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    The tickets for Chicago went on sale a week or...

    The tickets for Chicago went on sale a week or two ago. I'm going to the early show.
  2. Posts in his memory on my Facebook feed from G.E....

    Posts in his memory on my Facebook feed from G.E. Stinson and Ed Mann too.
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    Good article. I wish he'd mixed the Hammersmith...

    Good article. I wish he'd mixed the Hammersmith Odeon set, I remember the "Tiny Lites" that they released on one of the Birthday Bundles sounded better than the 3 CD set.
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    This is the article I found. They're doing the...

    This is the article I found. They're doing the Juneteenth Bandcamp Friday on the 18th. It doesn't explain why they're skipping July but I guess they have the right after doing these Fridays for so...
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    Related note: Bandcamp is doing a Juneteenth...

    Related note: Bandcamp is doing a Juneteenth benefit Bandcamp Friday in two weeks (June 18). Regular Bandcamp Fridays start again in August.
  6. I listened to some of their Woodstock performance...

    I listened to some of their Woodstock performance in the box set from a couple years ago. It's fun but so oddball that I doubt they had a great chance at becoming famous.
  7. Sounds interesting but it must be a different...

    Sounds interesting but it must be a different band. The Quill that played at Woodstock was not symphonic prog (judging from what I've heard of their Woodstock set) and they released one album in...
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    Glad to have passed on the info. Yes, not very...

    Glad to have passed on the info. Yes, not very different but it has a few more details about how they played.
  9. I suppose you'd need to be quite a strong conga...

    I suppose you'd need to be quite a strong conga player to be audible onstage with Jimi and Mitch in 1969, not sure if the Woodstock guys were that calibre.
  10. Trying to remember, is San Diego the show that...

    Trying to remember, is San Diego the show that had "Red House" from Hendrix In The West? I have a tape of the whole show somewhere, maybe the rest wasn't as good.
  11. Great set, only officially released on the...

    Great set, only officially released on the Lifelines box along with a 3 CD radio show. Maybe they will do an individual rerelease someday.
  12. Larry Lee's playing wasn't great, but I like...

    Larry Lee's playing wasn't great, but I like hearing the unedited Woodstock songs as on the official release they had to do weird offbeat edits on "Spanish Castle Magic" and one or two other songs to...
  13. There is a boot around somewhere of Maui with the...

    There is a boot around somewhere of Maui with the original drum tracks, which I have read were poorly recorded (making the overdubs necessary).
  14. Good writeup about the box (Songs For Groovy...

    Good writeup about the box (Songs For Groovy Children): https://www.modernlistenerpublishing.com/chapter-twenty-two-groovy-gypsys-and-missing-children/

    As usual with Hendrix, the official release...
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    Thanks for the quotes. I remember the most...

    Thanks for the quotes. I remember the most interesting lists were from Rabin, Moraz and Peter Banks.
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    He meant "Ruth Is Sleeping" from The Yellow Shark.

    He meant "Ruth Is Sleeping" from The Yellow Shark.
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    Gayle only sings on one track of Apocalypse. The...

    Gayle only sings on one track of Apocalypse. The last track is my favorite.
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    The book Yesstories by Tim Morse had a section...

    The book Yesstories by Tim Morse had a section where he asked members of the band about their favorite albums. I thought it was Trevor Rabin who mentioned Apocalypse, but I don't have that book...
  19. I liked Anchor Drops a lot, then bought the next...

    I liked Anchor Drops a lot, then bought the next few and liked each less than the one before, so I drifted away, and never saw them live. Maybe I will check out this new record.
  20. Robert (aka Bobby) Martin who played in Frank...

    Robert (aka Bobby) Martin who played in Frank Zappa's band in the 80's played french horn on one track on Octave. He mentioned that the Moodies worked slowly so they were surprised when he did all...
  21. I suppose the Moodies wanted a "name" prog...

    I suppose the Moodies wanted a "name" prog keyboardist and I'm not sure who else was available other than Moraz. FWIW I always liked Long Distance Voyager for the songs (Moraz's parts didn't make...
  22. "He's the Veteran Cosmic Rocker!!"

    "He's the Veteran Cosmic Rocker!!"
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    Thanks. A ton of stuff on that site, I never...

    Thanks. A ton of stuff on that site, I never noticed this one.
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    On the topic of the early jazz/rock days, Gene...

    On the topic of the early jazz/rock days, Gene Perla's site has a few recordings from November 1970 of early Weather Report with Joe, Wayne, Miroslav and...Billy Cobham.
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    Try this. (Columbia CK 31067)...

    Try this. (Columbia CK 31067)
    https://www.discogs.com/The-Mahavishnu-Orchestra-With-John-McLaughlin-The-Inner-Mounting-Flame/release/15503508

    I'm sure the MFSL Gold Disc is good. Not sure what...
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    This is the Discogs link (the booklet mentions...

    This is the Discogs link (the booklet mentions that Mark Wilder remixed it). One identifier is that "Dawn" runs 5:20 in this version versus 5:09 on the current remaster (they let it run a bit longer...
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    On this topic, I saw a Facebook post from...

    On this topic, I saw a Facebook post from engineer Don Puluse a few months ago saying that for Inner Mounting Flame they spent three days recording and two weeks mixing, with all band members present...
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    I just had this idea of Peter Hammill covering...

    I just had this idea of Peter Hammill covering Barry Manilow's "Mandy." Wonder if he knows the song.
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    I think so. In Tago Mago there is a guitar lead...

    I think so. In Tago Mago there is a guitar lead that carries over from the end of the first song to the start of the second, I don't think that could have been done live.
  30. The Aqualung box does have some bonus stuff with...

    The Aqualung box does have some bonus stuff with Glenn on bass.
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    I think it was worth releasing in the CD years,...

    I think it was worth releasing in the CD years, but I agree Between Nothingness.. was a better choice to release at the time.
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    I think that was in a long piece called "Cutaway"...

    I think that was in a long piece called "Cutaway" which has a studio conversation by Irmin, Holger and Michael. Irmin's voice sounds normal but the other two have weird filters/echos. Sort of like a...
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    Unlimited Edition is outtakes/odds and sods with...

    Unlimited Edition is outtakes/odds and sods with Mooney and Damo as well as some of the early post-Damo sessions. Lots of nice stuff there.
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    About the best I can think of is that some of the...

    About the best I can think of is that some of the early Steely Dan with Dias and Baxter has through-composed bits that sound a bit like GG. I've only heard a bit of the "trying to get commercial"...
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    I should dig out one of the tapes from 1976 with...

    I should dig out one of the tapes from 1976 with the infamous Michael Cousins on vocals.
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    Trivia: I read in Jerry Shirley's book that when...

    Trivia: I read in Jerry Shirley's book that when Frampton left, they considered Mick Abrahams, but Mick said he didn't have anything to add to the piece they played and never took his guitar out of...
  37. Thread: Whitesnake

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    I saw a drum clinic by Aldridge in the early...

    I saw a drum clinic by Aldridge in the early 90's. As I recall when I walked in he was in the middle of a solo with only his big curly hair visible above the drums, and I think playing with his hands...
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    I think when they initially reissued the albums...

    I think when they initially reissued the albums around late 80's/early 90's the series didn't include Out Of Reach, but they may have released it later.
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    I don't know if they said anything then, but they...

    I don't know if they said anything then, but they kept it out of their CD reissue series for some time. (I think someone did issue a CD of it, maybe a grey market release.)
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    Well, the band themselves hated Out Of Reach.

    Well, the band themselves hated Out Of Reach.
  41. Thread: Whitesnake

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    I have read some comments from both Kantner and...

    I have read some comments from both Kantner and Journey's managers that Dunbar had a tendency to get in trouble on the road. As far as Whitesnake I thought DC just wanted a younger looking band to do...
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    I haven't heard Rite Time yet but the early 90's...

    I haven't heard Rite Time yet but the early 90's soundtrack CD Until The End Of The World had a Can track from that era that was pretty nice.
  43. Thread: Whitesnake

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    Did Aynsley Dunbar play live with Whitesnake?...

    Did Aynsley Dunbar play live with Whitesnake? There are some details of their history I don't have straight (I'm not too keen on their music but some great musicians pased through the band).
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    On the Chicago NPR station, I guess someone who...

    On the Chicago NPR station, I guess someone who works on the 2 PM show is a Weather Report fan as I've heard their stuff a couple times.
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    Last year they used the intro to Camel's "Down On...

    Last year they used the intro to Camel's "Down On The Farm" in a story about farming. I wonder how many people other than me noticed.
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    I used to have a book about Can where the band...

    I used to have a book about Can where the band said they thought their best concerts were in 1975. I haven't heard enough to know if I'd agree or not (from the albums the Damo era stuff is my...
  47. There is one tracklist that has stuff that ended...

    There is one tracklist that has stuff that ended up on those releases as well as Mystery Disc and the Lost Episodes. It also has some material by the Flo & Eddie band that ended up on Playground...
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    For me CP following Emerson is a feature, not a...

    For me CP following Emerson is a feature, not a bug, but it is a different style from Phil's.
  49. The US labels preferred straightforward band...

    The US labels preferred straightforward band photos in those days I guess. Traffic's first album and Fairport Convention's first two albums with Sandy Denny also had the cover art switched.
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    The story I've heard before is that when Bruford...

    The story I've heard before is that when Bruford temporarily left Yes in 1968 to go back to university, Phil was tempted to audition but did not.
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    I haven't been to Trader Joe's in a while but in...

    I haven't been to Trader Joe's in a while but in recent years I've heard a few tracks there on the hard rock/edging towards prog side of early 70's music like Savoy Brown, Spirit or early Tull.
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    In all honesty, Playtime has never clicked with...

    In all honesty, Playtime has never clicked with me, both because the writing style changed without Stewart and because they sound a bit sloppy on these gigs (having a guest second guitarist who...
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    I remember liking Townshend's song "Slit Skirts"...

    I remember liking Townshend's song "Slit Skirts" from that era. I have read there were some complaints from the band that he was saving his best songs for solo albums by then.
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    Different guitar solo in "Heaven Is In Your Mind"...

    Different guitar solo in "Heaven Is In Your Mind" too.
  55. Thread: Glenn Phillips

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    I may check those out. I remember a bit of a...

    I may check those out. I remember a bit of a Hatfield feeling in some tracks from Lost At Sea.
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    Yes, there are a few edits (a section of Pete's...

    Yes, there are a few edits (a section of Pete's solo in "Young Man Blues" is available on the boot version but is edited out of every official release).
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    From the reviews I've seen the film only mentions...

    From the reviews I've seen the film only mentions Carlos briefly and has Ciani criticizing Switched-On Bach for promoting using the synth as a tool to perform old music. Oh well, Carlos is a more...
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    I looked that up and the soundtrack album has not...

    I looked that up and the soundtrack album has not only 10cc's song, but an instrumental by Ray Parker Jr. and two tracks by Charles Lloyd (the jazz saxophonist). Might have to keep an eye on the...
  59. Thread: Gino Vannelli

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    I always liked "Living Inside Myself" (I was a...

    I always liked "Living Inside Myself" (I was a kid when that was on the radio and the weird modulations in the chorus scared me a bit).

    I've heard some other stuff and he tends to overdo the sex...
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    That sounds like one of their lyrics. ...

    That sounds like one of their lyrics.

    Incidentally, listening to that song again the first melody line is nearly identical to the beginning of "The Best Of Times" by Styx.
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