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    Ya know, to this day, I've never heard The Enid.

    Ya know, to this day, I've never heard The Enid.
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    The best tracks are the Bartok and Janacek covers.

    The best tracks are the Bartok and Janacek covers.
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    It's wort noting that the reason The Dregs ended...

    It's wort noting that the reason The Dregs ended up on Arista was because Arista apparently bought out Capricorn Records when it was floundering, and as such, "inherited" everyone who was still...
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    I believe, the last time I brought up that "I...

    I believe, the last time I brought up that "I can't believe Happy The Man were on Arista", the explanation given was that one of the A&R guys working for Clive at the time had an interesting in...
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    Ya know, I forgot The Outlaws were on Arista too....

    Ya know, I forgot The Outlaws were on Arista too. Certainly the first album, and Bring It Back Alive (the only two of their albums I really know) are bona fide classics.
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    Dammit! How could I forget the Church? BTW, the...

    Dammit! How could I forget the Church? BTW, the actual title is Priest=Aura. The band had an amazingly good run on Arista, especially given their displeasure over the circumstances that Starfish and...
  7. Thread: Magma news

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    Either that or there's a phrase in Kobaļan that...

    Either that or there's a phrase in Kobaļan that sounds exactly like "Ooh, ooh baby". :lol Actually, I like Merci a lot. Side two of the album, in particular, is quite excellent.
  8. Thread: Magma news

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    I would go for Udu Wudu next, then Attahk.

    I would go for Udu Wudu next, then Attahk.
  9. That looks very impressive. Wish I could afford...

    That looks very impressive. Wish I could afford it. :(
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    NP: Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1, Itzhak...

    NP: Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1, Itzhak Perlman, with Zubin Mehta conducting the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Former Church guitarist Marty Willson-Piper told...

    Former Church guitarist Marty Willson-Piper told me the PM Gong records were some of his favorite records by anybody.
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    Hopefully, I'm not going off topic here (I don't...

    Hopefully, I'm not going off topic here (I don't think I am because the OP asked for our favorite composers/pieces/etc). Anyway, I dug out the Perlman Edition boxset I bought at Borders (with, I...
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    Breathless and I Can See Your House From Here....

    Breathless and I Can See Your House From Here. The latter features Kit Watkins of Happy The Man fame. In fact, Camel ended up recording a version of Eye Of The Storm, which was one of the pieces that...
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    The two Happy The Man albums wer eof course...

    The two Happy The Man albums wer eof course classics.

    GTR I think is decent for what it is.

    I've got the two Camel albums that were released on Arista, but I don't remember about either,...
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    Great line on today's Roseanne: "The only way I'd...

    Great line on today's Roseanne: "The only way I'd go to the prom is if I could sit in the rafters with a bucket of pig's blood".

    Also, Tim Curry is one of Dan's poker buddies.
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    That's sounds like the story of how Ken Kesey...

    That's sounds like the story of how Ken Kesey planned to make a film of the Merry Pranksters travels in the Furthur Bus. The problem was, he filmed everything with I guess a camera or two, and he had...
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    re: Buddy Miles I rmeember bak in the 80's,...

    re: Buddy Miles


    I rmeember bak in the 80's, at one point, he, Billy Cox and Hendrix impersonator Randy Hansen were performing together. I remember this being mentioned in Guitar World, with the...
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    Anyone remember that stupid episode of CHiPs,...

    Anyone remember that stupid episode of CHiPs, where Ponch and...the guy who replaced Jon, whatever his name was, investigate the apparent attempts to kill a Gene Simmons wannabe ( played by Donnie...
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    I remember the movie Johnny Dangerously, though I...

    I remember the movie Johnny Dangerously, though I remember the ad campaign to promote (which involved putting up billboards that just read "Johnny Dangerously", with no explanation of what that was,...
  20. So will you then be acknowledging the existence...

    So will you then be acknowledging the existence of the first three albums?
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    Remember Krieger saying that the actual arrest...

    Remember Krieger saying that the actual arrest report or whatever you call it stipulated that Morrison had "performed fellatio on the guitarist" or something like that. Robby's like "I'm the...
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    It's a damn shame they only recorded those three...

    It's a damn shame they only recorded those three songs. Would have been great if they could have made a full album, even if it was just them jamming on Steppin' Out or whatever.
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    I was gonna suggest that's different, but maybe...

    I was gonna suggest that's different, but maybe it's not. At Morrison's trial, there were people who testified he hadn't pulled it out, and others said he had. Whether this was "mass hysteria" or...
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    How's that?

    How's that?
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    There was some stand up comedian who said that, I...

    There was some stand up comedian who said that, I forget who. But what Halford commented on was that the hidden message was supposedly the words "Do it", and Rob said "Well, do what?! Mow the lawn?...
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    One that I just remember is Pink Floyd's Relics....

    One that I just remember is Pink Floyd's Relics. I had this on cassette in the early 90's, and I honestly don't remember Biding My Time or Paintbox being on it, but apparently they were there, as, to...
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    One of the cool things on One Way Or Another is...

    One of the cool things on One Way Or Another is that bass sound. I don't know if Wetton played an 8 string bass, or if they double the bass with a guitar overdub (as per Squire on Roundabout), but I...
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    Yeah, but what I'm saying is, the one stemmed...

    Yeah, but what I'm saying is, the one stemmed from the other. It's how rumors work. Soemthing happens, then someone repeats it someone else, that person repeats to another person and so on, with the...
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    Started watching Tales From The Loop last night...

    Started watching Tales From The Loop last night also. One of the actresses in the first episode was one Elektra Kilbey, who turns out to be the daughter of Steve Kilbey, The Church's bassist and lead...
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    When I was little, my brother Frank used to take...

    When I was little, my brother Frank used to take me to see movies. One of the ones we saw was The Muppet Movie. Great film. had the soundtrack later. Then, last year, for the 40th anniversary, it...
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    Well, when you've got names that can be spelled...

    Well, when you've got names that can be spelled multiple ways, that will happen. Is it Sean, Shawn, or Shaun? Is it Alan, Allan, or Allen? Is it Luc or Luke? Is it Hendrix or Hendricks?


    Would...
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    One of my favorite Stooges shorts, Malice In The...

    One of my favorite Stooges shorts, Malice In The Palace was with Shemp.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rv7b9-ustaU
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    I reckon it's not even that simple. Rock groups...

    I reckon it's not even that simple. Rock groups in the 60's and 70's were using backwards recordings in their music. Think of things like Hendrix or Marino doing backwards guitars, or the backwards...
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    Well, I finished watching Chuck. That last season...

    Well, I finished watching Chuck. That last season was a bit...dark. And the ending was...I dunno, it just felt a little dull. But I enjoyed it in general. I'll have to start over again at some point....
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    The first part isn't remember, because it hasn't...

    The first part isn't remember, because it hasn't been repeated a million times in documentaries and whatever, parodied as many times, etc. As for them remembering the indefinite article, most people...
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    That discogs entry lists a version of Sweet...

    That discogs entry lists a version of Sweet Lorraine from 76 on the bonus disc. Could that be that horrendous, apparently coked up version that I saw in the early days of Youtube? Someone is very...
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    Right, I've had a few of those...some...

    Right, I've had a few of those...some non-existent "lost" Magma album or whatever (wait a minute, but that actually happened: TWICE!) or whatever. I've had dreams about non-existent movies, or I find...
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    Well, guess what, it looks like I do have my own...

    Well, guess what, it looks like I do have my own Mandela Effect report:

    So one of my favorite bands from the 80's is the Australian group The Church. So one of the things I have by them is the...
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    I don't really have any "Mandela Effect" things...

    I don't really have any "Mandela Effect" things related to music. For me, it's more movies and TV. Like I could swear that The Deadly Assassin was the only six part Doctor Who story, and I don't...
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    yes, sure, but where's their statues? Also, when...

    yes, sure, but where's their statues? Also, when was the last time you heard their song on the radio?
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    re: mp3tag So I finally downloaded teh...

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    So I finally downloaded teh software, and it's pretty easy. It took me a minute to figure I had to click on "save". I guess it's been awhile since I've had to that. :lol

    Anyway,...
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    And I alwasy thought this song: ...

    And I alwasy thought this song:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vr4YjXQNYgI

    Sounded a lot like this song:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYkbTyHXwbs

    But maybe that's just that the...
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    When I first started getting into Black Sabbath...

    When I first started getting into Black Sabbath in the mid 90's, I remember getting, I think, Live/Evil, and hearing Neon Knights, and thinking "Wait, I know this song from someplace". Then I...
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    I think it was less a matter of "success",...

    I think it was less a matter of "success", whatever that means, and more a matter of how the band operated. They had three guys who capable coming up with enough music for each album, they didn't...
  45. Thread: Present

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    Which I would have known if this weren't the...

    Which I would have known if this weren't the first version of the album. I've owned. ;) But now that I think about it, I think Bill did tell me once about that, but I don't remember him explaining...
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    So, I finally got around to getting the 2014...

    So, I finally got around to getting the 2014 version of Le Poison Qui Rend Fou, which I've been enjoying this afternoon. It took me a minute to figure out how to get the computer to play (and rip)...
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    Huh, then I wonder where the video clip of Lady...

    Huh, then I wonder where the video clip of Lady In Black came from. Or maybe I'm misremembering and there was some other song that ended the compilation DVD.

    I'm glad that Ken was able to...
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    We're Not Gonna Take It was not a hit for The...

    We're Not Gonna Take It was not a hit for The Who. I don't even think it was released as a single. I think what happened was the guy focused on the song title, and apparently didn't hear much of the...
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    OK, I don't know that one. As I said, I have the...

    OK, I don't know that one. As I said, I have the 1996 remaster, which has the 6 and a half minute version (I assume that's what you're talking about when you say "8 minute version").



    Yeah, I...
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    Yeah, you give them BL_CK S_BB_TH, and they're...

    Yeah, you give them BL_CK S_BB_TH, and they're like "Perry Como?"

    Actually, there were a couple on Jeopardy that kinda made me laugh, both music related. One was a clue about how "This band took...
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    [QUOTE=JJ88;1006984] What do you mean "fake"?...

    What do you mean "fake"? You're saying somebody recorded an extended version sometime later and passed it off as an outtake?


    Free Me is one I can't get with. Either rock hard or get out!...
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    Beverly Hillbillies ran for 9 years. I tink they...

    Beverly Hillbillies ran for 9 years. I tink they were starting to run out of ideas for "relocated rednecks are clueless about modern culture". I mean, I think it was in the first season or so,...
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    More like 30 years ago. The early grunge stuff...

    More like 30 years ago. The early grunge stuff started more like around 88 or 89. Nevermind came out in like 91, I think. I remember Guitar Player running a feature in 91 or early 92, where they...
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    It's not so much a matter of being biased, so...

    It's not so much a matter of being biased, so much as the perception thereof. I remember Art Fleming telling a story about doing an episode of Concentration back in the early 60's, where someone...
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    I remember seeing it occasionally in the 80's,...

    I remember seeing it occasionally in the 80's, but somehow I never made time for it. Wasn't it like a spin off of Green Acres or one of those other "rural" sitcoms?
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    Well, as I understand it, there's no strict...

    Well, as I understand it, there's no strict definition of "vintage", but back in the 80's, I read articles on "vintage guitars" in Guitar Player and Guitar World, that showed instruments from the...
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    Fleming himself said he thought it was a decent...

    Fleming himself said he thought it was a decent show, but he had three complaints:

    1. The pace was too slow. On the original Jeopardy, you cuold buzz as soon as Art started reading the clue, so it...
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    There are at least two recordings of Why. One the...

    There are at least two recordings of Why. One the extended version was recorded during the Look At Yourself sessions, and has Paul Newton on bass and I believe Ian Clarke on drums.

    The B-side...
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    He hosted Battlestars?! Wow, I absolutely do not...

    He hosted Battlestars?! Wow, I absolutely do not remember that! I remember the game show, I used to watch it while I was eating lunch when I was in the 3rd and 4th grades (I had to come home from...
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    Well, like I said, the CD's I have are from the...

    Well, like I said, the CD's I have are from the mid 90's, but the version of D&W I have has a different version of Why, which was something like 6 minutes long. That then got used as a B-side, but...
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