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  1. Brian Eno, with or without his forename, and his...

    Brian Eno, with or without his forename, and his various collaborations cause various problems.

    How about June 1, 1974 by John Cale, Kevin Ayers, Nico and Brian Eno?
  2. Artist: AC/DC to ZZ Top Album (not starting with...

    Artist: AC/DC to ZZ Top
    Album (not starting with A or a number): Abbey Road to Zuma
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    Agreed.

    Agreed.
  4. At one point Neil Young went on tour and played...

    At one point Neil Young went on tour and played the entire 'Tonight's The Night' album, playing the title track twice. Near the end he told the restless crowd "Here's one you might have heard before"...
  5. Hmm. I think if you'd said to John Bonham or...

    Hmm. I think if you'd said to John Bonham or Ginger Baker "you're a funny guy", the response would be very Pesci-ish.
  6. Worse, they became fashionable,

    Worse, they became fashionable,
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    Wow, that's way more in-depth analysis of...

    Wow, that's way more in-depth analysis of packaging than anyone is ever likely to need.
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    In the UK it's Wham's 'Last Christmas'. ...

    In the UK it's Wham's 'Last Christmas'.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whamageddon
  9. Oh come on, "we've fun fun fun on der autobahn"?...

    Oh come on, "we've fun fun fun on der autobahn"? I think those crazy Germans knew what they were doing.
  10. For Glasgow, about £64 up to £200. At least £100...

    For Glasgow, about £64 up to £200. At least £100 for a decent view. Interesting that entire blocks of seating are already unavailable.
  11. Yes, prices too steep for my liking. Pity.

    Yes, prices too steep for my liking. Pity.
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    Me neither. It was one of the cheap buy-ins shown...

    Me neither. It was one of the cheap buy-ins shown on daytime UK TV during the summer holidays. It was considerably less exciting than its title though. :(
  13. Shame, I saw TB for 2 at the Edinburgh Festival a...

    Shame, I saw TB for 2 at the Edinburgh Festival a few years ago and really enjoyed them and their 'just in time' act (you'd have to see it to understand it).

    And yes, side 2 is underrated. And you...
  14. I was Googling for videos of DP performances on...

    I was Googling for videos of DP performances on the BBC, wow was that a revelation.
  15. Heh. I own a grand total of 1 (one) Rick Wakeman...

    Heh. I own a grand total of 1 (one) Rick Wakeman albums.



    I would add

    Pink Floyd - Animals
    Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow
  16. I own more concept albums that aren't on that...

    I own more concept albums that aren't on that list than there are concept albums on that list.
  17. Thread: The RIP Thread

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    He was in Cracker. Prime Suspect was Helen Mirren.

    He was in Cracker. Prime Suspect was Helen Mirren.
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    Can you imagine lugging the box set home on the...

    Can you imagine lugging the box set home on the bus after the gig though? And then the confrontation with the lady of the house:

    "Darling, I've got a confession to make"
    "You've spent thirty...
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    I find Hierophant too repetitive, and more so on...

    I find Hierophant too repetitive, and more so on the 2005 release which has an even longer version. Spectral Mornings too.
  20. Thread: CD Rot

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    I can't tell if that's sarcasm or genuine thanks....

    I can't tell if that's sarcasm or genuine thanks.

    I jest, I jest!
  21. Saw them in Glasgow last night and yes, Ferry did...

    Saw them in Glasgow last night and yes, Ferry did sound a bit frail on some numbers, notably My Only Love. He sounded better when standing up instead of sitting at a keyboard. But the band more than...
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    Must...resist...

    Must...resist...
  23. True. The new owners aren't interested in our...

    True. The new owners aren't interested in our yearning for fondleable material.
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    I'm guessing they've sold the existing back...

    I'm guessing they've sold the existing back catalogue only and everything else will stay in the vaults.
  25. The post I'm replying to was wanting Jackson to...

    The post I'm replying to was wanting Jackson to suffer. Macca supposedly had the chance to buy the rights before Jackson but passed on it. So it's partly his fault and he should suffer too. Although...
  26. With McCartney sitting beside him.

    With McCartney sitting beside him.
  27. So, the BBC confirm the 'Phil Collins ruined...

    So, the BBC confirm the 'Phil Collins ruined Genesis' rumours.
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    Good on them for making a little bit of theatre...

    Good on them for making a little bit of theatre from it. Most bands would just turn up and mime it straight but JT said let's have some fun.

    Ian: OK, we'll have John playing claves on Barrie's...
  29. Yes, took me a while to find it. A site with no...

    Yes, took me a while to find it. A site with no search function?

    https://www.everymancinema.com/film-info/in-the-court-of-the-crimson-king
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    Can't remember who it was who sold their back...

    Can't remember who it was who sold their back catalogue in a similar fashion (or had it sold by their estate), but the ink was barely dry on the contract before the first advertisement was aired...
  31. Sadly, the cinema nearest me has a mixture of...

    Sadly, the cinema nearest me has a mixture of single and double (or couch) seats and there are no single seats left. And Mrs H is not amenable to KC.
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    Thanks. And I've just heard the B52s' 'Roam' on...

    Thanks. And I've just heard the B52s' 'Roam' on the radio, so add that to the list.
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    I think Lamb drove Genesis out of Gabriel.

    I think Lamb drove Genesis out of Gabriel.
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    Fun Boy Three - The Telephone Always Rings Pet...

    Fun Boy Three - The Telephone Always Rings
    Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
    Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Road
    Kate Bush - Rocket Man
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    Pink Floyd's Ummagumma was released in November...

    Pink Floyd's Ummagumma was released in November 1969, but I'm sure that by the time their fans became aware of it, it would be well into 1970.
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    Go into your browser settings and disable...

    Go into your browser settings and disable Javascript.

    For Chrome, put this in your URL window:

    chrome://settings/content/javascript

    Works for most paywall protected sites.
  37. I do now

    I do now
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    🙄 Move to Way Off Topic, please.

    🙄 Move to Way Off Topic, please.
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    It was generally thought that a homemade tape...

    It was generally thought that a homemade tape from an LP was sonically better than a commercial tape, something to do with commercial tapes being run off at high speed.
  40. Alex pissing on an Oberheim?

    Alex pissing on an Oberheim?
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    Under The Ivy apparently was knocked out in a...

    Under The Ivy apparently was knocked out in a couple of hours. Astonishing.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWaj8wU_qRg
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    Not a fan of Sultans of Swing. I've got Love Over...

    Not a fan of Sultans of Swing. I've got Love Over Gold, Brothers in Arms and Alchemy, and happy with that, other stuff is not on my radar. Also got the On The Night album but find it almost too...
  43. And some poor roadie in a wetsuit, mask, and...

    And some poor roadie in a wetsuit, mask, and flippers got to play 'Mike Nelson' and walk onstage and take the call.
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    Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music Neil Young & The...

    Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music
    Neil Young & The Shocking Pinks - Everybody's Rockin'
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    I recall a story of a musician(?) at an in-store...

    I recall a story of a musician(?) at an in-store signing and someone turned up with a copy of one of their less well received albums. He held up his hands and said "no refunds!".
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    Robbie fucking Williams, the dark arts right...

    Robbie fucking Williams, the dark arts right enough.
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    Just the first notes of "You're The One I Want"...

    Just the first notes of "You're The One I Want" has me racing for the off switch but I stop short of hammering my goolies.
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    No takers for Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Titch?...

    No takers for Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Titch? Shame on you all.
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    First colour TV I saw was visiting friends of my...

    First colour TV I saw was visiting friends of my parents. Watched the pilot episode of The Champions, so possibly 1968.

    First colour TV we got was an ITT CK501 (I think), possibly early 1970s. It...
  50. There was a point a few years back (post Rick's...

    There was a point a few years back (post Rick's death) at which I thought Dave and Roger were maybe close to reconciling their differences but it just seems to have got worse than ever.
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    I'm from the UK and for a long time only...

    I'm from the UK and for a long time only associated Moonraker with the James Bond film. Only found its original meaning a few years ago.

    Had a good search but can't find the original lyrics...
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    As an aside, why do people upload videos to...

    As an aside, why do people upload videos to YouTube that are obviously in the wrong aspect ratio?!? :mad
  53. Is that the album before And Then There Were The...

    Is that the album before And Then There Were The Three?
  54. Does Tony approve of anything?

    Does Tony approve of anything?
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    If she hasn't she won't be running up any hills.

    If she hasn't she won't be running up any hills.
  56. I've just finished reading Themes For Great...

    I've just finished reading Themes For Great Cities, a history of Simple Minds' formative years, and there's a bit on there that raised a smile:

    "The producer [Steve Liilywhite] had experience of...
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    Even if he didn't write the basic structure, any...

    Even if he didn't write the basic structure, any keyboard he added would have a Vangelis texture to it, and new boy Patrick Moraz during the recording would be encouraged to reproduce that sound.
    ...
  58. I'm guessing recent events put the brakes on that...

    I'm guessing recent events put the brakes on that one.
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    I think that ship sailed long ago. Besides, the...

    I think that ship sailed long ago. Besides, the visuals would have to be really good to compensate for the flat sonics.
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    The Guardian being the Grauniad, that could be...

    The Guardian being the Grauniad, that could be verbatim or a misprint for 'rutting'.
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