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    Has anyone heard from L. "Mysterious Traveller"...

    Has anyone heard from L. "Mysterious Traveller" Perez lately?
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    FTW!

    FTW!
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    Listening to it for the first time in 40+...

    Listening to it for the first time in 40+ years...yeah, it's pretty awful. It was intended as a joke and it's a pretty poor one; sorry.

    Anyway, today's golden gem would be Flash Versus the Zorg...
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    Gadzooks, Captain Nice. That takes me back. I was...

    Gadzooks, Captain Nice. That takes me back. I was 9 when it started airing in early '68. It ran fifteen episodes. The rather silly theme song can (surprise surprise) be seen on YT.

    "Look at those...
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    Seen this week, Jack the Giant Killer (1962)....

    Seen this week, Jack the Giant Killer (1962). Despite starring nobody you've ever heard of, this stands up, well, better than I'd expected, largely because of some excellent stop-motion animation,...
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    And my choice for Sunday: ...

    And my choice for Sunday:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOs09M9WKOM&list=PLdKaiDcOpxcNUwpI-_eFP0P1UKwd5WWr0
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    My choice for today is Jethro Tull's War Child.

    My choice for today is Jethro Tull's War Child.
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    :rofl :beer

    :rofl :beer
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    Two. The Pankow is an unauthorized biography by...

    Two. The Pankow is an unauthorized biography by someone called Bill Fleck. I've glanced at it, it looks like it's probably worth the $2.99 for the Kindle edition. The other two are must-haves.
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    There's my pick for today. Anything from Stranded...

    There's my pick for today. Anything from Stranded on, except maybe Flesh + Blood.
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    Principle, but, yeah, that's a great album. But...

    Principle, but, yeah, that's a great album. But if I was going to pick a Tubes album (who are an excellent choice for "ear candy") I'd go with one of the first two, probably the first one.

    In...
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    OP: Great choice, but I'll go with Lone Rhino.

    OP: Great choice, but I'll go with Lone Rhino.
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    Was not aware of this. (Goes and looks.) Oh, and...

    Was not aware of this. (Goes and looks.) Oh, and Bobby Lamm has a book! That goes onto Mt. TBR right next to Seraphine's book.
  14. Ah well. In the meanwhile I'm enjoying the...

    Ah well. In the meanwhile I'm enjoying the Everything Is Silent set.
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    I like John Cale, but as a Lou Reed dis track --...

    I like John Cale, but as a Lou Reed dis track -- meh.
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    ^^^ An excellent animated flick, with an...

    ^^^ An excellent animated flick, with an excellent soundtrack, partly by Jon Batiste, partly by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
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    ^^^ :up :up :up

    ^^^ :up :up :up
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    Thanks for posting that. I watched it. It nearly...

    Thanks for posting that. I watched it. It nearly made me cry. There's some bumpy spots near the beginning, but by the middle there was no doubt, and the end proved the point.

    After decades...Star...
  19. Now it works. Quite nice! I like the...

    Now it works. Quite nice! I like the juxtaposition of nearly static parts with extremely dynamic parts. I hear hints of Yes, Rush, and other "influences", but it's definitely it's own thing.
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    ^^^Now that -- despite my personal animosity to...

    ^^^Now that -- despite my personal animosity to Zeppelin -- is a list I can really respect.
  21. Says it's a bad link....

    Says it's a bad link....
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    See previous post...

    See previous post...
  23. I can hear that in your playing in the intro. You...

    I can hear that in your playing in the intro. You pulled it off, and that's what matters.
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    Just started West With Giraffes, by Lynda...

    Just started West With Giraffes, by Lynda Rutledge. True story: in 1938, a pair of giraffes survived a hurricane off New York, were brought into the harbor and treated by a vet -- one had a broken...
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    I agree;"The Real Me" is miles and miles ahead of...

    I agree;"The Real Me" is miles and miles ahead of "Who Are You" (which is itself pretty darn good) -- it has some of Entwhistle's most savage bass playing of his entire (studio) career, and it's...
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    Any such list that omits "Won't Get Fooled Again"...

    Any such list that omits "Won't Get Fooled Again" is suspect right off.

    And when it omits WGFA but includes "Slip Kid"? Well, at least it wasn't "Don't Let Go the Coat" or something.....
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    :up:horns:D

    :up:horns:D
  28. "It's circular, and really shiny on one side,...

    "It's circular, and really shiny on one side, and..."
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    I watched his recent "strangest guitar solos"...

    I watched his recent "strangest guitar solos" vid. No Frith, no Fripp, no fun.
  30. No, I mean Cherry Red...

    No, I mean Cherry Red.
  31. Wow. That is one ... extensive ... document.

    Wow. That is one ... extensive ... document.
  32. I have that one too. I quite like it. (Though I...

    I have that one too. I quite like it. (Though I think mine says "...for power trio.")
  33. Also check out Bad Plus's jazzish version ...

    Also check out Bad Plus's jazzish version


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtUI37JPalU&list=OLAK5uy_nSf0irnadouOAy9b4AOQfAIgjnX9BbCp8
  34. Most of the ELP version is from Mussorgski's...

    Most of the ELP version is from Mussorgski's "Pictures". But less than a quarter of the Mussorgski made it into the ELP version. Check out either the original (piano) version or Ravel's...
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    Looks interesting. I've added it to my...

    Looks interesting. I've added it to my mountainous "to-buy" list.
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    Those were, um, interesting. I think I would like...

    Those were, um, interesting. I think I would like them better if the singer did not stretch so high out of her range.
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    All right, but note that this list is strictly...

    All right, but note that this list is strictly off the top of my head and would undoubtedly be different if you asked me tomorrow. In alphabetical order. Also, I have a strong preference for live...
  38. Kinda-sorta, even mostly, what with the costumes,...

    Kinda-sorta, even mostly, what with the costumes, props, and slide show... but: they don't play the music the way it was actually played on stage. They play it straight from the album, with breaks...
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    TBH, I don't think this list is even good enough...

    TBH, I don't think this list is even good enough to argue with.
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    Lamont had it wrong. It isn't the third heart...

    Lamont had it wrong. It isn't the third heart attack that's inevitably fatal, it's the third aneurism.

    Three strokes and you're out.
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    What I just finished: Judenhass, a graphic...

    What I just finished: Judenhass, a graphic not-exactly-novel by Dave Sim, the amazing but insane creator of Cerebus. After Cerebus ended I promised myself I would never bother with Sim again, but...
  42. Totally agree re: Wonder Woman. Of all the...

    Totally agree re: Wonder Woman. Of all the reboots that came out of the COIE, that one walked away with the prize.
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    I can't speak for the other two, but The...

    I can't speak for the other two, but The Jeffersons was a spinoff of All in the Famiy, and was very much -- though certainly not only! -- about racial politics (albeit from the point of view of a...
  44. He also had a continuing strip in Marvel's...

    He also had a continuing strip in Marvel's aborted X-rated "Comix Book" in the '70s. It was collected in a large-format -- no, huge-format -- version as The Sacred and the Profane. It's way more over...
  45. Wow. I still have a couple of his comix -- the...

    Wow. I still have a couple of his comix -- the one I liked best, I think, is Binky Brown Meets the Holy Virgin Mary.
  46. Wow, that is dire...

    Wow, that is dire...
  47. It does indeed, and I mostly like it. I think...

    It does indeed, and I mostly like it. I think mainly it is too short; it would have been nice if they'd handled more of the original piece.
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    How does it compare to Empire of the Sun?

    How does it compare to Empire of the Sun?
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    And now enough of that sidetrip. No discussion of...

    And now enough of that sidetrip. No discussion of reggae is complete without a mention of Jimmy Cliff, so here's something by him:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUx8Zmsy1CQ

    And, wandering...
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    I don't think he was being arrogant at all. He...

    I don't think he was being arrogant at all. He was clearly very impressed by dub music and thought it a particularly good example of what the studio could do for musicians. Remember his topic: the...
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    Enjoy!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8wJ05yLQXo
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    Cronos, Mimic, Blade II, the original Hellboy and...

    Cronos, Mimic, Blade II, the original Hellboy and its sequel. Crimson Peak, and Pacific Rim. Other than that I can't think of a whole lot. At least, that I've seen.
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    Around 1979 or 80, Brian Eno did a lecture tour...

    Around 1979 or 80, Brian Eno did a lecture tour of (at least) the US on the subject "The Studio as a Musical Tool". He did his lecture at UC Berkeley, where I was then a student, and among the many...
  54. Having (finally) finished my prelimary...

    Having (finally) finished my prelimary listens-through of the massive Chicago set, I've begun to listen to this.

    I started witih the Sipstream video, whicih I found somewhat disappointing. I've...
  55. Huzzah! My beloved spousal overunit has ordered...

    Huzzah! My beloved spousal overunit has ordered both sets for me for father's day/our anniversary/my birthday. Since I have never upgraded any of my Steeleye (of which I never did have enough; I...
  56. I too wasn't able to go -- which is a shame; it...

    I too wasn't able to go -- which is a shame; it would have been my third time and Fripp said, somewhere, that you don't understand "this band" until you've seen them live three times -- and I've...
  57. I deeply question that assumption. Consider: ...

    I deeply question that assumption. Consider:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_djkb1Fl5j0
  58. Neal Adams. A name to be spoken with Steve Ditko,...

    Neal Adams. A name to be spoken with Steve Ditko, Bill Sienkiewicz, Jack Kirby, and, yes, I'll admit, Frank Miller: the artists that have truly defined Marvel. (Yes, I know I'm pushing it with...
  59. Incidentally, the albums before they joined...

    Incidentally, the albums before they joined Charisma are also available in a box set called "All Things Are Quite Silent." Cherry Red has it for 17.99, Amazon has it too.
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