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    A Cambridge lad like Roger Waters using Cockney...

    A Cambridge lad like Roger Waters using Cockney slang: oh dear! :bad
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    That could be it. But Waters also wrote: "But, he...

    That could be it. But Waters also wrote: "But, he has for the last 35 years told a lot of whopping porky pies..."
    Which might be a (thinly-veiled) Pigs reference rather than to corpulence, but there...
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    Roger's exact words: "Yes he was, and is, a jolly...

    Roger's exact words: "Yes he was, and is, a jolly good guitarist and singer"
    Is the "jolly" adjective a thinly-veiled fat jest? :lol
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    nothing mentioned about Phil's left-handedness...

    nothing mentioned about Phil's left-handedness (from the bits i sampled). I still would like to know the details of his audition, since i don't believe(?) he auditioned for Genesis using/bringing his...
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    He's always reminded me more of Fish than either...

    He's always reminded me more of Fish than either Gabriel or Collins. It's that nasality quality (which I'm not particularly fond of).
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    Phil's guitar playing is both extremely...

    Phil's guitar playing is both extremely expressive and *tasteful* (not always in tandem combination).
    (here's a [largely instrumental other than a spoken word bit] track from Vozero (1999); even the...
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    would the Hawaiian shirts of 1980 (and the late...

    would the Hawaiian shirts of 1980 (and the late 70's) be acceptable? :roll
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  8. Bob Marley & The Wailers miming on Dutch tv in 1976

    Something about reggae icons miming on a Dutch pop tv show in 1976 seems incongruous--but everyone had to play the promotion game it seems--at least Bob didn't have to worry about singing into the...
  9. pre-Tull, Mark Craney was *probably* best known...

    pre-Tull, Mark Craney was *probably* best known for being the drummer on Jean-Luc Ponty's Imaginary Voyage album and also being the drummer for the '76 tour for that album, along with Ponty, Daryl...
  10. Jimi wasn't too fond of it either! ;) 15006

    Jimi wasn't too fond of it either! ;)


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    Only one-half of the duo dubbed the "Oakland...

    Only one-half of the duo dubbed the "Oakland Funk-ites" by Herbie Hancock, now remains :(, drummer Mike Clark.
  12. 14914 This one has always fascinated me: how...

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    This one has always fascinated me:
    how thin the couple is (yet how large her breasts are!) and did she just light a match across his back? ;)
    And i've hoped whatever he is rolling isn't...
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    Good miming skills too! ;) (written in good fun...

    Good miming skills too! ;)
    (written in good fun by a fellow lefty :))
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    since people are now starting to *cheat* on this...

    since people are now starting to *cheat* on this ;) :
    In The Gallery
    Wild West End
    can't go without 'side 1' of Making Movies (Tunnel Of Love/Romeo & Juliet/Skateaway)
  15. surprised that the interviewer or Chester didn't...

    surprised that the interviewer or Chester didn't mention the coincidence of there being two Chester Thompsons in Santana in '84 (Chester C. & Chester D.)! ;)
  16. seems i guessed the live show to be included...

    seems i guessed the live show to be included correctly, even if i got the actual show details wrong! ;)
  17. The last show of the US tour, Los Angeles...

    The last show of the US tour, Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Dec. 11, 1980 was also recorded for radio as part of the "Captured Live!", RKO Radio Networks series, and could possibly (also) be the...
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    no mention of the "mating dance of Myrtle the...

    no mention of the "mating dance of Myrtle the Mermaid" ? :


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXUdsgzxWFo
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    That's gotta be the ugliest designed can of beer...

    That's gotta be the ugliest designed can of beer I've ever seen--and where are the "titties"? :roll:ipa:down:beer:)

    (but the maracas are a cute touch!)
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    "Take it to the fridge!" nice interview, but...

    "Take it to the fridge!"

    nice interview, but all through the part where Colin's discussing 3 Mustaphas 3, you're showing the cover of Camel's Rajaz album--for shame! :huh
    To rectify this i will...
  21. The Chesterfield Jazz Club recording is a (mono)...

    The Chesterfield Jazz Club recording is a (mono) audience recording.
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    John Wetton sang lead on (& co-wrote) "St. Peter"...

    John Wetton sang lead on (& co-wrote) "St. Peter" on the Mogul Thrash album, which also had the *great* distinction of being the B-side to their single (well chosen as it was the only song on the...
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    seems quite similar to Anne Elk's theory on...

    seems quite similar to Anne Elk's theory on brontosauruses!


    https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=%22monty+python%22+my+theory+about+dinosa ...
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    That's cool, because according to wiki, it seems...

    That's cool, because according to wiki, it seems he didn't even know about that Genesis early on! ;)

    " In 1972, the Van Halen brothers formed a band called Genesis featuring Eddie as lead...
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    I gather you're not a fan of either "brappy...

    I gather you're not a fan of either "brappy horns" or falsetto vocals! :lol
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    Here's a great "entry point" for anybody new to...

    Here's a great "entry point" for anybody new to Frank Zappa's mid-70's *fusion* era. One of Zappa's greatest & best-loved songs (with arguably his most famous live guitar solo from the 70's...
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    Well, some are just "Born Ugly". ;)

    Well, some are just "Born Ugly". ;)
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    I have a similar experience when I saw Uriah Heep...

    I have a similar experience when I saw Uriah Heep open for Tull in 1978. Have no memory of the Heep's set other than "it was too damn loud"!
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    I don't believe the faction with John Giblin ever...

    I don't believe the faction with John Giblin ever toured though. Percy was always the touring bassist(?)
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    Chester is (probably) rightly upset that Phil's...

    Chester is (probably) rightly upset that Phil's son was chosen as the touring drummer (before the tour was cancelled) over him--but then again, Chester (by his own admission) has had two back...
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    You *can't* have Brand X without Percy Jones....

    You *can't* have Brand X without Percy Jones.
    But John could reform Fire Merchants with Chester Thompson (or Simon Phillips), with Jeff Berlin replacing the deceased Doug Lunn.
    (They used to do a...
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    Chester: I've had two back surgeries. Phil's also...

    Chester: I've had two back surgeries. Phil's also had two plus a neck surgery.
    damn! (tough being a touring drummer--obviously!)
  33. You don't enjoy the teenage girls boppin' their...

    You don't enjoy the teenage girls boppin' their heads along to the groovy beat?!? ;)
  34. Right. This is the *slow* version: the original...

    Right. This is the *slow* version: the original UK one. The faster version was recorded after.

    On the '20 Years Of Jethro Tull' video there's a short clip of the band miming to the later, faster...
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    recording music on a smartphone with an app is...

    recording music on a smartphone with an app is modern technology! :roll
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    since you mention "sitting", there was a time...

    since you mention "sitting", there was a time when he performed in a wheelchair:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=188&v=u5cSrBgbDN4&feature=emb_logo
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    watching this "cover" makes me wish Tiny Tim had...

    watching this "cover" makes me wish Tiny Tim had done a version of this number
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    too bad they are miming: Vander isn't even...

    too bad they are miming: Vander isn't even hitting the drums
  39. I was just listening to some various late 70's...

    I was just listening to some various late 70's live Genesis was thinking about how consistently Chester played his parts over the years.
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    That makes more sense! It definitely sounds like...

    That makes more sense! It definitely sounds like some song played from the radio: anybody know the song? (now it's time to listen closely to that bit! ;))
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    The most *memorable* thing about the version of...

    The most *memorable* thing about the version of Supper's Ready from the Cleveland, Ohio, April 15, 1976 show is that the wrong tape is played: something other than the "We will rock you, rock you...
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    Pleasantly intrigued to read that Ian Anderson is...

    Pleasantly intrigued to read that Ian Anderson is (now) one of Rolling Stone's "favorite artists" : and also to see that he has the "time" for them as well! ;)
    Looks like somebody is (finally!)...
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    The soaring sustaining of Mr. Bill Nelson (the...

    The soaring sustaining of Mr. Bill Nelson
    (the E-Bow section starts at 2:22)



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUxvvw6AhzA
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    John Cale
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    sorry, couldn't find any "Ace Keytar" videos, but...

    sorry, couldn't find any "Ace Keytar" videos, but here's some Ace Kefford instead:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwugHWtbNlE
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    Brian Eno: "The True Wheel" "We are the 801...

    Brian Eno: "The True Wheel"

    "We are the 801
    We are the central shaft
    And we are here to let you take advantage
    Of our lack of craft
    Certain streets have certain corners
    Sooner or later we'll...
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    She's got natural rhythm! :lol

    She's got natural rhythm! :lol
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    here's my pick for "worst album cover" (not prog...

    here's my pick for "worst album cover" (not prog though)
    Wenchin (Buddah Records, 1975) :horns

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  49. Maybe because it was John Paul Jones who was the...

    Maybe because it was John Paul Jones who was the Navy hero! <sorry, couldn't resist!>
  50. Amazing picture quality on this version! Never...

    Amazing picture quality on this version!
    Never noticed the tape (for additional sound dampening) on the front of Phil's bass drum head until seeing this one.
    (That whole Gretsch front head looks...
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    Shouldn't the "Frog" have two 'g's ?!?! :huh :lol

    Shouldn't the "Frog" have two 'g's ?!?! :huh :lol
  52. You guys better start stating how Duchess is your...

    You guys better start stating how Duchess is your favorite song from Duke or Tony isn't going to be happy! ;)
  53. I think you would have to include Abacab (the...

    I think you would have to include Abacab (the title track) & possibly Dodo/Lurker as well.
    Back in '81, Phil used to introduce Dodo/Lurker as: "Here's an old song from our new album." :)
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    Give it up for the left-handed drummer! (unlike...

    Give it up for the left-handed drummer! (unlike the other *famous* lefty--Mr. Phil Collins--who sadly can't drum anymore as we all know)
  55. also how about a Joni Mitchell impersonator for...

    also how about a Joni Mitchell impersonator for the audience to heckle? ;)
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    I believe it was broadcasted by 'The Source'...

    I believe it was broadcasted by 'The Source' which was affiliated with Westwood One: sort of a competitor to the King Biscuit Flower Hour.

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    I thought he was talking about Rahsaan Roland...

    I thought he was talking about Rahsaan Roland Kirk (Ian's early flute inspiration). ;)
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    when I first saw your title I thought Elvis'...

    when I first saw your title I thought Elvis' drummer had died (again).
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    Time for Ian to dust off the soprano and...

    Time for Ian to dust off the soprano and sopranino saxophones!
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    All that modern rackmount (digital) modelling...

    All that modern rackmount (digital) modelling gear: and yet the trusty Roland GR-1 (13-pin) remains--fine with me--I'm a Roland guy myself! ;)
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