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  1. 1. I don't know definitively, but I constantly...

    1. I don't know definitively, but I constantly read on here how much of an outrage it is that only the Nick Davies remixes are now available if you want to buy a Genesis album new. So I'm guessing if...
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    Hi chalkpie...so glad you enjoyed your visit to...

    Hi chalkpie...so glad you enjoyed your visit to our wee country. Sounds like you managed to pack in a good selection of what Scotland has to offer and got very lucky with the weather!

    If you ever...
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    Sepp Blatter...is that you? :lol:lol:lol ...

    Sepp Blatter...is that you? :lol:lol:lol

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2004/jan/16/football.gender
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    That all sounds insane to anyone not used to...

    That all sounds insane to anyone not used to American Football/Ice Hockey etc. I can remember when substitutions in (real) football were limited to two, and were very rarely used. If anything like...
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    That's the price of the women's game becoming...

    That's the price of the women's game becoming more professional. USA players dived, England players dived...they all dive. Don't buy into the narrative that the women are some sort of higher species...
  6. Thread: ELO in Tacoma

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    Do Ya.....if that counts...

    Do Ya.....if that counts...
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    They played Twilight in the Wembley show that was...

    They played Twilight in the Wembley show that was released on BluRay recently - from 2017. Sounds like they don't anymore...
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    For those who don't know...the final round of...

    For those who don't know...the final round of matches in a group always kick off simultaneously. The reason for this goes back to a notorious World Cup game in the eighties between West Germany and...
  9. I remember many years ago on here, when this...

    I remember many years ago on here, when this subject first reared its ugly head, sitting on YouTube timing various different performances of Siberian Khatru and coming to the conclusion that the...
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    Does anyone know if Abbey Road is going to get...

    Does anyone know if Abbey Road is going to get the White Album/Sgt Peppers treatment? For what it's worth, I hope it is!
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    Good choice, and I'd add Summer's Cauldron/Grass...

    Good choice, and I'd add Summer's Cauldron/Grass from the same album
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    King Crimson less po-faced than Yes? I don't...

    King Crimson less po-faced than Yes? I don't think so!
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    Ah, the Friday Rock Show! Unless my memory is...

    Ah, the Friday Rock Show! Unless my memory is completely shot, the Yes at Wembley broadcast was the very first Friday Rock Show...I remember it because it was broadcast on my birthday and I had to...
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    The White Album came with four individual colour...

    The White Album came with four individual colour portraits of the boys - roughly A4 size - and a big fold-out poster.

    ELO's Out of the Blue had a poster (I think) and a build your own cardboard...
  15. It seemed like there were plenty of people there...

    It seemed like there were plenty of people there to us! The weather was great, we'd hitched down (in two lots of two) from Stirling over a couple of days to this Shepton Mallet place none of us had...
  16. I was at the Apollo that night too, as well as...

    I was at the Apollo that night too, as well as the Edinburgh Playhouse a few days later. They really were phenomenal shows. I can't remember how (or if) he managed with the crowd-surfing section at...
  17. I've got Here Comes the Flood in German...it's...

    I've got Here Comes the Flood in German...it's the b-side of Biko 12"

    As for PG4 (and yes, never heard it called "Security" back in the day)...it's kind of PG3 part 2, great songs but the sound is...
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    To avoid confusion with "Tangerine"?

    To avoid confusion with "Tangerine"?
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    In my opinion they're a bit overrated but still...

    In my opinion they're a bit overrated but still pretty great. Unlike the OP I prefer them in the studio mostly...Plant's range suffers on the live stuff and they are generally prone to overstaying...
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    Well it sounds nothing like the studio version so...

    Well it sounds nothing like the studio version so I don't know where those comments are coming from. It may of course be A studio version, but I would have thought it was mostly live...the concert...
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    Well I've checked and you are indeed right...it's...

    Well I've checked and you are indeed right...it's missing from the SACD Stereo and 5.1 layers. Also missing is the sort of percussive crashing sound just after the line "He flies right down, gives me...
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    Yes, The Cinema Show on Seconds Out was the first...

    Yes, The Cinema Show on Seconds Out was the first that came to mind for me, the next two being AC/DC Whole Lotta Rosie (If You Want Blood...) and Deep Purple Highway Star (Made In Japan)
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    I don't remember that being missing (I know the...

    I don't remember that being missing (I know the bit you're talking about)...I'd have to check.

    On the same song though, it was only when listening to the 5.1 mix that I noticed that it's Phil who...
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    The BBC article on the Jackson film mentions that...

    The BBC article on the Jackson film mentions that The Beatles wanted to do a Lord of the Rings movie back in the day, with Paul as Frodo and John as Gollum! Apparently old JRR soon put a stop to...
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    Bring sunscreen, wet-weather gear and midge...

    Bring sunscreen, wet-weather gear and midge repellent! :)
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    Eloquent responses all...for not listening to the...

    Eloquent responses all...for not listening to the whole album (or any of it if that's your opinion). My point was that the album was conceived as a whole piece (rather than a collection of songs), so...
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    Vera Lynn was at #3 in the UK album charts...

    Vera Lynn was at #3 in the UK album charts recently...at the age of 100! :up

    I must admit I don't really understand the desire to cut up and condense an album that was conceived as a coherent...
  28. Thanks...yes it did go slightly over my head as...

    Thanks...yes it did go slightly over my head as I've seen GG touted as one of the big 5/6/7 many times on here over the years. I guess the PF thing should have been the giveaway, and it kind of...
  29. Were Gentle Giant really that big in the States?...

    Were Gentle Giant really that big in the States? Bigger than Pink Floyd at any time? I'm presuming you're either kidding or mistaken about 1973...the year PF released Dark Side of the Moon...

    I...
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    Reading this I thought maybe Highland Park had...

    Reading this I thought maybe Highland Park had brought out a new 12yr old, but a bit of googling would suggest that this is simply a new name for the regular 12yr old HP. In which case I agree with...
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    Let It Be has at least four stone-cold classics...

    Let It Be has at least four stone-cold classics that almost any artist would willingly remove their right testicle to have come up with: Let It Be, Across the Universe, Get Back and The Long and...
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    Apologies if it's been mentioned - I've looked...

    Apologies if it's been mentioned - I've looked but didn't see him mentioned - but didn't Jeff Baxter play Telecaster on the Steely Dan records? Or is that just for the videos?

    Whatever he's...
  33. Epping Forest is brilliant...and then pretty...

    Epping Forest is brilliant...and then pretty bad....and then cringeworthy....and then a bit dull....and then brilliant again....
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    I was talking about the Wembley or Bust release...

    I was talking about the Wembley or Bust release from last year of the 2017 concert at Wembley Stadium. When Lynne initially revived ELO in 2014 he had a pretty full orchestral string section backing...
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    I haven't seen Hackett since the seventies, but...

    I haven't seen Hackett since the seventies, but he certainly used to play the intro to Blood on the Rooftops live at that time...
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    No, it's been in the set list since he re-booted...

    No, it's been in the set list since he re-booted ELO in 2014.

    And on the subject of Time...Twilight is on the Wembley or Bust release, which is indeed fantastic. Jeff Lynne's voice is in...
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    The Fugitive bottom of the list? Pah! The list...

    The Fugitive bottom of the list? Pah! The list invalidates itself from the word go...and I really like Tony's voice on that album. It has a fragile, emotional quality that is entirely missing from A...
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    Well played both teams...Croatia very good and a...

    Well played both teams...Croatia very good and a bit unlucky first half (thought it was a definite pen though) but France's class won through in the end. Best WC final in a long time, they're usually...
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    Merci bien...and the pleasant holiday in France...

    Merci bien...and the pleasant holiday in France is guaranteed regardless of the result of a football match :up

    But you're right, a bit of joy for the French would be most welcome after a horrible...
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    Toodle pip England! They made the most of the way...

    Toodle pip England! They made the most of the way their route to the semi opened up for them...but at the end of the day they lost to the two decent teams they faced. From what I heard after the game...
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    5-7-0-5 on Top of the Pops was one of those...

    5-7-0-5 on Top of the Pops was one of those events that had everyone talking the following day at school...at least among my friends. A great single, but for some reason I never really followed them...
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    Hoping (and expecting) France, Brazil and Croatia...

    Hoping (and expecting) France, Brazil and Croatia make it through. Can't call Eng v Swe...
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    ^^ Sorry, but I'm Scottish, and therefore neutral...

    ^^ Sorry, but I'm Scottish, and therefore neutral :lol:lol
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    Henderson head-butt...Stones dragging his studs...

    Henderson head-butt...Stones dragging his studs across the guy's face...Henderson't reaction to his "headbutt" - well all I can say is I can imagine the reaction of Ian Wright, Alan Shearer, Linekar...
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    That's the sort of rational thinking you WON'T be...

    That's the sort of rational thinking you WON'T be hearing in the UK over the next four or five days :lol
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    Well here we go. Law of averages says England...

    Well here we go. Law of averages says England have got to win one of these some time...
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    I know I'm just a bitter Scot...but what a...

    I know I'm just a bitter Scot...but what a horrible, ugly game of football this is. Both teams deserve to be kicked out of the competition :down
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    Unfortunately Mr Lustig is suspended for their...

    Unfortunately Mr Lustig is suspended for their next match, which is no fun at all. He does enjoy a laugh though...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E--Wrh5336g
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    It was looking like a classic after the first...

    It was looking like a classic after the first five minutes...but it's turned into one of the worst games of the tournament...
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    Adios España...started well against Portugal and...

    Adios España...started well against Portugal and have been getting steadily worse ever since. They were dire today and didn't really deserve to go through in spite of all their possession. They are...
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    And who knows, Alba might even make it!

    And who knows, Alba might even make it!
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    Sounds like you're quite confident of seeing off...

    Sounds like you're quite confident of seeing off Colombia though :lol
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    I agree England v Belgium was a total bore...it...

    I agree England v Belgium was a total bore...it was like watching a friendly. But overall I've enjoyed the vast majority of the games I've seen. It's just a shame that the kick-off times are so...
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    ^^ Mexico have been my team of the tournament so...

    ^^ Mexico have been my team of the tournament so far...I would love them to go a long way

    As previously discussed, Celtic are my team so nice to see some support for them from some of you. We have...
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    My favourite album, period. Better start saving...

    My favourite album, period. Better start saving up!
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    Newcastle fan eh? My apologies (and sympathy :lol...

    Newcastle fan eh? My apologies (and sympathy :lol ). I hope you take my general point though about lack of interest in Scottish football south of the border and elsewhere, even though when I'm...
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    ^^ And there-in lies the problem. By that...

    ^^ And there-in lies the problem. By that reckoning, if you're not English you have to be world class to get into an England football team. Of course if you ARE English no such standard is expected!!...
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    The bit in bold is what worries me. The Scottish...

    The bit in bold is what worries me. The Scottish league is considered by many English fans, pundits etc as not much better than a pub league, and the chances of anyone playing in Scotland getting...
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    I think the change made is that if a defender...

    I think the change made is that if a defender denies an obvious goal-scoring opportunity with a tackle, but was making a genuine attempt to play the ball, then it's now a yellow rather than a red....
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    Why not, if you don't mind me asking? The Red Sox...

    Why not, if you don't mind me asking? The Red Sox and Yankees are coming to the UK for a series (next year I think?) and I can't wait. Having a major international sporting event in your city is a...
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