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    Eddie did come up with some great riffs. "Ain't...

    Eddie did come up with some great riffs. "Ain't Talkin' 'bout Love" is another.
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    Really nice work, Gruno. The action lines are...

    Really nice work, Gruno. The action lines are right on.

    But, I gotta say, that "So this is Love" video pretty much represents all that was bad about VH. It's hilariously tacky.
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    Sounds like soundtrack material. Not sure what...

    Sounds like soundtrack material.

    Not sure what he's thinking with an unsecure site.
  4. George may have also been referring to the...

    George may have also been referring to the original CD which was horrendously done with noise reduction.
  5. Jeez, you'll have to look for a link. I recall...

    Jeez, you'll have to look for a link. I recall that George wanted a bare-bones final product and Jeff Lynne did his own thing with it, instead.

    EDIT: I could be mistaken about this, but that's...
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    And now both teams have the same shitty record. ;)

    And now both teams have the same shitty record. ;)
  7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oei34s1W95c&list=R...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oei34s1W95c&list=RDoei34s1W95c&start_radio=1
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    Not everyone needs to share the same thoughts...

    Not everyone needs to share the same thoughts about the cruises. I, for one, have no interest in attending, but am very interested in the music and experiences of others who go.

    Does that mean I...
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    ^^ Another reason why this has no appeal to me....

    ^^ Another reason why this has no appeal to me. If there's nothing to see on shore, they might was well stay docked.
  10. As much as I'd like the full set, I'll probably...

    As much as I'd like the full set, I'll probably get the 2CD remix. I already have three discs of outtakes, the acetate and demos. But, there are some nice outtakes and jams on this set that I'd like...
  11. I'd like to hear "Brainwashed" as George intended...

    I'd like to hear "Brainwashed" as George intended it before Jeff Lynne defied his wishes and Jeff-Lynned it.
  12. August 6 ...

    August 6

    https://store.georgeharrison.com/?fbclid=IwAR10z-voCTX9YhEZRnUJsRS4GrvbXnnbkZe5ZzDaTgAmFcgsCeEgABYgyWM
  13. I just saw a promo yesterday saying it's coming...

    I just saw a promo yesterday saying it's coming out in August (23?, 27?). I think it's six discs.
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    I have a five disc bootleg set that forced some...

    I have a five disc bootleg set that forced some of the later releases. Buddy's wife sat on that treasure trove far, far too long and now his influence is pretty much unrealized by younger listeners....
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    You can still get it and pass it on to others,...

    You can still get it and pass it on to others, though. The vaccine is not a cure.
  16. JUST RIPPIN'!!

    JUST RIPPIN'!!
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    Buddy Holly, baby. I think I attempted a...

    Buddy Holly, baby.

    I think I attempted a thread about him asking if he was cool enough to survive the 60s.
  18. +1

    +1
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    He's a human rights activist. I don't know of any...

    He's a human rights activist. I don't know of any indication that he's proclaimed himself to be a Socialist.
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    Another from the same game. Clint Frazier was the...

    Another from the same game. Clint Frazier was the batter and struck out. Yet, he had no swings during this AB.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E2-uZRpXIAIbLLG?format=png&name=small
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    Same game, same umpire. ...

    Same game, same umpire.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E2-u95SWQAAjkc0?format=png&name=900x900
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    lovely.

    lovely.
  23. Pete, your dad an I did not get along, but I've...

    Pete, your dad an I did not get along, but I've actually been following both threads (much to the surprise of a few here, I suppose).

    I'd like to let you know how sorry I am for you and your...
  24. ^^ :up

    ^^ :up
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    Final weekend in June on TCM, all Hitchcock....

    Final weekend in June on TCM, all Hitchcock. Looks like about 20 movies back-to-back.
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    I love crusty old audience recordings.

    I love crusty old audience recordings.
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    Not in our house. My wife and daughters enjoy...

    Not in our house. My wife and daughters enjoy many of the events with or without the "up close and personal" stories.

    And, what gets me is that the networks get criticized every time around for...
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    Bob Costas makes far too much sense, which is why...

    Bob Costas makes far too much sense, which is why he would be a great baseball commissioner.
  29. Not sure if you're familiar with the official...

    Not sure if you're familiar with the official video release of the entire (sans Larry Lee) set. It's super-awesome and uses the best footage instead of the terrible form-over-function footage from...
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    Isn't Japan experiencing another COVID surge? ...

    Isn't Japan experiencing another COVID surge?

    Money is all that matters, so I fully expect the wrong decision to be made.
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    Poor Roger. Poor Dave. But, most of all, poor...

    Poor Roger. Poor Dave. But, most of all, poor fans.
  32. Yes, and I think I'm mixing things up a bit. I...

    Yes, and I think I'm mixing things up a bit. I have to revisit the cobwebs in my head. I think it's the LA Forum '69 show that I felt was not particularly inspired.
  33. I seem to recall that San Diego show not being...

    I seem to recall that San Diego show not being one of his better performances.
  34. It is pretty great. But I thought they were a...

    It is pretty great. But I thought they were a much better band when Mitch came back. Although, I like Buddy's singing. His drumming, not so much.
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    One thing to consider is that, while an...

    One thing to consider is that, while an appointment may not be needed, I would assume the administration of the vaccine still needs to be recorded. If these folks are from another country and not in...
  36. Yep. There was no way to salvage the drums, from...

    Yep. There was no way to salvage the drums, from what I understand. At least we had the original drummer do the overdubs.



    Totally agree. This band was a one-time ensemble and we deserve to...
  37. Maui still has Mitch's overdubs. Still great,...

    Maui still has Mitch's overdubs. Still great, though.

    The entire Monterey set was released many years ago.

    Have you heard the Berkley soundcheck? This has what I think is the best version of...
  38. If you want complete sets instead of comps: ...

    If you want complete sets instead of comps:

    Royal Albert Hall '69 could very well be his greatest performance. Yet unreleased, but easy enough to find. His best performances of many songs, IMHO.
    ...
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    I was tempted to check it out, even though it's a...

    I was tempted to check it out, even though it's a pretty crappy movie. Then I saw that it's barely over 60 minutes and that would mean nearly 60 minutes of idiocy from the host. Instead, I watched...
  40. Pretty wild movie. I saw it many times back then,...

    Pretty wild movie. I saw it many times back then, but only once as an adult. I honestly can't say how well it holds up after all these years, but it was definitely stylishly interesting.

    Growing...
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    Maybe it's just me, but, aside from "Too Many...

    Maybe it's just me, but, aside from "Too Many People" and "Uncle Albert," I've always considered this album pretty mediocre. Even after reading praise here, I revisited it after many years and was...
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    Have they ever confessed that the 2019 ball was...

    Have they ever confessed that the 2019 ball was juiced?
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    Inconsequential, actually. He's been awful. In...

    Inconsequential, actually. He's been awful. In fact, their hitting, like much of the rest of the league, is atrocious. They had SIX players in the lineup with a .204 or lower BA the other day.
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    That truly defines bonehead play.

    That truly defines bonehead play.
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    Up until this year, I might have felt that way....

    Up until this year, I might have felt that way. Now, I'm not quite so sure. It seems to be everywhere. I'm no expert, but it's clearly about their conditioning, as I can't think of anything that's...
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    Kluber tosses a no-hitter and now he's on the DL...

    Kluber tosses a no-hitter and now he's on the DL for two months with a shoulder strain. I don't think the two are necessarily related, since he only threw 102 pitches for the no-no and had an extra...
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    ^^ Reminds me of Andy Hawkins pitching a...

    ^^ Reminds me of Andy Hawkins pitching a no-hitter for NY and losing by four runs. Since he was part of the visiting team, he only pitched eight innings and didn't even get credit for the no-no. That...
  48. Ah, but what a great album.

    Ah, but what a great album.
  49. I'm so lucky to have good teeth. I've had only...

    I'm so lucky to have good teeth. I've had only two fillings in my entire life and they were both on the same tooth.
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    +1

    +1
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    Happy 80th Birthday, Bob Dylan

    Wow, 80.

    Happy birthday, Zim.
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    I've listened to a good portion of this so far in...

    I've listened to a good portion of this so far in my car. Definitely an improvement. It's a bit hard to lose the 80s mix, which tends to lack separation. I would like to feel a bit more of the bass,...
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    They were medleys.

    They were medleys.
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    I thought I answered that. Yep, one more...

    I thought I answered that.



    Yep, one more loss, combined with a Yankees win, and the BoSox's season is over.
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    My wife's favorite track from the album. A lot...

    My wife's favorite track from the album.

    A lot of prog snobs diss some of this album, but I think it's as good as anything he's ever done.
  56. Today, I turn 60. Groucho said, "You're only as...

    Today, I turn 60. Groucho said, "You're only as old as the woman you feel." So, that makes me 58.



    Hopefully, different doctors and, more hopefully, a different set of tools.



    The prep...
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    That's means a lot of things to a lot of people....

    That's means a lot of things to a lot of people. Personally, I think they can help fix baseball by undoing some of their misguided attempts to fix it. I don't mind field adjustments, like moving the...
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    I think MLB needs to bring back the 2019 ball to...

    I think MLB needs to bring back the 2019 ball to help save this season. Then take a step back, fire their commissioner and fix this game. And I don't mean fix it with more gimmicks.
  59. Thread: War (The Band)

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    The last band (with Burdon) Jimi ever played...

    The last band (with Burdon) Jimi ever played with, just hours before his death.
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    I can't imagine there wasn't plenty of room for...

    I can't imagine there wasn't plenty of room for improvement. I'm encouraged.
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