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    Otherwise known as Suicide Is Painless. The song...

    Otherwise known as Suicide Is Painless. The song was actually written specifically for the scene in the movie where it's sung. Robert Altman reputedly stipulated that it had to be "the stupidest...
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    Yeah, that's the Made In Japan version, I believe.

    Yeah, that's the Made In Japan version, I believe.
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    Yeah, you're right about Carousel originally...

    Yeah, you're right about Carousel originally being part of Death's Crown. The weird thing is, as much as I like HTM, I just haven't spent enough time with those records that I can actually spot the...
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    Let's please not go there and get this thread...

    Let's please not go there and get this thread shut down.
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    So you may say. But certainly by the mid 80's,...

    So you may say. But certainly by the mid 80's, when I first heard Animals, it most definitely wasn't being played much on FM radio. At least, not around here it wasn't. I think I remember hearing...
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    I dunno, I think it's probably always been...

    I dunno, I think it's probably always been static. Certainly in the context of pop or rock music, there's always been a certain amount of "Let's play it like it is on the record". Witness Rush, for...
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    Thanks, I'll check into that. It's really a minor...

    Thanks, I'll check into that. It's really a minor thing, but I get a little OCD when it comes to having the right ablum cover (or any album cover!) displayed when I'm listening to a given album.
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    Oh and the reason there's never been an Animals...

    Oh and the reason there's never been an Animals documentary is probably the same reason why you never hear any of the songs of Animals on the radio: because it's not as popular as the two albums that...
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    You phrased your post in a very convoluted...

    You phrased your post in a very convoluted fashion.

    Pink Floyd never projected images of themselves on screens. They first started using abstract films to accompany some of the songs in 74. And...
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    I've never read the books, but I think in the...

    I've never read the books, but I think in the original book, they actually explain one of the doctors, a black man, no less, was known as Spearchucker Jones. Apparently, in college he was on the...
  11. I'm on board for anything that has Sonny Sharrock...

    I'm on board for anything that has Sonny Sharrock on it. I think I was vaguely aware he was on one of those records, but wasn't sure which one. I think I read that it was Laswell who basically...
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    Yeah, that too. And there was one episode I...

    Yeah, that too.

    And there was one episode I remember, where whichever General comes to visit, and he bursts into Henry's office, to find Radar behind Henry's desk, drinking his brandy and smoking...
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    No, I get e-mails saying "Oh, Henry Kaiser has...

    No, I get e-mails saying "Oh, Henry Kaiser has added new music" or whatever. Thankfully, some of the "new" albums are things from the 80's I missed out on (like Devil In The Drain).
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    How's that?

    How's that?
  15. Are there any Bill Laswell fans in the theater tonight?

    So, i was looking at Bandcamp, and stumbled onto Laswell's page, and was reminded, I've never really heard much Material. Anyone want care to comment? I think Third Power was the one I was always...
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    Only 64?! I've got 167. Damn Bandcamp keeps...

    Only 64?! I've got 167. Damn Bandcamp keeps sending an e-mail every time Henry Kaiser adds something "new" to his Bandcamp page.
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    No, the epitome of "First World Problems" is...

    No, the epitome of "First World Problems" is trying to figure out how to get Windows Media Player (as well as your portable listening device) to display the album cover artwork when you rip a CD onto...
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    Put them on your wishlist, that sort of acts a...

    Put them on your wishlist, that sort of acts a bookmark.
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    To the tune of Squeeze Box, no doubt. ;)

    To the tune of Squeeze Box, no doubt. ;)
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    Favorite moments/episodes...hmmm, for the comedy...

    Favorite moments/episodes...hmmm, for the comedy side of things, I had a lot of favorites. For comedy purposes, I liked the "Captain Tuttle" episode, where Hawkeye and Trapper invent an imaginary...
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    As far as show finales go, I still say Newhart...

    As far as show finales go, I still say Newhart topped everyone else.

    But you wanna talk about finales, how about worst finales? One that comes to mind is Star Trek Enterprise. I mean, it was...
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    I gotta feeling me and Wendy have some of the...

    I gotta feeling me and Wendy have some of the same thoughts about "modern music". :lol
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    I've never really heard any of their records....

    I've never really heard any of their records. I've got the album they produced for Wendy's (now former) brother-in-law Doyle Bramhall II which was pretty good (as is the followup, Jellycream, which...
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    More likely, she's one of Keiko's ancestors. ;)...

    More likely, she's one of Keiko's ancestors. ;) Trying to remember, I saw her guesting in a small role on another show, might have been a One Day At A Time.


    But wasn't Klinger on AfterMASH,...
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    Oh yes, i agree, the dynamic changed, but I still...

    Oh yes, i agree, the dynamic changed, but I still think it was very good.


    He was a classical music guy, as I recall. There's one episode where Hawkeye keeps playing the horrendous Rag Mop...
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    Frank was funny, but one one dimensional. That's...

    Frank was funny, but one one dimensional. That's why Larry Linville left, because he felt there was nothing else he could do with the character.

    I thought Winchester was a more interesting...
  27. How is there no Magma on this?! Still, it's nice...

    How is there no Magma on this?! Still, it's nice to know someone else has heard that Ramses record, I have that on vinyl. I'll have to dig the cassette I made from it listen to it one of these days....
  28. I always thought it was amusing watching Eddie...

    I always thought it was amusing watching Eddie mime a guitar part that isn't actually there for most of the song.

    But apart from that, I thought the Panama, and Dreams videos were pretty good too.
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    Rick "Disco Duck" Dees on tonight's Roseanne...

    Rick "Disco Duck" Dees on tonight's Roseanne rerun.
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    I remember MTV doing a special on Van Halen...

    I remember MTV doing a special on Van Halen during the 5150 tour, where either Al or Ed mentioned the "multiple singers" thing. I remember him mentioning Pete Townshend and Dr. Brian May, I think (of...
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    There's been at least a couple groups called...

    There's been at least a couple groups called Devil Doll. There was an Italian art rock band back in the 90's, but there's also an American punkabilly group called Devil Doll.
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    When you're talking about music, it's usually...

    When you're talking about music, it's usually spelled poseur.

    I remember Ray Davies sayign he wanted to call one of the Kinks albums "Poseurs", I guess as a joke, but he said he didn't think the...
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    When I think of "constipated" sounding vocals, I...

    When I think of "constipated" sounding vocals, I think of all those idiot "modern" rock guys of the last...oh, about the last 25 years, like the guy from Korn. He sounds like he's trying really hard...
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    I've never heard the first one, but I bought the...

    I've never heard the first one, but I bought the second one on LP out of the dollar bin back in the mid 80's. It's been ages since I've listened to it, though, other than No More Lies.



    It's...
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    Yeah, you get a lot of leakage when you turn the...

    Yeah, you get a lot of leakage when you turn the mic preamps up. That's interesting, because the line you sometimes hear is the drums are the one thing you can't overdub on a record, but if they had...
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    The HSAS album was supposedly recorded live, but...

    The HSAS album was supposedly recorded live, but they ended up doing a ton of overdubs. If I remember correctly, they did something like a dozen shows on the west coast, and recorded two of them, and...
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    Now, there's a name I don't hear often anymore. I...

    Now, there's a name I don't hear often anymore. I remember MTV used to play one of his videos a lot in the early days. When I was in boot camp, the guy in the bunk next to mine has from Austin, and I...
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    He was the first frontman I remember seeing using...

    He was the first frontman I remember seeing using the headset mic. Before that, I'd only seen singing keyboardists and drummers use them. This was years before you saw the boy bands or "dance music"...
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    As you say, he had already done it in Electric...

    As you say, he had already done it in Electric Ladyland, so why would he go back? I can sort of see him doing something jazz oriented, as per the talk of the Gil Evans collaboration, but as others...
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    Do we know for sure that Jimi wanted to play with...

    Do we know for sure that Jimi wanted to play with Keith and Greg? From what I recall, Keith said they jammed with Jimi, but nothing ever came of it. I can't imagine it working too well.

    There's...
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    I'm also a fan of Danny's. Read about him in...

    I'm also a fan of Danny's. Read about him in Guitar Player in 1983 (which I actually forgot about until years later when I saw a picture of him playing slide with a beer bottle, and realized that GP...
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    Yeah, unfortunately, the video of the full...

    Yeah, unfortunately, the video of the full concert seems to have really poor quality. There's individual songs with better quality though. I remember the bit, I guess it must be on Bad Motor Scooter,...
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    I've never really heard Sammy's solo records. I...

    I've never really heard Sammy's solo records. I know a few songs here and there, Three Lock Box, I'll Fall In Love Again, of course, Heavy Metal (a cool song, even if he did crib it from Queen), etc....
  44. I've got the Nassau Coliseum video, kinda poor...

    I've got the Nassau Coliseum video, kinda poor quality, but back in the 90's, I think it was the best that was floating around> I've also seen the Earls Court footage before, probably 10 or 12 years...
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    What do you mean "one more time"? You didn't make...

    What do you mean "one more time"? You didn't make that clear the first time. Someone said he grew it back for Van Halen 3. I'm serious, I don't ever remember hearing about Eddie shaving his head! As...
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    WEait, when did he actually shave his head? Was...

    WEait, when did he actually shave his head? Was it around the time Balance came out, or was it later? Because he's got a full head of hair, and the beard and mustache look in the Can't Stop Loving...
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    [QUOTE=Frumious B;1002111] When they put the...

    When they put the 80's station on at work, they've played Why Can't This Be Love, Love Walks In, Good Enough, and I think How Will I Know When It's Love. They may have also played Right Now on the...
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    Well, I guess the "he shaved his head" episode...

    Well, I guess the "he shaved his head" episode passed me by then. I just remember seeing him on the cover of Guitar Player and Guitar World with his new look. I guess when you're in your early 20's,...
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    I don't remember Ed ever shaving his head. I...

    I don't remember Ed ever shaving his head. I remember Alex having a shaved head, briefly after the 5150 tour. There was a TV commercial for Rolling Stone and a Hank Williams Jr video the band appears...
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    I've heard both Sammy and Eddie tell the story of...

    I've heard both Sammy and Eddie tell the story of how Eddie went to see his mechanic Claudio. Eddie owned a Lamborghini, I think it was and Claudio was the guy in the LA area who worked on those...
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    I like the first couple albums that Sammy was on,...

    I like the first couple albums that Sammy was on, certainly 5150 was a great record, OU812 was a good one, too.

    For me things start going sideways on Balance. Can't Stop Loving You really bugged...
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    Huh, I never knew that. But then, I wasn't around...

    Huh, I never knew that. But then, I wasn't around in the early 60's. At least, I don't think I was.
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    Abby: I wonder what Ducky looked like when he was...

    Abby: I wonder what Ducky looked like when he was young
    Gibbs: Like Ilya Kuriokin

    He was in a movie I always liked called Around the World Under The Sea, with Lloyd Bridges, Shirley Eaton (the...
  54. That's right. I remember there being a comment...

    That's right. I remember there being a comment about how one of those guys in Jethro Tull mentioned that Ian Anderson would "retire for the night" earlier then the rest of the band, when they were on...
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    And worse yet, he's a terrible...

    And worse yet, he's a terrible songwriter/composer. That first Alcatrazz was the best record he ever played on, because the other guys were involved in writing the songs. When Yngwie formed Rising...
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    Hymie was also the guy who ran the fence in Hot...

    Hymie was also the guy who ran the fence in Hot Stuff, that Jerry Reed, Dom DeLuise, Suzanne Pleshette and Luis Alavos take over to nab crooks trying to sell their stolen goods.
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    Not only is there a remake of The Mechanic, but I...

    Not only is there a remake of The Mechanic, but I think they also did a sequel to it too. The only reason I know the sequel exists is because Jessica Alba is in it, so it pops up every once in awhile...
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    I remember Eddie telling a story once about how...

    I remember Eddie telling a story once about how Al and his wife were arguing about the Beethoven piece Fur Elise. What were they arguing about? What key it was in! I've forgotten the details, but Al...
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    I was gonna suggest that a lot of those tapes are...

    I was gonna suggest that a lot of those tapes are probably just rough sketches, a riff here or there, maybe a chorus or a couple lines of lyrics in there someplace, closer to John Lennon's Free As A...
  60. Yeah, in the 60's you had to do basically two...

    Yeah, in the 60's you had to do basically two albums a year, then in the 70's it kinda slowed down to one a year, most of the time. By the 80's, it was becoming commonplace to deliver an album every...
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