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    One of the reasons they took the deal Warner...

    One of the reasons they took the deal Warner Brothers offered for the movie was due to all the lawsuits and other things they had to deal afterwards. I forget all of what the lawsuits were about, but...
  2. I don't think it's the editors, it's the...

    I don't think it's the editors, it's the directors. It's the director who tells the editor what to do. On the Grateful Dead Movie audio commentary, there's a point where one of the participants, I...
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    Are we working with the knowledge that we now...

    Are we working with the knowledge that we now have the performances?!

    For instance, if I was a teenager in August of 1969, I might have known what the Dead were doing in January-April of 1969/...
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    re: RF interference during live performance ...

    re: RF interference during live performance



    I was trying to remember one band that played one of the other years I went, I think it was Arti E Misteri, who was having similar problems with I...
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    Not just musicians, but artists, actors, writers,...

    Not just musicians, but artists, actors, writers, etc.
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    WOuld you believe my first draft of that last...

    WOuld you believe my first draft of that last post was originally more than 18,000 characters too long?! So I edited out a few bits. I probably should have edited out more, because it is a bit wordy,...
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    I'm not sure of the current availability of any...

    I'm not sure of the current availability of any of the various archival releases they've put out, but a good places to go are the studio albums Anthem Of The Sun, Aoxomoxoa, and Blues For Allah....
  8. OH and since I'm here, and we're talking about...

    OH and since I'm here, and we're talking about Henry Kaiser, I might point that his recently released album, Five Times Surprise, is awesome. Or maybe that's the name of the band, I'm not sure, but...
  9. I remember making that point to someone, I said...

    I remember making that point to someone, I said something like, "Well, Herbie Hancock obviously thinks he can play, because he played on one of Herbie's records". And the response to that was...
  10. Early 90's more like. I remember there was an ad...

    Early 90's more like. I remember there was an ad for that in a couple of his albums from that era. I never got around to getting it, and I never saw it until I found the video,b roken up into about 7...
  11. As well as virtually every other concert video...

    As well as virtually every other concert video that's been made since about 1989 or so. One of the things that made concert films like The Song Remains The Same, the Grateful Dead Movie, The Last...
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    Kinda like the Glastonbury Fayre album, then,...

    Kinda like the Glastonbury Fayre album, then, yes?




    Ya know, I've never heard Hartley. Apart from him working with John Mayall, really the only thing I know about him is that Gary Thain was...
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    If I remember correctly, they only toured with...

    If I remember correctly, they only toured with Satch in Asia, I believe.


    That would be interesting. I remember when Steve Morse joined the band, they offered to include some Dregs or Morse solo...
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    Good movie. Maybe not the greatest sequel of all...

    Good movie. Maybe not the greatest sequel of all time, but still a strong picture. Interesting that Future World came out at around the same time as Star Wars, and both movies have scenes involving a...
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    I was reading a 42 year old article (in the...

    I was reading a 42 year old article (in the second issue of Starlog) on one of the movies he was in Futureworld. Always dug that movie. Also loved his cameo in Cannonball Run, where he played one of...
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    If I remember correctly, you can hear the...

    If I remember correctly, you can hear the "phantom voices" during Machine Gun also.

    I gather that RF interference was a big problem back in those days. When i first started playing guitar, I used...
  17. I'd have to listen to Power Of Rock And Roll, but...

    I'd have to listen to Power Of Rock And Roll, but looking at the track list, the only song I can really recall is Not Dead Yet. But then I've not really spent much time with that particular album. On...
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    Funny thing about Relay: back when it first came...

    Funny thing about Relay: back when it first came out (which I believe was somewhere around 82 or so) I ended up with a cassette copy of The Who's Greatest Hits. I'm thinking of the one MCA put out...
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    Apparently, at the time of one of the Woodstock...

    Apparently, at the time of one of the Woodstock anniversaries (probably the 30th), Gary Trudeau did a thing in Doonesbury that hinged on Zonker saying he didn't go to Woodstock, only saw the movie....
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    You said you heard "The chateau tapes", that...

    You said you heard "The chateau tapes", that could mean almost anything, so I asked a legitimate frelling question, before I saw the other comments where it was made obvious that you were talking...
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    Interesting that you invoke Planet P, since...

    Interesting that you invoke Planet P, since Planet P was basically Rising era Rainbow's former keyboardist, Tony Carey. Funny thing about that: Carey basically was carrying on two careers at the...
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    Yeah, I have a couple DVD's that were put out by...

    Yeah, I have a couple DVD's that were put out by Classic Rock Productions, and each has "trailer" of sorts for Mostly Autumn, among the "bonus" features. I think this was around the time they were...
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    Oh geez, what the frell would Malmsteen had done...

    Oh geez, what the frell would Malmsteen had done if Blackmore hadn't existed?

    I Remember one of the guitar magazines back in the 90's doing a piece that sort of sarcastically pointed out that...
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    Oh geez, what the frell would Malmsteen had done...

    Oh geez, what the frell would Malmsteen had done if Blackmore hadn't existed?

    I Remember one of the guitar magazines back in the 90's doing a piece that sort of sarcastically pointed out that...
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    I have the impression it was mainly Ritchie who...

    I have the impression it was mainly Ritchie who was impossible to deal with. I think I mentioned earlier in this thread that Lord actually said that the entire time Ritchie was in the band, there...
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    I can't remember which band member it was who...

    I can't remember which band member it was who said, "Shows you what we know!". I'm not sure if it was the band or the record company. It's funny how Smoke On The Water became the iconic song not just...
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    I saw a thing where he was discussing that solo...

    I saw a thing where he was discussing that solo with some younger drummer, like the guy from Pearl Jam or whatever. Anyway, Michael seemed to feel it wasn't a very good solo, he says something like...
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    Point taken. Does anyone know exactly when...

    Point taken. Does anyone know exactly when Santana inked their deal with CBS? Anyone know when the Woodstock guys agreed to take them on, so they could get the other San Fran superstars onto the...
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    I remember reading about how the stage nearly...

    I remember reading about how the stage nearly collapsed while the Dead were playing. Apparently, the giant psychedelic light show screen turned into a sail when the wind started hitting it, causing...
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    See, there again, that's another song I like. I...

    See, there again, that's another song I like. I always dug the couplet "I don't know 'bout your brain/But you look alright".
  31. If you like his guitar playing, I suggest you get...

    If you like his guitar playing, I suggest you get an album called Guitar.
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    What's cringeworthy about it? It's a good rock n...

    What's cringeworthy about it? It's a good rock n roll song, though these days, I tend to prefer both the Head East and Cherie & Marie Currie versions. Personally, I think it's one of Russ Ballard's...
  33. Who was it who introduced Wishbone Ash by...

    Who was it who introduced Wishbone Ash by inserting the f bomb into the band's name? I recall there being an official apology, but it was a cool intro.

    Probably my favorite thing I heard at...
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    Well, I sort of get the idea that a lot of people...

    Well, I sort of get the idea that a lot of people who are into psychedelic music have no real interest in the more sort of traditional music forms the band are more commonly associated with. For me,...
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    Ya know what, talking about George Clooney, I...

    Ya know what, talking about George Clooney, I forgot about Burn After Reading, another Coen Brothers picture, which I thought was pretty good. So for me it's:

    The Fantastic Mr. Fox
    Burn After...
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    Never seen The Big Lebowski, but everyone keeps...

    Never seen The Big Lebowski, but everyone keeps talking about how great it is.

    I thought Raising Arizona was a great movie, though. Haven't seen it in ages, though. Wasn't Fargo also directed by...
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    They didn't do hip-hop either, thank the Goddess....

    They didn't do hip-hop either, thank the Goddess. I suppose one could argue their flirtation with disco in the late 70's constitutes "dance music" (and indeed, if you ever went to a Dead concert,...
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    Forgot about Oh Brother Where Art Thou?, even...

    Forgot about Oh Brother Where Art Thou?, even when I was looking at his credits on Wikipedia last night. I did see From Dusk Til Dawn and thought "Yeah, someone's gonna cite that one".
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    re: Batman & Robin possibly being George...

    re: Batman & Robin possibly being George Clooney's best picture



    Well, yes, I know that, I was being facetious. Ya know, come to think of it, I don't think I've ever seen Batman & Robin. I've...
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    Didn't get to see the ELPowell tour, but I...

    Didn't get to see the ELPowell tour, but I remember the album. In fact, I had it on again just a few months ago. If you can get past some of the synth patches Keith used on this one, it's not a bad...
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    Caught the end of The Fantastic Mr. Fox, a great...

    Caught the end of The Fantastic Mr. Fox, a great animated film from 2009. I saw this probably about 6 or 7 years ago, so i twas kinda nice to see the part of it I saw today. Actually, the main reason...
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    Personally, I thought Entwistle's songs were the...

    Personally, I thought Entwistle's songs were the highlights of that album. I also really love Sister Disco, though apart from the acoustic guitar coda, I don't think the studio version is as strong...
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    Dreaming From The Waist was played regularly in...

    Dreaming From The Waist was played regularly in 75-76. Unfortunately, the only other song from The Who By Numbers that was played on a regular basis was Squeeze Box. As far as I know, the only other...
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    I don't think I've seen the Houston footage, but...

    I don't think I've seen the Houston footage, but I have a VHS bootleg of the Richfield Coliseum show, the one that the Dreaming From The Waist that was used on the 30 Years Of Maximum R&B video came...
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    Well, this certainly looks interesting, but I...

    Well, this certainly looks interesting, but I somehow didn't see it when it was first posted, and I'm working Wednesday nights now, so it's not on for me. And anyway, all the theaters it is playing...
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    Hmm, interesting. I didn't know that. I know...

    Hmm, interesting. I didn't know that. I know Townshend used a capo on some of those songs, I think he has it at the third fret for 5:15 and, I think, the fifth fret for Drowned. Would be interesting...
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    Yeah, I think they were fully exhausted by the...

    Yeah, I think they were fully exhausted by the experience of doing Quadrophenia (more on that in a second), and just didn't want to have anythign to do with it for a few years. I think they really...
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    That was around the time Asia was working on...

    That was around the time Asia was working on Astra. Carl said once that if Keith and Greg had simply waited a couple months, he'd have been available, since Asia ended up not touring for that album.
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    That is, at best, laughable!

    That is, at best, laughable!
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    Yes, I know. I was being facetious when I invoked...

    Yes, I know. I was being facetious when I invoked the Kurosawa original. I've never seen The Magnificent Seven, mainly because I'm generally not into westerns, though I would like to see it sometime....
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    I think you're correct, because when I searched...

    I think you're correct, because when I searched in "CD's and Vinyl" and I get null results, so the $56 price might be from their "digital music" department.
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    This talk of remakes has me wondering: which...

    This talk of remakes has me wondering: which remakes were actually worth the trip? I'm sure I've seen a few over the years, but I can't think of any off the top of my head, beyond the Hammer Dracula...
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    I think the thing about Battle Beyond The Star is...

    I think the thing about Battle Beyond The Star is just that overall cast. Besides Richard Thomas, you also had George Peppard, John Saxon, Sybil Danning, and in possibly one of the greatest casting...
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    There was a Mexican and cyborg in Seven Samurai?!...

    There was a Mexican and cyborg in Seven Samurai?! ;)

    I still prefer Roger Corman's version, Battle Beyond The Stars.
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    I remember Keith saying that even years later,...

    I remember Keith saying that even years later, after they got back together, Greg and Carl still kvetched about the orchestra thing occasionally. "We'd have been millionaires if it hadn't been for...
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    Yeah, I only ever had heard the version that...

    Yeah, I only ever had heard the version that Warners released Stateside, so I never knew there was a missing intro there until well into the internet era. I don't know why, I put off buying the...
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    I know he made a lot of classic documentaries,...

    I know he made a lot of classic documentaries, but of course, I'm sure a lot of us here associate his name with the Monterey Pop film. Great film.

    OH yeah, and there was tha thing he did about...
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    Wasn't Hateful EIght the one where they destroyed...

    Wasn't Hateful EIght the one where they destroyed that priceless Martin guitar?
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    It is! I know Airey was already in the band by...

    It is! I know Airey was already in the band by 2002, because he was with them when I saw them on the same bill with Dio and Scorpions, and it had to be 2002, because it was just after the NEARfest...
  60. Thanks. It seems like when I go to look for stuff...

    Thanks. It seems like when I go to look for stuff I failed to follow up on a few years ago, they always seem to be over of print and only going for extortionate prices. I'm glad to see this isn't the...
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