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    Right you are :oops

    Right you are :oops
  2. Neglected Genres: Rock Music Done by Classical Ensembles

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xriCZzyaC7Q

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

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nji5zvkuuFg
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    Like John Wayne Bobbitt, the whole thing is...

    Like John Wayne Bobbitt, the whole thing is squirm-inducing. Especially, one imagines, for Wendy.
  4. "An open mind is a sieve."

    "An open mind is a sieve."
  5. Cataracts can sneak up on you too. In my case,...

    Cataracts can sneak up on you too.

    In my case, I wear hard contacts so at night all the bright lights have star-shaped halos around them. I can usually distinguish what's going on but it's still...
  6. ^See post #8

    ^See post #8
  7. Neglected Genres: Classical Music on Electric Guitars

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edo5WeHbRcQ&t=14s

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yh4jhWcr5Rs&list=PLkh4HfKNC-5RujSloe5D276paBCHMNOJB&index=2
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  8. Keep working on your reflexes and core strength. ...

    Keep working on your reflexes and core strength. You may catch her yet!
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    Ah, they're just clones.

    Ah, they're just clones.
  10. You're not by chance a doctor, are you?

    You're not by chance a doctor, are you?
  11. $$

    $$
  12. I figger my days of competition are LONG over. ...

    I figger my days of competition are LONG over. I'm just trying to stay alive now.

    Hence, I do no strength training or endurance training. I just get the heart rate up for 1/2 hour every day.
    ...
  13. Yes, by all means. Compose and release new...

    Yes, by all means. Compose and release new music.

    Do not "rehash" (i.e. make a hash out of) old favorites that are 40 years old.
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    Nicely done

    Nicely done
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    All I know about female-to-male transgenders is...

    All I know about female-to-male transgenders is the name of the operation: addadictomy. :roll
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    1952 was two years before I was born. I became...

    1952 was two years before I was born. I became aware of her about the time Richards became a news story, but not before.
  17. Burning calories, by itself, is not "good." ...

    Burning calories, by itself, is not "good." Burning the same, or more calories than you take in, is good.

    The benefit of exercise isn't just burning calories. It's strength conditioning and...
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    Renée Richards ...

    Renée Richards was the first publicized transgender person that I remember. That was 1975. I remember it caused quite a controversy.
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    Easy to say in retrospect. At the time, A)...

    Easy to say in retrospect.

    At the time, A) transgender issues were very hush-hush and not-at-all commonplace, B) Carlos herself was enormously confused and traumatized by the gender dysphoria she...
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    Kind of off-topic -- but not too far -- is...

    Kind of off-topic -- but not too far -- is Baroque wind music. Lots of horn music was written in the 16th & 17th Centuries, but the technology to manufacture keyed wind instruments wasn't developed...
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    The sarussophone is a single- or double-reed...

    The sarussophone is a single- or double-reed instrument meant to replace a bassoon in a marching band. They're pretty rare.

    https://youtu.be/v62YjjV-Roo

    https://youtu.be/p-b6I1ihh2s
  22. Based on what? The public obesity epidemic?...

    Based on what? The public obesity epidemic? The mental health crisis among our youth (who, for the first time in history, have no optimism about the future)? The massive effects of global climate...
  23. Ew. Why.

    Ew. Why.
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    Cool. I knew if anybody knew anything it'd be...

    Cool. I knew if anybody knew anything it'd be you Biffy.

    The Jacquet track appears to be his only attempt at bassoon(?) and the McIntyre album features one track on oboe ("Naima") and two on...
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    My fav remains BitB.

    My fav remains BitB.
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    Yes, Carlos released four or five albums...

    Yes, Carlos released four or five albums post-transition (depending on whether you date the “transition” from her hormone treatments (1968) or her surgery (May 1972)).

    1969 The Well Tempered...
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    Yusef Lateef and Unusual Horns in Jazz

    I just made myself a compilation with some of Lateef's efforts on oboe, bamboo flute, transverse flute, ocarina and what sounds like a vuvuzela. He's one of the few jazz musicians I know who has...
  28. Thread: Brad Pitt

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    Mine's "Burn After Reading."

    Mine's "Burn After Reading."
  29. Hefner lived to 91. Word.

    Hefner lived to 91. Word.
  30. Unless this raises your heart rate, you're...

    Unless this raises your heart rate, you're wasting your time.
  31. So sleep in on Sunday.:roll

    So sleep in on Sunday.:roll
  32. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUQk_bHQykM

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUQk_bHQykM
  33. Current health advisories say 20 minutes per day...

    Current health advisories say 20 minutes per day of cardio, which is any exercise that gets your heartrate up. Two hours per week.

    Strength training is for muscles only, and won't keep your heart...
  34. When was 'prog' defined? Mid-70s? Oh no. ...

    When was 'prog' defined? Mid-70s?

    Oh no. Let's not start that discussion again. Nevermind.
  35. Peter, Paul & Mary, 1967, "I Dig Rock and Roll...

    Peter, Paul & Mary, 1967, "I Dig Rock and Roll Music":
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    Snap it up while you can. It appears to be...

    Snap it up while you can. It appears to be unauthorized -- as evidenced by the emphasis on Carlos's "transgender status" instead of her music -- and as such it's likely Serendip LLC will attempt to...
  37. Until it negatively impacts your life. But then...

    Until it negatively impacts your life. But then it's too late.
    I have *NEVER* had joint pain in damp & cold weather, until this year when I turned 65. Damn I'm getting old.
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    I’d vote that comic books don’t count. They’re...

    I’d vote that comic books don’t count. They’re not often confused with books, not even by their readers.
  39. Okay, I stand corrected. The OP says “other prog”...

    Okay, I stand corrected. The OP says “other prog” not other prog groups. Could’ve meant other prog songs.
  40. ^^Doesn't count. John was referencing himself. ...

    ^^Doesn't count. John was referencing himself.

    I'm wracking my brain trying to come up with a Syd Barrett lyric, or a Bob Dylan lyric, from 1965-6. Of course there were LOTS of folkies and blues...
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    I'd take Hedy over Harvey Korman any day.

    I'd take Hedy over Harvey Korman any day.
  42. Mamas and The Papas, 1966, "Dancing In The...

    Mamas and The Papas, 1966, "Dancing In The Street":
    Mamas and The Papas, 1967, "Creeque Alley":
  43. Kevin Ayers, not Gilbert I reckon. Gilbert...

    Kevin Ayers, not Gilbert I reckon. Gilbert would've been three years old in 1969. I mean, he was a prodigy, but... he wasn't on "Top Gear" in nappies.
  44. Another study with a “well duh” finding.

    Another study with a “well duh” finding.
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    <ironic rejoinder>..
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    Bonzo's sickest kick is "When The Levee Breaks."

    Bonzo's sickest kick is "When The Levee Breaks."
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    I've mentioned it here before, but FINALLY...

    I've mentioned it here before, but FINALLY available now are copies of "Tortilla Flat" for a reasonable price. It has now been re-confirmed as my favorite black & white movie.

    Filmed in 1942,...
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    Okay, I'll ask. I AM curious about your post. ...

    Okay, I'll ask. I AM curious about your post. Was it a basic misunderstanding, or meant to be some kind of joke? Did your comment go right over my head, like it had something to do with the Jedi...
  49. Trump already has one. It's called The Secret...

    Trump already has one.

    It's called The Secret Service. And they always somehow find the balls on the putting green.
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    I did that once on the freeway. Had to...

    I did that once on the freeway. Had to emergency-evade a stalled vehicle in my lane; ended up 360 degrees later two lanes over and needing a change of pants.
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    On this morning's roads that may not be true. ...

    On this morning's roads that may not be true. The black ice at 24º was horrendous....
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    Hitting the wrong pedal, mostly. There are no...

    Hitting the wrong pedal, mostly.

    There are no intelligence tests for a driver's license. The term I've heard used is "recto-cranial inversion."
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    Different times different standards

    Different times different standards
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    "Fussy" is the word I'd use to describe most...

    "Fussy" is the word I'd use to describe most ultra-high-end systems I've heard. Not "musical" or "comfortable" or "pleasant-to-listen-to."

    It could also apply to the audiophiles who owned...
  55. Thread: The Bad Plus

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFBsCxFhK0A I...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFBsCxFhK0A

    I just picked up this disc from 2014. I dunno, I guess I thought it might be "western music" or something, but of course it's not. So far, on a first...
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    There's a certain "snobism" among those of us...

    There's a certain "snobism" among those of us that scoff at mega-$$$ systems, just as there's a "snobism" among those who buy them.

    Simon's right. It's all in the enjoyment.
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    "Bland"? You're being too kind.

    "Bland"? You're being too kind.
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    You and everybody else of our generation. But...

    You and everybody else of our generation.

    But Alexa was wrong -- it was released 12 January 1969. So that's, uh, 51 years.
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    50 Years Ago Today

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsZG7n7ries&amp;list=PLVOYDgXAn1KJcPNrbjdBj0SD GHpb95aJ9
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    I was eating breakfast at The Pancake House a...

    I was eating breakfast at The Pancake House a couple years ago when a woman hit the wrong pedal and drove into the 7-11 next door.

    I guess ANY business can be a drive-thru if you press hard enough...
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