and the severity of the deafness, and the particular sound you're talking about. I don't imagine a lot of people who were born deaf know what birdsong, door...
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    I remember for a long time, BBC America ran...

    I remember for a long time, BBC America ran promos that suggested that we'd be encountering accents on their service that would be "more familiar to you if the American Revolution had gone the other...
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    The main thing i remember from this film is the...

    The main thing i remember from this film is the rooftop concert bit where Stig literally gves the boot to one of the roadies, shoving him off the rooftop at the start of the song. That and Ouch.
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    Last couple days, I watched, both produced by Val...

    Last couple days, I watched, both produced by Val Lewton:

    The Seventh Victim: Kim "Zira from Planet Of The Apes" first movie. She plays a young lady in...well, I don't know if it's high school, or...
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    Well, it might not be what you're looking for,...

    Well, it might not be what you're looking for, but I use an Anker Soundcore bluetooth speaker regularly. Sounds fine to me, but I've never owned a "nice" stereo system, and I also have relatively...
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    I never quite understood that deal. I always had...

    I never quite understood that deal. I always had the understanding that the US edit of the film (with the Tangerine Dream score, and Jon Anderson and Bryan Ferry songs) was done by the studio, but...
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