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  1. I've listened only once, and it was indeed a...

    I've listened only once, and it was indeed a little AOR/MOR-ish, but by damn it's more energetic than Endless Wire. Roger's in excellent voice, Pete's guitar playing is exactly what it needs to be,...
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    A couple of personal favorites. (Though I do love...

    A couple of personal favorites. (Though I do love the classics too).
    1. The most romantic Christmas song I know - seriously. This is the Pogues' masterpiece, "...
  3. Thank you so much! About this time of year I need...

    Thank you so much! About this time of year I need a break from straight carols (which I do love). This is perfect.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWUQg0bqhVw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWUQg0bqhVw
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    Time for my annual CHristmas reading. THis year...

    Time for my annual CHristmas reading. THis year is Fulton SHeen's Life of Christ.
  6. Thinking about the Randazzos reminded me: they...

    Thinking about the Randazzos reminded me: they were my next door neighbors. Across the street from them was Baron von Barrens, who had flown de zeppelins fur der Kaiser in der Great Var. He was a...
  7. Hunh. My grandma useta put VapoRub right on my...

    Hunh. My grandma useta put VapoRub right on my nose and here I still am.

    Ah yassss, medicines and the medical profession. Do you remember getting pinworms allegedly from Hallowe'en candy? It was...
  8. Another Estes rocket story ... We lived in a...

    Another Estes rocket story ...

    We lived in a neighborhood of large (typically 1.5-2 acre) back yards, with no fences. Some of the neighborhood kids were playing baseball and I decided to launch...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqyg9xAsdkk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqyg9xAsdkk
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    That was weirdly beautiful.

    That was weirdly beautiful.
  11. There was a drugstore in my suburban New York...

    There was a drugstore in my suburban New York town that sold a lot of those gag products, and I occasionally spent my 25-cent allowance on them. One day I was walking home with my best friend Eddie,...
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    I actually like Rob Townshend's saxes and flutes....

    I actually like Rob Townshend's saxes and flutes. They add warmth to the music, to these ears.
  13. Firecrackers. My father used to bring them home....

    Firecrackers. My father used to bring them home. He also bought cigarette loads to try to encourage my mother to quit (it didn't work, though she did give it up several years later, thank God - and...
  14. The only corporal punishment I recall was in Jr....

    The only corporal punishment I recall was in Jr. HS in Pennsylvania, and that was only in PE class (or, as we called it back then, Gym). They had a sawed-off end of a hockey stick that was labeled...
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    When I first heard Genesis I thought that some of...

    When I first heard Genesis I thought that some of Mr. Hackett's parts were keyboards (played, presumably, by Mr. Banks). I'd never heard a guitar sound like that before.
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    Epigenetics, by Richard C. Francis - a popular...

    Epigenetics, by Richard C. Francis - a popular introduction to a fascinating subject.
  17. Hah. When I walked to school in Connecticut it...

    Hah. When I walked to school in Connecticut it was 6 mi or so. Up hill both ways. In the snow.
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    Strange little book called Claus (Legend of the...

    Strange little book called Claus (Legend of the Fat Man). Bout a guy named Nicholas Santa and his family who travel to the Arctic in the early 1800s and get involved in a civil war between two...
  19. Second Impression is indeed the high point of...

    Second Impression is indeed the high point of ELP's career.

    And I like "Benny" right where he is; think of it as a palate-cleanser before the main dish. (And I love the barrelhouse piano.)
  20. MOR AOR. Good MOR AOR, but that's what it is.

    MOR AOR. Good MOR AOR, but that's what it is.
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    He'd been suffering dementia for a while, and...

    He'd been suffering dementia for a while, and apparently his cartoons didn't pay enough for his treatment - his family had to start a gofundme or some such.

    I treasure a copy of Nuts, a collection...
  22. No. Just ... No.

    No.

    Just ... No.
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    Forgot to pin this one.

    Forgot to pin this one.
  24. Beast! Beast! Wow...

    Beast! Beast! Wow...
  25. Exactly where I was coming from - my experience...

    Exactly where I was coming from - my experience with fusion tends to be "look how fast I can play" solos.
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    I recommend the Cuisinart Grind And brew. Should...

    I recommend the Cuisinart Grind And brew. Should cost less than $80, combines a burr grinder and a drip maker with a timer - set it up the night before, wake up to a pot of freshly-ground coffee of...
  27. Ya know... I'm a Roman Catholic, and have some...

    Ya know...

    I'm a Roman Catholic, and have some fundamental theological differences with L.

    Furthermore, we do have "no politics and religion" rules here (though they are honored more in the...
  28. Works for me. Emphasis on the jazz. Whatever,...

    Works for me. Emphasis on the jazz.

    Whatever, f*ck labels, it's good music.
  29. Baby Jesus can look like whomever He wants to. ...

    Baby Jesus can look like whomever He wants to.

    But this is a rather odd choice...

    Just wearing swaddling clothes. No Jacket Required.
  30. This is really nice stuff, but if this is fusion,...

    This is really nice stuff, but if this is fusion, I guess I'm confused about what "fusion" is.
  31. The drummers control the means of reduction....

    The drummers control the means of reduction. That's what he's saying on Love Beach.
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    Crisco? You lucky bastard. Around here we get...

    Crisco? You lucky bastard. Around here we get lightly-flavored Pennzoil.

    I never really got into popcorn though. My gums are a little loose around my teeth and I always get those little shell bits...
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    Yeah, my wife has that. It's a really silly...

    Yeah, my wife has that. It's a really silly story, too.

    No, I mean the one in the comic.

    For those who don't know: Apparently each of the for Kiss members donated a pint of blood that got mixed...
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    I give a serious answer and what happens?...

    I give a serious answer and what happens?
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    There was no vacuum in the instants after the Big...

    There was no vacuum in the instants after the Big Bang; no matter as such either. All was highly compressed energy. Can sound propagate in pure energy? Yes: energy vibrates. But the "volume" of...
  36. Whereas you, of course, are broad-minded enough...

    Whereas you, of course, are broad-minded enough to include (say) the Clash and Dead Kennedies in your musical world. (Not sarcastic; I picked those two out of my own library.)
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    Heh. And Bruce Wayne's parents were murdered...

    Heh. And Bruce Wayne's parents were murdered coming out of a Zorro film... Coincidence? You be the judge :huh
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    My favorite (in fact the only ones I watch at...

    My favorite (in fact the only ones I watch at this point) are the "Lost in Vegas" guys. Two dudes who grew up on hiphop, that made a deliberate decision to expand their horizons, and are genuinely...
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    That's Fayetteville Arkansas. Arizona is AZ, AR...

    That's Fayetteville Arkansas. Arizona is AZ, AR is Arkansas.
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    Saw two good movies this weekend. Some spoilies...

    Saw two good movies this weekend. Some spoilies on the second.

    1. The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2018). Sam Elliott stars as Calvin Barr, an old man who performed a singular...
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    ^^^ Yep, it's paying off.

    ^^^ Yep, it's paying off.
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    ^^^ This!

    ^^^ This!
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    Actually, mention of an Eastern European band...

    Actually, mention of an Eastern European band from (20 years) before 1989 would be apropos to this thread...
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    Now up on the kindle, Woolf's To The Lighthouse....

    Now up on the kindle, Woolf's To The Lighthouse. Only a little way in but not really grabbing me yet.
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    The only problem with a sword cane is it's...

    The only problem with a sword cane is it's technically a concealed weapon. You need a license for it...

    Glad you're back, sir. And congratulations on the successful healing.
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    I don't have a killer stereo, but I have a decent...

    I don't have a killer stereo, but I have a decent one. The car is where I do most of my listening (which has me frustrated as I haven't been able to drive since April...)
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    Honestly, it isn't much worse than the orignal,...

    Honestly, it isn't much worse than the orignal, which was more or less a direct descendant of "More Fool Me" (the singing I mean).
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    West coast? Please?

    West coast? Please?
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    He's dressed up all black & white Striped shirt...

    He's dressed up all black & white
    Striped shirt tall silk hat & tights
    He capers & he grins for the passersby
    It'll really entertain them when they see him die

    In the heart of the city it's...
  50. Here in Realityland I'd choose either "Firth of...

    Here in Realityland I'd choose either "Firth of Fifth" or "The Night Watch".
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    No, but I did choose MC5, so I decline the title...

    No, but I did choose MC5, so I decline the title of tenacious proghead...
  52. ^^^ Okay, so it's "prog." (As is A.) But that...

    ^^^ Okay, so it's "prog." (As is A.) But that doesn't make it good.
  53. Sorry, that sounds to me like something that got...

    Sorry, that sounds to me like something that got left off of A -- for good reason.
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    Munchausen started quite niftily but the second...

    Munchausen started quite niftily but the second part descended into crud.

    Now reading Gene Wolfe's Book of the New Sun: A Chapter Guide, by Michael Andre-Driussi. For those who don't know, The...
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    1. King Crimson, In the Court of the Crimson King...

    1. King Crimson, In the Court of the Crimson King
    2. The Who, Tommy
    3. Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago Transit Authority
    4. The Beatles, Abbey Road
    5. The Grateful Dead, Aoxomoxoa
    6....
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    Of Mice and Men was just astounding. And now...

    Of Mice and Men was just astounding.

    And now for something completely different: The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolph Erich Raspe.
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    ^^^ I heard real musicality in just the first...

    ^^^ I heard real musicality in just the first notes. Awesome performance.
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    Yes, I meant the Italian band; never heard of the...

    Yes, I meant the Italian band; never heard of the American one.
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    I'm such a beer snob that I won't drink any. None...

    I'm such a beer snob that I won't drink any. None of it is good enough for me.
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    So you're basically saying that it's the...

    So you're basically saying that it's the English-language equivalent of Kobaian?
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